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Table 3 Postoperative general recovery and complications of patients

From: The feasibility and safety of complete laparoscopic extended right hemicolectomy with preservation of the ileocecal junction in right-transverse colon cancer

  Ileocecal junction-preserved group (n = 23) Control group (n = 34) P value
First ground activities, days, median (IQR) 1.0 (1.0–2.0) 1.0 (1.0–2.0) 0.742
First flatus passage, days, median (IQR) 3.0 (2.0–3.0) 3.0 (3.0–4.0) 0.010
Fluid diet intake, days, median (IQR) 1.0 (1.0–2.0) 1.0 (1.0–2.0) 0.213
Postoperative hospitalization, days, median (IQR) 6.0 (4.0–7.0) 6.0 (6.0–7.0) 0.017
Hospitalization cost, USD, median (IQR) 10306.3 (9819.4–10673.5) 9476.8 (8914.8–10378.9) 0.097
Postoperative diarrhea, n (%) 4 (17.4) 16 (47.1) 0.026
Clavien–Dindo complications, n (%) 4 (17.4) 7 (20.6) 1.000
 I–II 4 (17.4) 6 (17.6)  
 III–IV 0 1 (3.0)  
Reoperation, n (%) 0 0 -
Readmission, n (%) 0 0 -
Mortality, n (%) 0 0 -