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Table 2 Demographic data of recruited patients and of patients treated with DS-Clip and showed sufficient intra-operative results (DS-Clipa)

From: The TICAP-Study (titanium clips for appendicular stump closure): A prospective multicentre observational study on appendicular stump closure with an innovative titanium clip

  Recruited Patients, n = 502 DS-Clipa, n = 390
  Mean SD Mean SD
Age, years 35.33 16.44 34.14 15.79
BMI, kg/m2 25.25 4.85 25.03 4.77
  n % n %
Female 246 49.00 199 51.03
Male 256 51.00 191 48.97
ASA I 258 51.39 208 53.33
ASA II 194 38.65 142 36.41
ASA III 48 9.56 39 10.00
ASA IV 2 0.40 1 0.26
  1. BMI body mass index, ASA American Society of anaesthesiologists, SD standard deviation
  2. aPatients treated with DS-Clip and showed sufficient intra-operative results according to Fig. 2