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Table 2 Baseline characteristics and operation

From: Keyhole versus Sugarbaker techniques in parastomal hernia repair following ileal conduit urinary diversion: a retrospective nationwide cohort study

  N total
(n = 28)
Intra-abdominal keyhole
(n = 18)
Sugarbaker
(n = 10)
Age (years) 28 70 ± 9 77 ± 6
Sex 28   
 Females   10 (56) 4 (40)
 Males   8 (44) 6 (60)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 22 28 ± 5 28 ± 4
Follow-up (months) 28 49 ± 34 27 ± 21
Time (months) from primary operation to hernia repair 28 65 ± 33 66 ± 44
Time (months) from hernia repair to recurrence 5 29 ± 12 15
Technique 28   
 Laparoscopic   11 (61) 8 (80)
 Open   7 (39) 2 (20)
Operation duration (min) 19 94 ± 28 141 ± 46
Blood loss (ml) 26 54 ± 72 39 ± 40
Size of the mesh (cm2)? 24 268 ± 80 247 ± 148
Co-existing ventral hernia 28 2 (11) 3 (30)
Fascial closure at the operation 28 12 (67) 7 (70)
Length of stay in the hospital (day) 28 17.8 ± 50.1 6.3 ± 3.7
Operator 28   
 Gastrointestinal surgeon   13 (72) 5 (50)
 Urologist   4 (22) 4 (40)
 General surgeon   1 (6) 1 (10)
  1. Nominal variables are reported as counts and percentages (in parentheses); continuous variables are reported as the mean and standard deviation