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Table 5 Multivariable Logistic Regression of Adverse Events Following Parotidectomy: Odds Ratios Associated with Reconstructive Procedures

From: Reconstructive trends and complications following parotidectomy: incidence and predictors in 11,057 cases

 OR95% CIp
Surgical site infection
 Free flap reconstruction2.871.67–4.93< 0.001
 Other volume restoration1.661.07–2.570.025
 Reinnervation0.930.42–2.220.961
 Reanimation0.940.35–2.620.959
Wound Dehiscence
 Free flap reconstruction3.251.39–7.580.006
 Other volume restoration3.391.60–7.190.001
 Reinnervation0.470.12–2.660.563
 Reanimation1.900.50–7.250.350
Hemorrhage/Hematoma
 Free flap reconstruction3.131.43–6.830.004
 Other volume restoration1.020.46–2.270.962
 Reinnervation0.420.12–2.460.537
 Reanimation2.110.63–7.050.227
Readmission
 Free flap reconstruction1.290.72–2.320.399
 Other volume restoration1.240.79–1.970.353
 Reinnervation0.720.28–1.860.493
 Reanimation1.180.44–3.180.749
Reoperation
 Free flap reconstruction3.562.30–5.50< 0.001
 Other volume restoration1.500.95–2.380.083
 Reinnervation1.030.51–2.070.937
 Reanimation1.300.62–2.720.481
  1. OR = odds ratio, CI = confidence interval.