Skip to main content

Table 2 Comparison of short-term clinical efficacy in the two groups

From: Analysis of the short- and long-term outcomes of membrane anatomy-guided laparoscopic spleen-preserving circumferential splenic hilar lymph node dissection for treating advanced proximal gastric cancer

  L-ASHD
n = 103
L-CSHD
n = 83
P value
Intraoperative blood loss (ml) 97.57 ± 70.02 86.93 ± 79.20 0.332
Number of cut spleen (case) 0 0 /
Operative time (min) 263.58 ± 41.47 271.60 ± 50.95 0.238
Time for splenic hilar lymph node dissection (min) 40.50 ± 9.46 47.69 ± 13.02* 0
Total number of harvested lymph nodes (pieces) 37.94 ± 15.16 47.83 ± 16.64* 0
Number of harvested positive lymph nodes (pieces) 5.04 ± 6.69 6.53 ± 8.43 0.18
Number of patients with positive splenic hilar lymph nodes 9 (8.7%) 19 (22.3%)* 0.007
Number of harvested splenic hilar lymph nodes (pieces) 3.02 ± 3.07 3.90 ± 2.52* 0.036
Number of positive splenic hilar lymph nodes (pieces) 0.25 ± 0.92 0.46 ± 1.18 0.186
Time of first anal exhaust (days) 3.02 ± 0.71 2.90 ± 0.76 0.286
Time of starting fluid diet (days) 7.40 ± 0.82 7.12 ± 1.30 0.078
Length of hospital stay after surgery (days) 13.38 ± 2.20 12.95 ± 3.03 0.268
  1. *P < 0.05 was considered statistically significant