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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with occlusion of radial artery after catheterization

From: Impact of anticoagulation and vasoactive medication on regained radial artery patency after catheterization: a case–control study

Baseline characteristics of study population n (%, ± SD)
Patients at all 30 (100)
Age (years) 55.33 ± 10.48
Height (cm) 175 ± 5.9
Weight (kg) 86 ± 25.6
BMI (kg/m2) 28.23 ± 7.75
Sex
 Men 21 (70)
 Women 9 (30)
Follow-up in days 164.17 ± 153.175
Indication for catheterization
 Instable angina 18 (60)
 Diagnostic angiography 7 (23.3)
 NSTEMI 4 (13.3)
 STEMI 1 (3.3)
Procedure time (min) 25.3 ± 15.45
Antiplatelet therapy
 Aspirin 10 (33.3)
 Aspirin and clopidogrel 12 (40%)
 None 8 (26.7%)
Medical therapy of RAO
 LMWH 10 (52.6)
 Rivaroxaban 6 (31.6)
 Apixaban 1 (5.3)
 Single alprostadil 2 (10.5)
Duration of alprostadil therapy (days) 7.91 ± 3.44
Side of occlusion
 Left radial artery 20 (66.7)
 Right radial artery 10 (33.3)
Length of occlusion
 Distal forearm 13 (43.3)
 Distal and middle forearm 6 (20)
 Whole forearm 11 (36.7)
No symptoms 14 (46.7)
Symptoms 16 (53.3)
 Pain 16 (100)
 Paresthesia 2 (12.5)
 Weakness 1 (6.25)