Table 3

Comparison of Success Rates Among Specific Subsets

Success, %p Value
Female/male87.2/73.40.01
INR effective/ineffective77.8/84.60.28
Hypertension, no/yes83.2/83.30.98
Diabetes mellitus, no/yes82.5/92.90.32
Atrial fibrillation/sinus rhythm80.9/85.40.37
NYHA functional class I–II/III–IV86/79.10.18
Stroke/TIA, no/yes86.1/78.90.16
Aspirin use, no/yes82.9/83.20.86
THR site: mitral/aortic/tricuspid83.2/85.7/78.60.86
NOT/OT87/790.12
Monoleaflet/bileaflet82.5/81.30.87
Mobile/fixed thrombus83.5/82.80.90
Age, yrs, successful/failed cases43 ± 13.7/43.9  ± 9.20.56
THR area, cm2, successful/failed cases1.11 ± 0.55/1.17 ± 0.430.18
ETSVS, months, successful/failed cases21.8 ± 21.5/58 ± 49.4<0.001

Abbreviations as in Tables 1 and 2.

  • Plus/minus values are mean ± SD.