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Table 3 Comparison of the remodeling and hypertrophic response in aortic stenosis patients with and without concomitant hypertension

From: Left ventricular remodeling and hypertrophy in patients with aortic stenosis: insights from cardiovascular magnetic resonance

  Hypertension No Hypertension P value
Number 37 54 -
Male Sex % 23 (62%) 34 (62%) 1.00
Age (years) 70 ± 13 55 ± 21 <0.01*
Aortic Valve Area (cm2) 1.00 ± 0.33 0.88 ± 0.31 0.09
Indexed LVEDV (ml/m2) 76 ± 24 78 ± 29 0.74
LV mass index (g/m2) 102 ± 28 93 ± 25 0.08
M/V (g/ml) 1.41 ± 0.37 1.27 ± 0.38 0.10
Maximal wall thickness (mm) 16 ± 3 14 ± 3 <0.01*
Asymmetric Wall Thickening n (%) 16 (43%) 9 (17%) 0.01*
Pattern of Remodeling/Hypertrophy
Normal n (%) 1 (3%) 10 (19%) 0.02*
Remodeling n (%) 9 (24%) 13 (24%) 1.00
 Concentric n (%) 2 (5%) 9 (17%) 0.19
 Asymmetric n (%) 7 (19%) 4 (7%) 0.11
Hypertrophy n (%) 22 (59%) 26 (48%) 0.39
 Concentric Hypertrophy n (%) 13 (35%) 21 (39%) 0.83
 Asymmetric Hypertrophy n (%) 9 (24%) 5 (9%) 0.07
LV Decompensation n (%) 5 (14) 5 (9%) 0.73
  1. Categorical variables expressed as n (%) and compared using Fisher’s exact test. Continuous variables expressed as the mean ± SD and compared using the Student’s unpaired t-test. *P < 0.05.