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Table 3 Demographical characteristics of the patients

From: Transumbilical single-incision laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy: preliminary experience and comparison to conventional multi-port laparoscopic surgery

  SILS (n =14) Conventional (n = 7) P
Age, mean ± SD [range] 40.2 ± 14.1 [20–73] 50.4 ± 11.3 [35–65] 0.66
Sex (% men) 7.1 14.3 0.61
Weight, mean ± SD [range] 59.6 ± 8.9 [45–80] 60.4 ± 5.1 [54–67] 0.21
BMI, mean ± SD [range], kg/m2 22.6 ± 2.4 [18.4–27.0] 23.3 ± 1.3 [21.3–25.2] 0.29
Size of lesion,, mean ± SD [range], cm 4.3 ± 2.2 [1.2–11] 3.7 ± 2.2 [0.7–6.0] 0.47
Lesion type (benign/malignant) 0/14 1/6 0.16