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Table 1 Baseline clinical characteristics

From: Correlation of structural defects in the ascending aortic wall to ultrasound parameters: benefits for decision-making process in aortic valve surgery

Number of patients (n) 108
Age (years) (mean ± SD) 67.56 ± 8.23
Males (years) (median (25th – 75th percentile)) 68.5 (60–74)
Females (years) (median (25th – 75th percentile)) 70 (59.75–74)
Parameter Number of patients (n) Percentage (%)
Arterial hypertension (HTA) 80 74.1
Diabetes mellitus (DM) 26 24.1
Coronary artery disease (CAD) 35 32.4
Chronic renal disease (ChRD) 18 16.7
Chronic pulmonary disease (ChPD) 11 10.2
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) 22 20.4
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