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Table 3 Aortic measurements for each of the study groups

From: The analysis of ascending aortic dilatation in patients with a bicuspid aortic valve using the ratio of the diameters of the ascending and descending aorta

  BAV (n = 17) TAV (n = 59) OPCAB (n = 73)
AAo (mm) 41.86 ± 4.21 36.20 ± 3.38 36.20 ± 3.74
DAo (mm) 26.86 ± 2.61 27.59 ± 2.61 28.00 ± 2.33
AoR (mm) 35.53 ± 4.20 32.42 ± 5.08 34.51 ± 3.55
AAo/DAo (ratio) 1.58 ± 0.25 1.32 ± 0.11 1.29 ± 0.12
AoR/DAo (ratio) 1.32 ± 0.16 1.19 ± 0.19 1.24 ± 0.11
  1. Measurements were obtained from the transverse plane of preoperative CT scans as demonstrated in Figure 1.
  2. AAo ascending aorta, DAo descending aorta, AoR aortic root.
  3. Values represent mean ± SD.