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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Ascending aortic aneurysm repair and surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation

  n (%)*
Age (years) 67.6 (43–85)
Female 9 (22.5)
Diabetes 3 (7.5)
Hypertension 30 (75)
Hyperlipidemia 20 (50)
Chronic renal insufficiency 1 (2.5)
Congestive heart failure 6 (15)
Cerebrovascular accident 5 (12.5)
Reoperative status 2 (5)
Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation 20 (53)
Preoperative left atrial size (centimeters) 4.4 (2.3–8.2)
Preoperative ejection fraction (%) 51.9 (29–80)
Duration of atrial fibrillation (months) 48.3 (1–324)
  1. *-Unless otherwise stated