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Table 4 Perioperative complications

From: Anterior versus posterior approach laparoscopic radical cystectomy: a retrospective analysis

Complications PLRC (n = 68) ALRC (n = 79) χ 2 p value
Intraoperative
 Rectal injury 2 (2.9%) 0 (0.0%) 2.356 0.125
 External iliac vein injury 1 (1.5%) 1 (1.3%) 0.011 0.915
Early complications (≤ 90 days)
 Ileus 2 (2.9%) 3 (4.0%) 0.082 0.775
 Deep vein thrombosis 2 (2.9%) 2 (2.5%) 0.023 0.879
 Pyelonephritis 1 (1.5%) 2 (2.5%) 0.206 0.650
 Infection 1 (1.5%) 1 (1.3%) 0.011 0.915
 Obturator nerve paresis 1 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1.170 0.279
 Wound dehiscence 1 (1.5%) 0 (0.0%) 1.170 0.279
Late complications (> 90 days)
 Ileus 2 (2.9%) 1 (1.3%) 0.513 0.474
 Ureteral stricture 1 (1.5%) 1 (1.3%) 0.011 0.915
 Incisional hernia 1 (1.5%) 0 (0.0%) 1.170 0.279