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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the plasma wound fluid study population

From: Plasma levels of the proangiogenic protein CXCL16 remains elevated for 1 month after minimally invasive colorectal cancer resection

  Cancer (n = 23)
Age, years (mean ± SD) 66.6 ± 10.8
Sex (n)
 Male 14 (61.0%)
 Female 9 (39.0%)
Incision length, cm (mean ± SD)* 9.1 ± 3.0
Operative time, min (mean ± SD) 456.8 ± 105.5
Length of stay, days (mean ± SD) 8.3 ± 7.8
Type of resection
 Transverse 1 (4.0%)
 Sigmoid/rectosigmoid 2 (9.0%)
 LAR/AR 12 (52.0%)
 APR 7 (31.0%)
 Total 1 (4.0%)
Surgical method
 Laparoscopic-assisted (LA) 13(57.0%)
 Hand-assisted/hybrid laparoscopic (HAL) 10(43.0%)
  1. *Incision length lap 7.8 ± 1.8; hand 10.5 ± 3.7