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Table 1 Preoperative clinical characteristics

From: Use of intraventricular ribbon gauze to reduce particulate emboli during aortic valve replacement

Mean Age 65.9 ± 8.9 years
Male:Female 19:11
Aortic valve disease  
   Stenosis 25
   Regurgitation 5
Coronary artery disease 13
Left ventricular ejection fraction  
   >50% 25
   30–49% 5
   <30% 2
Parsonnet score 11.2 ± 7.6