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Table 2 Contegra™ 1999–2007, follow-up pressure difference and anticoagulation strategy, re-interventions in detail

From: Contegra conduit for reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract: a review of published early and mid-time results

reference N peak ΔP in mmHg mean ΔP in mmHg Anticoagulation strategy Percutaneous Surgical Total Reinterventions
[1] 55 unknown unknown nil 17 5 22
[2] 67 17 8 aspirin for 6 months 2 1 3
[3] 100 18 unknown nil 0 4 4
[4] 29 unknown unknown Aspirin until weighing 5–6 kg 2 1 3
[5] 20 unknown 13 ± 4.8 Heparinisation and aspirin 0 0 0
[6] 67 unknown 11 nil 0 1 1
[7] 30 unknown   nil 0 2 2
[8] 15   11.1 ± 4.5 nil 0 0 0
[9] 6 8.5 24.5 ± 13.1 aspirin for 3 months max 0 5 5
[10] 40 'increased' in 2- unknown otherwise   nil 0 3 3
[11] 38 unknown   nil 0 0 0
[12] 12 unknown 12.9 ± 12.3 nil 6 3 9
[17] 60 unknown   aspirin for 6 months 6 1 7
[21] 62 unknown 14 aspirin for 3 months 0 0 0
[18] 76 unknown   aspirin 4 0 4
[22] 78 23 unknown Heparinisation and aspirin 19 2 21
      56 28 84
  1. N: number of patients followed-up
  2. ΔP: Pressure Difference, commonly reported as 'gradient'
  3. Hg: Mercury
  4. PA: pulmonary artery(-ies)