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Table 1 Patient demographics in the needlescopic and laparoscopic appendectomy groups

From: Mini-laparoscopic versus laparoscopic approach to appendectomy

  Needlescopic Appendectomy n = 15 Laparoscopic Appendectomy n = 21
Male/female 6/9 10/11
Mean age (years) 39 (range, 18–60) 40 (range, 18–63)
Mean BMI* 26 kg/m2 25 kg/m2
Mean number of previous abdominal operations 0.3 (range, 0–2) 0.2 (range, 0–2)
  1. *BMI = Body Mass Index