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Table 3 Comparison of postoperative complications

From: Laparoscopic gastrectomy in obese gastric cancer patients: a comparative study with non-obese patients and evaluation of difference in laparoscopic methods

Variable Non-obese (n = 1255) Obese (n = 436) P value
Overall complications (%) 119 (9.5) 44 (10.1) 0.71
Anastomotic leakage (%) 5 (0.4) 1 (0.2)  
Anastomotic stricture (%) 6 (0.5) 0 (0.0)  
Anastomotic bleeding (%) 8 (0.6) 1 (0.2)  
Intracorporeal hemorrhage (%) 11 (0.9) 2 (0.5)  
Abdominal abscess (%) 17 (1.4) 7 (1.6)  
Stasis (%) 18 (1.4) 11 (2.5)  
Pancreatic leakage (%) 14 (1.1) 0 (0.0)  
Ileus (%) 4 (0.3) 6 (1.4)  
Lymphorrhea (%) 14 (1.1) 3 (0.7)  
Wound infection (%) 2 (0.2) 5 (1.1)  
Others (%) 20 (1.6) 8 (1.8)