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Table 3 Perioperative outcomes in NCRT + MIE and MIE alone patients

From: Reliability and safety of minimally invasive esophagectomy after neoadjuvant chemoradiation: a retrospective study

  NCRT+MIE MIE alone P
Surgical duration (min) 253.59 ± 47.51 222.86 ± 42.86 0.675
Blood loss (mL) 164.55 ± 109.09 146.19 ± 112.89 0.545
Incidence of complications 34.10% 31.75% 0.799
Duration of postoperative hospital stay (d) 12.84 ± 6.57 14.60 ± 8.48 0.721
Duration of intubation (d) 5.68 ± 3.08 6.54 ± 4.97 0.311
Surgery completion rate 88.64% 92.06% 0.549
Numberof lymph nodes resected 18.36 ± 8.01 22.10 ± 12.03 0.075
R0 resection rate 95.45% 96.83% > 0.99