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Table 4 Factors that potentially affect blood loss during parenchymal transaction and the overall amount of intraoperative 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

Clinical factor Number Blood loss during parenchyma transaction mean (SD), ml P-value Overall amount of intraoperative blood loss mean (SD), ml P-value
Overall 313 221.63 (223.66)   376.77 (334.92)  
Gender
Female 137 220.8 (206.77) 0.789 358.91 (294.54) 0.374
Male 176 222.27 (236.55) 390.68 (363.49)
Age (years)
≤60 138 234 (258.84) 0.366 405.65 (398.17) 0.383
>60 175 211.9 (191.64) 354.01 (274.09)
Concomitant procedures
Yes 41 188.78 (75.14) 0.719 500.98 (434.44) 0.001
No 272 226.58 (237.84) 358.05 (314)
Extent of resection
Major 199 273.42 (264) < 0.001 436.38 (346.76) < 0.001
Minor 114 131.23 (55.06) 272.72 (286.08)
Re-do hepatic resection
Yes 42 247.14 (306.27) 0.228 539.29 (436.01) < 0.001
No 271 217.68 (208.43) 351.59 (309.85)
Type of minor liver resection
Anatomic 75 123.87 (50.05) 0.088 278 (323.42) 0.56
Non-anatomic 39 145.38 (61.85) 262.56 (198.78)