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Table 1 Preoperative clinical profiles

From: Different hypothermic and cerebral perfusion strategies in extended arch replacement for acute type a aortic dissection: a retrospective comparative study

Variable Control group (n = 36) Modified group (n = 25) P value
Age, years 49.8 ± 11 50.6 ± 12 0.807
Male 30 (83.3%) 20 (80%) 0.739
Hypertension 30 (83.3%) 19 (76%) 0.479
Smoking 16 (44.4%) 10 (40%) 0.730
Malperfusion 11 (30.6%) 5 (20%) 0.357
Pericardial effusion 20 (55.6%) 9 (36%) 0.133
Cardiac tamponade 1 (2.8%) 5 (20%) 0.038
Diabetes mellitus 1 (2.8%) 1 (4.0%) 1.000
Marfan syndrome 1 (2.8%) 1 (4.0%) 1.000
Myocardial infarction history 2 (5.6%) 1 (4.0%) 1.000
Previous cerebrovascular history 1 (2.8%) 2 (8.0%) 0.562
Previous aortic valve replacement 0 1 (4.0%) 0.410
Previous TEVAR for type B aortic dissection 0 2 (8.0%) 0.164
Dialysis 0 1 (4.0%) 0.410
Aortic Regurgitation (moderate or severe) 12 (33.3%) 6 (24%) 0.432
Ejection fraction 62.1 ± 5.3 60.7 ± 6.1 0.335
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD, or percentages as appropriate