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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of prognostic factors for DFS and CSS

From: Association of perioperative blood pressure with long-term survival in rectal cancer patients

Variable HR (95% CI) P
DFS
 Age 0.98 (0.96–0.99) 0.039
 AJCC stage III 5.71 (2.44–13.37) <0.001
 Perineural invasion 2.17 (1.09–4.32) 0.028
 Distance from anal verge ≥5 cm 0.53 (0.32–0.85) 0.009
 Adjuvant treatment 0.41 (0.23–0.71) 0.002
 Preoperative SBP ≥120 mmHg 1.97 (1.08–3.60) 0.028
CSS
 AJCC stage III 7.45 (1.65–33.64) 0.009
 Preoperative CEA >5 ng/mL 2.18 (1.03–4.61) 0.042
 Distance from anal verge ≥5 cm 0.36 (0.17–0.77) 0.009
 Adjuvant treatment 0.36 (0.17–0.78) 0.010
 Preoperative SBP ≥120 mmHg 2.85 (1.00–8.25) 0.050
  1. DFS disease-free survival, CSS cancer-specific survival, HR hazard ratio, CI confidence interval, SBP systolic blood pressure, BMI body mass index, BP blood pressure, AJCC American Joint Committee on Cancer, CEA carcinoembryonic antigen