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Table 3 Long-term outcomes of childhood Takayasu’s arteritis (c-TA) patients

From: Clinical course and prognostic factors of childhood Takayasu’s arteritis: over 15-year comprehensive analysis of 101 patients

Outcomes Number Percent
Event 45 44.6
Rehospitalization 38 37.6
Death 3 3
 Heart failure due to mid-aortic stenosis 2 2
 Myocardial infarction 1 1
Vascular complication 45 44.6
 New occlusion or progressive stenosis requiring revascularization 37 36.6
 New-onset myocardial infarction 2 2
 New/progressive heart failure 5 5
 New/worsening aortic regurgitation 1 1
 New/worsening aneurysm 8 7.9
 New-onset stroke/transient ischemic attack 1 1
 End-stage renal failure 0 0
Flare 27 26.7
 New vascular ischemia or inflammation 17 16.8
 New angiographic lesions 49 48.5
 Systematic symptoms 6 5.9
 Raised acute-phase reactant 17 16.8
Duration to outcomes, years (Median) (Interquartile range)
 Time to the first event 1.04 0.01–3.53
 Time to the first rehospitalization 1.69 0.57–4.85
 Time to the first flare or death 1.69 0.31–4.26
 Time to the first complication or death 1.45 0.41–4.04