Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol (2018) 41:1029–1034 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00270-018-1923-2 CLINICAL INVESTIGATI O N V ENOUS I NT ERVENTIONS Albumin–Bilirubin and Platelet–Albumin–Bilirubin Grades Do Not Predict Survival After Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Creation 1 2 3 2 • • • • Ramzy C. Khabbaz R. Peter Lokken Yi-Fan Chen Andrew J. Lipnik 2 2 2 • • James T. Bui Charles E. Ray Jr. Ron C. Gaba Received: 27 December 2017 / Accepted: 24 February 2018 / Published online: 7 March 2018 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature and the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) 2018 Abstract statistically signiﬁcant differences in survival between Purpose To evaluate the capability of albumin–bilirubin ALBI and PALBI grades 2/3 (P \ 0.05). Nonetheless, (ALBI) and platelet–albumin–bilirubin (PALBI) grades in using univariate logistic regression, ALBI–PALBI C-indi- predicting transplant-free survival (TFS) in patients ces (0.55–0.58) were inferior to the MELD score undergoing transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (0.81–0.84). Moreover, ALBI–PALBI did not associate (TIPS) creation. with TFS on multivariable models adjusting for CP and Materials and Methods This single-center retrospective MELD. Only MELD independently associated with TFS study included 342 ALBI and 337 PALBI patients (62% (P \ 0.001). men; age 53–54 years) with cirrhosis
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Published: Mar 7, 2018
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