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Table 2 Aortic Augmentation Index @HR 75 in different EDS subtypes

From: Increased augmentation index in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

EDS type Classical type Hypermobile type Vascular type Not assignablea p-value
N 21 (34%) 26 (43%) 3 (5%) 11 (18%)
Beighton score 5.7 ± 2.5 5.4 ± 2.5 2.3 ± 1.5 5.5 ± 2.5 0.199
Aortic Augmentation Index @HR 75, % 22 ± 11 22 ± 11 32 ± 10 25 ± 11 0.451
  1. aNot clearly attributable due to overlapping features, although Villefranche inclusion criteria are fulfilled. Patients fulfilling diagnostic criteria for more than one EDS subtype were labeled “not assignable” for this study. EDS Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome; HR heart rate