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Table 3 Outcomes of Aortic-Related Events and Mortality

From: How should we treat uncomplicated subacute type B aortic dissection in octogenarians?

Characteristic Total (N = 152) ≥80 years (n = 33) < 80 years (n = 119) p Value
Aortic-related event, % 35 (53 of 152) 27 (9 of 33) 37 (44 of 119) 0.409
Rupture, % 2.6 (4 of 152) 3 .0(1 of 33) 2.5 (3 of 119) 0.872
Type A aortic dissection, % 1.3 (2 of 152) 3 (1 of 33) 0.8 (1 of 119) 0.388
Malperfusion, % 0.8 (1 of 152) 0 (0 of 33) 0.8 (1 of 119) 0.597
Aortic enlargement, % 25 (38 of 150) 21 (7 of 33) 27 (31 of 117) 0.653
Increase ≥5 mm/6 months, % 18 (27 of 150) 12 (4 of 33) 20 (23 of 117) 0.444
Aortic intervention, % 22 (33 of 152) 9 (3 of 33) 25 (30 of 119) 0.047
Aortic-related death, % 4 (6 of 152) 3 (1 of 33) 4 (5 of 119) 0.760