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Table 3 Presence of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, family history of the aortic disease, connective tissue disease and previous inflammatory process in different age groups

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

   Hypertension Diabetes mellitus Dyslipidemia Family history of an aortic disease Connective tissue disease Inflamatory process
Thoracic aneurysms ≥65a 22 (88%) 1 (4%) 14 (56%) 0 0 1 (4%)
  <65a 27 (67,5%) 3 (7,5%) 16 (40%) 1 (2,5%) 3 (7,5%) 3 (7,5%)
Dissections ≥65a 19 (90,5%) 3 (14,3%) 6 (28,6%) 0 0 1 (4,8%)
  <65a 35 (74,4%) 3 (6,4%) 13 (27,7%) 2 (4,3%) 3 (6,4%) 5 (10,6%)
  1. In all cases p>0.05.