Table 6

Etiology of First Hospitalization Post-LAVD Implantation

Residual MR (n = 10)No Residual MR (n = 42)p Value
Congestive heart failure (%)1 (10)6 (14)0.99
GI bleeding (%)1 (10)13 (31)0.25
Arrhythmia (%)1 (10)2 (5)0.48
Infection (%)2 (20)12 (29)0.71
Pump thrombosis (%)2 (20)1 (2)0.09
Stroke or TIA (%)1 (10)3 (7)0.98
Venous thromboembolism (%)2 (20)0 (0)0.03
Miscellaneous (%)0 (0)5 (11)0.57

Values are n (%).

GI = gastrointestinal; TIA = transient ischemic attack; other abbreviations as in Table 1.