TABLE 3

Multivariate Cox regression analyses predicting survival after SMART

SurvivalVariablesMultivariate analysis
p-valueHR95% CI
Overall survival
Total TT (continuous)0.021.121.02–1.23
Epithelial histologic subtype0.0050.390.21–0.76
Presence of pN2 disease0.31.490.73–3.07
Disease-free survival 
Total TT (continuous)0.011.131.03–1.24
Epithelial histologic subtype<0.00010.250.13–0.5
Presence of pN2 disease0.032.151.07–4.33
  • HR: hazard ratio; TT: tumour thickness.