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Table 5 Multivariable analysis of postoperative general complications

From: TEP versus TAPP: comparison of the perioperative outcome in 17,587 patients with a primary unilateral inguinal hernia

Parameter Category Postoperative general complications
OR [95 % CI] p
ASA II versus I 1.028 [0.699; 1.511] <0.0001
III versus I 2.599 [1.645; 4.107]
IV versus I 4.329 [0.970; 19.322]
Age*   1.249 [1.116; 1.398] 0.0001
EHS medial Yes versus no 0.577 [0.353; 0.942] 0.0279
EHS lateral Yes versus no 0.586 [0.352; 0.976] 0.0401
OP method TAPP versus TEP 1.315 [0.974; 1.775] 0.0738
Defect size I (<1.5 cm) versus III (>3 cm) 1.232 [0.761; 1.996] 0.6148
II (1.5–3 cm) versus III (>3 cm) 1.016 [0.713; 1.447]
EHS femoral Yes versus no 0.723 [0.327; 1.598] 0.4225
Sex Male versus female 1.108 [0.709; 1.731] 0.6532
EHS scrotal Yes versus no 0.912 [0.411; 2.027] 0.0001
  1. * 10-year estimate