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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data from our patient cohort (n = 124)

From: Chronic pancreatitis of the pancreatic remnant is an independent risk factor for pancreatic fistula after distal pancreatectomy

  Distal pancreatectomies (n = 124)
Sex (m/f) n = 74 (59.7%)/n = 50 (40.3%)
Age y (±SD) 57.5 (±14.2) 95% CI 55.0-60.1
BMI (m/kg 2 ) 25.8 (±5.1) 95% CI 24.9-26.8
ASA scores  
1 n = 14 (11.3%)
2 n = 75 (60.5%)
3 n = 35 (28.2%)
Nicotine abuse (yes/no) n = 27 (21.8%)/n = 97 (78.2%)
Alcohol abuse (yes/no) n = 35 (28.2%)/n = 89 (71.8%)
Hypertension (yes/no) n = 56 (45.2%)/n = 68 (54.8%)
Weight loss (yes/no) n = 38 (30.6%)/n = 86 (69.4%)
Preoperative Diabetes (Total) n = 32 (25.8%)
Oral n = 22 (17.7%)
IDDM n = 10 (8.0%)
Diagnosis  
Adenocarcinomas n = 22 (17.7%)
IPMN n = 53 (42.7%)
Chronic pancreatitis n = 9 (7.3%)
Metastasis n = 6 (4.8%)
NET n = 27 (21.9%)
Others n = 7 (5.6%)
Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula  
(POPF)  
Grade A n = 30 (24.2%)
Grade B n = 24 (19.3%)
Grade C n = 2 (1.7%)
OP-time (min) (±SD) 282.2 (±106.8) 95% CI 263.2-301.2
Intraop. blood loss (ml) (±SD) 834 (±787.1) 95% CI 694.6-1217.4