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Table 2 Regression model of MDCT and clinical findings for predicting the EV and EVH

From: Assessment of variceal bleeding in cirrhotic patients: accuracy of multi-detector computed tomography

Variable Odds ratio 95% CI p value
EV    
Short gastric collateral (+) 2.771 1.128–6.808 = 0.026
Main coronary vein size 2.157 1.464–3.180 < 0.001
Gastric varicosities (+) 29.312 6.291–63.783 < 0.001
Coronary collateral (+) 11.647 3.827–23.447 < 0.001
Accuracy Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV PLR NLR
94% (87–96) 97% (92–99) 91% (87–98) 91% (88–96) 97% (90–99) 10.78 (4.1–18.5) 0.03 (0.01–0.07)
Variable Odds ratio 95% CI p value
EVH    
Main coronary vein size 1.541 1.058–2.821 = 0.023
Para-esophageal collateral 9.625 1.594–39.300 < 0.001
Short gastric collateral 3.241 1.302–8.070 = 0.012
Gastric varicosities 7.576 1.644–14.406 < 0.001
Child class C 17.499 5.266–38.149 < 0.001
Size of EVs > 4 mm 21.874 9.098–33.541 < 0.001
Accuracy Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV PLR NLR
89.5% (81–97) 98% (92–99) 81% (74–88) 84% (74–93) 97.5% (92–99) 5.16 (2.9–6.8) 0.02 (0.01–0.05)