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Table 3 Postoperative characteristics of patients with EPSBO

From: Novel nomogram for predicting risk of early postoperative small bowel obstruction after right colectomy for cancer

Variables No EPSBO (n = 379) EPSBO (n = 45) P value
First ambulation (postoperative day) 2.0 ± 0.9 2.7 ± 1.6 0.004
Day of first meal (postoperative day) 3.0 ± 2.0 4.4 ± 4.3 0.489
Removal of drainage (days) 9.4 ± 3.1 14.4 ± 6.0 < 0.001
Length of hospital stay (days) 13.6 ± 5.5 18.5 ± 7.6 < 0.001
Day of first flatus (postoperative day) 1.8 ± 1.1 2.3 ± 1.5 0.085
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation