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Table 3 Univariate analysis

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

  Normal Sinus Rhythm n (%)*
  Yes No p-value
  n = 25 n = 6  
Female sex 5 (20) 0 (0) 0.553
Age (years) 65.2 67.2 0.669
Diabetes 2 (8) 1 (17) 0.488
Renal insufficiency 0 (0) 1 (17) 0.194
Hypertension 17 (68) 6 (100) 0.298
Hyperlipidemia 11 (44) 3 (50) 1.0
Cerebrovascular disease 3 (12) 2 (33) 0.241
Heart failure 0 (0) 2 (33) 0.032
Root repair 14 (56) 5 (83) 0.363
Arch repair 11 (44) 3 (50) 1.0
Aortic valve procedure 18 (72) 4 (67) 1.0
Mitral valve procedure 4 (16) 1 (17) 1.0
Persistent atrial fibrillation 9 (38) 3 (50) 0.660
Left atrial size (centimeters) 4.1 5.16 0.09
Ejection fraction (%) 52.4 47.7 0.281
Duration (months) 51.5 77 0.606
Bypass time (minutes) 146.5 180 0.006
Ischemia time (minutes) 112.2 149.3 0.005
  1. *-Unless otherwise stated