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Table 1 Characteristics of patients subjected to esophagectomy (R0–resections) for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus

From: Long-term survival from adenocarcinoma of the esophagus after transthoracic and transhiatal esophagectomy

  All Transthoracic Transhiatal  P 
   n = 88  n = 33  n = 55  
Gender     
 females:males 13:75 7:26 6:49 0.222
Age (years) 67 (35–88) 61 (35–77) 70 (42–88) 0.001
Observation (months) 16 (0–203) 20 (3–203) 16 (0–157) 0.179
Comorbidity     
 Cardiac 18 (20) 4 (12) 14 (25) 0.177
 Pulmonary 12 (14) 2 (6) 10 (18) 0.195
 Diabetes mellitus 7 (8) 2 (6) 5 (9) 0.698
 Total 32 (36) 9 (27) 23 (42) 0.252
  1. Median and range. Statistics by Fishers Exact Test and Mann-Whitney U-test.