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Table 2 Baseline data

From: Concomitant ablation of atrial fibrillation in octogenarians: an observational study

   Age < 80 yrs (n = 172) Age ≥ 80 yrs (n = 28) p
male gender % (n) 57.6 (99) 35.7 (10) 0.031
body surface area m2 1.9 ± 0.22 1.8 ± 0.18 0.003
coronary artery disease % (n) 45.3 (78) 50.0 (14) 0.647
mitral valve disease % (n) 50.0 (86) 28.6 (8) 0.035
aortic valve disease % (n) 28.5 (49) 67.8 (19) < 0.001
others % (n) 9.3 (16) - -
previous embolism % (n) 1.7 (3) 7.1 (2) 0.089
persistent AF % (n) 89.0 (153) 75.0 (21) 0.042
AF duration months 63 ± 86.3 48 ± 63.2 0.400
LA diameter mm 49 ± 8.8 49 ± 6.1 0.954
LVEF   0.51 ± 0.013 0.52 ± 0.014 0.656
LVEDD mm 54 ± 8.1 49 ± 10.4 0.379
NYHA class   2.9 ± 0.81 3.4 ± 0.67 0.021
logistic EuroSCORE % 7.4 ± 7.31 17.3 ± 10.93 < 0.001
  1. AF, atrial fibrillation; LA, left atrial; LVEDD, left ventricular enddiastolic diameter; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; NYHA, New York Heart Association; yrs, years