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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Baseline demographics and comorbidities

Characteristic UBE (n=20) ABF (n=47) P-value
Male 16 28 0.160
Mean age (y) 70.0±10.4 68.5±7.9 0.060
Hyperlipidemia 19 44 >0.999
Elevated without medication 11 43
Elevated with diet control 1 0
Statin use 7 1
Diabetes mellitus 8 19 >0.999
Not requiring insulin 6 7
Taking insulin 2 11
Type I or not controlled 0 1
Hypertension 19 47 0.299
Controlled on one drug 16 40
Controlled on two drugs 3 5
Controlled on three drugs 0 2
Ischemic heart disease 3 10 0.529
Asymptomatic with >6-month MI 0 3
Stable angina 3 4
Unstable angina 0 3
Atrial fibrillation 2 4 >0.999
GFR (mL/min)
>90 –2 –0
60-89 0 1
30-59 0 1
Carotid disease 7 36 0.002
Asymptomatic 4 36
TIA or stroke 3 0
Smoker 20 47
Current smoker (<1 pack) 8 28
Current smoker (>1 pack) 3 3
Past smoker 9 16
Respiratory impairment 1 3 0.819
Mild dyspnea 1 0
Moderate dyspnea 0 3
Requires oxygen 0 0
Hypercoagulable status 1 1 0.511
Impaired functional status 2 1 0.263
Slightly impaired 2 0
Requires some assistance 0 1

Values are presented as number only or mean±standard deviation.

UBE, unibody bifurcated endograft; ABF, aorto-bi-femoral bypass; MI, myocardial infarction; GFR, glomerular filtration rate; TIA, transient ischemic attack; –, not available.

Vasc Specialist Int 2020;36:216-23 https://doi.org/10.5758/vsi.200051
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