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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients receiving VA placement (n = 435)

From: Factors associated with early failure of vascular access in acute-phase patients

Parameter
Age (years) 67.4 ± 14.7
Male/female 275/160
Diabetes (%) 46.0
Hypertension (%) 67.6
Atrial fibrillation (%) 9.2
Primary cause of admission
 Exacerbation of renal failure (%) 63.0
 Heart disease (%) 14.0
 Heart failure (%) 10.6
 Coronary artery disease (%) 2.3
 Infectious disease (%) 6.9
 Malignancy (%) 3.4
 Cephalopathy (%) 2.8
 Cerebral infarction (%) 0.7
 Intracranial hemorrhage (%) 0.9
 Peripheral artery disease (%) 0.7
 Aortic disease (%) 0.9
 Others (%) 8.3
 AVF (%) 76.1
 Early failure (%) 12.2
  1. VA vascular access, AVF arteriovenous fistula