Table 3

Univariate and Multivariate Analysis of Predictors for Atrial Tachyarrhythmia Recurrence After the Second Session of Pulmonary Vein Isolation

Univariate AnalysisMultivariate Analysis
HRp ValueHRp Value
Age (yrs)1.023 (0.993–1.053)0.140
Hypertension0.770 (0.396–1.498)0.442
Body mass index (kg/m2)1.031 (0.948–1.122)0.470
AF history (months)1.003 (1.000–1.007)0.086
PV reconnection4.003 (1.227–13.059)0.0222.712 (0.813–9.048)0.105
NPVF in the first session1.176 (0.417–3.322)0.759
New-NPVF2.537 (1.328–4.846)0.0052.241 (1.154–4.352)0.017
LA volume (ml)1.009 (1.001–1.017)0.0231.009 (1.001–1.016)0.022
AF recurrence after the first session3.370 (1.757–6.463)0.0012.472 (1.273–4.803)0.008
Persistent AF1.306 (0.616–2.768)0.486

New-NPVF were defined as NPVF that were not present in the first session of PV isolation.

Abbreviations as in Tables 1 and 2.