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Table 1 Baseline demographic, anatomic and clinical data for the two patient groups of this study

From: Prostatic artery embolization performed in anteroposterior projections versus steep oblique projections: single centre retrospective comparative analysis

  S-PAE (n = 34) AP-PAE (n = 12) P-value
Age (yrs), (mean ± SD, years) 73.3 ± 7.9 73.9 ± 9.7 0.832
BMI, (mean ± SD) 27.0 ± 3.5 27.9 ± 3.6 0.451
PV (mean ± SD, ml) 89.5 ± 27.4 111.4 ± 42.8 0.047*
PA diameter (mean ± SD, mm) 1.4 ± 0.2 1.7 ± 0.2 < 0.001*
Tortuosity Index (mean ± SD) 2.3 ± 0.8 1.9 ± 0.8 0.152
Stenosis index (mean ± SD) 1 ± 0.42 1 ± 0.94 1.000
LUTS, proportion of pts 25/34 9/12 0.921
IPSS (mean ± SD) 25.5 ± 5.6 28.8 ± 3.3 0.107
PVR (mean ± SD, ml) 158 ± 62 143 ± 87 0.580
IBC (% of pts) 26.5 (n = 9) 25 (n = 3) 0.921
  1. SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index, PV prostate volume, PA prostate artery, LUTS lower urinary tract symptoms, IPSS international prostate symptom score, PVR post void residual, IBC indwelling bladder catheter
  2. *statistically significant