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Table 2 Postoperative complications in 138 patients [Case(%)]

From: Effect of sarcopenia on short- and long-term outcomes in patients with gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms after radical gastrectomy: results from a large, two-institution series

  Sarcopenia Nonsarcopenia P
Total complications 20 (33.9) 24 (30.4) 0.661
Serious complications 0 (0) 3 (3.7) 0.26
Surgical complications 8 (13.6) 12 (15.2) 0.788
Systemic complications 12 (20.3) 12 (15.2) 0.43
Physical location
 Pulmonary infection 12 (20.3) 12 (15.2) 0.43
 Abdominal infection 4 (6.8) 3 (3.8) 0.461
 Incision infection 1 (1.7) 0 (0) 0.428
 Chylous fistula 0 (0) 3 (3.8) 0.26
 Intestinal obstruction 0 (0) 2 (2.5) 0.507
 Anastomotic fistula 1 (1.7) 2 (2.5) 1
 Abdominal bleeding 1 (1.7) 2 (2.5) 1
 Anastomotic stenosis 1 (1.7) 0 (0) 0.428