Table 2

Categorization of Deaths in PARTNER-B Patients

Mode of DeathStandard TherapyTF-TAVRp Value
Nn (%)Nn (%)
Cardiovascular6740
 Heart failure34 (51)13 (33)0.07
 Sudden death21 (31)4 (10)0.02
 Arrhythmia4 (6)1 (2.5)0.60
 Stroke4 (6)7 (18)0.10
 Noncerebral hemorrhage2 (3)0 (0)0.50
 Myocardial infarction0 (0)2 (5)0.14
 Prosthetic valve endocarditis0 (0)2 (5)0.14
 Peripheral arterial disease/abdominal aortic aneurysm0 (0)1 (2.5)0.40
 Vascular complication0 (0)3 (7.5)0.05
 Other1 (1.5)2 (5)0.60
 Unknown1 (1.5)5 (12)0.02
Noncardiovascular2132
 Infection/sepsis7 (33)10 (31)>0.90
 Renal disease3 (14)3 (9.4)0.70
 Malignancy4 (19)4 (13)0.70
 Accidental0 (0)2 (6.3)0.50
 Respiratory3 (14)5 (16)>0.90
 Other1 (4.8)6 (19)0.20
 Unknown3 (14)2 (6.3)0.40
Uncategorizable4730

Abbreviations as in Table 1.