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Table 6 Postprocedural outcomes (within 30 days unless otherwise indicated)

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

  Transfemoral Transapical p value
Conduction disturbances/arrhythmias 136 (45) 117 (63) 0.0002*
RBBB 4 (1.5) 10 (5.5) 0.01*
LBBB 9 (3) 23 (13) 0.00007*
Paravalvular leak (≤ 72 h) 70 (23) 50 (27) 0.38
CVA/TIA 3 (1) 3 (2) 0.68
Periprocedural MI (≤ 72 h) 6 (2) 13 (7) 0.006*
Myocardial infarction (> 72 h) 2 (0.7) 0 (0) 0.53
1-year mortality due to cardiac cause 2 (0.7) 2 (1) 0.63
1-year mortality due to non-cardiac cause 2 (0.7) 8 (4) 0.008*
1-year mortality due to unknown cause 1 (0.3) 5 (3) 0.02*
Valve-related death 0 (0) 1 (0.5) 0.38
Valve thrombosis 0 (0) 1 (0.5) 0.38
Acute kidney injury 13 (4) 13 (7) 0.2
Bleeding 12 (4) 13 (7) 0.15
Endocarditis 0 (0) 0 (0)  
  1. Data are numbers of participants, with percentages in parentheses
  2. RBBB right bundle branch block, LBBB left bundle branch block, CVA/TIA cerebrovascular accident/transient ischemic attack
  3. *Statistically significant