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Table 2 Comparison of clinical and demographic characteristics between acute (n = 17) and chronic (n = 43) Budd–Chiari syndrome (BCS)

From: A study of the different parameters in acute and chronic Budd–Chiari syndrome

Variables Acute BCS; N (%) Chronic BCS; N (%) P value
Gender2
 Male
 Female
  0.241
4 (23.5%)
13 (76.5%)
17 (39.5%)
26 (60.5%)
Age (years); mean ± SD 34.47 ± 11.07 38.95 ± 13.30 0.224
Ethnicity1
 Fars
 Others
  0.649
7 (41.2%)
10 (58.8%)
15 (34.9%)
28 (65.1%)
Abdominal pain1 13 (76.5%) 33 (76.7%) 0.982
Jaundice1 2 (11.8%) 27 (62.8%) < 0.001
Dyspnea1 4 (23.5%) 15 (34.9%) 0.394
Peripheral edema1 8 (47.1%) 25 (58.1%) 0.437
Fever1 4 (23.5%) 14 (32.6%) 0.492
Vomiting1 13 (76.5%) 25 (58.1%) 0.184
Weight loss1 13 (76.5%) 27 (62.8%) 0.311
Encephalopathy1 2 (11.8%) 12 (27.9%) 0.183
Gastrointestinal bleeding 2 (11.8%) 14 (32.6%) 0.101
Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis1 0 (0.0%) 5 (11.6%) 0.142
Renal failure1 1 (5.9%) 11 (25.6%) 0.086
Cigarette smoking1 3 (17.6%) 16 (37.2%) 0.142
Alcohol use1 1 (5.9%) 11 (25.6%) 0.081
  1. 1Chi-square test
  2. 2T test