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A Retrospective Observational Study to Assess Prescription Pattern in Patients with Type B Aortic Dissection and Treatment Outcome

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of nonoperated TBAD patients.

Variables ()Number (%)

Age, year (mean ± SD)63.4 ± 12.9
Age group (year)
 <6557 (53.8)
 ≧6549 (46.2)
Sex
 Male87 (82.1)
 Female19 (17.9)
Current smoker37 (34.9)
Body mass index (mean ± SD)25.5 ± 4.7
Body mass index group
 Underweight 35 (33.0)
 Standard4 (3.8)
 Overweight34 (32.1)
 Obesity33 (31.1)
Follow-up time, year (mean ± SD)2.75 ± 1.64
Location of aortic dissection
 Only thoracic16 (15.1)
 Thoracic and abdominal82 (77.4)
 Only abdominal8 (7.5)
Initial maximum aortic diameter, cm (mean ± SD)4.06 ± 0.82
 Thoracic aorta () 4.11 ± 0.75
 Abdominal aorta () 3.23 ± 0.72
Initial maximum aortic diameter group
 <30 mm8 (7.6)
 30–39 mm47 (44.3)
 40–49 mm38 (35.9)
 ≧50 mm13 (12.3)
Baseline blood pressure (mean ± SD)
 SBP129.2 ± 14.5
 DBP76.3 ± 9.7
 MAP93.9 ± 10.4
Baseline heart rate (mean ± SD)
 Heart rate71.4 ± 9.3
Comorbidities (before index day 1 year)
 Hyperlipidemia20 (18.9)
 Hypertension97 (91.5)
 Diabetes mellitus19 (17.9)
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 13 (12.3)
 Heart failure7 (6.6)
 Coronary artery disease 13 (12.3)
 Cerebrovascular disease16 (15.1)
 Chronic kidney disease14 (13.2)
 Cancer10 (9.4)

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