Table 1

Cardiovascular risk factor profiles of patients undergoing aortic reconstruction for AOD.

Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Type I

(n = 18)

Type II

(n = 40)

Type III

(n = 28)


Hypertension

8 (44%)

35 (88%)

23 (82%)

Hypercholesterolaemia

10 (56%)

28 (70%)

19 (67%)

Diabetes Mellitus

1 (6%)

5 (13%)

4 (14%)

Angina

4 (22%)

18 (45%)

13 (46%)

Myocardial Infarct

1 (6%)

7 (18%)

8 (29%)

Transient Ischaemic Attack

0 (0%)

4 (10%)

4 (14%)

Cerebrovascular Accident

0 (0%)

2 (5%)

2 (7%)

Smoking (Current or Ex-smoker)

13 (72%)

34 (85%)

22 (79%)

Respiratory Disease

5 (28%)

15 (38%)

11 (39%)


Morris-Stiff et al. BMC Surgery 2008 8:19   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-8-19

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