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Table 3 Causes of Death during Follow-up

From: Catheter ablation or surgical therapy in moderate-severe tricuspid regurgitation caused by long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation. Propensity score analysis

  Catheter cohort n = 279 Surgical cohort n = 114 P value
Congestive heart failure, n (%) 10 (3.6) 9 (7.9) 0.373
Acute myocardial infarction, n (%) 1 (0.4) 0 (0) NS
Stroke, n (%) 5 (1.8) 1 (0.9) NS
Malignancy, n (%) 2 (0.7) 0 (00) NS
Sudden cardiac death, n (%) 2 (0.7) 1 (0.9) NS
Unknown cause, n (%) 2 (0.7) 1 (0.9) NS