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Table 3 Analysis of complications in splenectomy and no splenectomy groups.

From: The impact of splenectomy on outcomes after distal and total pancreatectomy

Complications Splenectomy group (n) No splenectomy group (n) p Complications Splenectomy group (n) No splenectomy group (n) p
Sepsis 3 0 0.250 Renal failure 1 0 1
Pulmonary 1 0 1 DGE* 2 0 0.5
Intrabdominal abscess 1 1 1 1ry IA * 1 0 1
Wound infection 1 2 0.575 Cardiac 0 0 -
Wound dehiscense 1 1 1 CNS* 1 0 1
ARDS 1 0 1 1ry GI* 0 1 0.435
  1. *(1ry IA = primary intra abdominal haemhorrage, 1ry GI = primary gatrointestinal haemhorrage, CNS = Central Nervous System, DGE = Delayed gastric emptying).