Table 1

Patient characteristics in those with 6-month follow-up

Lotus (n=29)CoreValve (n=37)P value*
Age (years)79.8±8.981.2±7.20.459
Male, n (%)14 (48)17 (46)0.851
EuroSCORE II4.13±3.305.55±3.790.115
STS Score (%)4.04±2.595.28±3.410.109
BMI (kg/m2)28.5±5.227.2±5.40.323
Hypertension, n (%)11 (38)20 (54)0.157
Diabetes, n (%)5 (17)4 (11)0.450
Hyperlipidaemia, n (%)17 (59)18 (49)0.488
Atrial fibrillation, n (%)5 (17)9 (24)0.449
Previous MI, n (%)7 (24)2 (5) 0.026
Previous PCI, n (%)9 (31)10 (27)0.774
Previous CABG, n (%)5 (17)8 (22)0.618
Previous stroke, n (%)7 (24)6 (16)0.454
Peripheral vascular disease, n (%)4 (14)5 (14)0.991
eGFR (ml/min/1.73 m2)69±1964±170.342
  • Values are mean±SD or n (%).

  • *P value for comparison between procedure types.

  • BMI, body mass index; CABG, coronary artery bypass grafting; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; EuroSCORE, European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation; MI, myocardial infarction; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; STS, Society of Thoracic Surgeons.