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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Surgical correction of ruptured aneurysms of the sinus of Valsalva using on-pump beating-heart technique

Variable N (n = 31)
Male/female 23/8
Age (years) 26.06 ± 6.71
Time interval between onset of symptoms and operation (days) 137.97 ± 159.73
Fistula  
   NS-RA 4
   RS-RA 9
   RS-RV 18
Diameter of the fistula  
   ≤1 cm 28
   >1 cm 3
NYHA functional class  
   II 6
   III 10
   IV 15
Coexistent lesion  
   Ventricular septal defect 9
   Aortic regurgitation 7
   Subaortic stenosis 1
   Right ventricular outlet stenosis 1
  1. NYHA = New York Heart Association, LV = left ventricle, RA = right atrium, RV = right ventricle, NS = noncoronary sinus of Valsalva, RS = right coronary sinus of Valsalva