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Table 1 Patient characteristics and co- surgical procedures

From: Open vascular treatment of median arcuate ligament syndrome

Variable n %
female 26 83.9
Age (mean ± SD years) 44,8 ± 15.13  
Smoking history 8 25.8
Arterial hypertension 8 25.8
Diabtes mellitus 1 3.2
Coronary heart disease 1 3.2
Peripheral vascular disease 1 3.2
Hyperlipidemia 2 6.3
Co- surgical procedures 6 19.4
 Superior mesenteric artery: 4  
  • SMA transposition 1  
  • Transaortic removal of a stent in the SMA 1  
  • Patchplasty of the SMA with vein 1  
  • Aorto-mesenteric loop-bypass 1  
 Renal artery: 2  
  • Transaortic thromboendarterectomy of the RA 1  
  • Patchplasty of the RA with vein (multiple occurrences possible) 1  
  1. Data are shown as mean±SD for ratio scale data and as frequency distribution with percentages for nominal scale data