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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Effect of bevel direction on the success rate of ultrasound-guided radial arterial catheterization

  Bevel-up group (n =102) Bevel-down group (n = 102)
Sex, male/female 45/57 46/56
Age (years) 62 ± 13 61 ± 12
Height (cm) 161 ± 9 160 ± 9
Weight (kg) 63 ± 10 63 ± 10
Diameter of artery (mm) 2.4 ± 0.6 2.5 ± 0.5
Depth from skin (mm) 2.5 ± 0.3 2.5 ± 0.2