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Table 3 Univariate logistic regression analysis of variables affecting upward malpositioning of ureteral stents (SPSS version 22)

From: The usefulness of flexible cystoscopy for preventing double-J stent malposition after laparoscopic ureterolithotomy

Variable Odds ratio 95% Confidence Interval P-value
Age 0.979 0.945–1.015 0.246
Height (cm) 0.991 0.945–1.039 0.706
Weight (kg) 1.010 0.975–1.047 0.584
BMI 1.084 0.923–1.274 0.324
Stone level (groups divided via L2 level) 0.379 0.119–1.205 0.100
Stone size (cm) 1.433 0.533–3.849 0.475
Degree of hydronephrosis    0.044
Previous history of the ureteral procedure 0.567 0.187–1.719 0.316
 SWL 0.467 0.124–1.755 0.259
 URSL 1.241 0.304–5.064 0.764
Operation time (min.) 1.003 0.994–1.012 0.552
Transperitoneal VS retroperitoneal 2.656 0.766–9.207 0.123
Surgeon type    0.077
 2 0.338 0.097–1.176 0.088
 3 0.098 0.012–0.809 0.031
 4 0.413 0.078–2.180 0.297
Flexible cystoscopy use 0 0 0.997
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, SWL Shock Wave Lithotripsy, URSL Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy