Table 3

Measurements of the distance between left main coronary artery and aortic annulus as well as right coronary artery and aortic annulus using angiography, dual-source CT (DSCT) and three-dimensional transoesophageal echocardiography (3D TEE)

Distance between aortic annulus and left main coronary artery ostium (mm)Distance between aortic annulus and right coronary artery ostium (mm)
Angiography14.85±3.84*16.15±2.56
DSCT13.64±1.8215.52±1.84
3D TEE13.47±1.67
  • Values are mean±SD.

  • * p<0.05 angiography versus DSCT and 3D TEE.

  • p=0.0779 angiography versus DSCT.

  • p=0.4851 3D TEE versus DSCT.