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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Concomitant mitral valve surgery with aortic valve replacement: a 21-year experience with a single mechanical prosthesis

  DVR AVR+Mvrep p
n 273 43  
Age (median ± SD) 60.1 ± 9.4 57.9 ± 8.6 0.13
Female 197(72.2%) 30(70%) 0.72
NYHA III+IV 152(55.7%) 29(67.4%) 0.18
Valvular Pathology    
   Rheumatic 211(77.3%) 31(72.1%) 0.44
   Degenerative 56(20.5%) 8(18.6%) >0.999
   Ischaemic 4(1.5%) 1(2.3%) 0.52
   Endocarditis 2(0.7%) 3(7.0%) 0.02
Mitral valve lesion    
   Stenosis 94(34.4%) 21(48.8%) 0.088
   Regurgitation 73(26.7%) 9(20.9%) 0.46
   Mixed 99(36.3%) 7(16.3%) 0.009
   Unknown 7(2.6%) 6(14%)  
Aortic valve lesion    
   Stenosis 66(24.2%) 16(37.2%) 0.09
   Regurgitation 88(32.2%) 9(20.9%) 0.16
   Mixed 113(41.4%) 16(37.2%) 0.74
   Unknown 6(2.2%) 2(4.7%)  
Patient Years 1993 381  
  1. NYHA = New York Heart Association