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Table 6 Apparent etiology of valvulopathy in persons undergoing valvular surgery by gender

From: Valvular regurgitation and surgery associated with fenfluramine use: an analysis of 5743 individuals

  Fenfluramine related (n = 25) Not fenfluramine related (n = 13)  
  Pathology Clinical Pathology Clinical Total
Women 16 7 6 2 31
Men 2 0 3 2 7
Totals 18 7 9 4 38
  1. Pathology refers to microscopic examination of valve tissue obtained at surgery. Clinical refers to gross appearance of valve at surgery or clinical evaluation (echocardiographic appearance, findings of rheumatic disease, aortic stenosis, and other recognized valve disease other than fenfluramine-related).