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Table 3 Correlation of major complications and preoperative coil embolization

From: Is hepatic artery coil embolization useful in distal pancreatectomy with en bloc celiac axis resection for locally advanced pancreatic cancer?

Factor Preoperative coil embolization (+) (n = 23) Preoperative coil embolization (−) (n = 8) p value
Liver infarction 0.642
 Yes 7 1  
 No 16 7  
Pancreatic fistula* 1.000
 None, grade A 10 4  
 Grade B, C 13 4  
Chylous leakage 1.000
 Yes 4 1  
 No 19 7  
Morbidity** 1.000
 C–D I, II 15 6  
 C–D III, IV, V 8 2  
Postoperative hospital stay (days) 35.0 (16–182) 42.5 (24–68) 0.978
  1. All results are shown as median (range) or number
  2. *According to International Study Group of Pancreatic Surgeons
  3. **According to Clavien–Dindo (C–D) classification (ver. 2.0)