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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Mechanical circulatory support as bridge therapy for heart transplant: case series report

Variables Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5
Demographic and clinical
 Age (mean, SD) 50 21 51 25 36
 Male No Yes Yes Yes Yes
 Hypertension Yes No Yes No Yes
 Chronic kidney disease No No No Yes Yes
 Diabetes mellitus No No No No Yes
 LVEF (%) 15 19 20 21 16
 INTERMACS 1 Yes Yes Yes Yes No
 INTERMACS 2 No No No No Yes
 Myocarditis No No No Yes No
 Electrical storm Yes Yes No No No
 Ischemic cardiomyopathy Yes No Yes No Yes
MCS support
 ECLS Yes No No Yes Yes
 Ventricular assistance No Yes Yes No No
 Vascular complications Yes No Yes No No
 Time (days) 8 2 15 3 11
Post-transplant
 Graft rejection No No No No Yes
 Reoperation for bleeding No No No Yes No
 Mortality No No No No Yes
 Stroke Yes No No No No
 ECLS Yes No No No Yes
 Intra-aortic balloon pump Yes No Yes Yes Yes