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Table 1 Demographic data

From: Long term outcome and quality of life after open incisional hernia repair - light versus heavy weight meshes

  LW mesh
(Vypro®)
HW mesh
(Prolene®)
p
number of patients 12 12  
sex ratio (male:female) 9:3 8:4  
age (year) 58.3 ± 11.1 57.3 ± 11.8 0.840
number of risk factors 1.8 ± 0.7 2.3 ± 1.2 0.318
BMI (kg/m2) 28.7 ± 3.5 29.8 ± 3.7 0.462
hernia size (cm2) 226.0 ± 301.5 127.2 ± 97.2 0.292
operation length (min) 105.0 ± 41.8 110.4 ± 23.5 0.699
hospital stay (d) 10.4 ± 3.8 6.8 ± 5.5 0.078
  1. Data for the LW light weight and HW heavy weight group are presented as mean ± standard deviation. Differences were considered significant at p < 0.05.