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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression analysis evaluating possible risk factors associated with anastomotic leak (Male)

From: Male sex and history of ischemic heart disease are major risk factors for anastomotic leakage after laparoscopic anterior resection in patients with rectal cancer

Parameter Odds ratio 95%CI p
Age, year 0.98 0.92–1.04 0.49
Ischemic Heart Disease, yes vs no 4.73 1.27–17.5 0.025
Surgical procedure, LAR vs HAR 3.14 0.35–28.0 0.24
Creatinine, mg/dl 5.06 0.75–34.0 0.10
Placement of trans anal drain, yes vs no 2.52 0.73–8.7 0.14