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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients diagnosed with PAVMs

From: Management of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations involves additional factors aside from the diameter of feeding arteries: a 3-year case-case retrospective analysis

Parameter Value
Sex
 Male 46(22.22%)
 Female 161(77.78%)
Age
 Average 53 ± 14.2
 Range 14–87
HHT(F/M)
 Negative 129(105/24)
 Possible 29(23/6)
 Definite 49(34/15)
Methods of examination
 MSCT 103
 CTA 104
Type of number (HHT/None)
 Solitary 181 (59/122)
 Unilateral multiple 5 (3/2)
 Bilateral multiple (≤ 10) 13 (8/5)
 Bilateral diffuse multiple (> 10) 8 (8/0)
Treatment of PAVMs
 Follow-up observations 128 (61.8%)
 Embolization 76 (36.7%)
 Thoracoscope 4 (2%)
 Embolization and thoracoscope 1 (0.5%)
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation or frequency (percentage). PAVMs pulmonary arteriovenous malformations, HHT hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia, M male, F female, MSCT multi-slice spiral computed tomography, CTA computed tomography angiography