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Table 3 Clinical complications among patients with and without intraluminal bleeding

From: Incidence and risk factors for anastomotic bleeding in lower gastrointestinal surgery

  With intraluminal bleeding (n = 7) Without intraluminal bleeding (n = 302) Fisher’s exact or Mann–Whitney U test
No. (%) No. (%) P value
Transfusion 4 (57.1) 37 (12.3) .01
Decrease in hemoglobin ≥ 20 g/dL 6 (85.7) 32 (10.6) .001
Re-intervention 1 (14.3) 15 (4.9) .31
Wound infection 2 (28.6) 27 (8.9) .13
Cardiac ischemia 2 (28.6) 8 (2.7) .02
Pulmonary overload 1 (14.3) 2 (.66) .07
Atrial fibrillation 2 (28.6) 8 (2.7) .02
Septic shock 1 (14.3) 6 (2.0) .15
Gastroparesis 1 (14.3) 2 (.66) .07
Acute renal failure 1 (14.3) 10 (3.3) .23
Death 0 (0) 9 (2.9) .23
  1. Italic values indicate significance of the p value (p < 0.05)