Table 4

Transthoracic Echocardiographic Findings of Aortic Regurgitation

Aortic Root Angulation°
≤37.0>37.0 and ≤41.0>41.0 and ≤44.1>44.1 and ≤47.0>47.0 and ≤50.6>50.6 and ≤55.0>55.0p Value for Trend
Baseline540485490502486525550
 None130 (24.2)134 (27.9)111 (22.7)137 (27.6)111 (23.0)117 (22.4)127 (23.3)0.162
 Mild354 (65.9)314 (65.3)330 (67.6)330 (66.4)330 (68.3)361 (69.0)359 (65.9)
 Moderate52 (9.7)33 (6.9)47 (9.6)30 (6.0)42 (8.7)45 (8.6)59 (10.8)
 Severe1 (0.2)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
30 days504448433460455465499
 None146 (29.1)117 (26.3)99 (23.0)136 (29.8)118 (26.2)122 (26.4)132 (26.7)0.557
 Mild329 (65.7)296 (66.5)297 (69.1)288 (63.0)306 (67.8)313 (67.7)323 (65.4)
 Moderate24 (4.8)32 (7.2)33 (7.7)32 (7.0)25 (5.5)25 (5.4)38 (7.7)
 Severe2 (0.4)0 (0)1 (0.2)1 (0.2)2 (0.4)2 (0.4)1 (0.2)

Values are n or n (%).