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Table 5 Multiple linear regression model including the independent variables: age, BSA, AMBP systolic (AMBPsys), AMBP diastolic (AMBPdia), bi- or tricuspid aortic valve (bi/tri), HRT deficiency, and karyotype.

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

Position CMR Model Significant variables
  r p   p
Aortic valve sinus (pos1) 0.33 0.026 BAV/TAV 0.026
Ascending aorta (pos2) 0.56 < 0.001 Age 0.006
    BAV/TAV 0.001
    AMBPdia 0.036
    BSA 0.019
Aorta proximal to innominate artery (pos3) 0.57 < 0.001 Age 0.001
    BAV/TAV 0.045
    AMBPdia 0.012
    BSA 0.002
Proximal transverse aortic arch (pos4) 0.66 < 0.001 Age < 0.001
    BAV/TAV 0.004
    AMBPdia 0.053
    BSA 0.015
Distal transverse aortic arch (pos5) 0.64 < 0.001 Age < 0.001
    AMBPdia 0.034
    BSA < 0.001
Aortic isthmus (pos6) 0.75 < 0.001 Age < 0.001
    BSA < 0.001
Descending aorta (pos7) 0.66 < 0.001 Age 0.001
    BAV/TAV < 0.001
    AMBPsys 0.032
    AMBPdia 0.004
    BSA 0.001
Descending aorta (pos8) (diaphragm level) 0.75 < 0.001 Age < 0.001
    BAV/TAV < 0.001
    AMBPdia 0.041
    AMBPsys 0.001
    BSA < 0.001