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Table 1 Preoperative characteristics

From: Experiences with surgical treatment of ventricle septal defect as a post infarction complication

Characteristics Patients (n = 41)
Male/Female 30/11
Age (mean y) 68 ± 8
Anterior VSD 27
Posterior VSD 14
VSD Diameter (mm) 27 ± 12
PAmean (mmHg) 32 ± 6
L-R shunt (ml) 58 ± 20%
EF (%) 47 ± 14%
Time Interval AMI-VSD (d) 8.7
Time Interval VSD-OP (d) 23.1
Time Interval AMI-OP (d) 32 ± 25
IABP pre OP 19
Pre OP Intubation 8
Pre OP Thrombolysis 13
Pre OP Cardiac Shock 29