Table 1

Baseline characteristics of patients included in the study (n=136)

VariablesCount/mean±SD or (%)
Age (years)83.5±2.7
Barthel index18.9±1.4
Nottingham IADL54.2±10.1
BMI (kg/m2)25.5±4.2
Charlson comorbidity index2.1±1.2
Logistic EuroScore14.0(9.2)
NYHA function class I+II47(35)
NYHA function class III+IV75(55)
Left ventricle ejection fraction (%)56.6±10.2
Max aorta gradient (mm  Hg)79.5±23.9
Mean aorta gradient (mm  Hg)48.3±16.1
Aortic valve area (cm2/m2)0.4±0.2
Preoperative atrial fibrillation39(27)
ASA classification III114(84)
ASA classification IV22(16)
Treatment: TAVI65(45)
Delirium (yes)76(56)
  • ASA, American Society of Anesthesiologist physical status classification system; BMI, body mass index; IADL, instrumental activities of daily living; MMSE, Mini-Mental State Examination; NYHA, New York Heart Association Functional Classification; TAVI, transcatheter aortic valve implantation.