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Table 2 Baseline characteristics

From: Significance of intraoperative testing in right-sided implantable cardioverter-defibrillators

Variable Left sided implantation   Right sided implantation  
  Successful [n=798] Unsuccessful [n=33] p-value Successful [n=34] Unsuccessful [n=5] p-value
Age [years] 60 ± 14 50 ± 14 < 0.0001 63 ± 13 62 ± 7 0.77
Gender       
Males 637 22 0.08 27 3 0.57
Females 161 11 7 2
Ejection fraction [%] 27 ± 12 24 ± 12 0.15 26 ± 12 28 ± 8 0.72
  1. Comparisons. Age: Unsuccessful left versus Unsuccessful right: p=0.07.