International Journal of Hepatology / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Application of Endoscopy in Improving Survival of Cirrhotic Patients with Acute Variceal Hemorrhage

Table 1

Independent risk factors of 6-week mortality in cirrhotic patients with acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage, determined by multivariate logistic regression model.

Adjusted odds ratio95% confidence interval

Male sex4.351.14 ~ 16.62
Hypoxemia#9.423.65 ~ 24.30
HCC2.311.12 ~ 4.78
Non-HCC malignancy4.701.55 ~ 14.26
Bilirubin (per mg/dL)1.071.02 ~ 1.13
INR (per unit)2.881.28 ~ 6.51

#Hypoxemia is defined as peripheral oxygen saturation less than 95%; HCC: hepatocellular carcinoma; INR: international normalized ration (adapted from [35]).

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