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Table 4 Postoperative clinical outcome

From: Preoperative diastolic function predicts the onset of left ventricular dysfunction following aortic valve replacement in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis

  No post-CPB LV dysfunction (n = 56) With post-CPB LV dysfunction (n = 38) P value
In-Hospital Mortality (%) 3.6 18.4* 0.044
Adverse Cardiac events (%)    
Myocardial Infarct (%) 0 13.2* 0.022
Arrhythmia's (%) 19.6 50* 0.029
Low Cardiac Output (%) 1.8 60.5* <0.001
Wound infection (%) 3.6 5.3 0.665
Pneumonia (%) 3.6 7.9 0.368
Re-operation (%) 8.9 5.3 0.773
Duration of Mechanical Ventilation (h) 9 (7) 38 (28)* 0.032
Peak Serum Troponin (ng/L) 1.7 (1.2) 12.3 (9.2)* 0.026
Peak Serum Creatinin (mg/L) 88 (24) 102 (46) 0.092
Duration of stay in ICU (d) 3.1 (1.5) 6.9 (5.5)* <0.001
Duration of stay in Hospital (d) 10 (3) 14 (7)* 0.022
  1. LV, left ventricular; CPB, cardiopulmonary bypass.
  2. *P < 0.05, between the two groups; χ2 test with Yates correction or unpaired Student t test.