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Table 2 The logistic regression analysis for the evaluated predictor factors of malignant portal vein invasion

From: The role of shear wave elastography in differentiation between benign and malignant portal vein thrombosis in hepatocellular carcinoma

Participants’ criteria B Wald Sig EXP(B) 95% CI
Univariate regression analysis
Age (ys) 0.027 0.678 0.410 1.027 (0.963–1.096)
Sex (male)  − 0.376 0.435 0.509 0.687 (0.225–2.096)
ALT (IU/L) 0.014 0.361 0.548 1.014 (0.969–1.060)
AST (IU/L) 0.039 2.371 0.124 1.040 (0.989–1.094)
Child–Pugh score  − 0.244 1.280 0.258 0.783 (0.513–1.196)
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 0.073 0.116 0.733 1.076 (0.707–1.638)
White blood cells (× 103/mm3)  − 0.187 2.134 0.144 0.829 (0.645–1.066)
Platelets (× 103/mm3)  − –0.008 0.757 0.384 0.992 (0.974–1.010)
Serum creatinine (mg/dl) 1.810 1.029 0.310 6.109 (0.185–2.015)
PVD (mm) 0.724 12.261 0.000 2.063 (1.397–3.045)
SWE (kpa) 0.802 9.740 0.002 2.230 (1.348–3.689)
HCC multi-focality 1.179 4.227 0.040 3.250 (1.057–9.997)
HCC size (cm) 0.962 9.362 0.002 2.616 (1.413–4.845)
AFP (ngm/ml) 0.006 6.529 0.011 1.006 (1.001–1.010)
Multivariate regression analysis
SWE (kps) 0.817 6.334 0.012 2.264 (1.198–4.279)
PVD (mm) 0.926 4.003 0.045 2.525 (1.019–6.256)
Constant  − 24.559     
  1. ALT Alanin aminotransferase, AST Aspartate aminotransferase, INR International normalized ratio, PVT Portal vein thrombosis, PVD Portal vein diameter, KPa Kilopascal, SWE Shear wave elastography