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Table 3 Univariate predictors of long-term mortality for the combined cohort (n = 158)

From: Right atrial to left atrial area ratio on early echocardiography predicts long-term survival after acute pulmonary embolism

  Hazard ratio 95% CI p value
Baseline Characteristics    
Age, per year increase 1.06 1.03-1.10 <0.001*
CCI score age unadjusted, per 1 unit increase 1.8 1.4-2.2 <0.001*
Simplified PESI score, per 1 unit increase 2.1 1.5-3.2 <0.001*
Troponin T, per 0.01 increase 1.1 1.03-1.25 0.008*
RV parameters on Echocardiography    
RA/LA Area Ratio (D1), per 10% increase 1.3 1.1-1.5 0.001*
RV dilation and dysfunction 0.6 0.3-1.2 0.16
PASP, per mmHg increase 1.04 1.01-1.07 0.007*
  1. CCI Charlson Comorbidity Index, D1 Day 1, LA Left atrium, PASP Pulmonary artery systolic pressure, PESI Pulmonary embolus severity index, RA Right atrium, RV Right ventricle. * p < 0.05.