Table 2

Number of Patients With Completed 3D Assessment at Successive Stages of the Ramp Protocol

RPMStage IStage IIStage IIIStage IVStage V
HMII (n = 19)
 8,00019
 8,400
 8,80019
 9,200
 9,60019
 10,00018
 10,40017
 10,80015
 11,20011
 11,6004
HVAD (n = 12)
 2,30012
 2,400
 2,50011
 2,600
 2,70012
 2,800
 2,90010
 3,00010
 3,1008
 3,2005

3D = 3-dimensional; HMII = HeartMate II; RPM = revolutions per minute.

  • In the HVAD group, 1 patient did not have 3D assessment at Stage II.