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Table 3 Procedural and post-procedural characteristics

From: Pre-procedural predictors for multiple clips in percutaneous edge-to-edge mitral valve repair

  Total Group I Group II p-value
n = 127 n = 58 n = 69
Fluoroscopy time, min 9.8 ± 9.1 8.2 ± 8.3 11.1 ± 9.6 0.07
DLP, mGy*cm 2065 ± 4050 2406 ± 4725 1783 ± 3405 0.3
Mean PG after clip, mmHg 4.4 ± 1.79 4.3 ± 1.8 4.49 ± 1.79 0.6
MR > grade 2 after clip, n (%) 25 (19.6%) 12 (20.7%) 13 (18.8%) 0.6
NYHA III-IV after clip, n (%) 38 (30%) 17 (29.3%) 21 (30.4%) 0.5
Symptomatic improvement, n (%) 62 (50.6%) 30 (49.2%) 32 (52.2%) 0.6
Procedure related mortality, n (%) 5 (3.9%) 3 (5.2%) 2 (3.9%) 0.5
3-month mortality, n (%) 14 (11%) 8 (13.8%) 6 (8.7%) 0.2
ReIntervention, n (%) 8 (6.3%) 3 (5.2%) 5 (7.2%) 0.7
  1. DLP dose length product, MR mitral regurgitation, NYHA New York Heart Association, PG pressure gradients