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Table 1 Preoperative characteristics (n = 38)

From: Early and Midterm Outcomes of the VSSR procedure with De Paulis valsalva graft: A Chinese single-Center Experience in 38 patients

Variables Values
Age, years (range) 45.5 ± 12.4 (24–69)
Male gender 32 (84.2 %)
Female gender 6 (15.8 %)
Weight, Kg 73.9 ± 12.3
Height, cm 173.7 ± 9.3
BMI 21.78 ± 8.4
BSA, m2 1.97 ± 0.2
NYHA classification  
 Class I 0
 Class II 20
 Class III 15
 Class IV 3
Hypertension 15
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 3
Smoking 13
Peripheral vascular disease 3
Preoperative carnine 86.5 ± 24.0
Preoperative atrial fibrillation or flutter 1
EuroScore II 13.9 (IQR, 1.83–23.3)
Preoperative UCG  
 LVEF 64.0 ± 6.5
Maximum aortic arch diameter, mm 31 ± 5.9
Maximum aortic root diameter, mm 47.5 ± 11.0
Maximum diameter, mm 48.9 ± 11.1
Sinotubular junction diameter, mm 45.0 ± 9.9
Maximum aortic annulus diameter, mm 25.8 ± 2.7
Aortic valve regurgitation  
 None 8
 Mild 4
 Moderate 6
 Moderately severe 3
 Severe 13
Mitral regurgitation 13
Tricuspid regurgitation 7
 Marfan syndrome and LDS 7
 Non-connective tissue disease 31
 Aneurysm without dissection 22
 Acute dissection 16
DeBakey I 14
DeBakey II 2
Bicuspid aortic valve 2