Table 3

Complications in patients with cancer or cirrhosis, and patients without cancer and cirrhosis

Analysis

Patients with cancer or cirrhosis N = 19

Patients without cancer and cirrhosis N = 48


Presentation

Presentation


Acute

Chronic

N (% of total)

Acute

Chronic

N (% of total)


Portal hypertensive gastropathy

4 (40%)

3 (33%)

7 (37%)

5 (29%)

16 (52%)

21 (44%)

Gastric varices

4 (40%)

4 (44%)

8 (42%)

4 (24%)

16 (52%)

20 (42%)

Oesophageal varices, small

4 (40%)

6 (67%)

10 (53%)

7 (41%)

18 (58%)

25 (52%)

Oesophageal varices, large

1 (10%)

1 (11%)

2 (11%)

1 (6%)

10 (32%)

1 (23%)

Haemorrhages (1–2)

2 (20%)

4 (44%)

6 (32%)

0

10 (32%)

10 (21%)

Haemorrhages (repeated)

3 (30%)

1 (11%)

4 (21%)

0

4 (13%)

4 (8%)

Ascites

4 (40%)

4 (44%)

8 (42%)

8 (47%)

12 (39%)

20 (42%)

Total

10 (53%)

9 (47%)

19 (100%)

17 (35%)

31 (65%)

51 (100%)


*Data are presented as N of total number and % within acute/chronic presentation.

Sogaard et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2007 7:34   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-7-34

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