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Table 1 Demographic and tumour resection data for each of the incision groups

From: Right Kocher’s incision: a feasible and effective incision for right hemicolectomy: a retrospective study

  Midline incision Right Kocher incision p value
(n=100) (n=113)
Age, years 65 (53-86) 65 (39-91) NS
Females, n (%) 53 (53) 60 (53%) NS
Body mass index (BMI-kg/m2) 21 (18–26) 21(17–27) NS
Incision length, cm 12(10–30) 10 (8–12) <0.05
Duration of operation, min 85(67–140) 70 (52–100) <0.001
Nodes harvested, n 14 (5–20) 14 (5–25) NS
TNM Stage (n and %)    NS
I 18 (18) 21 (18.6)  
II 52 (52) 56(49.5)  
III 28 (28) 32 (28.3)  
IV 2 (2) 4 (3.6)  
Positive resection margins 0 0 NS
  1. 1Values are median (range), unless otherwise indicated.
  2. 2NS, not significant.