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Table 1 Preoperative characteristics in the two groups of patients

From: Outcome of open and endovascular repair in acute type B aortic dissection: a retrospective and observational study

Variables OS group
No (%) or mean ± SD
TEVAR group
No (%) or mean ± SD
P Value
Patient total 11 13  
Age, years 70.2 ± 7.8 74.3 ± 8.4 < 0.05
Sex    
   Male 8 (72.7) 7 (53.8) NS
   Female 3 (27.3) 6 (46.2) NS
Hypertension 9 (81.8) 10 (76.9) NS
Diabetes 2 (18.2) 1 (7.7) NS
Serum creatinine
(mean ± SD mg/dL)
1.2 ± 0.5 1.3 ± 0.4 NS
CAD 1 (9.1) 1(7.7) NS
COPD 7 (63.6) 8 (61.6) NS
Previous CVA 2 (18.2) 1 (7.7) NS
Prior AAA repair 1 (9.1) 1 (7.7) NS
Signs of aortic rupture 3 (27.3) 4 (30.8) NS
  1. AAA = abdominal aortic aneurysm; CAD = coronary artery disease; CVA = cerebrovascular accident; COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; OS = open surgery; SD = standard deviation; TEVAR = thoracic endovascular aortic repair; NS = not significant