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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 3 Univariable and multivariable analysis of 30-day postoperative complications.

30-day postoperative complicationsNo 30-day postoperative complicationsUnivariable p***Multivariable analysis
Odds ratio**P
No. (%)33 (25.6)96 (74.4)
Mean age (years)64.4 (11.7)66.0 (10.5)0.45
Female sex15440.57
Medical comorbidities
Diabetes mellitus7140.26
Coronary artery disease/myocardial infarction3130.37
AJCC staging0.54
Site of primary lesion0.74
Surgical time (h)5.0 (0.94)4.4 (0.96)0.0021.793 (1.141–2.817)0.011
Volume of blood loss (ml)123.3 (132.8)102.8 (137.5)0.45
Number of lymph nodes14.0 (3.2)14.5 (3.4)0.50
Body mass index24.4 (3.9)23.8 (3.4)0.43
VFA150.4 (64.1)122.7 (53.3)0.016
SFA206.4 (77.5)208.0 (84.0)0.92
VSR0.760 (0.291)0.621 (0.227)0.0066.103 (1.173–31.748)0.032
* Values in parentheses are standard deviations;
** Values in parentheses are 95% CI;
*** Fisher’s exact test.

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