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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analyses of the associations of individual parameters with recurrent bleeding in patients with bleeding vascular ectasia

From: Comparison of argon plasma coagulation in management of upper gastrointestinal angiodysplasia and gastric antral vascular ectasia hemorrhage

Parameter* Univariate Multivariate
OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
Age 8.929 2.135–37.337 0.003 6.796 0.564–70.649 0.109
Gender 1.259 0.377–4.204 0.708 _ _ _
Type of vascular ectasia 0.021 0.003–0.131 <0.001 0.027 0.003–0.247 <0.001
Acute blood oozing 2.857 0.529–15.384 0.222 2.639 0.087–80.114 0.557
Liver cirrhosis 3.175 0.913–11.033 0.069 1.562 0.118–20.610 0.775
ESRD 1.029 0.213–4.973 0.972 _ _ _
Hepatoma 2.091 0.547–7.989 0.281 2.214 0.023–211.953 0.733
Transarterial embolization 3.611 0.739–17.644 0.113 1.602 0.007–361.954 0.865
Radiation therapy 11.667 1.228–110.803 0.032 11.627 0.276–500 0.198
  1. * Cut-offs: Age: ≥60 or <60 years, gender: male or female, type of vascular ectasia: angiodysplasia or GAVE, active blood oozing on endoscopy: yes or no, liver cirrhosis: yes or no, ESRD (end-stage renal disease): yes or no, hepatoma: yes or no, previous transarterial embolization: yes or no