Table 2

Baseline characteristics

Baseline characteristics
 Age (years)65.47±10.3
 BMI (kg/m2)28.06±4.17
 Sex (female) (n/%)53/75.70
 Hypertension (n/%)38/56.20
 Diabetes (n/%)9/12.3
 Glomerular filtration rate (mL/min/m2)72.81/–18.45
 COPD (n/%)12/17.40
 Dyslipidaemia (n/%)30/43.80
Cardiovascular history
 Left heart failure (n/%)30/42.80
 Right heart failure (n/%)32/46.40
 Preoperative atrial fibrillation (n/%)55/79.50
 Coronary heart disease (n/%)6/8.6
 Stroke (n/%)9/12.8
 SPAP (mm Hg)52.45±15.96
LVEF (n/%)
 >52% in males or >54% in females56/80.0
 41%–51/53% (males/females)10/14.2
RVEF (%)
 TAPSE >17 mm57/81.4
 15–17 mm10/14.2
 <15 mm3/4.2
Surgical variables
 Previous cardiac surgery (n/%)20/28.5
 Mean EuroSCORE (%)5±3.66
 Extracorporeal time (min)112±39.3
 Clamping time (min)83.42±46.71
TR aetiology (n/%)
 Pacemaker mediated1/1.4
 Radiation mediated1/1.4
Grade of TR (n/%)
Type of valve surgery (n/%)
 Tricuspid alone17/24.7
 Other type7/9.6
  • BMI, body mass index; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; RVEF, right ventricular ejection fraction; SPAP, systolic pulmonary artery pressure; TAPSE, tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion; TR, tricuspid regurgitation; TV, tricuspid valve.