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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients implanted with the HeartMate II (HMII) and HeartWare (HVAD)

From: Is there a difference in bleeding after left ventricular assist device implant: centrifugal versus axial?

  HMII (n = 105) HVAD (n = 34) p-value
Age 56.5 + 13.9 57.2 + 14.6 0.82
Sex male, n (%) 83 (79.1) 27 (81.8) 0.73
Body mass index 29.2 + 6.8 29.5 + 6.2  
LVAD Indication, n (%)    0.89
 Bridge to transplantation 28 (26.7) 12 (35.3)  
 Destination therapy 62 (59.1) 18 (52.9)  
 Bridge to decision 13 (12.4) 1 (2.9)  
 Bridge to recovery 2 (1.9) 3 (8.8)  
INTERMACS Classification    0.19
 1 12 (14.3) 5 (14.7)  
 2 39 (37.1) 14 (41.2)  
 3 36 (34.3) 15 (44.1)  
 4 14 (13.3)   
 5 1 (0.9)   
Heart failure duration, months 2.2 + 1.1 2.3 +  0.8 0.59