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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of patients with PTAAB (n = 17)

From: Prophylactic temporary abdominal aortic balloon occlusion for patients with pernicious placenta previa: a retrospective study

  GroupC (n = 5) GroupD (n = 12) P value
Age (years old) 34.60 ± 5.17 32.08 ± 4.12 0.303
BMI (kg/m2) 27.78 ± 2.15 27.42 ± 2.96 0.808
Pregnancy length (week) 37.80 ± 2.04 36.42 ± 1.88 0.198
Pregnancy (number) 3.80 ± 2.16 3.00 ± 0.42 0.458
Parity (number) 1.80 ± 0.44 1.58 ± 0.51 0.237
Prior Cesarean section (number) 1.00 ± 0.00 1.08 ± 0.28 0.536
Complete placenta previa 3 (60%) 7 (58.3%) 1.000
Central placenta previa 2 (40%) 3 (25%) 0.600
Placenta implantation 3 (60%) 10 (83.3%) 0.538
Preoperative vaginal bleeding 0 9 (75%) 0.009*
  1. BMI body mass index
  2. PTAAB prophylactic temporary abdominal aortic balloon
  3. *p-value less than 0.05 was considered statistically significant