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Table 1 Baseline and internal hernia characteristics

From: Preventing Petersen’s space hernia using a BIO synthetic mesh

  2014 Glue 2015–2018 BIO mesh p
Number of patients 75 170  
Female patients (%) 85% 88% NS
Age 48 (17–69) 48 (18–72) NS
BMI 44.9 (28.7–69.1) 43.7 (29.3–74.7) NS
% Redo RYGB 89% 82% NS
Mean follow up 36 months 22 months  < 0.001
%TBWL last visit 25.4% 24.4% NS
∆BMI at herniation diagnosis 16.2 12.4 (n = 1) NA
  1. Bold indicate significant
  2. BMI body mass index (kg/m2), EE entero-enterostomy, %TBWL  percent total body weight loss, NS  non significant, NA  not applicable