Table 1

Comparison of the external aortic root support (EARS) patients (N=20) and the comparison group (N=20) with respect to age at operation and aortic diameter preoperation (millimetres)

MeanMedianIQRRange
Age at operation (years)
 EARS333326–3916–58
 Comparison373527–4318–63
Aortic diameter (mm)
 EARS464743–4840–54
 Comparison4848.544–5238–58