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Table 3 In situ vessel diameters immediately before sealing (Terminal experiment)

From: Safety and effectiveness of a novel generator algorithm for bipolar vessel sealing: a randomised controlled chronic animal study

Vessel typethermoSEAL mode (TSM)BiClamp® mode (BCM)p value
No.mean ± STD (range) [mm]No.mean ± STD (range) [mm]
All vessels484.3 ± 1.4 (2.1–8.1)494.2 ± 1.5 (2.0–11)0.79
Arteries314.2 ± 0.8 (2.9–6.0)334.1 ± 0.8 (2.5–6.1)0.97
Veins174.5 ± 2.1 (2.1–8.1)164.4 ± 2.3 (2.0–11)0.95