Table 4

Multivariate analysis of maximum-likehood estimates of selected clinical variables in 82 patients with endocrine tumours of the duodenopancreatic area according to the presence of liver metastases

Variable Conditional risk ratio for mortality (95% CI)7-150 p Value
Degree of differentiation of tumour
 (Poor vs good)8.11 (3.05 to 21.60)0.0001
Complete resection of primary tumour
 (Yes vs no)4.85 (1.94 to 12.05)0.0007
Extranodular/extrahepatic metastases
 (Yes vs no)2.14 (0.98 to 4.66)0.0555
Lymph node metastases
 (Yes vs no)2.67 (0.80 to 8.89)0.1093
Primary tumour size
 < 3 cm vs ⩾ 3 cm)1.38 (0.47 to 4.05)0.562
Functioning tumour
 (Yes vs no)1.19 (0.53 to 2.70)0.672
  • 7-150 CI denotes confidence interval.