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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Adjuvant instant preoperative renal artery embolization facilitates the radical nephrectomy and thrombectomy in locally advanced renal cancer with venous thrombus: a retrospective study of 54 cases

Characteristic RAE (n = 24) Non-RAE (n = 30) p value
Age (years) 59.0 ± 11.8 59.3 ± 8.9 0.9
Sex (n)    0.15
 Male 15 (62.5%) 24 (80%)  
 Female 9 (37.5%) 6 (20%)  
BMI kg/m2 23.1 ± 2.8 23.4 ± 3.3 0.74
Affected kidney (n)   0.76
 Right 13 (54.2%) 15 (50%)  
 Left 11 (44.8%) 15 (50%)  
Tumor size (cm) 11.1 ± 3.5 7.9 ± 2.7 0.001*
Clinical T stage (n)   0.91
 T3a 9 (37.5%) 10 (33.3%)  
 T3b 13 (54.2%) 18 (60%)  
 T3c 2 (8.3%) 2 (6.7%)  
Thrombus level (Mayo)   0.83
 0 6 (25%) 8 (26.7%)  
 I 9 (37.5) 7 (23.3%)  
 II 6 (25%) 9 (30%)  
 III 2 (8.3%) 4 (13.3%)  
 IV 1 (4.2%) 2 (6.7%)  
NYHA classification   0.56
 I 16 (66.7%) 16 (53.3%)  
 II 7 (29.1%) 13 (43.3%)  
 III 1 (4.2%) 1 (3.4%)  
ASA score    0.81
 I 1 (4.2%) 1 (3.4%)  
 II 8 (33.3%) 14 (46.6%)  
 III 14 (58.3%) 14 (46.6%)  
 IV 1 (4.2%) 1 (3.4%)  
  1. I-RAE instant renal artery embolization, BMI body mass index
  2. *p < 0.05