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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics

From: Towards a cardiac allocation score: a retrospective calculation for 73 patients from a German transplant center

Variables  
Age, years 54 (18–72; 16)
Weight, kg 78 (44–123; 20)
Body mass index, kg/m2 25.5 (17.2–38.8; 5)
Sex, % female 20.7
Diagnosis, %
 Ischemic 38
 Idiopathic 48.9
 Congenital 5.4
 Other 7.6
High urgency, % 56.5
Ventricular assist devicea, % 43.2
IABP, % 12
Mechanical support (ECMO, ECLS), % 8.7
Sodium, mmol/L 138 (129–143; 4)
Creatinine, mg/dl 1.08 (0.46–3.38; 0.5)
Creatinine Clearance, ml/min 87 (31–218; 45.5)
Bilirubin, mg/dl 0.8 (0.2–5.2; 0.9)
Total Cholesterol, mg/dl 181 (95–304; 77)
Uric acid, mg/dl 6.3 (1.5–14.4; 2.6)
Hemoglobin, g/dl 11.8 (7.8–17.7; 4.1)
LVEF, % 17.3 (5–82; 5)
  1. Data are presented as median (minimum-maximum; interquartile range)
  2. IABP intra-aortic balloon pump, ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, ECLS extracorporeal life support
  3. aFour Patients with Total Artificial Heart were not included