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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics

From: Comparison of anticoagulated versus non-anticoagulated patients with intra-aortic balloon pumps

  Heparin group (n = 82) Non-heparin group (n = 65)
Age (years)a 67 ± 10.8 68 ± 12.1
Sex (male) 52 (63.4) 51 (78.5)
Body mass index (kg/m2)a 29.3 ± 6.3 29.2 ± 7.5
Creatinine clearance (mL/min)a 67.2 ± 31.3 62.7 ± 34.5
Admitted to coronary care unit 48 (58.5) 11 (16.9)
Admitted to cardiac surgery 34 (41.5) 53 (83.1)
Hypertension 58 (70.7) 55 (84.6)
Atrial arrhythmias 18 (22.0) 14 (21.5)
Ventricular arrhythmias 10 (12.2) 8 (12.3)
Valvular disease 13 (15.9) 24 (36.9)
Coronary artery disease 47 (72.3) 39 (60.0)
Heart failure 25 (30.5) 21 (32.3)
On concurrent extracorpeal membrane oxygenation 10 (12.2) 1 (1.5)
  1. All values are n(%) unless otherwise specified
  2. amean ± standard deviation