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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of CoA patients and controls

From: Aortic stiffening and its impact on left atrial volumes and function in patients after successful coarctation repair: a multiparametric cardiovascular magnetic resonance study

Characteristic Patients (n = 51) Controls (n = 54) P value
Age (y) 17.3 (0.9–42.3) 19.8 (2.3–40.1) 0.54
Age at initial surgery (y) 4.2 ± 6.1 NA NA
Female/Male (n) 18/33 31/23 NA
Weight (kg) 61.8 ± 26.6 58.0 ± 21.3 0.35
Height (cm) 163.7 ± 24.2 165.5 ± 20.9 0.98
BSA (m2) 1.7 ± 0.5 1.6 ± 0.5 0.36
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) a 111.9 ± 15.4 107.0 ± 8.7 0.047
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) a 60.5 ± 9.6 61.6 ± 10.5 0.79
Mean blood pressure (mmHg) a 80.1 ± 10.7 79.1 ± 9.8 0.35
Pulse Pressure (mmHg) a 51.5 ± 14.3 45.3 ± 9.0 0.04
Heart rate (bpm) a 74.1 ± 15.7 70.3 ± 16.9 0.38
Medications (n)
 Beta-blockers 7
 ACE inhibitors 6
 Diuretics 3
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD or median and range. P-Values are from the Mann-Whitney-U test
  2. ACE angiotensin-converting enzyme, BSA body surface area
  3. a Data were measured at the time of the CMR study