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Table 1 Preoperative patient’s characteristics and demographics

From: Aortic valve replacement in elderly with small aortic root and low body surface area; the Perceval S valve and its impact in effective orifice area

  SVP (25) sutureless valve BVP (25) classic (soprano)
Number of patients 25 25
Age (mean) 80 ± 3.3 79 ± 4.1
Sex (/total) 15/25 11/25
Euro Score II 9.5 ± 3.5 9.9 ± 3.6
BSA (m2) 1.45 ± 1.2 1.78 ± 1,1
Stroke history 2/25 (8 %) 1/25 (4 %)
Preop rhythm 2/25 rbbb, 1/25 lbbb, 16/25 NSR, 1/25 A-F 3/25 rbbb, 2/25 A-F, 15/25 NSR
Concomitant CAD requiring CABG 1/25 (2 grafts) 2/25 (1 graft each)
  1. BSA body surface area, CAD coronary artery disease, CABG coronary artery bypass graft