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Table 1 Characteristics of data between male and female before surgery (N = 45 subjects)

From: Normalization of the right heart and the preoperative factors that influence the emergence PAH after surgical closure of atrial septal defect

VariablesMale (n = 12)Female (n = 33)p
Age (years)33.45 ± 9.8934.68 ± 9.900.753
BMI (kg/m2)18.09 ± 2.9819.60 ± 4.210.239
LA Dimension (mm)35.81 ± 7.9333.03 ± 7.580.425
RA Dimension (mm)*47 (43–64)47 (41–65)0.198
RV Dimension (mm)48.81 ± 9.4343.50 ± 7.240.062
EF (%)68.36 ± 8.2769.24 ± 7.640.326
mPAP (mmHg)28.76 ± 16.9828.62 ± 11.660.985
RA Pressure (mmHg)*8 (3–15)8 (3–15)0.809
TRV (m/s)2.91 ± 0.893.07 ± 0.940.598
TAPSE (mm)25.72 ± 6.4627.71 ± 5.140.144
PAH7 (58.3)23 (69.7)0.496
  1. *=non parametric; BMI = Body Mass Index; mPAP = Mean Pulmonary Arterial Pressure; EF = Ejection Fraction; RA = Right Atrium; RV = Right Ventricle; TRV = Tricuspid Regurgitation Velocity; TAPSE = Tricuspid Annular Plane Systolic Excursion; LA = Left Atrium; PAH = Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension