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Table 4 Risk-adjusted Odds Ratios of Length of Stay, Morbidity and In-hospital Mortality according to the Surgeon’s Frequency of Practice

From: The impact of surgical experience and frequency of practice on perioperative outcomes in pancreatic surgery

  Frequency of Practice Risk-adjusted OR 95% CI
LOS > 14 Days Sporadic 1.00 Reference
Frequent 0.89 0.70–1.12
DGE* Sporadic 1.00 Reference
Frequent 0.56 0.38–0.83
POPF* Sporadic 1.00 Reference
Frequent 0.88 0.62–1.24
PPH* Sporadic 1.00 Reference
Frequent 0.64 0.42–0.98
In-hospital Mortality Sporadic 1.00 Reference
Frequent 0.45 0.24–0.87
  1. Odds ratios were calculated by multivariate regression with adjustment for age, gender, surgical difficulty and year of surgery. *Includes Grade B + C
  2. DGE delayed gastric emptying, POPF postoperative pancreatic fistula, PPH postpancreatectomy hemorrhage, LOS Length of stay (LOS)