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Table 5 Innominate complications

From: Gastric cancer surgery: Billroth I or Billroth II for distal gastrectomy?

Complications Billroth I Billroth II P value
Pleural effusion 26(4.4) 14(7.7) NS
Consistent fever of unknown reason 55(8.8) 26(14.2) 0.032
Seroperitoneum 27(4.3) 22(12.0) 0.000
Gastro or enteroplegia 19(3.0) 14(7.7) 0.005
Pancreatitis 1(0.2) 9(4.9) 0.000
Central vein catheter infection 6(1.0) 2(1.1) NS
Anastomosis site or upper GI bleeding 1(0.2) 4(2.2) 0.010
Chyle leak 1(0.2) 1(0.5) NS
Pancreatic fistula 0 1(0.5) NS