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Table 1 Preoperative characteristics

From: Surgical management for acute type A aortic dissection in patients over 70 years-old

Variables No or mean±SD
Age, years 72.2±1.6
Sex  
Male 6
Female 5
Hypertension 11
DM 2
Renal dysfunctiona 0
Respiratory dysfunction 1
Previous cardiac surgery 0
Previous TEVAR 1
Primary tear  
Aortic arch 3
Proximal descending aorta 1
Ascending aorta 2
Multiple 5
  1. a Serum creatinine>2.0 mg/mL.
  2. DM=diabetes mellitus; TEVAR=thoracic endovascular aortic repair; MVR=mitral valve repair.