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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: A graft inversion technique for retrograde type A aortic dissection after thoracic endovascular repair for type B aortic dissection

Characteristic All Patients (n = 20)
Age (years) 40–72 (50.9 ± 9.5)
Male 16 (80%)
Female 4 (20%)
Preoperative comorbidity
 Hypertension 16 (80%)
 Marfan syndrome 6 (30%)
 Coronary artery disease 1 (5%)
 Renal insufficiency 1 (5%)
 Diabetes 1 (5%)
 Aortic insufficiency 6 (20%)
Symptom
 Chest or back pain 15 (75%)
 Headache 1 (5%)
 Syncope 1 (5%)
 Asymptomatic 2 (10%)
Landing zone within aortic arch
 Zone 1 2 (16.7%)
 Zone 2 7 (58.3%)
 Zone 3 3 (25%)
Onset of retrograde type A aortic dissection within 14 days after TEVAR 16 (80%)
  1. Data are presented as n (%) or means (ranges)