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Table 4 Multiple logistic regression (binary and ordinal) to identify predictors of cardiac function and myocardial strain

From: Aortic stiffness as a marker of cardiac function and myocardial strain in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement

Predictors Pre-operative Post-operative
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
LV function NYHA class Inotropes Arrhythmia LV function NYHA class Leg edema
Model 1
PWV value 0.73 1.43 * 1.33 0.94 0.76 1.20 1.09
(0.52–1.05) (1.08–1.91) (0.94–1.88) (0.71–1.26) (0.46–1.23) (0.76–1.91) (0.71–1.67)
Age 1.11 * 0.97 1.03 1.07 1.05 0.93 0.97
(1.01–1.23) (0.91–1.04) (0.94–1.12) (0.99–1.16) (0.93–1.19) (0.81–1.07) (0.86–1.09)
Gender (male) 0.35 1.11 0.36 1.80 1.80 0.34 0.47
(0.08–1.49) (0.35–3.57) (0.09–1.45) (0.49–6.56) (0.18–18.01) (0.04–2.36) (0.08–2.66)
DM       5.01  
(0.72–34.51)
Hypertension 0.20 *       
(0.05–0.81)
Model 2
PWV cut-off 0.91 8.3 ** 1.78 0.55 0.81 14.44 * 11.77 *
(PWV-high) (0.21–3.84) (2.27–33.33) (0.49–6.43) (0.16–1.84) (0.12–5.41) (1.49–139.31) (1.26–109.77)
Age 1.06 1.02 1.06 1.07 * 1.03 0.97 0.97
(0.98–1.15) (0.95–1.08) (098–1.15) (1.0–1.15) (0.91–1.15) (0.84–1.10) (0.86–1.09)
Gender (male) 0.47 1.21 0.34 1.65 2.10 0.43 0.62
(0.11–1.92) (0.38–4.0) (0.08–1.30) (0.45–6.03) (0.19–22.13) (0.05–3.52) (0.09–4.18)
DM       4.45  
(0.47–41.66)
Hypertension 0.18 *       
(0.04–0.71)
  1. Values are shown as odd ratio (95% CI), bold values indicate statistically significant values; *is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed); **is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed); Model 1 includes PWV value as a continuous predictor; Model 2 includes PWV cut-off as a dichotomous predictor. Abbreviations: LV left ventricle, NYHA New York Heart Association (NYHA) Functional Classification, PWV pulse wave velocity, DM diabetes mellitus.