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Table 3 Univariate analysis of factors associated with a long duration of endoscopic vacuum-assisted closure (EVAC) treatment (≥21 days)

From: Endoscopic vacuum therapy for postoperative esophageal leak

Variables OR 95% CI p-value
Age, age 0.94 0.81–1.09 0.41
CCI score
 0 1 Reference  
 1–3 5.00 0.64–39.06 0.13
Neoadjuvant treatment 21.00 1.78–248.10 0.02
Operation
 Ivor-Lewis operation 1 Reference  
 3-field operation 2.22 0.28–17.63 0.45
Time to diagnosis, days 1.02 0.90–1.15 0.79
Level of anastomosis
 Intrathoracic anastomosis 1 Reference  
 Cervical anastomosis 7.00 0.65–75.74 0.11
Fistula size, cm 3.33 0.92–12.06 0.07
Mucosal ischemia on EGD 2.33 0.20–27.57 0.50
Time to treatment, days 0.92 0.78–1.10 0.37
  1. CCI Charlson comorbidity index, EGD esophagoduodenoscopy