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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Sex-related differences regarding cephalic vein lead access for CIEDs implantation

Variable Female (n = 34) Male (n = 68)
Age (years) 73.9(35–85) 70.5 (56–86)
BMI (kg/m2) 27 (17–41) 30 (17–37)
Hypertension 29 (85%) 60 (88%)
Diabetes 11 (32%) 12 (17%)
CKDa 1 (2.9%) 1 (1.4%)
CADb 4 (11.7%) 17 (25%)
CIEDc indication
AV block gr III 17 (16.6%) 19 (18.6%)
Mobitz II 10 (9.8%) 19(18.6%) 19 (18.6%)
Mobitz I 0 1 (0.9%)
AFibd 4 (3,9%) 13 (12.7%)
SSSye 2 (1.9%) 9 (8.8%)
VTf 0 3 (2.9%)
PMg upgrade to CRTh 0 1 (0.9%)
  1. aChronic kidney disease
  2. bCoronary artery disease
  3. cCardiac implantable electronic devices
  4. dAtrial fibrillation
  5. eSick sinus syndrome
  6. fVentricular tachycardia
  7. gPacemaker
  8. hCardiac resynchronization therapy