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Table 3 Analysis of hospital outcomes by sarcopenia

From: The impact of sarcopenia and myosteatosis on postoperative outcomes in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

  All patients (n = 77)
n (%)
No sarcopenia (n = 47)
n %
Sarcopenia (n = 30)
n %
p-value
Major complication (Clavien-Dindo ≥ 3a) 16 (21) 10 (21) 6 (20) 0.566a
Major intra-abdominal leak 11 (14) 7 (15) 4 (13) 0.564c
Length of hospital admission (days) median (IQR) 10 (8–15) 10 (8–14) 10.5 (7–18) 0.741b
Hospital readmission < 30 days 10 (14) 3 (6) 7 (23) 0.030c
  1. IQR interquartile range
  2. a χ2 test, b Mann-Whitney U test, c Fischer’s exact test