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Table 1 Preoperative demographic characteristics

From: Autologous bone marrow-derived mononuclear cell therapy in Chinese patients with critical limb ischemia due to thromboangiitis obliterans: 10-year results

  Aspirin alone (n = 19) Aspirin + ABMMNCs (n = 40) p value
Male, n (%) 19 (100%) 40 (100%)
Age (years), mean ± SD 39.1 ± 4.2 36.2 ± 2.0 0.490
Hypertension, n (%) 1 (5.3%) 3 (7.5%) 0.749
Hyperlipidemia, n (%) 2 (10.5%) 3 (7.5%) 0.697
Diabetes, n (%) 0 2 (5%) 0.321
Smoking history, n (%) 19 (100%) 38 (95%) 0.321
Rest pain, n (%) 19 (100%) 40 (100%)
Gangrene, n (%) 5 (26.3%) 4 (10%) 0.103
Ulcer, n (%) 8 (42.1%) 24 (60%) 0.197
Ulcer area (cm2), mean ± SD 3.40 ± 0.96 3.70 ± 1.05 0.362
ABI, mean ± SD 0.45 ± 0.10 0.47 ± 0.11 0.607
Toe pressure (mmHg), mean ± SD 20.1 ± 2.1 18.5 ± 1.4 0.724
TBI, mean ± SD 0.16 ± 0.05 0.15 ± 0.04 0.584
TcPO2, mean ± SD 21.6 ± 5.2 22.3 ± 4.5 0.290
Previous bypass, n 0 3 0.221
Previous sympathectomy, n 1 2 0.964
  1. ABI ankle-brachial index, ABMMNC autologous bone marrow-derived mononuclear cell, TBI toe-brachial index, TcPO 2 transcutaneous oxygen pressure