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Table 4 Independent predictors of overall mortality after reoperation for isolated rheumatic tricuspid regurgitation

From: Reoperation for isolated rheumatic tricuspid regurgitation

Characteristics Univariate Analysis Multivariate Analysis
HR 95% CI p-Value HR 95% CI p-Value
EuroSCORE > 8 0.03 0.001–0.68 0.03a 0.6 0.33-1.11 0.1
NYHA class 0.25 0.05–1.24 0.09a 0.28 0.01-9.16 0.48
Anemia 0.27 0.04–1.86 0.18a    
Organic TR 7 0.5–98.6 0.15a    
Ascites 0.06 0.004–1.04 0.05a 5.8 1.25-9.26 0.01b
SPAP > 60 mmHg 0.95 0.88–1.03 0.19a    
RV dysfunction 0.2 0.03–1.35 0.09a 0.94 0.004-1.43 0.001b
Postoperative bleeding 0.21 0.03–1.95 0.18a    
Blood transfusion 0.14 0.013–1.63 0.12a    
Cardiac complications 0.14 0.01–2.01 0.15a    
  1. HR: hazard ratio, CI: confidence interval, TR: tricuspid regurgitation, SPAP: systolic pulmonary arterial pressure, RV: right ventricle
  2. a: p-Value < 0.2 (for univariate analysis);
  3. b: p-Value < 0.05 (for multivariate analysis)