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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of the associations between clinical factors and postoperative pancreatic fistula

From: Comparison of prognostic impact of anatomic location of the pancreas on postoperative pancreatic fistula in laparoscopic and open gastrectomy

Open gastrectomy (n = 118) Laparoscopic gastrectomy (n = 115)
Variables OR 95%CI p Variables OR 95%CI p
Operative duration (min)     Age (year)    
≥224 1.92 0.75–4.92 0.171 ≥75 0.23 0.04–1.19 0.080
< 224 1 < 75 1
Blood loss (g)     BMI (kg/m2)    
≥200 2.70 1.04–7.01 0.041 ≥25 2.07 0.76–5.08 0.153
< 200 1 < 25 1
     PLH (mm)    
≥12.4 4.19 1.57–11.3 0.004
< 12.4 1
     P-A length (mm) ≥45 < 45 4.061 1.05–15.7 0.042
  1. BMI body mass index, PLH the maximum vertical length between the upper border of pancreas and the root of left gastric artery, P-A pancreas–aorta