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Table 3 Postoperative complications

From: Comparison of outcomes of pedicled jejunal and colonic conduit for esophageal reconstruction

  Jejunum (n = 34) Colon
(n = 37)
P-value
Fever 5(14.7%) 7(18.9%) 0.63a
Pneumonia 3(8.8%) 4(10.8%) 0.78b
Hydrothorax 3(8.8%) 3(8.1%) 0.91b
Anastomotic leakage 2(5.9%) 10(27%) 0.02a
Stump fistula 1(2.9%) 2(5.4%) 0.63a
Halitosis 6(17.6%) 15(40.5%) 0.03a
Albumin reduction 17(50%) 19(51.4%) 0.90a
Anemia 2(5.9%) 3(8.1%) 0.71a
Chest tightness 0 2(5.4%) 0.49c
Others 4(11.8%) 12(32.4%) 0.04a
Death 1(2.9%) 0 > 0.99c
  1. a χ2 test
  2. b Continuity correction χ2 test
  3. c Fisher’s exact test