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Table 3 Comparison between LTPE and open surgery

From: Laparoscopic total pelvic exenteration for pelvic malignancies: the technique and short-time outcome of 11 cases

  LTPE Open surgery p
Gender, (male/female)/n 8/3 20/17 0.60
Median age, range/year 62 (30–75) 55 (35–80) 0.53
Mean operative time ± SD, range/minute 565.2 ± 81.4 (415–690) 468.2 ± 51.8 (360–560) 0.004
Mean blood loss ± SD, range/ml 547.3 ± 180.1 (200–850) 1033.0 ± 284.6 (670–2000) <0.001
Mean postoperative hospitalization ± SD, range/day 15.3 ± 5.3 (9–23) 22.4 ± 9.0 (10–45) 0.004
  1. LTPE laparoscopic total pelvic exenteration, SD standard deviation