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Table 2 Comparison between cirrhotic patients with and without small bowel changes

From: Small-bowel mucosal changes in Egyptian cirrhotic patients with portal hypertension using capsule endoscopy versus single-balloon enteroscopy

 Small bowel findingNo small bowel findingp value
46/80 (57.5%)34/80 (42.5%)
MELD score
Mean ± SD19.52 ± 4.0311.06 ± 3.790.001*
Child score
A4240.001*
B2410 
C180
HB level
Mean ± SD6.93 ± 1.499.08 ± 1.120.001*
Portal hypertensive gastropathy
Yes46(100%)18(53%) 
No0(0%)16(47%) 
  1. MELD model of end-stage liver disease