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Table 3 The information after surgery

From: The detail of the en bloc technique and prognosis of spleen-preserving laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic cancer

Clavien-Dindo complication degree  
 Grade I or II 7 (30 %)
 Grade III or IV 4 (17 %)
Pancreatic fistula degree  
 Overall 9 (39 %)
 Grade A 5 (22 %)
 Grade B 3 (13 %)
 Grade C 1 (4 %)
Operation method  
 En bloc spleen-resecting LDP (n = 17) 6 (35 %)
 En bloc spleen-preserving LDP (n = 6) 3 (50 %)
Pancreas partition method  
 Harmonic scalpel (n = 20) 7 (35 %)
 Ligasure (n = 3) 1 (33 %)
Spleen infarction 3 (18 %)
Mortality rate 0
Length during stay (days) 17 ± 8