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Table 1 Preoperative patient characteristics

From: Aortic arch cannulation with the guidance of transesophageal echocardiography for Stanford type A aortic dissection

Variable Group A(n = 33) Group F(n = 29) Total(n = 62) P value
Age(means±S.D.) 46.48 ± 10.32 47.90 ± 9.93 47.15 ± 10.08 0.756
Male 29(87.88%) 21(72.41%) 50(83.33%) 0.124
BMI 26.05 ± 4.25 23.32 ± 3.11 24.77 ± 3.97 0.060
Smoke 23(69.70%) 11(37.93%) 54.84(%) 0.012
Drink 18(54.55%) 6(20.69%) 38.71(%) 0.006
Marfan’s syndrome 2(6.06%) 3(10.34%) 5(8.06%) 0.658
Hypertension 19(57.58%) 11(37.93%) 30(48.39%) 0.122
Coronary heart disease 2(6.06%) 1(3.45%) 3(4.84%) 1.000
Respiratory disease 2(6.06%) 2(6.90%) 4(6.45%) 1.000
Liver dysfunction 6(18.18%) 4(13.79%) 10(16.13%) 0.902
Renal dysfunction 4(12.12%) 3(10.34%) 7(4.84%) 1.000
Chronic aortic dissection 5(15.15%) 5(17.24%) 10(16.13%) 1.000
History of aortic dissection 2(6.06%) 0 2(3.23%) 0.494
Cardiac reoperation 2(6.06%) 0 2(3.23%) 0.494