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Table 2 Angiographic findings and outcomes of BAE

From: Comparison of n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate and polyvinyl alcohol particles for bronchial artery embolisation in primary lung cancer: a retrospective cohort study

Finding NBCA group
(n = 58)
PVA group
(n = 64)
P-value
Angiographic findings    
 Tumour blush 58 (100) 64 (100) 0.999
 Tortuous arteries 14 (24.1) 14 (21.9) 0.831
 Bronchopulmonary shunt 10 (17.2) 9 (14.1) 0.815
Number of embolised vessels * 2.1 ± 1.0 1.9 ± 0.8 0.169
Technical success 57 (98.3) 61 (95.3) 0.621
Clinical success 47 (81.0) 34 (53.1) 0.002
Procedure time (min)* 36.4 ± 21.6 56.3 ± 27.4 < 0.001
Dose–area product (Gy * cm2) 58.6 ± 64.0 233.5 ± 225.0 < 0.001
  1. Data indicate number of patients; percentages are in parentheses
  2. BAE: bronchial artery embolisation; NBCA: n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate; PVA: polyvinyl alcohol
  3. *Data are presented as means ± standard deviation