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Table 4 Reasons for readmission in patients > 65 years old

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

Variable Age > 65 years No readmission Readmission p value
n = 163 n = 123 n = 40
Any complication
 No 101 (62.0%) 79 (64.2%) 22 (55%) 0.350
 Yes 62 (38%) 44 (35.8%) 18 (45%)  
Number of complications
 0 101 (62%) 79 (64.2%) 22 (55%) 0.329
 1 41 (25.2%) 27 (22%) 14 (35%)  
 2 14 (8.6%) 12 (9.8%) 2 (5%)  
 3 2 (1.2%) 2 (1.6%) 0 (0%)  
 4 5 (3.1%) 3 (2.4%) 2 (5%)  
 5     
Anastomotic leakage
 No 157 (96.3%) 118 (95.9%) 39 (97.5%) 1.000
 Yes 6 (3.7%) 5 (4.1%) 1 (2.5%)  
Postoperative bleeding
 No 161 (98.8%) 121 (98.4%) 40 (100%) 1.000
 Yes 2 (1.2%) 2 (1.6%) 0 (0%)  
Postoperative ileus
 No 141 (86.5%) 105 (85.4%) 36 (90%) 0.598
 Yes 22 (13.5%) 18 (14.6%) 4 (10%)  
SSI type 1 wound infection
 No 159 (97.6%) 121 (98.4%) 38 (95%) 0.253
 Yes 4 (2.5%) 2 (1.6%) 2 (5%)  
Urinary retention
 No 147 (90.2%) 110 (89.4%) 37 (92.5%) 0.763
 Yes 16 (9.8%) 13 (10.6%) 3 (7.5%)  
UTI, urological infection
 No 157 (96.3%) 119 (96.8%) 38 (95%) 0.636
 Yes 6 (3.7%) 4 (3.3%) 2 (5%)  
Cardiac complication
 No 158 (96.9%) 121 (98.4%) 37 (92.5%) 0.095
 Yes 5 (3.1%) 2 (1.6%) 3 (7.5%)  
Lung complication
 No 156 (95.7%) 118 (95.9%) 38 (95%) 0.681
 Yes 7 (4.3%) 5 (4.1%) 2 (5%)  
Renal complication
 No 155 (95.1%) 117 (95.1%) 38 (95%) 1.000
 Yes 8 (4.9%) 6 (4.9%) 2 (5%)  
Catheter acquired infection
 No 155 (95.1%) 117 (95.1%) 38 (95%) 1.000
 Yes 8 (4.9%) 6 (4.9%) 2 (5%)  
High output stoma
 No 152 (93.3%) 117 (95.1%) 35 (87.5%) 0.140
 Yes 11 (6.8%) 6 (4.9%) 5 (12.5%)  
Small bowel obstruction
 No 163 (100%) 123 (100%) 40 (100%)  
 Yes     
Ileostomy problem
 No 144 (88.3%) 111 (90.2%) 33 (82.5%) 0.254
 Yes 19 (11.7%) 12 (9.8%) 7 (17.5%)