Table 1: Clinical and demographic characteristics of 19 patients who underwent concomitant LVAD insertion and transapical MV repair.

/average%/std. dev.

Total19
Age (years)63.11±8.92
Female210%
White1158%
Black526%
Asian15%
Diabetes mellitus632%
Hypertensive842%
Previous LVAD15%
Concomitant CABG316%
BMI30.02±6.4
Current smoker421%
Dialysis15%
Chronic lung disease1053%

BMI: body mass index; CABG: coronary artery bypass graft.