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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the studied groups before TIPS

From: The association between character of portal blood flow and post-TIPS incidence of hepatic encephalopathy

 Hepatofugal group (no. = 19)Hepatopetal group (no. = 31)χ2 testP value
 Male947.41135.50.690.41 (> 0.05)
 Negative15.313.20.430.94 (> 0.05)
History of paracentesis
 Negative15.3412.90.830.64 (> 0.05)
HE before TIPS
 Negative191002993.51.960.52 (> 0.05)
Child score
 A210.526.51.480.48 (> 0.05)
  1. HE hepatic encephalopathy, TIPS transjagular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts, No. number