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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate analysis of prognostic factors for ascites exacerbation after BRTO

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

Hazard ratio (95% CI)p valueHazard ratio (95%CI)p value
Low baseline albumin0.6 (0.3–1.2)0.10.5 (0.2–1.2)0.1
Low baseline PC0.99 (0.98–1.01)0.30.98 (0.96–1)0.05
High baseline bilirubin1.3 (0.7–2.4)0.4
Child class (B or C)1.2 (0.5–2.8)0.8
Pre-existing PVT2.7 (0.9–8)0.091.9 (0.6–5.7)0.3
Occluded shunt1.7 (0.6–4.8)0.32.6 (0.8–8.2)0.1
High EOI-dose1.06 (1.02–1.1)0.0041.1 (1.02–1.1)0.008
  1. PC prothrombin concentration (%), PVT partial portal vein thrombosis