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Table 2 Patients and tumor characteristics. Intraoperative data and postoperative courses

From: A pancreatic zone at higher risk of fistula after enucleation

  n or median % or range
Male gender 12 26%
Age (years old) 55 19–78
BMI (kg/m2) 22.7 18–35.1
Pancreatic zones
 1 20 43%
 2 9 19%
 3 18 38%
Distance to main duct (mm)
 ≤ 2 mm 21 45%
 > 2 mm 26 55%
Indication
 Neuroendocrine tumors 20 43%
 Branch-duct IPMN 17 36%
 Others 18 21%
Tumor morphology
 Cystic 25 53%
 Solid 22 47%
 Tumor size (mm) 20 4–61
 Operative duration (min) 180 90–400
POPF
 Grade A 8 17%
 Grades B and C 15 33%
 Total 23 50%
 Delay surgery—POPF 7 4–26
 Hemorrhage 4 8.5%
 Reintervention 5 11%
 Dindo morbidity
 Grades 3–4 16 34%
 Overall 29 62%
 Perioperative transfusion 4 8.5%
 Length of hospital stay (days) 15 6–90
 Readmission 3 6.4%
  1. BMI body mass index, IPMN intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm, POPF postoperative pancreatic fistula)