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08 June 2021: Clinical Research

Visceral-to-Subcutaneous Fat Ratio Is a Potential Predictor of Postoperative Complications in Colorectal Cancer

An-Qi He BCDEF* , Chun-Qiang Li BCDEF* , Qi Zhang B , Tong Liu D , Jian Liu F , Gang Liu A*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.930329

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e930329

Table 2 Degree of collinearity between patient baseline characteristics and CT-derived anthropometries.

Age (years)* 0.0500.063
Female sex** 0.447
Body mass index* 0.514
Medical comorbidities**
Diabetes mellitus0.0890.1560.457
Coronary artery disease/myocardial infarction0.7160.0720.246
Anemia** 0.9470.7590.876
Hypoalbuminemia** 0.7430.3700.845
AJCC staging*** 0.3380.7690.477
Site of primary lesion**** 0.8310.9700.578
Surgical time* 0.0040.1760.025
Volume of blood loss* 0.7140.5060.193
Number of lymph nodes* 0.0800.1760.068
VFA – visceral fat area; SFA – subcutaneous fat area; VSR – visceral-to-subcutaneous fat ratio.
* Pearson product-moment correlation;
** Mann-Whitney U test with 2 independent samples;
*** Kendall’s tau-b test;
**** One-way ANOVA.

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