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Table 2 Significant factors with a potential influence on surgical and general complications, as well as on the perioperative mortality rate after esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma: multivariate analysis (p value).

From: Morbidity and mortality after esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma: A risk analysis

Surgical complications General complications Perioperative Mortality
Surgical procedure (p = 0.0004) Surgical procedure (p = 0.0001) Surgical procedure (p = 0.0068)
Tumor location (p = 0.0204) Packed erythrocyte transfusion (p = 0.0009) Pulmonary PD (p = 0.0096)
Packed erythrocyte transfusion (p = 0.0493) Patient age (p = 0.0039) Packed erythrocyte transfusion (p = 0.0099)
  Nutritional status (p = 0.0284)  
  ASA-classification (p = 0.0486)