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Table 1 Clinical demographics of patients in LDP group and ODP group

From: Laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy: a single-institution comparative study

Preoperative clinical variables LDP (n = 20) ODP (n = 23)
Age (years) 43 ± 11.6 47 ± 13.5
Sex (F/M) 12/8 14/9
ASA 1.5 ± 1 1.5 ± 1
Tumour size (cm) 5.4 ± 2.3 6.8 ± 3.5
BMI (kg/m2) 23.8 ± 2.5 22.7 ± 3.3
Spleen preservation   
Yes 10 12
No 10 11
  1. ASA, American Society of Anesthesiologists; ODP, Open distal pancreatectomy; LDP, Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy; F, Female; M, Male.