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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of predictors of bowel ischemia

From: Postoperative pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) and portal venous gas (PVG) may indicate bowel necrosis: a 52-case study

Variable 95 % CI P value Odds ratio
Postoperative detection (yes or no) 0.142–7.05 0.003 1.43
Deterioration in bowel wall enhancement (yes or no) 0.021–64.53 0.951 0.894
Abdominal pain (yes or no) 0.0029–5.00 0.234 0.1309
Peritoneal irritation signs (yes or no) 0.00083–17.14 0.213 0.554
Ascites (yes or no) 0.545–269 0.12 0.123
Linear pneumatosis intestinalis pattern (yes or no) 0.00183–2.79 0.207 0.137
Lactate (≥3 or < 3 mmol/L) 0.0892–14.95 0.68 1.96
C-reactive protein (≥3 or <3 mg/dl) 0.0232–16.62 0.89 0.806
Creatinine (≥1.2 or < 1.2 mg/dl) 0.0127–16.72 0.76 1.87
  1. CI Confidence interval