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Table 3 Univariate logistic regression analysis of factors predicting overall survival in patients undergoing radical esophagectomy

From: Skeletal muscle loss in the postoperative acute phase after esophageal cancer surgery as a new prognostic factor

Variable P value Odds ratio 95% CI
Pre-op Sarcopeniaa 0.5259 0.60 0.13 - 3.19
TPI reduction rate severe group 0.0074* 4.43 1.47 - 15.3
Age ≥ 66 y 0.0942 2.57 0.86 - 8.86
≥ ASA 3 0.0109* 8.33 1.62 - 62.47
Pre-op Albumin < 3.6 g/dL 0.7550 1.33 0.17 - 7.46
No preoperative therapy 0.0492* 3.16 1.00 - 10.21
No postoperative therapy 0.5367 0.72 0.25 - 2.03
Pre-op BMI < 18.5 kg/m2 0.3262 0.47 0.07 - 2.00
Open or TEPP 0.1053 2.45 0.83 - 7.33
Open or HALS 0.2610 1.84 0.63 - 5.35
LN dissection field (2-field / 3-field) 0.5692 1.36 0.48 - 4.15
Blood loss ( > 330 ml) 0.4524 1.49 0.53 - 4.29
Operation time ( > 616 min) 1.0000 1.0000 0.35 - 2.83
≥ pStage III 0.0012* 6.40 2.02 - 24.87
  1. Pre-op preoperative, TPI total psoas major muscle mass index, ASA the American Society of Anesthesia physical status, BMI Body mass index, TEPP Thoracoscopic esophagectomy in the prone position, HALS Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery, LN lymph node, pStage pathological stage (UICC 8th), aAccording to the definition of Prado [22], *p value <0.05