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Table 3 Univariate analysis of outcomes

From: Standardization of early drain removal following pancreatic resection: proposal of the “Ottawa pancreatic drain algorithm”

 Pre-interventionPost-interventionp value
Presence of Drain
 Drain at discharge (%)
 Drain at POD30 (%)
Perioperative Morbidity
POPF (%)
 Distal Pancreatectomy42.922.70.30
Overall SSI (%)
 Distal Pancreatectomy04.50.57
Organ space SSI (%)
 Distal Pancreatectomy04.50.57
Reoperation (%)
Readmission (%)14.617.00.76
Percutaneous drain insertion (%)
 Distal Pancreatectomy14.34.50.38
LOS (median days) (%)
 Distal Pancreatectomy860.17