Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

A Prediction Model for Recognizing Strangulated Small Bowel Obstruction

Table 3

Univariate analysis for comparison of 172 patients with small bowel obstruction who underwent conservative treatment with 76 who had surgery for SSBO.

VariablesRegression coefficientOdds ratio (95% CI) value

Sex, females (versus males)−0.0450.956 (0.536–1.706)0.879
Prior abdominal procedures0.5251.691 (0.923–3.098)0.089
Vomiting0.5711.771 (0.958–3.273)0.068
Temperature ≥ 38.0°C1.3463.844 (1.501–9.840)0.005
Heart rate (bpm) ≥ 1000.4041.497 (0.750–2.990)0.252
Peritoneal irritation sign3.52634.000 (11.434–101.106)<0.001
WBC (×10^9/L) > 10.01.5194.569 (2.411–8.658)<0.001
CT: small bowel dilatation ≥ 4 mm0.3591.432 (0.783–2.619)0.244
CT: thick-walled small bowel ≥ 3 mm2.78716.238 (6.709–39.303)<0.001
CT: small bowel air fluid level−1.0000.368 (0.199–0.682)0.01
CT: ascites3.19824.489 (12.100–49.561)<0.001
CT: volvulus0.9872.684 (1.326–5.432)0.006

CI: confidence interval; WBC: white blood cell; CT: computed tomography.