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Table 1 Presence of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, family history of the aortic disease, connective tissue disease and previous inflammatory process in patients with different aortic pathologies

From: Evaluation of the intraoperative specimens of the thoracic and abdominal aorta

   Hypertension Diabetes mellitus Dyslipidemia Family history of the aortic disease Connective tissue disease Inflamatory process
Aneurysms thoracic 49 (75%) 4 (6%) 30 (46%) 1 (1,5%) 3 (5%) 4 (6,2%)
  abdominal 17 (94,4%) 4 (22%)** 12 (66,6%)** 0 0 3 (17%)
both thoracic and abdominal 66 (80%) 8 (10%) 42 (50%) 1 (1%) 3 (4%) 7 (8,4%)
Dissections   54 (79,4%) 6 (8,8%) 19 (28%)** 2 (3%) 3 (4,4%) 6 (8,8%)
All cases 120 (80%) 14 (9,3%) 61 (40%) 3 (2%) 6 (4%) 13 (9%)
  1. ** - p<0.05, other cases p>0.05.