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Table 1 Descriptive data of all investigated patients with spinal metastasis of renal cancer

From: Does the anatomical region predict blood loss or neurological deficits in embolized renal cancer spine metastases? A single-center experience with 31 patients

  Thoracic spine (TSM) Lumbar spine (LSM) p value
No. of patients 17 14  
Gender (ratio male to female) 14:3 10:4 0.6705
Age (years: mean ± standard deviation) 68.43 ±10.76 66.88 ±9.647 0.5971
First diagnosis (yes/no) 12:5 10:4 >0.9999
Previous drug cancer treatment 6:12 3:11 0.6942
Length of hospital stay (days: mean± standard deviation) 28.12 ± 15.96 29.79 ± 19.59 0.6313
Metastasis in total (n) 23 22