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Table 1 Patient demographics and pathological diagnosis

From: Preventing clinically relevant pancreatic fistula with combination of linear stapling plus continuous suture of the stump in laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy

Variables LSC/CS (n = 10) LSC (n = 12) p-value
Age (years) 67.3 ± 16.5 62.6 ± 16.9 0.574
Gender (male/female) 3/7 2/10 0.457
BMI (kg/m2) 22.9 ± 3.2 22.8 ± 2.2 0.947
ASA score(I/II/III) 2/7/1 3/9/0 0.527
Tumor size (mm) 44.7 ± 26.1 40.1 ± 23.3 0.691
Pancreatic thickness (mm) 12.3 ± 3.8 11.8 ± 3.9 0.716
Pathology
 Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm 5 1  
 Invasive ductal carcinoma 2 3  
 Mucinous cystadenoma 1 2  
 Neuroendocrine tumor   2  
 Serous cystadenoma   1  
 Hamartoma   1  
 Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm   1  
 Others 2 1  
  1. LSC/CS Linear stapling closure plus continuous suture, LSC Linear stapling closure
  2. Values are presented as mean ± SD