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Table 4 Univariate and multivariate analyses for the presence of post-coarctation aortic dilation

From: Predictors of aortic dilation in patients with coarctation of the aorta: evaluation with dual-source computed tomography

Variable Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  OR (95% CI) P value OR (95% CI) P value
Age 0.705
Gender (male sex) 0.94 (0.30–3.01) 0.920
Hypertension 1.33 (0.42–4.21) 0.624
BAV 0.79 (0.18–3.61) 0.765
PDA 0.67 (0.19–2.31) 0.523
VSD 0.17 (0.03–0.86) 0.032 0.12 (0.01–0.80) 0.106
AR 0.73 (0.01–0.66) 0.020 0.04 (0.01–0.70) 0.080
AS 2.74 (0.42–18.01) 0.295
Collateral circulation 2.00 (0.64–6.23) 0.232
Severity of CoA(severe) 8.00 (2.15–29.74) 0.002 8.42 (1.84–38.56) 0.006
  1. Abbreviations: OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, BAV bicuspid aortic valve, PDA patent ductus arteriosus, VSD ventricular septal defect, AR aortic regurgitation, AS aortic valve stenosis, CoA coarctation of aorta