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Table 3 Patient medical comorbidities between low and high score groups

From: A novel anatomic severity grading score for acute Type B aortic dissections and correlation to aortic reinterventions after thoracic endovascular aortic repair

  Low score (n = 22) High score (n = 8) P-value
Age (years)a 65.5 ± 11.8 54.1 ± 12.0 0.027
Male 68% 75% 1.000
Caucasian 45% 63% 0.682
Coronary artery disease 23% 0% 0.287
Cerebrovascular accident 9% 13% 1.000
Congestive heart failure 9% 13% 1.000
Arrhythmia 9% 13% 1.000
Hypertension 86% 100% 0.545
Dyslipidemia 36% 38% 1.000
Diabetes mellitus type 2 18% 0% 0.550
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 18% 0% 0.550
Chronic kidney disease 9% 25% 0.284
Dialysis 5% 13% 0.469
Body mass index (kg/m2)a 28.5 ± 5.4 33.7 ± 8.3 0.076
History of smoking 64% 63% 1.000
  1. aData shown is standard deviation