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Table 6 Patient demographics, perioperative and postoperative data for patients with single band or internal hernias without intestinal resection

From: The role of the laparoscopic approach in the surgical management of acute adhesive small bowel obstruction

  Total
n = 103
Laparoscopy
n = 47
Open
n = 56
p
Age 64.6 ± 18.8 60.43 ± 18 68.11 ± 18.8 0.021
Female gender 57 (55.3) 26 (55.3) 31 (55.4) 0.997
Previous abdominal operations 83 (80.6) 36 (76.6) 47 (83.9) 0.349
N°. of previous abdominal operations 1.47 ± 1.17 1.34 ± 1.2 1.57 ± 1.1 0.187
ASA     0.098
 I 11 (10.8) 6 (13) 5 (8.9)  
 II 51 (50) 28 (60.9) 23 (41.1)  
 III 35 (34.3) 11 (23.9) 24 (42.9)  
 IV 5 (4.9) 1 (2.2) 4 (7.1)  
Operative time 90.7 ± 46.3 81.93 ± 38 98.17 ± 51.45 0.188
Intraoperative injury 2 (1.9) 1 (2.1) 1 (1.8) 1
Postoperative complications     0.003
 No 58 (56.3) 34 (72.3) 24 (42.9)  
 Yes 45 (43.7) 13 (27.7) 32 (57.1)  
  Clavien-Dindo     0.134
   IIIa 33 (32) 12 (25.6) 21 (37.5)  
   IIIb-IV-V 12 (11.7) 1 (2.1) 11 (19.6)  
Mortality 2 (1.9) 0 (0) 2 (3.6) 0.191
Reoperation 6 (5.8) 1 (2.1) 5 (8.9) 0.216
Poor Quality Outcomes 21 (20.4) 4 (8.5) 17 (30.4) 0.006
Onset of oral intake 3.76 ± 3.2 2.39 ± 1.9 4.89 ± 3.6 < 0.001
Length of hospital stay 6 (4–11.5) 4 (3–8) 9.5 (6–15.25) < 0.001
  1. Values are n (%) unless otherwise specified as mean ± SD or median (IQR)