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Table 1 Characteristics of Patients in the RH ,LH and OH Groups

From: Robotic, laparoscopic or open hemihepatectomy for giant liver haemangiomas over 10 cm in diameter

 RH groupLH groupOH group 
 n = 19n = 13n = 25P value
Age (year)49.2 ± 10.646.5 ± 8.945.6 ± 10.10.494
Sex
 Male2 (10.5%)1 (7.7%)8 (32%)0.094
 Female17 (89.5%)12 (92.3%)17 (68%) 
Location*
 Right158190.530
 Left456 
Body surface area (BSA, cm2)1.6 ± 0.21.6 ± 0.21.6 ± 0.20.821
Futrue liver remnant volume (FLR, cm3)463.9 ± 151.2442.9 ± 152.8374.8 ± 135.70.115
Standard liver volume (SLV, cm3)1120.1 ± 137.81110.1 ± 108.11144.9 ± 108.80.646
Liver hemangioma volume (cm3)553.2 ± 122.3556.2 ± 179.8667.5 ± 202.60.061
FLR/SLV (%)41.2 ± 11.440.1 ± 14.033.2 ± 13.40.099
Resected normal liver volume / resected volume (%)16.1 ± 7.217.4 ± 7.014.2 ± 8.20.437
Hepatic disease†0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)1.000
  1. *Location refers to the location of the largest liver hemangioma for patients with multiple lesions
  2. †Hepatic disease refers to hepatitis and liver cirrhosis