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World J Gastroenterol. Apr 28, 2011; 17(16): 2120-2125
Published online Apr 28, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i16.2120
Table 5 Sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value for predicting 6-wk mortality in patients with rebleeding after endoscopic variceal band ligation for esophageal varices bleeding n (%)
6-wk mortalitySensitivitySpecificityPPVNPV
MELD score ≥ 21.577.5581.0171.785.33
Hypovolemic shock (+)42.8696.2087.526.92
Beta-blocker use after rebleeding83.6746.8449.482.22