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Table 4 Comparison of Endoscopic Findings in Both Groups

From: Endoscopic features for early decision to evaluate superior mesenteric artery syndrome in children

Variable Group I, n = 18 (%) Group II, n = 11 (%) P value
Feature A (Finding I) 0 (0.0) 1 (9.1) 0.379
Feature B (Finding I + II) 4 (22.2) 5 (45.4) 0.114
Feature C (Finding I + III) 1 (5.6) 2 (18.2) 0.539
Feature D (Finding I + II + III) 13 (72.2) 3 (27.3) 0.027
  1. Fining I, a vertical or oblique pulsatile band or slit like luminal narrowing and opening less than one third of the third part of the duodenum with air insufflation over 15 s; Finding II, an over expansion of the first and second part of the duodenum during air insufflation of the third part; Finding III, a large amount of bile mixed fluid (bile lake) in the stomach