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Table 5 Multivariate analysis for prediction of short-term hospitalization in age group older than 80 years

From: Early initiation of tolvaptan is associated with early discharge in patients with heart failure regardless of age

  HR p value HR p value HR p value
Early administration of TLV 1.280 < 0.001 1.230 < 0.001 1.250 < 0.001
Age (years) 0.895 0.089     
BMI (kg/m2) 0.985 0.820     
Sex (men) 0.548 0.190     
Clinical scenario 1    1.300 0.697   
Systolic BP (mm Hg)    1.000 0.877   
NHYA      0.441 0.268
BNP (pg/dl)      1.000 0.595
Hemoglobin (g/dl)      0.893 0.346
  1. TLV: Tolvaptan, BMI: body mass index, BP: blood pressure, NHYA: New York Heart Association Classification, BNP: brain natriuretic peptide. The multivariate analysis was performed applying Cox proportional hazards models