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Table 1 Demographics and self-reported medical history of subjects. [S.D. – standard deviation, BMI – body mass index, BSA – body surface area, AAD – aortic aneurysm and/or dissection, *one subject did not report, ^three subjects did not report]

From: Assessment of the regional distribution of normalized circumferential strain in the thoracic and abdominal aorta using DENSE cardiovascular magnetic resonance

  IAA DTA DAA p p (IAA-DTA) p (IAA-DAA) p (DTA-DAA)
Successful Scans (Attempts) 10 (11) 13 (17) 9 (11) 0.87
Sex (F / M) 4 / 6 5 / 8 5 / 4 0.74
Age (± SD) 36 ± 14 37 ± 15 41 ± 16 0.81
BMI (kg/m2) 23 ± 3 27 ± 5 24 ± 10* 0.08
BSA (m2) 1.8 ± 0.2 2.0 ± 0.2 1.9 ± 0.3* 0.29
Aortic Diameter (cm) 1.6 ± 0.2 2.1 ± 0.3 2.3 ± 0.3 < 0.001 0.004 < 0.001 0.46
Rel. Aortic Size (cm/m2) 0.9 ± 0.1 1.1 ± 0.1 1.2 ± 0.1* < 0.001 0.054 < 0.001 0.16
HTN 1 3 3 0.42
Diabetes 0 1 0 1.00
Renal Dysfunction 0 0 0 1.00
Dyslipidemia 0 1 1 0.74
Family History of AAD 1 1^ 1* 1.00
Current Smoker 0 1 1 0.74
Prior Smoker 0 3 3 0.14