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Table 3 Operative and postoperative outcome after major hepatectomy

From: Splenic enlargement induced by preoperative chemotherapy is a useful indicator for predicting liver regeneration after resection for colorectal liver metastases

 ChemotherapyNo chemotherapy (n = 30)p value
SP index ≥ 1.2 (n = 12)SP index < 1.2 (n = 14)
Operation time (min)388 (255–551)306 (260–739)289 (190–430)0.035
Blood loss (ml)1368 (225–3420)661 (335–2560)570 (285–4935)0.024
Intraoperative transfusion6 (50%)7 (50%)7 (23.3%)0.12
Postoperative hyperbilirubinemia6 (50%)4 (28.6%)4 (13.3%)0.043
Morbidity (Clavien–Dindo classification III)2 (16.7%)3 (21.4%)3 (10%)0.58
 Biliary leakage223 
 Intra-abdominal abscess121 
Mortality000 
  1. Continuous data are presented as median and range