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Table 4 Estimated duration and morbidity of hepaticojejunostomy

From: Continuous or interrupted suture technique for hepaticojejunostomy? A national survey

  Interrupted suture technique Continuous suture technique Interrupted + continuous suture technique p-value
Interrupted technique Continuous technique
Duration Number 24 7 43 43 0,002
- < 10 min 1 (4%) 5 (71%) 6 (14%) 11 (26%)
- 10-20 min 19 (79%) 2 (29%) 20 (47%) 25 (58%)
- 20-30 min 4 (17%) 0 (0%) 13 (30%) 6 (14%)
- > 30 min 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (9%) 1 (2%)
Morbidity Number 23* 7 41* 41* 0,695
- < 3% 7 (30%) 4 (57%) 9 (22%) 10 (24%)
- 3-5% 11 (48%) 1 (14%) 17 (41%) 16 (39%)
- 5-10% 5 (22%) 2 (29%) 9 (22%) 11 (27%)
- 10-15% 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (7%) 2 (5%)
- 15-20% 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (7%) 2 (5%)
- > 20% 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Leakage rate Number 23* 7 42* 42* 0,258
- < 3% 13 (57%) 5 (71%) 14 (33%) 15 (36%)
- 3-5% 10 (44%) 2 (29%) 19 (45%) 20 (48%)
- 5-10% 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (17%) 6 (14%)
- 10-15% 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (5%) 1 (2%)
  1. *Partially missing data due to incomplete answers