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Clinical Study

Ultrasonographic Prevalence and Factors Predicting Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis: Is There a Correlation between the Grade of Diastolic Dysfunction and the Grade of Liver Disease?

Table 5

Results of multivariate regression analysis with regard to the presence or absence of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction.

Parameter ๐‘ƒ valueOdds ratio95% confidence intervals

Age > 53 years0.00784.19961.4604โ€“12.0765
AscitesNS (0.7110)0.80310.2518โ€“2.5616
Child-Pugh class (C versus A/B)0.04154.60361.0605โ€“19.9843
Use of betablockersNS (0.5710)1.3770.4553โ€“4.1640

NS: nonsignificant.

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