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Table 5 Risk factors of stuck fragment during totally implantable central venous access ports removal

From: Stuck fragment of totally implantable central venous access ports during removal: risk factor analysis in children

Parameters Univariate Multivariate
OR (95% Cl) p-value OR (95% Cl) p-value
Age at TICVAP insertion 0.99 (0.98–1.00) 0.203   
Body weight at TICVAP insertion 0.96 (0.90–1.01) 0.146   
Body weight at TICVAP removal 1.00 (0.96–1.04) 0.841   
Indwell duration of TICVAP 1.12 (1.06–1.25) 0.003 1.13 (1.02–1.37) 0.098
Body weight change during indwell 1.13 (1.05–1.24) 0.003 1.00 (0.83–1.18) 0.969
Platelet count at TICVAP insertion 0.98 (0.96–0.99) 0.005 0.98 (0.95–0.99) 0.048
TICVAP catheter size 1.13 (0.46–2.87) 0.789   
TICVAP catheter material 0.97 (0.21–6.95) 0.972   
  1. CI, confidence interval; TICVAP, totally implantable central venous access port