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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of 101 patients with a diagnosis of VT and who received RFCA under general anesthesia. Values are number (proportion) or mean (SD)

From: The effect of anesthesia depth on radiofrequency catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia: a retrospective study

  Group N(n = 29) Group I(n = 72) P Value
Age 45.9 (14.1) 49.9 (16.9) 0.27
Gender (M/F) 27/2 64/8 0.79
BMI (Kg/m2) 25.2 (2.6) 24.5 (2.9) 0.24
LVEF 56.3 (11.3) 52.5 (11.7) 0.14
Comorbidity    
Hypertension 6 (20.7%) 20 (27.8%) 0.46
Diabetes mellitus 3 (10.3%) 8 (11.1%) 0.91
Coronary artery disease 2 (6.9%) 13 (18.1%) 0.22
Protopathy    
Dilated cardiomyopathy 7 (24.1%) 24 (33.3%) 0.37
ARVC 17 (58.6%) 25 (34.7%) 0.03*
ICD implantation 12 (41.4%) 41 (56.9%) 0.16
History of VT ablation 4 (13.8%) 18 (25%) 0.29
BIS 46.1 (7.5) 51.2 (5.9) < 0.01*
Recurrence within 1 year 15 (51.7%) 11 (15.3%) < 0.01*
  1. *P < 0 .05