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Table 4 Oncological outcome following LDP versus ODP

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

  LDP (n = 20) ODP (n = 23)
Harvested lymph nodes 10 ± 2.1 11 ± 3.2
Invasion of peripancreatic   
Tissue 2 0
Perineural invasion 0 0
Positive lymph nodes 0 0
Invasion of adjacent organs 0 0
Negative resection margin 20 23
  1. ODP, Open distal pancreatectomy; LDP, Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy.