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Table 4 Comparison of laparoscopic and open surgery

From: Current approaches in the surgical treatment of liver hydatid disease: single center experience

  Laparoscopic surgery
Median (min-max)
Open surgery
Median (min-max)
p
Number of patients n = 37 n = 23  
Age (years) 38 (15–75) 46 (14–88) 0.344
Gender
 Males 11(29.7) 9(39.1) 0.318
 Females 26(70.3) 14(60.9)  
ASA classification
 1 17(45.9) 10(43.4)  
 2 13(35.1) 8(34.7) 0.963
 3 7(19.0) 5(21.9)  
Gharbi classification
 Type 2 1(2.7) 1(4.3)  
 Type 3 31(83.8) 17(73.9) 0.649
 Type 4 5(13.5) 5(21.8)  
Cyst location
 Central 19(51.4) 19(82.6) 0.040
 Peripheral 13(35.1) 2(8.7)  
 Central & peripheral 5(13.5) 2(8.7)  
 Cyst size 13 (8–20) 15 (10–20) 0.022
 Cysto-biliary communication 7(18.9) 2(8.7) 0.460
Operation methods
 Partial pericystectomy 12 (32.4%) 17 (73.9%)  
 Total cystectomy 2 (5.4%) 3 (13.0%) 0.001
 Cystectomy 16 (43.2%) 0 (0%)  
 Partial pericystectomy +total cystectomy 7 (18.9%) 3 (13.0%)