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Clinical Study

Ascending Aortic Wall Cohesion: Comparison of Bicuspid and Tricuspid Valves

Table 1

Demographics.

š‘› = 1 9 0 Group1
( š‘› = 4 4 )
Group 2
( š‘› = 1 4 6 )
š‘ƒ value*

Age (years) 6 2 . 2 Ā± 1 2 . 1 6 9 . 0 Ā± 9 . 9 0.001
Female 10 (22.7%)54 (37.0%)0.08
BMI (kg/m2) 2 7 . 0 Ā± 3 . 6 2 7 . 7 Ā± 4 . 6 0.40
Height (cm) 1 7 2 . 7 Ā± 7 . 9 1 7 0 . 6 Ā± 9 . 5 0.18
Hypertension30 (68.2%)129 (88.4%)0.003
DM 2 (4.5%)23 (15.8%)0.05
Renal insufficiency 6 (13.6%)19 (13.0%)0.92
Hypercholesterolemia 18 (40.9%)66 (45.2%)0.62
COPD 7 (15.9%)18 (12.3%)0.54
CAD 17 (38.6%)64 (43.8%)0.54

Data are presented as mean Ā± SD or number (%); BMI: body mass index; DM: diabetes mellitus; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CAD: coronary artery disease; *group 1 versus group 2.

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