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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of prognostic factors for survival

From: Transhiatal and transthoracic resection in adenocarcinoma of the esophagus: Does the operative approach have an influence on the long-term prognosis?

   95%-confidence interval  
variable hazard ratio lower limit upper limit p-value
R-classification     
-R1 and R2 vs. R0 1.368 0.772 0.2424 0.284
pT-category     0.009
-pT2 vs. pT1 2.418 0.952 6.144 0.063
-pT3 and pT4 vs. pT1 3.930 1.569 9.847 0.003
pN-category     
-pN1, 2 vs. pN0 1.398 0.776 2.526 0.267
tumor grading     0.659
G2 vs. G1 0.731 0.264 2.021 0.545
G3 vs. G1 0.993 0.370 2.666 0.989
G4 vs. G1 1.082 0.348 3.360 0.892
ASA-classification     0.777
ASA III vs. ASA II 1.100 0.680 1.779 0.699
ASA IV vs. ASA II 1.391 0.544 3.558 0.491
pM-category 1.782 1.096 2.898 0.020
surgical approach     
TT vs. TH 0.937 0.592 1.482 0.781
age 0.997 0.972 1.023 0.839