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Table 1 The patients’ characteristics

From: Superselective embolization for high-flow priapism refractory to medical and surgical treatments

Characteristics Data
Patients, No. 14
Mean age, years 38.4 ± 4.2 (Range 18–63)
Mean interval from onset to intervention, Days 18.8 ± 2.7 (Range 1–40)
Recovery/days after intervention 3.2 ± 0.5 (Range 1–7)
Follow-up/years after intervention 3.1 ± 0.4 (Range 0.9–5.8)
Cause/ predisposition, No. (%)
 Urethral catheterization for urinary retention 3 (21.4%)
 Chinese traditional medicine wine 2 (14.3%)
 German KINGBOX aphrodisiac 1 (7.1%)
 Trauma in perineal region 1 (7.1%)
 Pseudoaneurysm 1 (7.1%)
 None 4 (42.9%)
Previous failure treatments, No. (%)
 Aspiration therapy of corpus cavernosum 7 (50.0%)
 External compression + local cold application 3 (21.4%)
 Medication 2 (14.3%)
 Medication + local cold application 2 (14.3%)