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Clinical Study

Ascending Aortic Wall Cohesion: Comparison of Bicuspid and Tricuspid Valves

Table 2

Underlying pathology.

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

Aortic stenosis 23 (52.3)61 (41.8)0.22
Aortic insufficiency 9 (20.5)51 (34.9)0.07
Combination AS + AI11 (25.0)19 (13.0)0.06
Ascending aneurysm18 (40.9)48 (32.9)0.33
Aortic root dilatation2 (4.5)3 (2.1)0.37
Marfan syndrome1 (2.3)00.07
Dissection1 (2.3)9 (6.2)0.31
Calcification 010 (22.7)63 (43.2)0.02
Calcification 14 (9.1)17 (11.6)0.64
Calcification 211 (25.0)43 (29.5)0.57
Calcification 319 (43.2)23 (15.8)0.001

Data are presented as number (%); AS: aortic stenosis; AI: aortic insufficiency; *group 1 versus group 2.

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