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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression analysis results for clinical characteristics, Perioperative parameters, and MRI measurements predicting the early urinary complete continence at 3 months after RARP

From: Improvement in early urinary continence recovery after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy based on postoperative pelvic anatomic features: a retrospective review

Clinical characteristics Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value
Age 0.924 0.841, 1.014 0.096 1.007 0.885, 1.146 0.912
BMI 1.110 0.932, 1.323 0.242 1.018 0.803, 1.290 0.884
Clinical T stage (cT1, cT2, cT3) 1.525 0.547, 4.248 0.420 2.354 0.469, 11.806 0.298
Biopsy Gleason’s score (6, 7, 8) 0.813 0.456, 1.449 0.483 0.741 0.289, 1.904 0.534
Perioperative parameters
 Prostate volume 1.003 0.983, 1.023 0.783 0.996 0.965, 1.028 0.807
 Catheter removal period 0.843 0.451, 1.576 0.593 1.001 0.510, 1.963 0.999
 Postoperative hospital stay 0.955 0.767, 1.191 0.685 0.870 0.654, 1.156 0.335
 Pathological T stage (pT2, pT3) 0.589 0.178, 1.950 0.386 0.783 0.147, 4.153 0.773
 Pathological Gleason’s score (6, 7, 8) 0.600 0.314, 1.144 0.121 0.495 0.179, 1.368 0.175
MRI measurements
 MUL 1.184 1.031, 1.359 0.017 1.227 1.011, 1.489 0.038*
 BNW 1.617 1.181, 2.213 0.003 1.585 1.050, 2.393 0.028*
 LMW 1.446 0.817, 2.561 0.205 1.087 0.486, 2.433 0.840
  1. Abbreviations: OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, BMI Body mass index, BNW Bladder neck width on the trigone side, LMW Levator muscle width, MUL Membranous urethral length
  2. *On the multivariate analysis, MUL and BNW were associated with the period of early complete urinary continence