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Table 3 Results on control examinations according to defined outcomes

From: Impact of concomitant aortic regurgitation on long-term outcome after surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis

Outcome Group Preoperatively First control Second control
NYHA class mean ± s.d. AS 2,34 ± 0,48 1,98 ± 0,421 2,07 ± 0,461
  AS + AR 2,44 ± 0,50 2,08 ± 0,451 2,22 ± 0,58
6MWT (m) mean ± s.d. AS nd 322 ± 96 340 ± 100
  AS + AR nd 276 ± 1063 325 ± 892
LV EF (%) mean ± s.d. AS 60 ± 13 62 ± 11 60 ± 10
  AS + AR 57 ± 15 60 ± 11 57 ± 11
LV EF < 45% n, (%) AS 7 (13) 3 (8) 2 (6)
  AS + AR 11 (20) 3 (9) 4 (12)
Dead n, (%) AS - 1 (2) 12 (22)
  AS + AR - 1 (2) 12 (24)
  1. Abbreviations: nd, not done; 1 p < 0.001 vs preoperative values; 2 p < 0.05 vs AS group; 3 p < 0.05 vs first control