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Table 4 Predictors of AF recurrence at late follow up according to ablation duration

From: Impact of ablation duration on rhythm outcome after concomitant maze procedure using cryoablation in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation

Variables Univariate Multivariate
P value P value OR (95% CI)
Control group
 Age, y 0.041 0.125   
 Female sex 0.463    
 AF duration, months 0.008 0.016 1.013 (1.002–1.023)
 NYHA class 0.094 0.130   
 Diabetes 0.127 0.394   
 Hypertension 0.250    
 LAD, mm 0.114 0.246   
Long duration group
 Age, y 0.594    
 Female sex 0.424    
 AF duration, months 0.064 0.049 1.007 (1.001–1.013)
 NYHA class 0.397    
 Diabetes 0.205 0.084   
 Hypertension 0.044 0.008 1.062 (1.016–1.110)
 LAD, mm 0.310    
  1. AF atrial fibrillation, NYHA New York Heart Association, LAD left atrial diameter, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval