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Table 4 Prevalence pattern of intervention for anastomotic dilatation

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

Need for dilatation Status 4 Month 8 Month 12 Month P value *
Anastomosis technique Hand-sewn Present 12 (4.6%) 13 (5%) 16 (6.1%) 0.048
Not present 247 (95.4%) 246 (95%) 243 (93.9%)
McNemar Base 0.893 0.317
Stapled anastomosis Present 4 (2.6%) 11 (7.3%) 3 (2%) 0.273
Not present 146 (97.4%) 139 (92.7%) 147 (98%)
McNemar Base 0.564 0.157
Statistical Tests Chi-Square 0.239 0.227 0.04  
Mixed Model Pv Group = 0.021, Pv Time = 0.473
  1. *Cochran’s Q Test
  2. Prevalence pattern of intervention for anastomotic dilatation in patients underwent hand-sewn and stapled anastomosis groups