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Table 5 Comparison according to the presence of major complications

From: Changes of liver hemodynamic and elastography parameters in patients with colorectal liver metastases receiving preoperative chemotherapy: “a note of caution”

  Absent or minor complications (n = 15) Major complications (n = 5) p value
HVPG (mmHg)a mean (SD) 3.27 (1.36) 5.40 (1.52) 0.008
Elastography (kPa)a mean (SD) 5.14 (1.33) 6.08 (2.44) 0.511
Platelets (log)a mean (SD) 5.29 (0.15) 5.32 (0.17) 0.772
PT (%)b median (IQR) 100 (99.0. 100.0) 89.0 (78.0, 95) 0.033
Length of hospital stay (days)b median (IQR) 7.0 (6.0, 9.0) 8.5 (7.0, 10.0) 0.445
  1. aStudent’s t tests
  2. bMann-Whitney U-test