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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics

From: Anterior versus posterior approach laparoscopic radical cystectomy: a retrospective analysis

Characteristics PLRC (n = 68) ALRC (n = 79) χ2/t p value
Age, median (range) 57 (44–81) 59 (47–80) 0.629* 0.531
BMI (kg/m2) 21.7 ± 3.1 22.3 ± 3.3 0.333* 0.730
Hb (g/L) 121.2 ± 11.7 120.6 ± 10.5 0.330* 0.742
Total tumor and blood clot volume 179.0 ± 72.2 186.0 ± 66.8 0.697* 0.487
Comorbid conditions
 Diabetes mellitus 15 (22.1%) 20 (25.3%) 0.214 0.644
 Hypertension 20 (29.4%) 22 (27.8%) 0.044 0.834
 Coronary heart disease 5 (7.4%) 4 (5.1%) 0.333 0.564
 COPD 3 (4.4%) 4 (5.1%) 0.034 0.853
 Other chronic diseases 3 (4.4%) 2 (2.5%) 0.393 0.531
ASA score
 2 52 (76.4%) 60 (75.9%) 0.083 0.773
 3 16 (23.6%) 19 (24.1%)
  1. *t value