Table 3

Patient characteristics stratified by procedure (AVR alone, AVR+CABG), age, EuroSCORE and postoperative complication

Number of patientsMedian survival (95% CI)
Entire cohort181510.3 (9.8 to 10.6)
By procedure groups
 AVR alone96710.9 (10.5 to 11.8)
 AVR+CABG8489.6 (8.7 to 10.1)
By procedure and age groups
 AVR alone (65–69)22615.1 (13.5, …)
 AVR alone (70–79)56310.6 (10.1 to 11.6)
 AVR alone (≥80)1786.3 (5.2 to 8.2)
 AVR+CABG (65–69)17412.5 (11.2, …)
 AVR+CABG (70–79)4859.6 (8.6 to 10.1)
 AVR+CABG (≥80)1896.4 (5.2 to 8.2)
By procedure and EuroSCORE categories
 AVR alone; low EuroSCORE24714.5 (13.8, …)
 AVR alone; high EuroSCORE7209.9 (9.2 to 10.6)
 AVR+CABG; low EuroSCORE18213.2 (10.7, …)
 AVR+CABG; high EuroSCORE6668.7 (8 to 9.6)
By procedure groups with or without any postoperative complications*
 AVR alone; no complication88111.07 (10.50 to 12.09)
 AVR alone; any complication867.02 (5.43 to 10.78)
 AVR+CABG; no complication7439.65 (8.76 to 10.16)
 AVR+CABG; any complication1058.52 (6.44, …)
  • *Postoperative haemofiltration, postoperative stroke and reoperation for bleeding.

  • AVR, aortic valve replacement; CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; EuroSCORE, European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation.