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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients with an aivc in this paper and in literature, compared with noaivc

From: Elevated risk of thrombophilia in agenesis of the vena cava as a factor for deep vein thrombosis

Characteristics Patients with AIVC and DVT in this paper (n = 41) Patients with AIVC in literature research (n = 124) Patients with NoAIVC (n = 168) P Value of AIVC in this paper and in literature (n = 165) vs. NoAIVC (n = 168)
Sex male/female (male in %) 29/12 (70.7%) 93/31 (75.0%) 78/90 (46.4%) <0.0001
Mean age at appearance of     
DVT (years ± SD) 28 ± 11.1 28 ± 11.0 38 ± 17.3 <0.0001
Range (min., max.) 16-58 8-67 8-84  
preciptating factors for DVT -     
No. (%) 25/41 (61.0%) 52/122 (42.6%)* 130/168 (77.4%) <0.0001
Left sided DVT (%) 4/41 (9.8%) 26/124 (21.0%) 83/168 (49.4%) <0.0001
Right sided DVT (%) 12/41 (29.3%) 30/124 (24.2%) 28/168 (16.7%) 0.049
Both sided DVT (%) 25/41 (61.0%) 59/124 (47.6%) 57/168 (33.9%) 0.002
  1. DVT deep vein thrombosis. AIVC inferior vena cava agenesia. NoAIVC iliofemoral DVT with involvement of inferior vena cava without AIVC. SD standard deviance.
  2. *in two cases not reported in literature.
  3. The difference between the AIVC groups was not significant.