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Table 5 Relationship of endoscopic procedure and post-scope sepsis

From: Extremity risk factors of sepsis for gastrointestinal endoscopy in patients with liver cirrhosis

  Sepsis following EGD and CFS P value
Present (n = 36) Absent (n = 306)
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), n (%)
 Biopsy 14 (38.9) 104 (34.0) 0.558
 Polypectomy 2 (5.6) 5 (1.6) 0.116
 Either/both biopsy or polypectomy 15 (41.7) 112 (36.6) 0.552
Colonofiberscopy (CFS), n (%)
 Biopsy 15 (41.7) 103 (33.7%) 0.339
 Polypectomy 7 (19.4) 54 (17.6) 0.790
 Either/both biopsy or polypectomy 20 (55.6) 152 (49.7) 0.504
  1. Data are shown as number (%)