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Table 1 Demographics and comorbidities of the patients (n = 170)

From: Pylorus drainage procedures in thoracoabdominal esophagectomy – a single-center experience and review of the literature

Feature   Number Percent
Age (years) Median: 64   
Range: 39–87
Sex Male 137 80.6
Female 33 19.4
Body mass index (kg/m2) Mean: 26.7   
Range: 16.3–41.8
≤18.5 7 4.1
> 18.5 and ≤25.0 73 42.9
>  25.0 and ≤30.0 65 38.3
> 30.0 and ≤35.0 17 10.0
> 35.0 8 4.7
Body weight (kg) Mean: 78.2   
Range: 48–131
Smoking history Current smoker 66 38.8
Former smoker 22 13.0
Never 82 48.2
Alcohol history Current alcohol abuse 35 20.6
Former alcohol abuse 12 7.1
Never 123 72.3
Comorbidity Cardiovascular (hypertension excluded) 51 30.0
Pulmonary 27 15.9
Renal 12 7.1
Diabetes mellitus 30 17.6
ASA risk classification I 2 1.2
II 60 35.3
III 108 63.5
IV 0 0