Table 3

Clinical characteristics of patients with and without reoperation

Patients without reoperation
(n=567)
Patients with reoperation
(n=45)
P values
Median age (range)72.6 (27–89)56.7 (24–79)0.0001
Valve position, n (%)
 Aortic335 (59.1)29 (64.4)
 Mitralic157 (27.7)14 (31.1)
 Both75 (13.2)2 (4.5)0.2
Comorbidity, n (%)
 Hypertension402 (70.9)36 (80.0)0.4
 Diabetes mellitus110 (19.4)11 (24.4)0.6
 Coronary artery disease131 (23.1)13 (28.9)0.5
 Atrial fibrillation450 (79.4)30 (66.7)0.05
 Previous stroke/TIA69 (12.2)8 (17.8)0.3
 Heart failure113 (19.9)11 (24.4)0.7
 eGFR <30 mL/min12/273 (4.4)1/26 (3.8)1.0
 Smoking habitus118 (20.8)12 (26.7)0.4
 Antiplatelet treatment185 (32.6)10 (22.2)0.2
  • eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; TIA, transient ischaemic attack.