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Table 5 Univariate and multivariate analysis of postoperative variables predicting one-year mortality

From: Predictors of mortality within the first year post-hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma

n = 163 Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
p value HR (95% CI) p value HR (95% CI)
Pneumonia 0.001 16.233 (5.830–45.201) 0.193 2.856 (0.588–13.875)
Cardiac event 0.001 11.241 (3.961–31.901) 0.308 2.603 (0.414–16.381)
Ascites 0.023 4.325 (1.218–15.358) 0.448 2.174 (0.292–16.187)
Pleural effusion 0.001 5.898 (2.136–16.286) 0.709 1.365 (0.266–7.002)
Acute renal failure 0.001 27.455 (9.329–80.802) 0.049 5.795 (1.009–33.294)
Urinary tract infection 0.610 0.047 (0.000–5964.790)   
Superficial surgical site infection 0.004 6.437 (1.813–22.857) 0.326 3.172 (0.317–31.719)
Intra-abdominal abscess 0.006 8.286 (1.854–37.041) 0.443 0.433 (0.056–3.535)
Ileus 0.010 4.075 (1.390–11.943) 0.721 1.411 (0.214–9.328)
Post-hepatectomy liver failure 1 (50–50 criteria) 0.001 15.676 (4.839–50.783) 0.524 1.763 (0.309–10.057)
Post-hepatectomy liver failure 2 (peak serum bilirubin criteria) 0.001 11.997 (3.751–38.368) 0.785 0.728 (0.075–7.115)
Post-hepatectomy liver failure 3 (ISGLS criteria) 0.001 19.761 (6.251–62.475) 0.009 9.553 (1.778–51.320)
High dependency stay 0.707 1.475 (0.194–11.220)   
Intensive care unit stay 0.001 9.238 (3.149–27.100) 0.628 1.552 (0.263–9.167)
  1. CI Confidence interval