Table 1.

Clinical features of patients with and without preexisting venous intimal hyperplasis

ParameterVein Intima>22.3 μmVein Intima≤22.3 μmP Value
N points6465
Age≥65 yr14 (22%)15 (23%)0.87
Men n36 (56%)32 (49%)0.43
Black race47 (73%)39 (60%)0.10
Diabetes30 (47%)29 (45%)0.80
Hypertension59 (92%)59 (91%)0.77
Coronary artery disease9 (14%)5 (8%)0.25
Peripheral vascular disease7 (11%)4 (6%)0.33
Cerebrovascular disease5 (8%)7 (11%)0.56
Congestive heart failure13 (20%)10 (15%)0.46
Forearm fistula15 (23%)29 (45%)0.01
Upper arm fistula49 (77%)36 (55%)