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Table 3 Pre- and postoperative cardiac data for the De Vega and Kay groups

From: Criteria for determining the need for surgical treatment of tricuspid regurgitation during mitral valve replacement

Variable DeVega group
(n = 27)
Kay group
(n = 12)
P
Right atrium inner diameter (mm)    
   Preoperative 57.33 ± 3.08 56.92 ± 3.70 0.716
   2-years postoperative 49.11 ± 2.99† 47.58 ± 3.73† 0.737
Right ventricle inner diameter (mm)    
   Preoperative 54.96 ± 3.01 54.92 ± 3.70 0.967
   2-years postoperative 46.07 ± 3.40† 46.42 ± 3.80† 0.781
Interventricular septum thickness (mm)    
   Preoperative 8.93 ± 1.30 8.33 ± 1.16 0.183
   2-years postoperative 8.85 ± 1.06 8.75 ± 1.14 0.788
Pulmonary artery pressure (mmHg)    
   Preoperative 57.41 ± 2.19 59.08 ± 3.97 0.191
   2-years postoperative 31.33 ± 3.26† 31.75 ± 1.55† 0.591
Ejection fraction (%)    
   Preoperative 0.63 ± 0.11 0.62 ± 0.10 0.803
   2-years postoperative 0.56 ± 0.10† 0.59 ± 0.09 0.452
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD.
  2. P < 0.05, statistically significant difference between preoperative and postoperative values (paired t-test).