Table 27Endovascular versus surgical revascularization: hospital length of stay

Study PopulationType of Study
N Analyzeda
Quality
Length of StayResults Reported by Authors
Patients with CLI
Adam, 200539

BASIL Study

Patients with CLI
RCT
N: 452
Good
Days, mean (SD)Endovascular: 2.06 (1.5)
Surgical: 2.14 (1.3)
Ah Chong, 2009100

Patients with CLI
Observational
N: 464
Poor
Days, meanEndovascular: 4
Surgical: 24
Faglia, 2012118

Patients with CLE
Observational
N: 332
Fair
Days, mean (SD)Endovascular: 5.9 (3.5)
Surgical: 10.0 (3.5)
Hynes, 2004102

Patients with CLI
Observational
N: 137
Fair
Days, meanEndovascular: 15
Surgical: 37
Jerabek, 2003103

Patients with CLI
Observational
N: 131
Poor
Days, meanEndovascular: 9.47
Surgical: 20.69
Kudo, 2006106

Patients with CLI
Observational
N: 192 (237 limbs)
Poor
Days, mean (SD)Endovascular: 2.6 (4.9)
Surgical: 7.7 (8.3)
Loor, 2009108

Patients with CLI
Observational
N: 92
Fair
Days, mean (SD)Endovascular: 3.7 (1.3)
Surgical: 6.8 (1.3)
Sultan, 2009109

Patients with CLI
Observational
N: 309
Fair
Days, mean (SD)Endovascular: 14 (16)
Surgical: 24 (23)
Varela, 2011114

Patients with CLI
Observational
N: 88 (91 limbs)
Fair
Days, mean (SD)Endovascular: 13 (12)
Surgical: 19 (14)
Patients with IC or CLI
Dosluoglu, 201038

Patients with IC or CLI
Observational

IC: 38% in endovascular arm, 25% in surgical and hybrid arms

CLI: 62% in endovascular arm, 75% in surgical and hybrid arms

N: 654
Poor
Days, mean (SD)Endovascular: 3.6 (7.0)
Surgical: 9.2 (10.1)
Lepantalo, 2009123

Patients with IC or CLI
RCT

IC: 87% in endovascular arm, 90% in surgical arm

CLI: 13% in endovascular arm, 10% in surgical arm

N: 44
Fair
Days, mean (range)Endovascular: 1.7 (0-7)
Surgical: 4.5 (2-10)
McQuade, 2009124

Patients with IC or CLI
RCT

IC: 82% in endovascular arm, 62% in surgical arm

CLI: 18% in endovascular arm, 38% in surgical arm

N: 86
Fair
Days, mean (SD)Endovascular: 0.9 (0.8)
Surgical: 3.1 (1.8)
Sachs, 2011126

Patients with IC or CLI
Observational

IC: NR

CLI: NR

N: 563,143
Poor
Days, mean (SD)Endovascular: 1.0 (0.2)
Surgical (aortofem): 5.88 (0.31)
Surgical (peripheral): 4.52 (0.31)
Whatling, 2000130

Patients with IC or CLI
Observational

IC: 121 patients of total population

CLI: 17 patients of total population

N: 138
Poor
Days, mean (SE)Endovascular: 2.5 (0.6)
Surgical: 5.8 (0.6)
a

Number of patients in the study arms of interest.

Abbreviations: CLI=critical limb ischemia; IC=intermittent claudication; mo=month/months; RCT=randomized controlled trial; SD=standard deviation; SE=standard error.

From: Results

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