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Table 3 Reasons for readmission

From: Readmission after rectal resection in the ERAS-era: is a loop ileostomy the Achilles heel?

Variable Overall No readmission Readmission p value
n = 344 n = 259 n = 85
Any complication
 No 225 (65.4%) 173 (66.8%) 52 (61.2%) 0.360
 Yes 119 (34.6%) 86 (33.2%) 33 (38.8%)  
Number of complications
 0 225 (65.4%) 173 (66.8%) 52 (61.2%) 0.221
 1 81 (23.6%) 54 (20.9%) 27 (31.8%)  
 2 26 (7.6%) 22 (8.5%) 4 (4.7%)  
 3 5 (1.5%) 5 (1.9%) 0 (0%)  
 4 6 (1.7%) 4 (1.5%) 2 (2.4%)  
 5 1 (0.3%) 1 (0.4%) 0 (0%)  
Anastomotic leakage
 No 320 (93%) 241 (93%) 79 (92.9%) 1.000
 Yes 24 (7%) 18 (7%) 6 (7.1%)  
Postoperative bleeding
 No 340 (98.8%) 255 (98.5%) 85 (100%) 0.576
 Yes 4 (1.2%) 4 (1.5%) 0 (0%)  
Postoperative ileus
 No 302 (87.8%) 226 (87.3%) 76 (89.4%) 0.704
 Yes 42 (12.2%) 33 (12.7%) 9 (10.6%)  
SSI type 1 wound infection
 No 338 (98.3%) 256 (98.8%) 82 (96.5%) 0.163
 Yes 6 (1.7%) 3 (1.2%) 3 (3.5%)  
Urinary retention
 No 321 (93.3%) 240 (92.7%) 81 (95.3%) 0.466
 Yes 23 (6.7%) 19 (7.3%) 4 (4.7%)  
UTI, urological infection
 No 330 (95.9%) 249 (96.1%) 81 (95.3%) 0.754
 Yes 14 (4.1%) 10 (3.9%) 4 (4.7%)  
Cardiac complication
 No 338 (98.3%) 256 (98.8%) 82 (96.5%) 0.163
 Yes 6 (1.7%) 3 (1.2%) 3 (3.5%)  
Lung complication
 No 334 (97.1%) 251 (96.9%) 83 (97.7%) 1.000
 Yes 10 (2.9%) 8 (3.1%) 2 (2.4%)  
Renal complication
 No 333 (96.8%) 250 (96.5%) 83 (97.7%) 1.000
 Yes 11 (3.2%) 9 (3.5%) 2 (2.4%)  
Catheter acquired infection
 No 328 (95.4%) 246 (95%) 82 (96.5%) 0.769
 Yes 16 (4.7%) 13 (5%) 3 (3.5%)  
High output stoma
 No 325 (94.5%) 247 (95.4%) 78 (91.8%) 0.271
 Yes 19 (5.5%) 12 (4.6%) 7 (8.2%)  
Small bowel obstruction
 No 341 (99.1%) 256 (98.8%) 85 (100%) 1.000
 Yes 3 (0.9%) 3 (1.2%) 0 (0%)  
Ileostomy problem
 No 314 (91.3%) 238 (91.9%) 76 (89.4%) 0.508
 Yes 30 (8.7%) 21 (8.1%) 9 (10.6%)