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Table 2. Staging laparoscopy alone (LA) vs. staging laparoscopy with PIPAC (LP): clinical outcomes

From: Early postoperative outcomes of staging laparoscopy for peritoneal metastases with or without pressurized intra-peritoneal aerosol chemotherapy (PIPAC)

  Total
n = 49
Laparoscopy
alone
n = 24
Laparoscopy
 + PIPAC
n = 25
p-value
Overall complications (n, %) 8 (16%) 4 (16%) 4 (16%) 0.741
 Grade I 4 (8%) 2 (8%) 2 (8%)  
 Grade II 4 (8%) 2 (8%) 2 (8%)  
CTCAE (n, %)     
 Grade I 4 (8%) 2 (8%) 2 (8%) 0.940
 Grade II 2 (4%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%)  
 Grade III 2 (4%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%)  
 Median Length of Stay in days (IQR) 1 (1–3) 1 (1–2) 2 (1–3) 0.104
  1. Median (IQR- Interquartile Rang or Range), Mean (SD – Standard Deviation) or number (%) as appropriate. Statistical significance (p < 0 05) is highlighted in bold. Complication according to Clavien-Dindo by use of CTCAE v5.0 [16, 17]