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Table 4 Type of TA, characteristics of disease evolution and causes of death

From: Detection of IS6110 and HupB gene sequences of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and bovisin the aortic tissue of patients with Takayasu’s arteritis

Type of Takayasu’s (Numano) n (%) Age at start of the disease Time of evolution in months Causes of death
V + C + P 11 (33) 44 12 Stroke
   30 24 CCF, hemoptysis, hypovolemic shock
   15 24 Aneurysm of the LV, CCF, hemoptysis
   6 2 AMI
   18 96 Pulmonary infarct embolic; Stroke
   10 468 TCRF, AMI
   46 12 Multiple foci broncho-pneumonia
   32 36 Hypertensive cardiopathy, brain
   38 36 hemorrhage
   9 24 AMI, transmural
   9 12 Carotid aneurysm rupture, hypovolemic shock
     Acute pulmonary edema, LVH
V 7(21) 24 132 Aortic regurgitation, cardio-respiratory failure
   46 36 CCF, pulmonary tuberculosis,TB meningitis
     DCM Acute pulmonary edema
   40 12 Double aortic lesion + SLE TCRF
   16 12 Uremic syndrome, Acute pulmonary edema
   20 216 CRTF, DCM Acute pulmonary edema
   37 24  
   7 12  
V + C 4 (12) 13 24 CCF, TCRF, cardiac cachexia
   12 12 CCF, Hypertensive crisis, encephalopathy.
   8 60 TCRF, hypertensive crisis
   17 24 Double aortic lesion, rupture of the membranous septum
V + P 3 (9) 10 96 CCF, Acute pulmonary edema
   22 108 CCF, PTE multiple
   18 132 PTE, PAH.
IV + C 2 (6) 4 30 AMI, Cardiac failure
   23 120 TCRF, uremic syndrome
IV + C + P 2 (6) 29 36 Tricuspid failure, pericarditis
   36 120 Aortic failure
IIa + C + P 2(6) 12 48 Myocarditis and aortic coarctation
   45 120 Tearing of the aorta, hypovolemic shock
I + C 1 (3) 28 17 AMI,PTE, cardiogenic shock
IIb + C + P 1 (3) 30 2 AMI
  1. First row indicate the type el lesion accord to Hata et al. + Coronary (C) or Pulmonary (P). Abbreviators in causes of death: CCF (Congestive cardiac failure), LV (Left ventricle), AMI (Acute myocardial infarction), TCRF (Terminal chronic renal failure), LVH (Left ventricular hypertrophy), TB (Tuberculosis), DCM (Dilated cardiomyopathy), SLE (Systemic lupus erithematosus), PTE (Pulmonary thromboembolism), PAH (Pulmonary arterial hypertension).