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Table 2 Postoperative complications in groups A and B

From: Prognostic factors for gastrectomy in elderly patients with gastric cancer

  Group A
(n = 117)
Group B
(n = 249)
Incisional SSI 5 (4.3%) 4 (1.6%)
Pancreatic fistula 3 (2.6%) 6 (2.4%)
Anastomotic leakage 3 (2.6%) 10 (4.0%)
Pneumonia 2 (1.7%) 2 (0.8%)
AKI 2 (1.7%) 0 (0%)
Anastomotic ulcer 1 (0.8%) 1 (0.4%)
Anastomotic edema 1 (0.8%) 0 (0%)
Pulmonary embolism 1 (0.8%) 0 (0%)
Sigmoid colon volvulus 1 (0.8%) 0 (0%)
Sudden death 1 (0.8%) 0 (0%)
CRBSI 0 (0%) 2 (0.8%)
Postoperative bleeding 0 (0%) 2 (0.8%)
Chylous ascites 0 (0%) 2 (0.8%)
  1. SSI surgical site infection, AKI acute kidney injury, CRBSI catheter-related blood stream infection
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