Table 3

Unadjusted and adjusted ORs for 7-day PE-related complications in normotensive patients with acute symptomatic PE

Risk factorUnadjusted OR (95% CI)p ValueAdjusted OR
(95% CI)
p Value
Elevated lactate6.9 (2.6 to 18.2)<0.0015.3 (1.9 to 14.4)0.001
RV dysfunction3.6 (1.4 to 9.6)0.0102.5 (0.9 to 6.8)0.075
Heart rate ≥110 beats/min3.6 (1.4 to 9.0)0.0072.4 (0.9 to 6.3)0.075
SBP 90–100 mm Hg3.4 (1.1 to 10.6)0.034
Age >80 years2.1 (0.8 to 5.2)0.121
Arterial oxyhaemoglobin saturation <90%1.9 (0.8 to 4.7)0.160
Elevated cardiac troponin*1.8 (0.7 to 4.6)0.198
  • Variables that had a significance level of p<0.20 in univariable analyses are shown.

  • *See definitions, tests and cut-off points in the Methods section.

  • RV, right ventricle; SBP, systolic blood pressure.