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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Long-term outcomes of pericardial strip versus prosthetic ring annuloplasty for secondary tricuspid regurgitation by a minimally invasive approach

Characteristic R-TAP group
N = 115
P-TAP group
N = 109
p
Age (years) 68.3 ± 10.4 67.6 ± 9.5 0.55
Male gender 61 (53%) 55 (50.4%) 0.80
BMI 22.2 ± 3.4 22.4 ± 3.1 0.27
Preoperative NYHA class III or IV 79 (68.7%) 82 (75.2%) 0.35
Grade of preoperative TR
Severe (IV+) 41 (35.7%) 30 (27.5%) 0.24
Moderate-severe (III+) 74 (64.3%) 79 (72.5%) 0.24
LVEF (%) 50.6 ± 4.1 49.4 ± 4.5 0.17
PASP (mmHg) 47.8 ± 5.2 49.1 ± 4.3 0.13
Renal insufficiencya 11 (9.6%) 9 (8.3%) 0.91
Diabetes 18 (15.6%) 13 (11.9%) 0.54
Logistic EuroSCORE I (%) 6.8 ± 2.6 6 ± 2 0.17
  1. Values are presented as the mean ± SD or n (%). There were no missing data
  2. BMI body mass index, NYHA New York Heart Association, TR tricuspid regurgitation, LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction, PASP pulmunary artery systolic pression
  3. aRenal insufficiency: blood creatinine ≥ 2 mg/dL