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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients (n = 180) that underwent renal arterial embolization (RAE)

From: Negative renal angiography with subsequent denied angioembolization: findings in a series of 180 patients at a tertiary interventional uroradiology unit

Characteristic Study cohort
n = 180
Age, years 44 ± 14
Body mass index, kg/m2 22 ± 3
Sex
 Male 126 (70)
 Female 54 (30)
Presentation
 Haematuria 133 (74)
 Pain 42 (23)
 Other 5 (3)
Indication for RAE
 Iatrogenic 108 (60)
  PCNL 76
  Open surgery 24
  PCN, biopsy 8
 Trauma 21 (12)
  Blunt 15
  Penetrating 6
 Tumour 34 (19)
  AML 23
  RCC 11
 Spontaneous 17 (9)
Laboratory parameters
 Pre-procedural haemoglobin, g/dl 9.0 ± 2.2
 Platelet count, 103/µl 260 ± 100
 Prothrombin level, % 85 ± 15
 Pre-procedural creatinine, mg/dl 1.2 (0.6–8.2)
 Blood transfusion units 3 (0–10)
 Total number of RA trials 1 (0–4)
  1. Data presented as n of patients (%) for categorical data, mean ± SD for normally distributed continuous data and median (range) for continuous data that were not normally distributed
  2. PCNL post-percutaneous nephrolithotomy, PCN percutaneous nephrostomy, AML angiomyolipoma, RCC renal cell carcinoma, RA renal angiography