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Table 1 Clinicopathological Characteristics (n=26)

From: Early outcome of Frey’s procedure for chronic pancreatitis: Nepalese tertiary center experience

  All (n=26) Tropical CP (n=13) Non-tropical CP (n=13) p-value
Age (years) 26.5 (17-52) 26 (20-38) 27 (17-52) 0.925
Sex (M/F) 14/12 4/9 10/3 0.018
Duration of symptoms (months) 12 (4 -120) 12 (4-120) 24 (4-72) 0.943
Preoperative BMI (kg/m2) 21.3 ± 2.2 21.6 ± 2.6 21.0 ±1.9 0.547
Preoperative VAS score 70 ± 15.5 (30-90) 73.6 ± 11.2 66.2± 18.5 0.212
Preoperative Izbicki pain score 53.4 ± 17.6 (17.5-85) 56.5 ± 17.6 50.3 ±17.9 0.377
Preoperative Indigestion 2 (7.7%) 2 (15.4%) 0 0.480
Preoperative DM 6 (23.1%) 3 (23.1%) 3 (23.1%) 1.000
  1. Categorical data expressed in number (%), & continuous data in mean ± SD or median (range)
  2. Bold data is significant to p-value <0.05
  3. BMI Body mass index, VAS Visual analogue score, DM Diabetes mellitus