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Table 4 Characteristics of patients with and without high risk EV

From: Liver stiffness-spleen size-to-platelet ratio risk score detects esophageal varices in chronic liver disease

Characteristic Low risk (n = 29) High risk (n = 10) P value
Age (years) 65 (13–90) 54 (14–74) 0.145
Male 17 (59) 8 (80) 0.279
Body mass index 24.3 (17.3–41.1) 25.0 (18.5–30.2) 0.530
Etiology    
 NAFLD/NASH 4 (14) 3 (30) 0.500
 HBV 10 (34) 0 (0) 0.083
 PBC 4 (14) 1 (10) 0.811
 ALD 6 (21) 4 (40) 0.432
 Other 5 (17) 2 (20) 0.778
Platelet count (×109/l) 118 (39–683) 55 (34–99) 0.039
AST (IU/l) 30 (17–146) 42 (15–120) 0.326
ALT (IU/l) 24 (8–86) 29 (9–123) 0.367
Albumin (g/dl) 3.9 (2.7–4.6) 3.5 (3.0–4.2) 0.055
T.Bil (mg/dl) 1.0 (0.5–7.5) 2.4 (0.4–7.1) 0.014
PT% 78 (40–95) 64 (27–92) 0.004
LS (kPa) 7.7 (3.5–75.0) 24.9 (9.1–75.0) 0.004
Spleen size (cm) 10.3 (6.1–24.0) 13.9 (7.7–16.6) 0.050
LSPS 1.0 (0.1–9.5) 5.5 (1.2–20.0) <0.001
APRI 1.1 (0.1–4.8) 2.4 (0.8–4.0) 0.026
FIB-4 4.2 (0.1–12.0) 8.4 (1.2–10.9) 0.044
Platelet-to-spleen ratio 1092 (225–5591) 407 (220–770) 0.003
  1. Values are expressed as median (range, minimum–maximum) or n (%)