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Table 2 Pre and post VAD implantation left ventricular diameters

From: Comparison of left ventricular geometry after HeartMate II and HeartWare left ventricular assist device implantation

  Pre operative 1 Month 3 Months 6 Months
HM II LVEDD mm 72.8 +/− 9.3 54.7 +/− 16.7 54.1 +/− 14.5 56.5 +/− 13.7
HW LVEDD mm 68.9 +/− 10.1 57.5 +/− 10.4 57.9 +/− 11.2 59.3 +/− 8.2
HM II LVEDD% *** −25.1 +/− 21.0 −27.3 +/− 17.1 −24.7 +/− 15.4
HW LVEDD% *** −17.3 +/− 13.0 −17.7 +/− 16.5 −14.9 +/− 12.3
HM II LVESD mm 66.0 +/− 9.3 47.0 +/− 15.8 44.5 +/− 16.2 45.9 +/− 15.3
HW LVESD mm 59.8 +/− 10.7 51.1 +/− 12.5 50.1 +/− 11.7 50.6 +/− 8.5
HM II LVESD% *** −28.4 +/− 21.9 −34.2 +/− 20.0 −32.9 +/− 18.9
HW LVESD% *** −17.0 +/− 17.1 −19.5 +/− 19.7 −18.3 +/− 15.2
  1. HM II: HeartMate II; HW: HeartWare; LVEDD: Left Ventricular End Diastolic Diameter; LVESD: Left Ventricular End Systolic Diameter; LVEDD %: Left Ventricular End Diastolic Diameter change compared to each patient’s pre-operative value; LVESD %: Left Ventricular End Systolic Diameter change compared to each patient’s pre-operative value.