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Table 1 Preoperative characteristics

From: Bentall procedure: quarter century of clinical experiences of a single surgeon

Preoperative variables n (%)
Patients 147
Age (yrs) ± SD 46.3 ± 17.5
Male/Female 111/36 (75/25)
Hypertension 80 (54)
Diabetes mellitus 11 (7)
Coronary artery disease 21 (14)
HLP 6 (4)
BMI (kg/m2) 25.6 ± 5.6
Cerebrovascular accident 7 (5)
Chronic kidney disease 4 (3)
NYHA class 1.3 ± 0.6
EuroSCORE II (%) 4 [2–6]
Aorta ascendens diameter (mm) 61.7 ± 16.3
Marfan syndrome 62 (42)
Previous Cardiac Operation 6 (4)
Grade of aortic regurgitation 2.8 ± 1.5
Ejection fraction (%) [before OP / after OP] 49.6 ± 8.3 / 54.33 ± 11.17
All-cause death 29 (20)