Table 1

Patient profile

Clinical detailsCardiac catheterisationArrhythmiaPeriod of IABP supportOutcomeSurvival at last review (months)
NoAge/sexEF %Coronary angiogram
147 M3 days post-MI;
2 vessel angioplasty
402 vesselVT/VF3 daysMed11
257 M10 days post-MI403 vesselIMVT3 daysDied1-150
363 M10 days post-MI401 vesselIMVT4 daysMed14
464 F15 days post-MI402 vesselVT/VF5 daysMed2
554 M15 days post-MI353 vesselVT4 daysOCTx12
669 M3 months post-CABG503 vessel; 4/4 patent graftsIMVT2 daysMed4
752 MOld MI; acute LVF103 vesselVT4 daysHCTx48
854 MOld MI; acute LVF253 vesselVT/VF4 daysMed51
947 MOld MI; acute LVF202 vesselVT/VF10 daysOCTx42
1055 MOld MI; acute LVF252 vesselIMVT7 daysLVAD inserted151-154
1163 MOld MI301 vesselIMVT4 daysMed42
1244 MOld MI103 vesselIMVT10 daysOCTx26
1367 FOld MI301 vesselIMVT8 daysMed54
1446 MOld MI202 vesselVT9 daysMed601-152
1563 MOld MI203 vesselIMVT3 daysMed/AICD26
1659 MOld MI201 vesselVT/VF4 daysOCTxDied1-153
1767 MOld MI202 vesselIMVT1 dayEndocard resection7
1872 MOld MI203 vesselVT/VF3 daysMed33
1962 FDilated cardiomyopathy40Normal coronariesVT/VF7 daysDied1-151
2051 MCardiac amyloid30Normal coronariesVT9 daysMed34
2164 FDilated cardiomyopathy35Normal coronariesIMVT3 daysMed/AICD1
  • AICD, automatic implanted cardioverter-defibrillator; F, female; HCTx, heterotopic heart transplantation; IABP, intra-aortic balloon pump; IMVT, incessant monomorphic ventricular tachycardia; LVAD, left ventricular assist device; LVF, left ventricular failure; M, male; MI, myocardial infarct; OCTx, orthotopic heart transplantation; VF, ventricular fibrillation; VT, ventricular tachycardia.

  • 1-150 Died from arrhythmic event before discharge.

  • 1-151 Active treatment withdrawn; died from cardiac failure.

  • 1-152 Elective orthotopic heart transplant at 6 months; alive at 60 months.

  • 1-153 Died at 5 months from acute rejection.

  • 1-154 Orthotopic heart transplant at 7 months; alive at 15 months.