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Table 1 Linearized Rates of Events

From: Clinical experience with the Bicarbon heart valve prosthesis

  OVERALL AVR MVR DVR
  %/pt-yr 95% CR %/pt-yr 95% CR %/pt-yr 95% CR %/pt-yr 95% CR
All Embolic Events 0.65 1.48 1.16 3.01 0.00   1.37 7.10
Non Structural Dysfunction 0.16 0.84 0.00   0.35 1.81 0.00  
Bleeding 0.81 1.69 0.00   1.05 2.71 2.74 8.77
Valve Related Death 0.81 1.69 0.39 2.01 0.70 2.24 2.74 8.77
  1. Abbreviations;
  2. OVERALL: all patients including AVR, MVR, and DVR patients
  3. AVR: aortic valve replacement, MVR: mitral valve replacement, DVR: both aortic and mitral valve replacement
  4. Pt-yr: patient year, CR: confidential rate