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Table 1 Characteristics of entire study group.

From: Validation of the severity index by cardiac catheterization and Doppler echocardiography in patients with aortic sclerosis and stenosis

Characteristic n = 48
Age (years, mean ± SD*) 56 ± 9.7
Gender, M/F 32/16
Hypertension, n (%) 32 (67%)
Diabetes Mellitus, n (%) 17 (35%)
Hyperlipidemia, n (%) 20 (42%)
Smoking, n (%) 19 (40%)
Family History of CAD, n (%) 16 (33%)
Transaortic Jet Velocity by Echocardiography, (mean ± SD*) 2.2 ± 1.3
Maximum Aortic Valve Gradient by Catheterization, (mean ± SD*) 26 ± 30
Severity Index, (mean ± SD*) 5.0 ± 2.5
AV Ca (1–6) (mean ± SD*) 3.3 ± 1.7
AV Mobility (1–4) (mean ± SD*) 1.8 ± 0.94
  1. CAD = coronary artery disease; AV Ca = aortic valve calcium; AV Mobility = aortic valve mobility; *SD = Standard Deviation