Table 2

Peri-procedural details

logEuroSCORE ≥20%
n/N (%)
(n=890)
logEuroSCORE <20%
n/N (%)
(n=789)
P value
Access route<0.001
 TF232/890 (26.1)281/789 (35.6)
 TA642/890 (72.1)494/789 (62.6)
 Other16/890 (1.8)14/789 (1.8)
Valve type0.007
 SAPIEN/SAPIEN XT735/890 (82.6)646/789 (81.9)
 ACURATE142/890 (16.0)142/789 (18.0)
 Others13/890 (1.5)1/789 (0.1)
BAV predilation563/890 (63.3)552/789 (70.0)0.004
Complications
Conversion to surgery4/890 (0.4)6/789 (0.8)0.530
Major vascular complications13/871 (1.5)27/785 (3.4)0.010
PPI66/869 (7.6)69/782 (8.8)0.363
New arrhythmia244/871 (28.0)233/784 (29.7)0.444
Moderate-to-severe PVL9/857 (1.1)9/750 (1.2)0.776
AKI requiring dialysis7/858 (0.8)3/771 (0.4)0.349
Postdilation146/889 (16.4)149/788 (18.9)0.182
In-hospital mortality26/880 (3.0)21/788 (2.7)0.721
  • AKI, acute kidney injury; BAV, balloon aortic valvuloplasty; logEuroSCORE, logistic European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation; PPI, permanent pacemaker implantation; PVL, paravalvular leak; TA, transapical; TF, transfemoral.