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Table 4 Factors associated with failure of conservative treatment

From: Predictors of failure of conservative treatment among patients with emphysematous pyelonephritis

Variable, n (%) Success group (n = 29) Failure group (n = 14) P-value OR P-value
Hypoalbuminemia 9 (34.6) 12 (85.7) 0.003 11.3 (2.1-62.1) 0.01
(<3.0 g/dL)
Need for hemodialysis 1 (3.5) 4 (28.6) 0.03 11.2 (1.1-112.5) 0.04
Polymicrobial infection 5 (17.2) 7 (50) 0.04 4.8 (1.2-20.0) 0.03