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Table 1 Preoperative characteristics of the study population.

From: Coronary artery bypass grafting associated to aortic valve replacement in the elderly: survival and quality of life

  Group A (406 pts) Group B (114 pts) p
Age 74.3 ± 3.6 74 ± 3.3 0.33
Sex (male) 173 (42.6%) 73 (64%) 0.0001
Class NYHA    
   IV 36 (9%) 11 (9.6%) 0.9
   III 264 (65%) 74 (64.9%) 0.93
   II 106 (26.1%) 29 (25.4%) 0.97
Hypertension 258 (63.5%) 71 (62.3%) 0.9
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 87 (21.4%) 25 (21.9%) 0.98
Diabetes 79 (19.4%) 53 (46.8%) 0.0001
Chronic Renal Insufficiency 13 (3.2%) 8 (7%) 0.12
Atrial fibrillation 31 (7.6%) 10 (8.7%) 0.85
EuroScore logistic 7.52% ± 2.18 10.4% ± 3.4 0.0001