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Table 3 Select parameters compared with endoscopic grade of mucosal injury

From: Caustic ingestion in adults: The role of endoscopic classification in predicting outcome

Variables Overall
(n = 273)
Endoscopic Grade
   0
(n = 3)
1
(n = 31)
2a
(n = 56)
2b
(n = 62)
3a
(n = 39)
3b
(n = 82)
P
Hospital Stay (days) 8 (0, 90) 4 (3, 10) 2 (1, 51) 4.5 (0, 87) 7 (2, 44) 9 (0, 33) 13 (0, 90) 0.0147*
Expired 18 (6.59) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.79) 2 (3.23) 1 (2.56) 14 (17.07) 0.0648
Time to Expired (days) 15.5 (3, 56) NA NA 11 (11, 11) 16 (15, 32) 16 (16, 16) 15 (3, 56) --
ICU Admission 29 (10.62) 0 (0.0) 2 (6.45) 2 (3.57) 5 (8.06) 1 (2.56) 19 (23.17) 0.0244*
Systemic Complication 56 (20.51) 1 (33.33) 3 (9.68) 4 (7.14) 11 (17.74) 5 (12.82) 32 (39.02) 0.0111*
   Aspiration Pneumonia 31 (11.36) 1 (33.33) 2 (6.45) 1 (1.79) 4 (6.45) 3 (7.69) 20 (24.39) 0.0068*
   Respiratory Failure 21 (7.69) 0 (0.0) 2 (6.45) 1 (1.79) 2 (3.23) 0 (0.0) 16 (19.51) 0.0023*
   DIC 10 (3.67) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.79) 1 (1.61) 0 (0.0) 8 (9.76) 0.1524
   Hepatic 10 (3.67) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.79) 4 (6.45) 2 (5.13) 3 (3.66) 0.6841
   Renal 7 (2.56) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.79) 1 (1.61) 0 (0.0) 5 (6.10) 0.4300
Gastrointestinal Complication 76 (27.84) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 4 (7.14) 9 (14.52) 12 (30.77) 51 (62.20) <0.0001*
   Stricture 66 (24.18) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (3.57) 9 (14.52) 11 (28.21) 44 (53.66) <0.0001*
   Bleeding 13 (4.76) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (3.57) 1 (1.61) 2 (5.13) 8 (9.76) 0.3656
   Perforation 6 (2.20) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.79) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 5 (6.10) 0.2306
   Fistula 2 (0.73) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.79) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.22) 0.6302
  1. Wald's Chi-Square test
  2. *P < 0.05 statistical significance
  3. Data presented as median (range) or number (%). Endoscopic grade 0 is not included in the comparison secondary to small contribution.