Table 3

Results of univariate linear regression analysis assessing the association of demographic/clinical variables and aortic growth rate

Demographic and clinical variablesEnd-systoleEnd-diastole
SoVAAoSoVAAo
Age at baselinep=0.7p=0.7p=0.9p=0.6
Age at last follow-upp=1p=0.5p=0.8p=0.4
Sexp=0.5p=0.1p=0.8p=0.4
Presence of CoAp=0.004**p=0.1p=0.01*p=0.05
ReCoAp=0.8p=0.9p=0.5p=0.7
Severity of reCoAp=0.9p=0.8p=0.5p=0.4
Valve morphotypep=0.008**p=0.07p=0.01*p=0.07
Severity of aortic stenosisp=0.8p=0.6p=0.8p=1
Severity of aortic regurgitationp=0.4p=0.5p=0.3p=0.7
History of hypertensionp=0.6p=0.3p=0.5p=0.4
  • AAo, ascending aorta; CoA, coarctation; reCoA, re-coarctation; SoV, sinus of Valsalva.