Skip to main content

Table 2 Cardiac catheterization data of studied patients

From: Outcome of ductus arteriosus stenting including vertical tubular and convoluted tortuous ducts with emphasis on technical considerations

PDA access
 Retrograde, n (%) 38 (88.4)
 Antegrade, n (%) 5 (11.6)
Properties of PDA stents
 Length (mm), median (range) 18 (12–30)
 Diameter (mm), median (range) 3.5 (3–4.5)
Number of stents used
 One stent, n (%) 27 (62.8)
 Two stents, n (%) 13 (30.2)
 Three stents, n (%) 2 (4.7)
Fluoroscopy and IV contrast
 Fluoroscopy time (min), median (range) 13 (5–119)
 Contrast volume (ml), median (range) 10.5 (2–21)
Procedure outcome
 Successful procedure, n (%) 40 (93)
 Mortality, n (%) 1 (2.3)
 Failure/stent migration, (sent for surgery), n (%) 2 (4.6)
 In-hospital stay, days, median (range) 5 (1–278)
Follow-up (n = 40)
 In-hospital mortality, n (%) 6 (15)
 Survival, n (%) 34 (85)
  1. PDA patent ductus arteriosus, IV intravenous