Table 3

Predictors of moderate/severe aortic regurgitation versus no/mild AR (nominal logistic regression, effect likelihoods ratio test for multivariate analysis, χ2=43.3, p<0.0001)

VariablesMultivariate analysis
OR95% CIp Value
Height (per 0.01 m increase)0.120.02 to 0.540.006
Aortic annulus dimension (per 1 mm increase)0.920.86 to 0.990.02
Aortic peak pressure gradient (per 1 mm Hg increase)0.990.98 to 0.990.012
Self-expanding valve used1.611.21 to 2.130.008