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Table 2 Postoperative data

From: Posterior mitral annuloplasty for enhancing mitral leaflet coaptation: using a strip designed for placement in the posterior annulus

Characteristic Value
MR grade, at discharge  
 0 (absent or trivial) 61 (81.4)
 +1 (mild) 7 (9.7)
 +2 (moderate) 3 (4.2)
 +3 (moderate to severe) 1 (1.4)
 +4 (severe) 0 (0)
MR grade, the latest  
 0 (absent or trivial) 58 (80.6)
 +1 (mild) 6 (8.3)
 +2 (moderate) 7 (9.7)
 +3 (moderate to severe) 1 (1.4)
 +4 (severe) 0 (0)
MVA, cm2 2.7 ± 0.5
Index MVA, cm2/m2 1.7 ± 0.4
Valve gradient, mmHg 3.5 ± 1.2
Leaflet coaptation height, mm 12.8 ± 3.5
  1. Data are n (%) or mean ± SD
  2. MVA mitral valve orifice area, MR mitral valve regurgitation