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Table 3 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population

From: Pulsed electron avalanche knife (PEAK) PlasmaBlade™ in pacemaker and defibrillator procedures

Patients n = 282
Demographics
 Age, years 71 ± 13
 Male sex, n (%) 185 (65.6)
 Body mass index (kg/m2) 27 ± 5
Medical history
 DCM, n (%) 41 (14.2)
 ICM, n (%) 40 (14.2)
 HCM, n (%) 3 (1)
 CABG, n (%) 42 (14.9)
 Ejection fraction (%) 39 ± 6
 Atrial fibrillation, n (%) 135 (48.0)
 Renal insufficiency, n (%) 79 (28.0)
 Diabetes, n (%) 73 (25.9)
  1. DCM dilatative cardiomyopathy, ICM ischemic cardiomyopathy, HCM hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, CABG coronary artery bypass graft surgery