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Table 3 Comparison of postoperative variables 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
Postoperative hospital stay(d)5.5 ± 2.14.7 ± 1.77.2 ± 2.30.002
Time to oral intake(d)2.2 ± 1.11.9 ± 0.93.1 ± 1.10.002
Time to off-bed activity(d)1.8 ± 0.71.7 ± 0.82.8 ± 0.9<0.001
Liver function
 ALT(U/L)261.0 ± 164.7225.4 ± 154.8305.6 ± 252.90.508
 AST(U/L)269.4 ± 162.8215.8 ± 121.8271.0 ± 228.80.658
 ALB(g/L)35.9 ± 3.135.2 ± 7.635.4 ± 4.90.880
 TBil (μmmol/L))22.3 ± 12.417.5 ± 8.325.3 ± 16.20.245
VAS score2.5 ± 1.02.3 ± 0.94.9 ± 1.3<0.001
Mortality0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)1.000
Morbidity1 (5.3%)1 (7.7%)1 (4.0%)0.890
  1. ALT indicates alanine aminotransferase; AST indicates aspartate transaminase; ALB indicates albumin; TBil indicates total bilirubin.