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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: The Lebanese left ventricular assist device experience, a success story despite the odds

Mean age (years) 49.8 ± 12.7
Female (25) 32%
Diabetes (32) 41%
Hypertension (32) 41%
Dyslipidemia (34) 44%
Smoking (25) 32%
Body mass index (Kg/m2) 24.9 ± 3.1
Previous CABG (11) 14%
Creatinine 1.4 ± 0.4
ICD/CRTD (65) 83%
Mean LVEF (%) 18 ± 2.8
LVEDD (mm) 73 ± 5.1
TAPSE (mm) 14.9 ± 3.9
CVP (mmHg) 13.7 ± 4.0
Cardiac index (l/mn/m2) 1.7 ± 0.3
INTERMACS 2.0 ± 0.4
BTT (41) 53%
DT (33) 42%
BTR (4) 5%
ECMO (9) 11.6%
IABP (4) 5%