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Table 2 Perioperative clinical data and postoperative long-term conditions

From: Effectiveness of jejunostomy for enteral nutrition during complete thoracoscopic and laparoscopic Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy in thoracic segment esophageal carcinoma

 Before match
Jejunostomy group (n = 1044)Nasojejunal group (n = 356)P value
Surgery time (min)208.8 ± 53.5218.1 ± 43.20.003
Intraoperative indwelling time (min)26.6 ± 10.418.4 ± 9.1< 0.001
Postoperative indwelling time of nutrition tube (d)38.6 ± 6.918.5 ± 7.6< 0.001
Anal exhaust time (d)2.6 ± 2.33.0 ± 1.30.066
Hospitalization expense (ten thousand yuan)5.3 ± 2.45.6 ± 4.00.103
Postoperative hospital stay (d)14.8 ± 5.815.5 ± 6.10.088
Perioperative complications (n)
 Pulmonary infection178 (17.0%)79 (22.2%)0.037
 Ileus18 (1.7%)1 (0.3%)0.042
 Abdominal infection2 (0.2%)2 (0.6%)0.258
 Anastomotic fistula36 (3.5%)15 (4.2%)0.616
 Perioperative death1 (0.1%)0 (0.0%)0.559
 Incision infection2 (0.2%)4 (1.1%)0.020
Tubule-related complications (n)
 Gastrointestinal/nasal hemorrhage11 (1.1%)4 (1.1%)0.912
 Nutrient tube slippage2 (0.2%)18 (5.1%)< 0.001
 Intestinal fistula8 (0.8%)0 (0.0%)0.098
 Nutrient reflux1 (0.1%)20 (5.6%)< 0.001
Postoperative long-term complications (> 3 m, n)
 Ileus18 (1.7%)1 (0.3%)0.042