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Table 3 Complications in patients with cancer or cirrhosis, and patients without cancer and cirrhosis

From: Portal vein thrombosis; risk factors, clinical presentation and treatment

Analysis Patients with cancer or cirrhosis N = 19 Patients without cancer and cirrhosis N = 48
  Presentation Presentation
  Acute Chronic N (% of total) Acute Chronic N (% of total)
Portal hypertensive gastropathy 4 (40%) 3 (33%) 7 (37%) 5 (29%) 16 (52%) 21 (44%)
Gastric varices 4 (40%) 4 (44%) 8 (42%) 4 (24%) 16 (52%) 20 (42%)
Oesophageal varices, small 4 (40%) 6 (67%) 10 (53%) 7 (41%) 18 (58%) 25 (52%)
Oesophageal varices, large 1 (10%) 1 (11%) 2 (11%) 1 (6%) 10 (32%) 1 (23%)
Haemorrhages (1–2) 2 (20%) 4 (44%) 6 (32%) 0 10 (32%) 10 (21%)
Haemorrhages (repeated) 3 (30%) 1 (11%) 4 (21%) 0 4 (13%) 4 (8%)
Ascites 4 (40%) 4 (44%) 8 (42%) 8 (47%) 12 (39%) 20 (42%)
Total 10 (53%) 9 (47%) 19 (100%) 17 (35%) 31 (65%) 51 (100%)
  1. *Data are presented as N of total number and % within acute/chronic presentation.