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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis for predictors of immediate continence

From: Denonvilliers’ fascia acts as the fulcrum and hammock for continence after radical prostatectomy

ImC Univariate Multi-variate
OR (95%CI) P OR (95%CI) P
Surgery type   < 0.01   0.6
 Mmi-RRP vs LRP 13.0 (5.7–29.7) < 0.01 1.9 (0.4–8.7) 0.4
 RARP vs LRP 1.2 (0.4–4.0) 0.7 0.8 (0.2–3.6) 0.7
LND, Yes vs No 0.7 (0.3–2.0) 0.6   
Gleason score 0.7 (0.5–0.9) 0.02 0.9 (0.5–1.6) 0.8
SV invasion, Yes vs No 0.2 (0.1–0.7)  < 0.01 0.3 (0.1–1.3) 0.1
PSM, Yes vs No 0.9 (0.4–1.9) 0.8   
TURP before, Yes vs No 1.2 (0.3–4.3) 0.8   
Diagnosis PSA 1.0 (0.992–1.003) 0.4   
IIEF-5 Q2 pre-surgery 1.4 (1.0–1.9) 0.03 1.6 (0.9–2.7) 0.1
Prostate volume 1.0 (0.98–1.01) 0.6   
Age 1.0 (0.91–1.02) 0.2 1.0 (0.9–1.1) 0.6
BMI 0.9 (0.8–1.1) 0.3   
Surgery duration 1.0 (0.98–0.99) < 0.01 1.0 (0.981–1.002) 0.1
Blood loss 1.0 (0.996–1.001) 0.3   
NVB sparing   0.01   0.9
 Unilateral vs No 4.8 (1.4–16.4) 0.01 0.8 (0.1–4.3) 0.8
 Bilateral vs No 2.1 (1.1–4.3) 0.04 1.1 (0.3–3.8) 0.9
DF sparing, Yes vs No 32.3 (13.3–78.4) < 0.01 26.4 (8.4–83. 3) < 0.01
  1. BMI body mass index, CI confidence interval, ImC immediate continence, LND lymph node dissection, NVB nerve vascular bundle, OR odds ratio, PSM positive surgical margin, SV seminal vesicles