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Table 1 Demographic data of total 59 patients

From: Conventional versus selective balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varices

 Total
(n = 59)
Group A
(n = 38)
Group B
(n = 21)
p value
Age in years (mean ± SD)67 ± 11.668 ± 11.567 ± 120.8t
Sex (male:female)35:2423:1512:91f
Underlying disease   0.2x
Viral hepatitis (B or C)19127 
Alcoholic hepatitis27207 
Others1367 
Child class (A:B:C)35:22:225:12:110:10:10.4x
Pre-existing PVT7610.4f
Co-existing Es.V3724131f
GV form (F2:F3)30:2918:2012:90.6f
HCC221390.6f
Ascites   0.2x
No382810 
Minimal-mild1679 
Moderate321 
Marked211 
Albumin level (mean ± SD)3.6 ± 0.63.6 ± 0.53.5 ± 0.70.6t
Bilirubin level (mean ± SD)1.3 ± 0.71.2 ± 0.61.5 ± 0.70.1t
  1. tStudent’s t test
  2. fFisher’s exact test
  3. xChi-square test
  4. F2 nodular form, F3 tumorous form, PVT partial portal vein thrombosis, HCC hepatocellular carcinoma