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Table 1 Characteristics of patient

From: Stuck fragment of totally implantable central venous access ports during removal: risk factor analysis in children

Characteristics n = 98
Sex
 Male 63 (64.3%)
 Female 35 (35.7%)
Age (months)
 At TICVAP insertion 77.5 (18.0–144.0)
 At TICVAP removal 109.5 (48.0–162.0)
Body weight (kg)
 At TICVAP insertion 23.1 (12.5–41.1)
 At TICVAP removal 32.0 (17.0–50.0)
Indwell duration of TICVAP
 Cumulative duration (days) 32255
 Median duration (months) 12.5 (5.0–37.0)
Body weight change during indwell (kg) 4.0 (1.4–9.7)
Follow-up duration (months) 88.0 (45.0–100.0)
Diagnosis
Hematologic  
 Acute leukemia 31 (31.6%)
 Hemophilia 3 (3.1%)
Othersa 8 (8.2%)
Solid tumor 35 (35.7%)
Non-malignant 11 (11.2%)
Lymphoma 10 (10.2%)
  1. Data are median (IQR) or n (%). IQR, interquartile range; TICVAP, totally implantable central venous access port
  2. aHemophagocytic lymphohistocytosis (3), aplastic anemia (2), factor X deficiency (1), hemolytic anemia (1), myelodysplastic syndrome (1)