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Table 1 Preoperative Patient characteristics and comorbidities

From: Incisional hernia recurrence after open elective repair: expertise in abdominal wall surgery matters

  AWS N = 114 GS N = 123 P value
Age, years (SD) 63.8 (12.5) 66.2 (10.9) 0.45
Age > 70 N (%) 46 (40.4) 54 (43.9) 0.33
Sex M/F N (%) 69 (60.5)/45 (39.5) 62 (50.4)/61(49.6) 0.11
BMI kg/m2 (SD) 29.1(4.7) 29.0 (4.3) 0.55
BMI > 25 N (%) 93 (81.6) 92 (74.8) 0.15
BMI > 30 N (%) 46 (40.4) 50 (40.7) 0.53
COPD N (%) 30 (26.3) 36 (29.3) 0.35
DM N (%) 20 (17.5) 28 (22.8) 0.20
Cancer N (%) 45 (39.5) 67 (54.5) < 0.001
Immunosuppression N (%) 14 (12.3) 8 (6.5) 0.09
ASA class III/IV N (%) 49 (43.0) 41 (33.3) 0.08
CeDAR Points (SD) 18.96 (14.0) 15.33 (9.9) 0.02
  1. AWS abdominal wall surgeon, GS general surgeon, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, BMI body mass index, DM diabetes mellitus, ASA class American Society of Anesthesia Score, CeDAR Carolinas Equation for Determining Associated Risks score