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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Spontaneous retroperitoneal bleeding: a case series

Case 1 2 3 4
Age (yrs) 45 63 77 66
Sex Male Male Female Female
Diagnosis Post liver transplantation Fulminant hepatitis Post cardiac arrest syndrome Aneurysm of external iliac artery
Existing disease Liver cirrhosis (-) Thyroid carcinoma CRF, DM, HT
Bleeding artery SGA, LA (3) LA (3) LA (1–4) IIA
Hemodialysis CHDF CHDF (-) HD
Anticoagulant NM NM Heparin NM
PLT (×104/mm3) 17.5 11.6 11.3 13.9
PT (INR) 1.48 1.84 1.03 1.42
APTT (sec) 30.5 39.0 30.6 36.6
Treatment TAE TAE TAE Operation
Duration in supine position (days) 13 12 10 2
Outcome Survival Death Survival Survival
  1. CRF: Chronic renal failure, DM: Diabetes mellitus, HT: Hypertension, SGA: Superior gluteal artery, LA: Lumbar artery, IIA: Internal iliac artery, CHDF: Continuous hemodiafiltration, HD: Hemodialysis, NM: Nafamostat mesilate, PLT: Platelets, PT (INR): Prothrombin time (international normalized ratio), APTT: Activated partial thromboplastin time, TAE: Transcatheter arterial embolization.