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Table 3 Blood loss

From: Combined ultrasonic aspiration and saline-linked radiofrequency precoagulation: a step toward bloodless liver resection without the need of liver inflow occlusion: analysis of 313 consecutive patients

  Type of operation   
  Major liver resection (199) Minor liver resection (114) Total (313) P-value
Intraoperative blood loss, mean (SD), (range), ml 436.38 (346.76) 272.72 (286.08) 376.77 (334.92) < 0.001
(100 to 2,400) (50 to 2,360) (50 to 2,400)
Blood loss during parenchymal transection, mean (SD), (range), ml 273.42 (264) 131.23 (55.06) 221.63 (223.66) < 0.001
(90 to 2,100) (40 to 350) (40 to 2,100)
Blood transfusion, n, (%) 17 (8.5%) 16 (14%) 33 (10.5%) 0.128