Table 4 Predictors of complete tumour resection – multivariate analysis in type I vs type II ovarian cancer patients

From: Role of histological type on surgical outcome and survival following radical primary tumour debulking of epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube and peritoneal cancers

Variable Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval P -value
No ascitesa (vs any) 2.5 1.32–4.8 0.005
Ascites <500 mla (vs >500 ml) 1.98 1.2–3.3 0.008
N1 (vs N0) 0.53 0.3–0.93 0.027
High-grade serous (vs low-grade serous) 0.32 0.09–1.14 0.081
Mucinous (vs low-grade serous) 0.57 0.098–3.28 0.527
Clear cell (vs low-grade serous) 1 0.000– 0.99
Age >65 year (vs <65 years) 0.56 0.34–0.92 0.021
>4 IMO fields tumour involved (vs <4) 0.57 0.36–0.23 <0.001
Tumour upper abdomen (i.e., level 2/3; yes vs no) 0.36 0.005–0.331 0.003
Other types I (vs low-grade serous) 0.58 0.062–5.43 0.63
Other types II (vs low-grade serous) 0.25 0.06–1.08 0.063
  1. Abbreviation: IMO=Intraoperative Mapping of Ovarian Cancer.
  2. Variables are compared between the different histologies.
  3. aAscites with significant protective effect. Bold values are statistically significant, i.e. P<0.05.