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Clinical Study

Ascending Aortic Wall Cohesion: Comparison of Bicuspid and Tricuspid Valves

Table 3

Transesophageal dimensions and TSC results.

𝑛 = 1 9 0 Group 1
( 𝑛 = 4 4 )
Group 2
( 𝑛 = 1 4 6 )
𝑃 value*

Aortic wall thickness (mm) 2 . 0 4 ± 0 . 4 2 2 . 2 4 ± 0 . 4 1 0.008
Aortic annulus (mm) 2 5 . 8 ± 3 . 3 2 4 . 2 ± 2 . 2 0.003
Aortic sinuses (mm) 3 8 . 1 ± 8 . 8 3 4 . 5 ± 7 . 9 0.02
Sinotubular junction (mm) 3 6 . 2 ± 1 0 . 4 3 1 . 8 ± 8 . 8 0.01
Ascending aorta (mm) 4 1 . 5 ± 1 2 . 0 3 7 . 9 ± 1 1 . 3 0.09
P7 1 6 8 . 0 ± 8 5 . 6 1 6 2 . 5 ± 9 0 . 6 0.72
P8 3 . 5 9 ± 2 . 0 2 3 . 2 9 ± 2 . 1 2 0.40
P9 4 . 8 4 ± 2 . 2 8 4 . 5 1 ± 2 . 3 3 0.41

Data are presented as mean ± SD; TSC: tensile strain curves; *group 1 versus group 2.

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