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Table 2 Comparison of embolisation subgroups

From: Impact of site of occlusion in proximal splenic artery embolisation for blunt splenic trauma

  Number of patients Number of embolisations Age (mean, SD) Gender (M:F, percentage) AAST Grade Time to embolisation (median, range) Complications (number, percentage) Splenectomy (number, percentage) Follow-up imaging Splenic perfusion (number, percentage)
III IV V CT US
Type I
≤DPA
7 7 47 (22.4) 6:1 (86%) 4 2 1 0 (0–1) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 0 5 (100%)
Type II
DPA-GPA
27 27 51 (22.9) 21:6 (78%) 8 12 7 0 (0–2) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 4 11 (100%)
Type III
≥GPA
24 25 53 (20.9) 17:7 (71%) 4 8 13 0 (0–5) 3 (12.5%) 2 (8%) 16 2 17 (94%)