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Table 2 Procedural times, staff utilization, patient in-hospital length of stay and discharge behaviour of TAVI and AVR patients aged ≥ 75 years

From: In-hospital resource utilization in surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement

  TF-TAVI (60) TA-TAVI (23) AVR (27)
Procedural resource utilization    
Time cathlab/OR (min.) 122.3 ± 40.5 (118.5) 142.3 ± 96.9 (109) 217.7 ± 48.8 (223)
Staff    
 Physician 3.58 ± 0.59 (4) 3.17 ± 0.72 (3) 2.67 ± 0.62 (3)
 Nurse 2.55 ± 0.59 (3) 2.91 ± 0.29 (3) 2.04 ± 0.19 (2)
Time anesthesia (min.) 238.3 ± 55.4 (245) 247.5 ± 80.4 (220) 327.9 ± 57.6 (325)
 Staff    
 Physician 1.0 ± 0.0 (1) 1.96 ± 0.21 (2) 1.93 ± 0.27 (2)
 Nurse 1.02 ± 0.34 (1) 0.32 ± 0.02 (0.33) 0.33 ± 0.15 (0.33)
 Perfusionistsa 0 (0) 0 (0) 1.0 ± 0.0 (1)
Post-procedural resource utilization    
 Time spent in ICU (hours) 105.0 ± 198.6 (62.7) 105.4 ± 100.4 (66.1) 89.0 ± 131.0 (47.2)
 Time on ventilation (hours) 35.8 ± 110.7 (8.6) 35.7 ± 64.6 (9.2) 42.6 ± 115.8 (12.8)
Length of stay (days)    
 Procedure to discharge 13.1 ± 11.3 (10) 13.0 ± 6.6 (10) 10.6 ± 4.6 (10)
 Post-discharge LoS 0.3 ± 1.4 (0) 8.2 ± 13.6 (0) 5.1 ± 7.0 (4)
 Total hospitalisation since procedure 13.4 ± 11.4 (10) 21.2 ± 15.4 (17) 15.7 ± 10.5 (14)
Discharge destination    
 Home 46.7 % 13 % 0 %
 Rehabilitation 40 % 26.1 % 44.4 %
 Hospital 5 % 43.5 % 51.9 %
 Nursing Home 3.3 % 0 % 0 %
 In-hospital death 5 % 17.4 % 3.7 %
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation and median in parentheses
  2. aIn our centers an extracorporeal life-support system and perfusionists are on stand-by for all TAVI procedures