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Table 3 Prevalence pattern of anastomotic stricture

From: Comparison of end-to-side hand-sewn and side-to-side stapled cervical esophagogastric anastomosis in patients with lower thoracic esophageal cancer undergoing transhiatal esophagectomy: an Iranian retrospective cohort study

Anastomosis stricture Status Two weeks 4 Month 8 Month 12 Month P value *
Anastomosis technique Hand-sewn Present 0 (0%) 28 (10.8%) 37 (14.2%) 23 (8.8%) 0.004
Not present 0 (0%) 231 (89.2%) 222 (85.8%) 236 (91.2%)
McNemar Base 0.008 0.083 0.083
Stapled anastomosis Present 0 (0%) 9 (6%) 8 (5.3%) 4 (2.6%) 0.263
Not present 0 (0%) 141 (94%) 142 (94.7%) 146 (97.4%)
McNemar Base 0.005 0.083 0.046
Statistical Tests Chi-Square 1 0.07 0.003 0.01  
Mixed Model Pv Group = 0.029, Pv Time = 0.235
  1. *Cochran’s Q Test
  2. Prevalence pattern of anastomotic stricture in patients underwent hand-sewn and stapled anastomosis groups