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Table 6 Postoperative infectious complications

From: Outcomes of esophagectomy after chemotherapy with biweekly docetaxel plus cisplatin and fluorouracil for advanced esophageal cancer: a retrospective cohort analysis

  DCF (%), N = 37 bDCF (%), N = 22 p value
Overall infectious disease 5 (13.5) 7 (31.8) 0.091
 Pneumonia 5 (13.5) 2 (9.1) 0.612
 Wound infection 0 2 (9.1) 0.062
C. difficile enteritis 0 3 (13.6) 0.021
Clavien–Dindo classification    0.217
 Grade I 0 0  
 Grade II 4 7  
 Grade IIIb 1 0  
  1. C. difficile, Clostridium difficile