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Table 4 Multivariate analysis by Cox proportional hazard model

From: Comparison of minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy and left transthoracic esophagectomy in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma patients: a propensity score-matched analysis

Characteristic Total (n = 432) MIILE (n = 216) Sweet (n = 216)
p value p value p value
OS DFS OS DFS OS DFS
Age 0.891 0.887 0.280 0.427 0.128 0.111
Gender 0.181 0.186 0.127 0.231 0.922 0.712
TNM stage < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Tumor location 0.641 0.476 0.945 0.775 0.863 0.502
Tumor length 0.110 0.070 0.275 0.031 0.620 0.414
BMI 0.574 0.378 0.442 0.399 0.897 0.688
Postoperative complication < 0.001 < 0.001 0.505 0.843 0.854 < 0.001
Surgical approach 0.415 0.407
  1. MIILE minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy
  2. OS overall survival
  3. DFS disease-free survival
  4. TNM tumor-node-metastasis
  5. BMI body mass index
  6. - = no p value