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Table 1 Patients’ demographic and preoperative clinical data

From: Right anterolateral thoracotomy: an attractive alternative to repeat sternotomy for high-risk patients undergoing reoperative mitral and tricuspid valve surgery

Variable Mean ± SD or Number (%)
Age(years) 51.3 ± 8.6
Gender (n)  
 Male 13 (54.2%)
 Female 11 (45.8%)
Perivous operation time (n)  
 1 22 (91.7%)
 2 2 (8.3%)
Primary operation (n)  
 Mitral valve repair 2
 Mitral valve replacement 18
 Aortic valve replacement 7
 Atrial septal defect repair 3
 Tricuspid valvuloplasty 9
 Coronary artery bypass grafting 3
New York Heart Association class (n)  
 Class III 15 (62.5%)
 Class IV 9 (37.5%)
Mitral valve insufficiency (n) 5
Tricuspid valve insufficiency (n) 21
Atrial fibrillation (n) 22
Left ventricular ejection fraction (%) 47.5 ± 13.2
Left atrial diameter (mm) 79 ± 3.1
Right atrial diameter (mm) 72 ± 25
Cardiothoracic ratio (%) 69 ± 18