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Table 2 Characteristics of cephalic arch stenosis

From: Treatment of cephalic arch stenosis in dysfunctional arteriovenous fistulas with paclitaxel-coated versus conventional balloon angioplasty

  Total (n = 91) POBA (n = 65) PCB (n = 26) P-value
Cephalic arch
 Single lesion 24 (26.4) 16 (24.6) 8 (30.8) 0.409
 Percentage stenosis, % 78 ± 12.3 75 ± 12.4 83 ± 10.4 0.006
 Prior stenting, n (%) 6 (6.5) 2 (3.1) 4 (15.4) 0.053
 De novo 62 (68.1) 46 (70.8) 16 (61.8) 0.545
 Recurrent 29 (31.9) 19 (29.2) 10 (38.5)  
 Median time from prior intervention, days (25th, 75th percentile) 236 (163, 564) 236 (174, 608) 268 (98, 452) 0.463
  1. POBA Plain Old Balloon Angioplasty, PCB Paclitaxel Coated Balloon