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Table 1 Demographic, surgical procedure and postoperative course details

From: The use of autologous fascia lata graft in the laparoscopic reinforcement of large hiatal defect: initial observations of the surgical technique

Features No (%) Average (range)
Gender   
Males 2 (20.0%)  
Females 8 (80.0%)  
Age   64.2 years (39 – 79 years)
Karnofski score   87 (80 – 90)
ASA score   1.8 (1–3)
BMI   28.3 kg/m2 (20.57 – 41.62 kg/m2)
Hernia type – Giant PEH 10 (100%)  
Chronic gastric volvulus 5 (50%)  
HSA   10.6 cm2 (8.1 – 14.4 cm2)
Esophageal lengthening procedure (Collis) 2 (20.0%)  
Primary suture of the pillars   
Primary retroesophageal suture of the pillars 3 (30.0%)  
Plication of the left crus 7 (70.0%)  
Drainage in the harvesting region 9 (90.0%)  
No of days   3 days (2 – 4 days)
Duration of the operation   203.9 min (160 – 250 min)
Postoperative complications   
Mild hematoma on the right thigh 1 (12.5%)  
Length of postoperative hospital stay   6.5 days (5 – 8 days)
30-day death rate 0 0%
Follow-up period   
12 months 5 (50.0%)  
6 months 8 (80.0%)  
Recurrence rate 0 0%