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Table 3 Late causes of death

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

Cause of death DVR(n =) AVR+MVrep(n =) p
Valve Related Mortality 33 5 NS
Failed Heart Transplant 0 1  
Total Cardiac Deaths 54 9 NS
Total non-Cardiac Deaths 28 5 NS
   Pneumonia 10 2  
   Metastatic Disease 11 2  
   Renal Failure 2 0  
   Pulmonary Embolism 2 0  
   Septicaemia 2 0  
   Alcoholic Cirrhosis 1 0  
Total Deaths 82 14 NS