Table 1

Evaluation of the aortic patch and the expansion of the retail implanted in the aorta in relation to the adjacent aorta.

SF

RF

p


Zero

-

12

< 0.05

1st degree

6

2

< 0.05

2nd degree

4

-

< 0.05

3rd degree

4

-

< 0.05


Statistical test: Fischer's test. RF: Rough Face - Retail dilatation; SF: Smooth Face - Retail dilatation. (Zero) absent; (1st degree) light, when reaching a depth of 1.0 mm in its longest axis in relation to the adjacent aorta; (2nd degree) moderate, when reaching a depth of 2.0 mm in its longest axis in relation to the adjacent aorta; (3rd degree) intense, when reaching a depth of 3.0 mm or more in its longest axis, in relation to the adjacent aorta.

Saporito et al. BMC Surgery 2011 11:37   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-11-37

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