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Table 1 Perioperative outcomes of 64 compression end-to-side Roux-and-Y jejunojejunostomy and 59 handsewn end-to-side Roux-and-Y jejunojejunostomy

From: Sutureless jejuno-jejunal anastomosis in gastric cancer patients: a comparison with handsewn procedure in a single institute

  Compression anastomosis (n=64) Handsewn anastomosis (n=59) p
Estimated intraoperative blood loss 178±32 ml 182±23 ml .065
Mean jejunojejunostomy time 11±4 min 23±7 min <0.05
Intraoperative mortality 0% 0% N.E.
Surgical morbidity 7.8% 8.5% N.E.
Intestinal obstruction 2 (n) 1 (n) N.E.
Duodenal fistula 1 (n) 1 (n) N.E.
Pancreatic fistula / 1 (n) N.E.
Esophago-jejunal leakage / 1 (n) N.E.
Wall infections 2 (n) / N.E.
Non-surgical morbidity 16.8% 14.1% .183
Starting time to oral feeding 7th day 7th day /
Intestinal canalization 2.1±0.6 min 2.3±0.5 min .321
Mean hospital stay 10±2 days 10±3 days .137
  1. N.E. Not evaluated
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