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Table 3 Postoperative complications

From: Totally laparoscopic gastrectomy using intracorporeally stapler or hand-sewn anastomosis for gastric cancer: a single-center experience of 478 consecutive cases and outcomes

  TLTG (n = 99) TLDG (n = 379) Total (n = 76)
Stapler (n = 40) Hand-sewn (n = 59) Stapler (n = 341) Hand-sewn (n = 38)
Postoperative complications 10 6 39 10 65
 Anastomotic leakage 1   2   3
 Anastomosis stricture 3   1 2 6
 Intraluminal bleeding 1 1 4 3 9
 Delayed gastric emptying 1   5 1 7
 Abdominal abscess 1 2 8 1 12
 Ileus    6 1 7
 Lymphorrhea 1   2   3
 Pancreatic leakage   2 4   6
 Pulmonary infection 1 1 7 2 11
 Pulmonary embolism 1     1