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Table 2 Intra- and postoperative data on patients undergoing resection of ampullary cancers stratified by procedure type

From: Long-term prognosis of surgical treatment for early ampullary cancers and implications for local ampullectomy

  Local ampullectomy (n = 26) Pancreaticodudenectomy (n = 63) P
Blood lost, mean ± SD (ml) 97.16 ± 36.87 281.28 ± 201.18 <0.001
Intra-operative transsfusion 0 (0.0%) 10 (15.9%) <0.001
Operation time,mean ± SD (min) 214.46 ± 23.76 307.16 ± 28.08 <0.001
POPF 2 (7.6%) 21 (33.3%) 0.009
Intra-abdominal infection 8 (30.7%) 18 (28.6%) 0.513
Abdominal abscess formation 0 (0.0%) 7 (11.1%) 0.080
Anastomotic leakage    
  Bile leakage 1 (3.8%) 5 (7.9%) 0.431
  GJ anastomosis leakage _ 2 _
DGE 0 (0.0%) 5 (7.9%) 0.169
Wound infection 1 (3.8%) 3 (4.8%) 0.667
Pleural effusion 0 (0.0%) 3 (4.8%) 0.350
Reoperation 0 (0.0%) 5 (7.9%) 0.169
In-hospital death 0 (0.0%) 3 (4.8%) 0.350
  1. POPF: postoperative pancreatic fistula; GJ: gastrojejunostomy; DGE: delayed gastric emptying.