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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of 61 cases of DVT patients experiencing catheter-directed thrombosis

From: Feasibility of anticoagulation using low molecular-weight heparin during catheter-directed thrombolysis for lower extremity deep venous thrombosis

Variables No.(%) or median (range)
Patents 61
Age, year 56.2 (21 to 88)
Female 31 (50.8)
Weight, kg 61.5 (43 to 82)
Smoking 9 (14.8)
Symptom duration
 Acute (0-2w) 39 (63.9)
 Subacute (2w-1 m) 22 (36.1)
Risk factors
 Surgery within last 30 days 10 (16.4)
 Immobilization 7 (11.5)
 Malignancy 8 (13.1)
 Childbirth 1 (1.6)
 Trauma 5 (8.2)
 Oral contraceptive use 1 (1.6)
 Previous DVT or PE 3 (4.9)
 Hypercoagulable state 2 (3.3)
 Cockett sydrome 2 (3.3)
 Unknown 22 (36.1)
Involving iliac vein 34 (55.7)
Co-existing PE 4 (6.6)
Pre-operative mid-thigh circumference, cm 45.8 (4.9)a
Pre-operative mid-crus circumference, cm 36.9 (3.4)b
  1. Note: w = week, m = month, DVT = deep venous thrombosis, PE = pulmonary embolism, a10 cm from lower margin of the tibial tuberosity; b15 cm from upper margin of the patella