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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analysis of prognostic factors for Es.V aggravation after BRTO

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

 UnivariateMultivariate
Hazard ratio (95% CI)p valueHazard ratio (95% CI)p value
Shunt occlusion3.4 (1.2–10)0.034 (1.3–12)0.01
Pre-existing PVT3 (1–9.3)0.053.4 (1.1–10.7)0.03
Pre-existing ES.V1.6 (0.7–3.6)0.32 (0.8–4.7)0.1
Child class (B or C)1.2 (0.6–2.7)0.6
High GV form1 (0.5–2.2)0.98
High EOI amount1.03 (1–1.06)0.051.03 (0.995–1.1)0.1
High baseline bilirubin1.2 (0.6–2)0.6
  1. PVT partial portal vein thrombosis