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Table 3 Incidence of pancreatic fistula and the highest amylase concentration on postoperative day 3

From: Clinical evaluation of modified invaginated pancreaticojejunostomy for pancreaticoduodenectomy

  Modified invaginated anastomosis Mucosa-to-mucosa anastomosis P value
Cases [number (%)] None 43 (21.6%) 33 (22.9%) 0.003
Grade A 128 (64.3%) 89 (61.8%)
Grade B 28 (14.1%) 21 (14.6%)
Grade C 0 1 (0.7%)
Amylase concentration (U/mL) None 126.6 ± 91.7 106.5 ± 83.4 0.328
Grade A 3930.7 ± 639.3 5493.3 ± 966.0 0.023
Grade B 5666.1 ± 1330.0 6817.9 ± 1423.7 0.037
Grade C - 3106 -