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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of RBS

From: The role of endoscopic dilation and stents in refractory benign esophageal strictures: a retrospective analysis

  Success no. (%) P OR (95% CI)
N = 46
Sex
 Male 32 (59.2%) 0.581 1.298 (0.514–3.276)
 Female 14 (66.7%) 0.581 0.77 (0.305–1.944)
Age 0.043 0.931 (0.868–0.998)
Etiology
 Achalasia of cardia 2 (66.6%) 0.878 0.749 (0.019–30.15)
 ESD/ESTD 10 (50%) 0.106 5.072 (0.707–36.363)
 Surgery 22 (56.4%) 0.013 13.082 (1.708–100.173)
 Caustica 12 (92.3%) 0.012 0.02 (0.001–0.418)
Times <0.001 1.714 (1.267–2.319)
Location of stricturesb
 Upper (≤20) 12 (54.5%) 0.351 1.748 (0.540–5.659)
 Middle (20<n ≤ 30) 25 (62.5%) 0.891 1.069 (0.413–2.764)
 Distal (>30) 9 (69.2%) 0.392 0.535 (0.128–2.243)
  1. RBES Refractory benign esophageal strictures
  2. a: Caustic and Mixed
  3. b: By endoscopy: Upper esophagus defined as ≤20 cm from the incisors, Middle esophagus 20 cm to 30 cm from the incisors, Distal esophagus>30 from the incisors