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Table. 2.

Comparison of Baseline Characteristics between no Stricture Group and Anastomotic Stricture Groups

Baseline characteristics No stricture group (n=30) Stricture group (n=8) p-value
Age (years)a 67.9±8.5 66.8±6.0 0.715
Male genderb 29 (96.7) 8 (100.0) 0.601
BMI (kg/m2)a 22.3±3.4 20.6±1.2 0.032
Smokingb 14 (46.7) 4 (50.0) 0.755
Diabetesb 6 (20.0) 2 (25.0) 0.842
Surgical approachb 0.767
Thoracotomy 13 (43.3) 3 (37.5)
VATS 17 (56.7) 5 (62.5)
Anastomosis tob 0.275
Stomach 26 (86.7) 8 (100.0)
Jejunum 4 (13.3) 0 (0.0)
Location of cancerb 0.745
Upper esophagus 1 (3.3) 0 (0.0)
Mid esophagus 12 (40.0) 4 (50.0)
Lower esophagus 14 (46.7) 4 (50.0)
Gastroesophageal junction 3 (10.0) 0 (0.0)
Size of cancer (cm)a 4.7±3.8 2.7±1.7 0.152
Histologyb 0.648
Squamous cell carcinoma 27 (90.0) 8 (100.0)
Adenocarcinoma 2 (6.7) 0 (0.0)
Others (melanoma) 1 (3.3) 0 (0.0)
Pathologic stageb 0.220
0 0 (0.0) 1 (12.5)
I 8 (26.7) 3 (37.5)
II 9 (30.0) 2 (25.0)
III 13 (43.3) 2 (25.0)
Neoadjuvant therapyb 2 (6.7) 2 (25.0) 0.133
Adjuvant therapyb 7 (23.3) 1 (12.5) 0.504
Adjuvant chemotherapy 5 (16.7) 1 (12.5) 0.774
Adjuvant radiotherapy 3 (10.0) 0 (0.0) 0.351
Hypertrophic skin scarb 7 (25.0) 7 (87.5) 0.001
Width of scar (mm)a 3.0±2.1 5.3±4.9 0.169

Values are presented as the mean±standard deviation or number (%).

BMI, body mass index; VATS, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery; EEA, end-to-end anastomosis; GIA, gastrointestinal anastomosis; CCRT, concurrent chemoradiation therapy.

aStudent's t-test; bFisher exact test; cPearson's Chi-square test.

Korean J Gastroenterol 2021;78:213~218 https://doi.org/10.4166/kjg.2021.072
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