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Table 3 Interventional Radiology Arrival and Preparation Times with the Median Treatment Sequence for Angioembolization

From: Variability in the timeliness of interventional radiology availability for angioembolization of hemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures: a prospective survey among U.S. level I trauma centers

  Median (IQR) na/Nb p
Time for interventional radiologists to arrive
 0c 1 (1, 3) 8/20 0.84
 0–10 min N/A 0/0
 11–20 min 2 (2, 2) 0/1
 21–30 min 1 (1, 2) 5/12
 ≥31 min 1.5 (1, 2) 1/4
Time for interventional radiology to prepare for intervention
 0–30 min 1 (1, 2) 8/20 0.72
 31–60 min 1 (1, 2) 5/13
 61–120 min 2 (1, 3) 1/4
  1. a number of patients who chose to use angioembolization first, b total number of patients responding, c participants who indicated their interventional radiology department has on-site coverage 24-h a day