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Table 3 Preoperative Echocardiographic Findings, and Mechanical Support

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
LVEF (%) 15.33 + 5.78 15.40 + 5.60 0.900
Moderate-Severe RVD 182 (50.3%) 73 (57.3%) 0.162
Severe AI 14 (3.9%) 2 (1.6%) 0.211
Severe MR 123 (34.0%) 40 (31.5%) 0.610
Severe TR 53 (14.6%) 14 (11.0%) 0.308
Bridge to Txp 211 (58.3%) 89 (70.1%) 0.019
Destination 151 (41.7%) 38 (29.9%) 0.019
TCS 23 (6.4%) 22 (17.3%) <0.001
TCS Duration (median) 4.0 (IQR = 2.0) 6.0 (IQR = 4.0) 0.022
IABP 171 (47.2%) 71 (55.9%) 0.093
IABP Duration (median) 1.0 (IQR = 1.0) 2.0 (IQR = 3.0) 0.012
  1. LVEF is expressed as mean + standard deviation. Other continuous variables were expressed as median with interquartile range