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Table 1 Demographic, echocardiography variables compared between SJM group and GK group

From: Comparison of quality of life in patients who underwent mechanical mitral valve replacement: star GK vs SJM

ItemSJM group
(n = 87)
GK group
(n = 85)
P value
Age (years)47.32 ± 9.2046.95 ± 8.930.78
Female46(52.87%)43(50.59%)0.87
Underlying disease
 Mitral stenosis31(35.63%)36(42.35%)0.37
 Mitral incompetence56(64.37%)49((57.65%)
 Body surface area (cm2)1.84 ± 0.141.86 ± 0.130.50
 Diameter of implanted valve (mm)27.67 ± 1.4527.63 ± 1.680.18
Current Mitral valve gradient (mmHg)
 25 mm type15.21 ± 5.4115.48 ± 5.590.92
 27 mm type12.38 ± 5.2312.41 ± 5.140.92
 29 mm type10.34 ± 4.3610.26 ± 4.280.90
 Current NYHA (median)IIII 
 Maximum Valve noise (dB)68.4 ± 6.369.2 ± 6.70.57