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Table 4 Postoperative characteristics of patients without anastomotic leakage

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

Variables No EPSBO (n = 357) EPSBO (n = 38) P value
First ambulation (postoperative day) 2.0 ± 0.9 2.6 ± 1.5 0.025
Day of first meal (postoperative day) 3.0 ± 1.4 4.1 ± 3.6 0.379
Removal of drainage (days) 9.1 ± 2.5 11.53 ± 3.6 < 0.001
Length of hospital stay (days) 13.0 ± 4.2 16.8 ± 5.7 < 0.001
Day of first flatus (postoperative day) 1.8 ± 1.1 2.3 ± 1.7 0.097
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation