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Table 2 Bivariate analysis of demographic and clinical characteristics of patients (n = 180) that underwent renal arterial embolization (RAE) stratified according to the renal angiography results

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

  Abnormal angiography group
n = 148
Negative angiography group
n = 32
Statistical analysesa
Sex NS
 Male 105 (81) 24 (19)  
 Female 43 (84) 8 (16)  
Side of the lesion NS
 Right 64 (84) 12 (16)  
 Left 82 (80) 20 (20)  
 Bilateral 2 (1) 0 (0)  
Haematuria prior to RAE NS
 No 32 (82) 7 (18)  
 Yes 116 (82) 25 (18)  
Indication of RAE P = 0.001
 Trauma 19 (91) 2 (9)  
 Iatrogenic 88 (82) 20 (18)  
 Tumour 33 (97) 1 (3)  
 Spontaneous 8 (47) 9 (53)  
Renal artery anatomy NS
 Single 132 (82) 29 (18)  
 With accessory 16 (84) 3 (18)  
Nephrectomy NS
 No 131 (81) 30 (19)  
 Yes 17 (89) 2 (11)  
Haemoglobin, g/dl NS
 Pre-procedure 8.8 ± 2.4 9.3 ± 2.3  
 Post-procedure 10.0 ± 1.9 10.4 ± 1.5  
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD or n of patients (%)
  2. Percentages given for rows and decimals deleted for simplification
  3. aχ2-test was used for categorical data and paired sample t test was used for normally distributed continuous data; NS not significant (P ≥ 0.05)