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Table 2 Perioperative data

From: Liver resection for young patients with large hepatocellular carcinoma: a single center experience from China

Variables Mean ± SD or number (%) of patients
Young group (n = 70) Older group (n = 83) P value
Type of surgical resection    
 Non-anatomical resection 31(44.3%) 36(43.4%) 0.756
 Hemihepatectomy/extended hemihepatectomy 39(55.7%) 47(56.6%)
Surgical resection margin (cm)    
 ≤1 34(48.6%) 39(47%) 0.936
 >1 36(51.4%) 44(53%)  
Operative time (minutes) 188 ± 9 193 ± 23 0.673
Time for inflow occlusion (minutes) 13 ± 11 15 ± 13 0.516
Blood loss (ml) 1,196 ± 638 1,226 ± 768 0.475
 <1,000 36 (51.4%) 39(47%) 0.561
 ≥1,000 34 (48.6%) 44(53%)  
Blood transfusion (patients)    
 With 38 (54.3%) 53(63.9%) 0.625
 Without 32(45.7%) 30(36.1%)  
Hospital mortality 0 1(1.2%) 0.543
Complications 16 (23.0%) 19(22.9%) 0.928
Hospital stay (days) 14 ± 5 16 ± 7 0.376