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Table 5 SAIQ outcomes

From: Two-port laparoscopic anterior resection through a self-made glove device versus conventional laparoscopic anterior resection for rectal cancer: a comparison of short-term surgical results

  TPLAR (n = 27) CLAR (n = 30) p value
Position of incisions, median (range) 4 (2–4) 4 (2–4) 0.171
Length of incisions, median (range) 4 (3–4) 4 (2–4) 0.017
Esthetics of incisions, median (range) 4 (2–4) 4 (2–4) 0.030
Healing of incisions, median (range) 4 (3–4) 4 (3–4) 0.595
Pain at incisions, median (range) 4 (1–4) 3 (1–4) 0.003
Overall satisfaction (sum of all scores) 19 (12–20) 17 (13–20) 0.001
  1. SAIQ satisfaction-with-abdominal-incision questionnaire, TPLAR two-port laparoscopic anterior resection, CLAR conventional laparoscopic anterior resection