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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analysis for overall survival

From: Prognostic factors affecting survival of patients with cancer-related pericardial effusion managed by surgery

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  HR 95% CI P value HR 95% CI P value
Lung cancer 1.153 0.623 to 2.136 0.651
Adenocarcinoma 1.128 0.623 to 2.042 0.691
Interval between diagnoses of PE and primary cancer 0.994 0.981 to 1.007 0.384
Mediastinal lymphadenopathy 1.456 0.735 to 2.884 0.281
Pericardial metastasis on CT 2.224 1.148 to 4.306 0.018 2.078 1.077 to 4.012 0.029
Extrathoracic metastasis 1.818 0.980 to 3.373 0.058
Abnormal EKG 1.730 0.935 to 3.201 0.081
Cytopathologic malignant PE 2.079 1.114 to 3.878 0.021 1.964 1.053 to 3.663 0.034
  1. PE, pericardial effusion, CT, computed tomography.
  2. Cytopathologically malignant PE included positive PE and/or positive pericardial tissue.