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Table 2 Demographic and surgery-related parameters and risk factors of patients with endoscopic primary versus recurrent unilateral inguinal hernia repair in men

From: Endoscopic repair of primary versus recurrent male unilateral inguinal hernias: Are there differences in the outcome?

  Primary op Recurrent op p
n % n %
ASA score
 I 6231 34.35 621 25.02 <0.001
 II 9680 53.36 1437 57.90
 III/IV 2231 12.30 424 17.08
Defect size
 I 2648 14.60 453 18.25 <0.001
 II 11,726 64.63 1599 64.42
 III 3768 20.77 430 17.32
EHS medial
 Ja 6568 36.20 1235 49.76 <0.001
 Nein 11,574 63.80 1247 50.24
EHS lateral
 Ja 13,420 73.97 1469 59.19 <0.001
 Nein 4722 26.03 1013 40.81
EHS femoral
 Ja 322 1.77 83 3.34 <0.001
 Nein 17,820 98.23 2399 96.66
EHS scrotal
 Ja 502 2.77 32 1.29 <0.001
 Nein 17,640 97.23 2450 98.71
Risk factors
 Total
  Ja 4582 25.26 747 30.10 <0.001
  Nein 13,560 74.74 1735 69.90
 COPD
  Ja 866 4.77 165 6.65 <0.001
  Nein 17,276 95.23 2317 93.35
 Diabetes
  Ja 812 4.48 139 5.60 0.014
  Nein 17,330 95.52 2343 94.40
 Aortic aneurysm
  Ja 50 0.28 17 0.68 0.002
  Nein 18,092 99.72 2465 99.32
 Immunosuppression
  Ja 85 0.47 15 0.60 0.354
  Nein 18,057 99.53 2467 99.40
 Corticoids
  Ja 139 0.77 21 0.85 0.627
  Nein 18,003 99.23 2461 99.15
 Nikotin abusus
  Ja 2005 11.05 292 11.76 0.292
  Nein 16,137 88.95 2190 88.24
 Coagulopathy
  Ja 195 1.07 36 1.45 0.103
  Nein 17,947 98.93 2446 98.55
 Antiplatelet therapy
  Ja 1133 6.25 217 8.74 <0.001
  Nein 17,009 93.75 2265 91.26
 Coumarin
  Ja 296 1.63 48 1.93 0.277
  Nein 17,846 98.37 2434 98.07