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Table 4 Sealing time (Primary and 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 vessels973.5 ± 0.69 (2.5–5.9)887.3 ± 1.3 (3.5–11)< 0.0001
Arteries553.4 ± 0.65 (2.5–5.9)517.4 ± 1.4 (3.5–11)< 0.0001
Veins363.6 ± 0.78 (2.5–5.2)277.4 ± 1.4 (4.7–10)< 0.0001
Renal arteries173.5 ± 0.45 (2.8–4.4)157.4 ± 1.4 (5.1–9.8)< 0.0001
Vascular bundles63.7 ± 0.54 (3.0–4.4)106.9 ± 0.87 (5.7–8.7)< 0.0001
  1. 6% (11/196) of the vessels seals with unintended multiple activations could not be evaluated