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Table 1 Left ventricle dimensions, mass and ejection fraction preoperatively, at discharge and after one year

From: The Scandinavian multicenter hemodynamic evaluation of the SJM Regent aortic valve

  Preoperatively Discharge One year p
LVDD (mm): 53 ± 9 51 ± 10 50 ± 7 ns
IVD (mm): 13 ± 2 8 ± 1 9 ± 1 ns
LVPW (mm): 11 ± 2 12 ± 2 11 ± 2 ns
Mass (g): 265 ± 85 260 ± 95 214 ± 63 < 0.05
Mass/BSA (g/m2): 139 ± 42 137 ± 43 112 ± 30 < 0.05
EF (%): 55.5 ± 10.8 54.3 ± 12.0 58.4 ± 9.5 ns
  1. Mean ± SD, LVDD; left ventricle diastolic dimension,, IVD; intraventricular septum diastolic dimension, LVPW; left ventricle posterior wall dimension, mass; left ventricle mass, Mass/BSA; left ventricle mass index, EF; left ventricle ejection fraction.