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Table 3 Aortic measurements according to LV geometry

From: Left ventricular geometric patterns in patients with type A aortic dissection

  Normal geometry Concentric remodeling Concentric hypertrophy Eccentric hypertrophy P
Annulus (mm) 23.6 ± 2.6 21.8 ± 1.9 24.5 ± 3.0 24.0 ± 3.0 0.146
Sinuses of Valsalva (mm) 37.8 ± 4.6 36.9 ± 3.9 40.2 ± 5.2 43.4 ± 12.3 0.153
Sinotubular junction (mm) 34.2 ± 5.5 33.6 ± 3.3 37.4 ± 4.9 42.1 ± 12.0* 0.022
Proximal ascending aorta (mm) 43.2 ± 4.6 45.1 ± 8.1 49.1 ± 8.2 52.6 ± 10.0* 0.011
  1. Values are means ± SD. *P < 0.05 vs. normal geometry. LV left ventricle