Table 2

Preoperative tenting parameters (presented as mean values and separated by gender)

Tenting parameterAll (n=240)Males (n=135)Females (n=105)P value
Annulus diameter (mm)37.3±5.438.6±5.536.2±5.10.001
BSA-adjusted annulus diameter (cm/m2)19.4±3.018.8±2.820.1±3.10.003
Tenting area (cm2)2.8±0.82.9±0.82.6±0.70.017
BSA-adjusted tenting area (cm2/m2)1.43±0.41.42±0.41.45±0.40.58
Tenting height (mm)11.4±2.811.9±2.910.9±2.60.009
BSA-adjusted tenting height (mm/m2)6.0±1.55.9±1.66.1±1.50.315
  • Continuous values presented means±SD

  • BSA, body surface area.