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Table 4 Comparison of patient characteristics, risk factors, and clinical data based on the elevation of inflammatory markers

From: Volume of mural thrombus plays a role in the elevation of inflammatory markers after endovascular aortic repair

  Low WBC (< 12.0 × 103/μl), n = 12 High WBC < 12.0 × 103/μl), n = 22 p Low CRP (< 10.0 mg/dL), n = 17 High CRP (> 10.0 mg/dL), n = 17 p
Age, years 71.6 ± 5.9 77.9 ± 9.0 0.04 73.0 ± 6.6 78.4 ± 9.5 0.06
Male gender, n (%) 10 (83) 15 (68) 0.44 13 (76) 12 (71) 1.00
HTN, n (%) 10 (83) 15 (68) 0.44 14 (82) 11 (65) 0.44
DM, n (%) 1 (8) 4 (18) 0.64 3 (18) 2 (23) 0.44
CAOD, n (%) 1 (8) 5 (23) 0.40 4 (24) 2 (23) 0.66
CVA, n (%) 4 (33) 3 (14) 0.21 5 (29) 2 (23) 0.40
CRF, n (%) 1 (8) 1 (5) 1.00 2 (23) 0 (0) 0.49
Antiplatelet agent, n (%) 6 (50) 13 (59) 0.61 12 (71) 7 (41) 0.08
Statin, n (%) 6 (50) 10 (45) 0.80 10 (59) 6 (35) 0.17
Mural thrombus, ml 51.4 ± 3.2 92.0 ± 7.4 0.03 53.6 ± 6.5 101.7 ± 7.9 0.03
Fresh thrombus, ml 49.5 ± 4.4 39.1 ± 4.0 0.49 41.8 ± 3.9 43.8 ± 4.9 0.89
Gas formation, n (%) 6 (50) 11 (50) 1.00 7 (41) 10 (59) 0.30
ICU stay, hours 17.2 ± 9.0 25.3 ± 15.9 0.11 21.9 ± 15.8 23.0 ± 13.0 0.83
Hospital stay, days 6.7 ± 4.5 11.6 ± 15.1 0.28 11.1 ± 17.1 8.6 ± 5.3 0.58
  1. WBC: White blood cell; CRP: C-reactive protein; HTN: Hypertension; DM: Diabetes mellitus; CAOD: Coronary artery occlusive disease; CVA: Cerebrovascular accident; CRF: Chronic renal failure; ICU: Intensive care unit