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Table 2 Postoperative data collection

From: Treatment of intrathoracic anastomotic leak after esophagectomy with the sump drainage tube

Postoperative observed indicators Group 1 (n = 20) Group 2 (n = 23) P value
Duration of chest tube
 Average 47 days 28 days P = 0.000
 Range 36–54 days 23–42 days
Length of leak treatment
 Average 52 days 35 days P = 0.01
 Range 40–61 days 28–52 days
Length of postoperative hospital stay
 Average 56 days 39 days P = 0.000
 Range 45–70 days 32–54 days
Hospital mortality 7 (35%) 3 (13%) P = 0.148