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Table 5 Effects of various factors on the success rate of post-pyloric placement

From: Metoclopramide or domperidone improves post-pyloric placement of spiral nasojejunal tubes in critically ill patients: a prospective, multicenter, open-label, randomized, controlled clinical trial

Variable Success group Failure group P value
( n = 133) ( n = 165)
Age <60 years 52 (39.1) 62 (37.6) 0.7881
Male 83 (62.4) 114 (69.1) 0.2255
Use of prokinetic agents 106 (79.7) 93 (56.4) 0.0001
APACHE II score <20 72 (54.1) 59 (35.8) 0.0015
SOFA score <12 100 (75.2) 100 (60.6) 0.0077
Non-neurological disease 78 (58.6) 92 (55.8) 0.6165
Non-sepsis 115 (86.5) 145 (87.9) 0.7163
Without sedative and analgesic 90 (67.7) 98 (59.4) 0.1411
Without vasopressor 111 (83.5) 117 (70.9) 0.0111
Without mechanical ventilation 50 (37.6) 42 (25.5) 0.0241
  1. Data presented as n (%). APACHE, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment.