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Table. 4.

Meaningful Delayed Discharge Compared to No Delayed Discharge Group

Adverse events n (%) Meaningful delayed discharge (n) Admission period after POEM (day) Median differencesa P-valuea
None 207 (63.1) 0 4.0 (3.0-5.0)
Major
Nucosal injury 5 (1.5) 4 14.5 (12.4-23.0) 9.0 (7.0-13.0) 0.008
Bleeding 2 (0.6) 2 10.0 (6.0-14.0) 4.5 (1.0-11.0) 0.017
Hemothorax 1 (0.3) 1 13.0 (13.0-13.0) 9.0b 0.072
Minor
Gas-related
Pneumoperitoneum 51 (15.5) 0 5.0 (4.0-6.0) 1.0 (0.0-1.0) < 0.001
Subcutaneous Emphysema 16 (4.9) 4 6.0 (6.0-7.6) 3.0 (2.0-3.0) < 0.001
Pneumomediastinum 6 (1.8) 0 4.5 (3.0-6.1) 0.0 (–1.0-2.0) 0.479
Pneumoretroperitoneum 2 (0.6) 0 4.0 (3.0-5.0) 1.0 (0.0-2.0) 0.155
Non-gas- related
Pneumonia 15 (4.6) 11 6.0 (5.0-7.0) 2.0 (1.0-3.0) < 0.001
Pain 9 (2.7) 9 5.0 (5.0-7.0) 2.0 (1.0-2.0) 0.001
Fever 8 (2.4) 8 6.0 (5.0-6.6) 2.0 (1.0-3.0) < 0.001
Pleural effusion 3 (0.9) 1 8.0 (5.5-8.8) 4.0 (1.0-5.0) 0.009
Others
Diarrhea 2 (0.6) 2 5.5 (5.0-6.0) 1.0 (0.0-3.0) 0.068
Pharynx laceration 1 (0.3) 1 7.0 (7.0-7.0) 3.0b 0.080
Total 328 (100.0) 43 5.0 (4.0-6.0)

aCompare with no adverse events group, Hodges-Lehmann location shift (95% CI).

b95% CI cannot be obtained since n = 1.

Data are presented as n (%) or median (interquartile range).

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