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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics

From: Epicardial adipose tissue volume is independently associated with aortic root size as assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

Parameters Patients (n=49)
Age (years) 59.52 ± 9.74
Male 31 (63)
Diabetes mellitus 4 (8)
Hypertension 23 (47)
Obstructive sleep apnea 3 (6)
Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation 40 (81)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 28.34 ± 5.96
Epicardial adipose tissue volume (mL) 117.39 ± 59.58
Aortic root diameter (cm) 3.3 ± 0.35
Descending aorta diameter (cm) 2.5 ± 0.27
  1. Data are expressed as means ± standard deviation or number (%) of patients