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Table 1 Characteristics of the Patients

From: Relationship between the extent of dissection and platelet activation in acute aortic dissection

  Total Group 1 Group 2 P Value
Baseline characteristics
 Age, years 47.13 ± 10.94 46.05 ± 11.40 47.85 ± 10.63 0.330
 Male gender, (%)   48 (81.4 %) 65 (73.9 %) 0.291
 BSA (m2) 1.69 ± 0.07 1.68 ± 0.07 1.69 ± 0.06 0.234
 Time from onset of symptoms (hours) 24.29 ± 10.01 23.97 ± 9.80 24.51 ± 10.19 0.747
 Hypertension   31 (52.5 %) 45 (51.1 %) 0.867
 Diabetes   18 (30.5 %) 29 (33.0 %) 0.755
 Dyslipidemia   13 (22.0 %) 23 (26.1 %) 0.571
 Smoking   27 (45.8 %) 56 (63.6 %) 0.032
 LVEF 52.62 ± 7.56 % 51.98 ± 7.55 % 53.05 ± 7.59 % 0.406
PLT indices
 PLT count (×109/L) 157.71 ± 33.44 137.24 ± 31.04 171.43 ± 27.57 <0.001
 MPV (fl) 10.56 ± 1.87 10.62 ± 1.90 10.51 ± 1.87 0.718
 MPV/PLT ratio 0.07 ± 0.02 0.08 ± 0.02 0.06 ± 0.02 <0.001
 PDW (fl) 21.48 ± 2.15 22.65 ± 1.87 20.69 ± 1.97 <0.001
Extent of dissection
 FL volume (cm3) 369.42 ± 57.12 419.31 ± 42.90 335.98 ± 37.81 <0.001
 Volume tear index 219.39 ± 36.09 250.12 ± 27.82 198.79 ± 24.52 <0.001
Inflammation parameters
 CRP (mg/L) 31.95 ± 9.36 36.40 ± 8.89 28.97 ± 8.48 <0.001
 WBC count 13.60 ± 2.95 14.00 ± 3.07 13.33 ± 2.85 0.177
 Neut% 80.84 ± 5.18 81.83 ± 5.37 80.17 ± 4.96 0.056
 Axillary temperature (C°) 37.79 ± 0.59 37.89 ± 0.60 37.72 ± 0.58 0.072
  1. BSA body surface area, LVEF left ventricle ejection fraction, FL false lumen, VTI volume tear index, CRP C-reactive protein, WBC white blood cell, Neut% neutrophil percent