Skip to main content

Table 2 Comparisons of patientscharacteristics for the NG group and BG group

From: Clinicopathological evaluation of anoxic mucosal injury in strangulation ileus

Character Non-gangrene group (n = 24) Bowel gangrene group (n = 25) P
Age 77 (51–94) 74 (50–96) 0.756*
Gender    0.019
Male 13 5  
Female 11 20  
Cause of strangulation    0.598†
 Ileus band 22 20  
 Internal hernia 1 3  
 Volvulus 1 2  
History of laparotomy (Y/N) 20 / 4 20 / 5 0.567
History of oncological surgery (Y/N) 10 / 14 5 / 20 0.096
Peritoneal irritation sign (Y/N) 10 / 14 13 / 12 0.571
Time to surgery from onset time (hours) 16 (3–74) 19 (5–77) 0.851
Postoperative complication (Y/N) 8 / 16 11 / 14 0.561
Duration of hospital stay (days) 18 (9–118) 18 (20–121) 0.233
Hospital death (Y/N) 1 / 23 1 / 24 0.235
  1. Values are median (range) or No. of patients; values in parentheses are ranges. (Y/N), (Yes/No). *A Wilcoxon test. †A Fisher-Freeman-Halton exact test. The other analyses are performed by Fisher’s exact tests.