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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients undergoing composite valve graft replacement of the aorta

From: A simple modified Bentall technique for surgical reconstruction of the aortic root – short and long term outcomes

Sex (Male/Female) 84/26 (67.9/32.1)
Age (years) ± SD 48.0 ± 7.4
Pre-existing conditions n, (%)
 Hypertension 83 (75.5)
 Diabetes Mellitus 11 (10.0)
 Dyslipidemia 31 (28.2)
 Coronary artery disease 35 (31.9)
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 22 (20.0)
 Chronic kidney disease 4 (3.6)
 Marfan syndrome 6 (5.5)
Smoking n, (%) 48 (43.6)
Bicuspid aortic valve n, (%) 13 (11.8)
Previous Cardiac Surgery n, (%) 30 (27.3)
Aortic regurgitation 97 (88.2)
Aortic regurgitation + aortic stenosis 6 (5.5)