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Table 2 Preprocedural characteristics

From: The Association between Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Approach and New-Onset Bundle Branch Blocks

  Transfemoral Transapical p value
Permanent pacemaker 19 (6) 3 (2) 0.014*
Prior IVCD 57 (19) 30 (16) 0.43
RBBB 37 (12) 22 (7) 0.87
LBBB 20 (11) 8 (4) 0.28
Degree of AV calcification    0.3
 Minimal 5 (2) 1 (1)  
 Mild 26 (9) 10 (6)  
 Moderate 110 (39) 59 (35)  
 Severe 143 (50) 97 (58)  
 Moderate or severe LVOT calcification 22 (8) 3 (2) 0.0001*
 Tortuous iliac arteries 116 (41) 54 (32) 0.28
  1. Data are numbers of participants, with percentages in parentheses
  2. IVCD intraventricular conduction delay, RBBB right bundle branch block, LBBB left bundle branch block, AV aortic valve, LVOT left ventricular outflow tract
  3. *Statistical significance