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Table 1 Patient Demographics and Preoperative Laboratory Results

From: Right ventricular failure following left ventricular assist device implantation is associated with a preoperative pro-inflammatory response

  WBC < 10.5 K/μL (n = 362) WBC > 10.5 K/μL (n = 127) P Value
Age (years) 56.53 + 12.96 51.21 + 13.01 <0.001
Male 284 (78.5%) 99 (78.0%) 0.906
Height (cm) 174.79 + 9.76 173.50 + 10.13 0.205
Weight (kg) 84.72 + 20.87 87.91 + 23.66 0.154
BMI 27.61 + 5.99 29.62 + 9.04 0.005
Hypertension 179 (49.4%) 54 (42.5%) 0.179
Diabetes 125 (34.5%) 41 (32.3%) 0.645
Stroke or TIA 44 (12.2%) 16 (12.6%) 0.896
Carotid Disease 27 (7.5%) 8 (6.3%) 0.663
Hyperlipidemia 222 (61.3%) 71 (55.9%) 0.284
Atrial Fibrillation 81 (22.4%) 28 (22.0%) 0.939
Dialysis 0 (0.0%) 1 (0.8%) 0.091
ICD 305 (84.3%) 100 (78.7%) 0.156
CRT-D 180 (52.5%) 53 (42.7%) 0.063
WBC (K/uL) 7.38 + 1.65 13.20 + 3.56 <0.001
CRP (mg/dL) 2.80 + 4.05 5.29 + 6.04 <0.001
Hb (g/dL) 11.79 + 8.14 11.22 + 2.18 0.433
Na (mmol/L) 134.30 + 4.39 132.95 + 4.92 0.004
Cl (mmol/L) 99.28 + 5.69 96.24 + 6.29 <0.001
HCO3 (mmol/L) 27.72 + 3.76 28.76 + 4.39 0.010
BUN (mg/dL) 29.73 + 13.90 34.58 + 17.17 0.002
Cr (mg/dL) 1.31 + 0.51 1.37 + 0.50 0.273
BNP (pg/mL) 911.52 + 996.64 983.53 + 1034.26 0.493
Alk Phos (IU/L) 100.40 + 43.96 102.63 + 59.18 0.655
Total Bili (mg/dL) 1.11 + 0.67 1.43 + 1.21 0.005
PT (seconds) 11.61 + 1.11 12.05 + 1.88 0.002
INR 1.11 + 0.13 1.16 + 0.20 0.013
Uric Acid (mg/dL) 8.36 + 2.90 9.05 + 3.17 0.035
SVO2 (%) 55.65 + 8.55 55.59 + 9.52 0.953
  1. Continuous variables are mean + standard deviation