Table 1

Demographic and medical data of 10 patients treated with percutaneous catheter-based implantation of artificial pulmonary valve

Gender
 Men7
 Women3
Original diagnoses
 Tetralogy of Fallot, all variants*6
 Truncus arteriosus communis3
 Aorta stenosis, Ross-operated†1
Right ventricle outlet
 Valve conduit6
 Homograft3
 Biological valve (Perimount)1
Median (range of variation)
 Age (years)17 (7–30)
 Weight (kg)66 (28–98)
 Height (cm)172 (132–177)
  • *One patient with pulmonary atresia and ventricular septal defect; known as an extreme variant of tetralogy of Fallot.

  • †By Ross-surgery the native pulmonary valve is moved into an aortic position; by this procedure an artificial outlet is implanted from right ventricle.