Table 1

Baseline Characteristics
Characteristics FVIIa Group (n = 45) Comparison Group (n = 34) p-value
Age 73 [69–76] 77 [74–81] 0.07
Female gender 22 (49%) 19 (56%) 0.53
Diagnosis 0.77
Intra-parenchymal hemorrhage 22 (49%) 14 (41%)
Subdural hemorrhage 19 (42%) 17 (50%)
Subarachnoid hemorrhage 4 (9%) 3 (9%)
Indication for anticoagulation 0.79
    AF 29 (64%) 21 (62%)
    Mechanical valve 3 (7%) 2 (6%)
    DVT/PE 7 (16%) 5 (15%)
    Stroke 2 (4%) 2 (6%)
    Cardiomyopathy 1 (2%) 3 (9%)
    Unknown 3 (7%) 1 (3%)
Prior Thromboembolism History
History of AF 33 (73%) 23 (68%) 0.58
History of CAD 17 (38%) 11 (32%) 0.62
History of DVT/PE 10 (22%) 6 (18%) 0.61
History of stroke/TIA 8 (18%) 10 (29%) 0.22
History of cancer 5 (11%) 11 (32%) 0.02
Abnormal baseline EKG 35 (78%) 29 (85%) 0.01
    T wave abnormality 11 (24%) 2 (6%)
    ST abnormality 11 (22%) 12 (35%)
    Conduction block 5 (11%) 7 (21%)
    Arrhythmia 6 (13%) 6 (18%)
    QTc prolongation 1 (2%) 2 (6%)
    Left ventricular hypertrophy 2 (4%) 0
Initial INR 2.47 [2.17 – 2.78] 2.22 [1.98 – 2.47] 0.36
Initial PTT 40.3 [35.8 – 44.8] 36.8 [34.2 – 39.4] 0.75

H-Y et al.

H-Y et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:158   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-158

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