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Table 6 Multivariable analysis of postoperative surgical complications

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

Parameter Category Postoperative surgical complications
OR [95 % CI] p
OP method TAPP versus TEP 2.323 [1.882; 2.866] <0.0001
Defect size I (<1.5 cm) versus III (>3 cm) 0.439 [0.313; 0.615] <0.0001
II (1.5–3 cm) versus III (>3 cm) 0.712 [0.582; 0.872]
EHS scrotal Yes versus no 2.170 [1.501; 3.137] <0.0001
Age*   1.135 [1.062; 1.213] 0.0002
EHS medial Yes versus no 0.610 [0.458; 0.811] 0.0007
EHS lateral Yes versus no 0.655 [0.490; 0.876] 0.0043
ASA II versus I 1.097 [0.883; 1.363] 0.2321
III versus I 1.135 [0.834; 1.545]
IV versus I 3.075 [1.023; 9.247]
Sex Male versus female 1.120 [0.832; 1.509] 0.4547
EHS femoral Yes versus no 1.116 [0.700; 1.779] 0.6449
  1. * 10-year estimate