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Table 1 Preoperative Characteristics of Patients with LV Aneurysm

From: Early results after surgical treatment of left Ventricular Aneurysm

Variablea All patients Liner repair Endoventricular circular patch plasty repair
  (n = 62) (n = 26) (n = 35)
Male 38(61.3 %) 16(61.5%) 22(62.9%)
Female 24 (38.7%) 10(38.5%) 13(37.1%)
Age (years) 61.2 ± 6.8 61.8 ± 6.7 60.5 ± 6.6
Diabetes mellitus 19(30.6%) 8(30.8%) 11(31.4%)
Hypertension 40(64.5%) 16(61.5%) 24(68.6%)
LV ejection fraction 34% ± 6% 35% ± 7% 33% ± 6%
LV ejection fraction<25% 5(8.1%) 2(7.7%) 3(8.6%)
Mean NYHA class 2.6 ± 1.2 2.6 ± 1.3 2.6 ± 1.2
1-vessel disease 2(3.2%) 1(3.8%) 0(0%)
2-vessel disease 5 (8.1%) 2(7.7%) 3(8.6%)
3-vessel disease 55 (88.7%) 23(88.5%) 32(91.4%)
left main disease 14(22.6%) 6(23.1%) 8(22.9%)
Aneurysm mural thrombus 26 (41.9%) 11(42.3%) 15(42.9%)
Site of MI    
Anterior 46(74.2%) 23(88.5%) 22(62.9%)
Anteroseptal 16 (25.8%) 3(11.5%) 13(37.1%)
  1. P≥0.05 except Site of MI.
  2. a For continuous variables, mean ± SD (standard deviation); for categorical variables, number (percent).
  3. LV left ventricular, NYHA new york heart association, MI myocardial infarction.