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Table 2 Perioperative outcomes

From: Comparison of outcomes of pedicled jejunal and colonic conduit for esophageal reconstruction

  Jejunum group
(n = 34)
Colon group
(n = 37)
P-value
Operative time (minutes) 397.2 ± 107.1 415.8 ± 123.8 0.5a
Volume of drainage (ml) 720 (417.5–1355.0) 1055 (672.5–1535.0) 0.14b
Time interval between gastrectomy and esophagectomy (months) 41.2 ± 9.3 37.4 ± 8.5 0.08 a
Postoperative drainage time (days) 5.0 ± 1.6 6.0 ± 2.3 0.04a
Postoperative hospital stay (days) 12.7 ± 3.3 14.2 ± 4.3 0.12a
Blood loss (ml) 200 (200.0–462.5) 200 (300–500) 0.65a
Number of lymph nodes dissected 9.5 (5.00–13.25) 11 (6.0–14.5) 0.46b
  1. a Independent Sample T-test
  2. b Mann–Whitney’s U-test