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Table 3 Simple (A) and multiple (B) linear regression model of potential predictors of increased time duration to advance the catheter through the tricuspid valve

From: An analysis of factors influencing pulmonary artery catheter passage through the tricuspid and pulmonary valves

 Parameter estimation (95% confidence limits)SEP value
A
 Age (year)0.371 (− 0.197–0.938)0.2960.198
 Sex (male)− 10.630 (− 27.029–5.769)8.2640.201
 Height (cm)− 0.287 (− 0.897–0.324)0.3080.354
 Weight (kg)− 0.087 (− 0.642–0.463)0.2800.755
 BMI (kg/m2)0.633 (− 1.435–2.701)1.0420.545
 CTR (%)0.469 (− 0.610–1.548)0.5440.391
 LVEF (%)0.104 (− 0.442–0.649)0.2750.706
 Degree of TR6.993 (− 0.578–14.564)3.8150.070
 Atrial fibrillation− 8.441 (− 31.844–14.962)11.7930.476
 S Val/BSA (mm/m2)− 0.961 (− 3.202–1.280)1.1290.397
 STJ/BSA (mm/m2)− 1.696 (− 4.331–0.939)1.3280.205
B
 Age (year)0.263 (− 0.316–0.842)0.2920.370
 Degree of TR6.160 (− 1.638–13.959)3.9290.120
  1. BMI body mass index, CTR cardiothoracic ratio, LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction, TR tricuspid regurgitation, S Val sinus of Valsalva, STJ sinotubular junction