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Table 4 Relation between grades of GERD and Child grade, degree of ascites, and grades of varices

From: Prevalence and risk factors of endoscopically confirmed gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with liver cirrhosis

G Grades of endoscopic
GERD:
Grade 0 (n=17) Grade A (n = 24) Grade B (n = 29) Grade C (n = 23) Grade D (n = 7) P value
Child grading       < 0.0001
 Child grade A (n = 36) 11 (30.6) 9 (25%) 12 (33.3%) 3 (8.3%) 1 (2.8%)
 Child grade B (n = 41) 6 (14.6) 13 (31.7%) 15 (36.6%) 7 (17.1%) 0 (0%)
 Child grade C (n =23) 0(0%) 2 (8.7%) 2 (8.7%) 13 (56.5%) 6 (26.1%)
Ascites       < 0.0001
 No (38) 11 (28.9%) 9 (23.7%) 13 (34.3%) 4 (10.5 %) 1 (2.6%)
 Mild (29) 6 (20.7%) 10 (34.5%) 9 (31%) 4 (13.8%) 0 (0%)
 Moderate (22) 0 (0%) 5 (22.7%) 7 (31.8%) 8 (36.4%) 2 (9.1%)
 Marked (11) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (63.6%) 4 (36.4%)
Esophageal varices       < 0.0001
 No varices (18) 3 (16.7%) 6 (33.3%) 7 (38.9%) 2 (11.1%) 0 (0%)
 Grade 1 (14) 1 (7.2) 4 (28.5%) 3 (21.4%) 5 (35.7%) 1 (7.2%)
 Grade 2 (16) 1 (6.3%) 3 (18.7%) 4 (25%) 7 (43.7%) 1 (6.3%)
 Grade 3 (52) 12 (23.1%) 11 (21.2%) 15 (28.8%) 9 (17.3%) 5 (9.6%)