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Table 2 Details of frozen elephant trunk grafts (N = 27)

From: Risk factors for spinal cord ischemia in frozen elephant trunk–induced upper spinal cord ischemia in patients with combination of degenerative arch aneurysms and peripheral artery diseases: a possible mechanism

Variables Results
FET diameter, n (%)
 25 mm 2 (7.4)
 27 mm 1 (3.7)
 29 mm 3 (11.1)
 31 mm 0 (0.0)
 33 mm 0 (0.0)
 35 mm 7 (25.9)
 37 mm 1 (3.7)
 39 mm 2 (7.4)
FET stent length, n (%)
 60 cm 0 (0.0)
 90 cm 7 (25.9)
 120 cm 16 (59.2)
 150 cm 4 (14.8)
Level of the FET distal end, n (%)
 Th4 2 (7.4)
 Th5 3 (11.1)
 Th6 5 (18.5)
 Th7 13 (48.1)
 Th8 4 (14.8)
  1. The most-used FET diameter was 35 mm. The most-used FET stent length was 120 mm. The FET distal end was most frequently positioned at the level of Th7
  2. FET frozen elephant trunk, Th thoracic vertebrate