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Table 2 Aortic dimensions obtained with CMR in TS and controls. TS dimensions adjusted for BSA are shown.

From: Thoracic aortopathy in Turner syndrome and the influence of bicuspid aortic valves and blood pressure: a CMR study

  CMR TS CMR controls TS vs C CMR TSkorrBSA TSkorrBSA vs C
  n Mean ± SD (range)(mm) n Mean ± SD (range)(mm) P-value Mean ± SD (range)(mm) P-value
Sinotubular junction 95 25.4 ± 4.7 (17-39) 24 26.4 ± 2.3 (22-32) 0.4 26.2 ± 4.6 0.8 0.8
Ascending aorta 95 27.4 ± 5.7 (16-48) 24 27.6 ± 2.7 (22-32) 0.9 28.2 ± 5.7 0.6 0.6
Aorta proximal to innominate artery 95 25.4 ± 4.0 (18-38) 24 26.3 ± 2.4 (22-31) 0.3 26.3 ± 4.0 1.0 1.0
Prox. transverse aortic arch 73 23.5 ± 3.7 (17-34) 20 24.9 ± 2.2 (21-30) 0.1 24.5 ± 3.7 0.6 0.6
Distal transverse aortic arch 94 20.5 ± 2.6 (14-29) 22 23.5 ± 1.9 (20-27) < 0.001 21.6 ± 2.6 0.001 0.001
Aortic isthmus 94 19.3 ± 2.4 (14-28) 23 22.2 ± 2.0 (18-26) < 0.001 20.2 ± 2.4 < 0.001 < 0.001
Descending aorta 95 19.4 ± 2.9 (14-31) 24 20.2 ± 1.8 (17-26) 0.2 21.1 ± 2.8 0.1 0.1
Descending aorta (diaphragm level) 94 18.2 ± 2.4 (13-27) 24 18.9 ± 1.9 (16-24) 0.2 20.1 ± 2.4 0.02 0.02