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Table 2 Recipient Characteristics.

From: Donor heart selection: the outcome of "unacceptable" donors

  Group A Group B
Recipient age (y) 49.7 ± 10.5 47.14 ± 11.9
Recipient BMI 25.2 ± 4.8 25.7 ± 4.2
Donor/Recipient weight ≤ 0.7 15% of the cases 38 % of the cases
Ischemic time (min) 217.09 ± 53.1 191.43 ± 57.7
IHD recipient (%) 40 35
Recipient in hospital (%) 19 22
Recipient IABP (%) 3.3 4.4
Recipient in NYHA 4 31.4% 30.8%
  1. BMI – Body Mass Index; IHD – Ischemic Heart Disease; IABP-Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump.