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Table. 3.

Comparison of Delayed and No Delayed Discharge Groups

Variables No delayed discharge (n = 285) Delayed discharge (n = 43) P-value
Age (yr) 50.1 ±17.2 50.0 ± 17.0 0.965
Sex (M/F) 141/144 23/20 0.624
Previous illness 0.302
None 150 (52.6) 27 (62.8)
HTN 36 (12.6) 12 (27.9)
DM 20 (7.0) 3 (7.0)
Others 45 (15.8) 13 (30.2)
Previous medical history 0.614
None 205 (71.9) 36 (83.7)
Anti-platelet 9 (3.2) 3 (7.0)
Warfarin 1 (0.4) 1 (2.3)
NOAC 2 (0.7) 0 (0.0)
Steroid 1 (0.4) 1 (2.3)
Others 8 (2.8) 2 (4.6)
Diagnosis 0.727
Type I 108 (37.9) 13 (30.2)
Type II 116 (40.7) 22 (51.2)
Type III 41 (14.4) 7 (16.3)
Distal esophageal spasm 4 (1.4) 0 (0.0)
Jackhammer esophagus 4 (1.4) 0 (0.0)
EGJ outflow obstruction 5 (1.8) 1 (2.3)
Unclassified (manometry fail, etc) 7 (2.5) 0 (0.0)
Previous treatment 0.655
Naïve 206 (73.6) 36 (75.0)
Balloon dilatation 53 (18.9) 11 (22.9)
Botox injection 11 (3.9) 1 (2.1)
Heller’s myotomy 5 (1.8) 0 (0.0)
POEM 5 (1.8) 0 (0.0)
Esophageal myotomy length (cm) 9.0 (6.0-10.0) 8.0 (7.0-10.0) 0.509
Gastric myotomy length (cm) 3.0 (2.0-3.0) 3.0 (2.0-3.0) 0.739
POEM procedure time (min) 68.0 (54.0-85.3) 70.0 (56.7-99.2) 0.261
Hospital admission after POEM (day) 4.0 (3.0-5.0) 6.0 (5.0-8.0) < 0.001

M, male; F, female; HTN, hypertension; DM, diabetes mellitus; NOAC, novel oral anticoagulants; EGJ, esophagogastric junction; POEM, peroral endoscopic myotomy.

Data are presented as mean ± SD, n, n (%), or median (interquartile range [IQR]).

J Neurogastroenterol Motil 2022;28:247~254 https://doi.org/10.5056/jnm21081
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