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Table 2 Comparison of perioperative indicators between the two surgical groups

From: Transurethral needle electrode resection and transurethral holmium laser resection of bladder cancer

Index Groups P
Transurethral needle electrode resection (n = 52) Transurethral holmium laser resection (n = 51)
Perioperative indicators (mean ± sd)    
 Operative time (min) 31.5 ± 4.4 28.8 ± 3.6 0.001
 Intraoperative blood loss (ml) 34.2 ± 6.2 27.0 ± 3.9 0.000
 Postoperative gross hematuria time (days) 3.5 ± 1.1 2.8 ± 1.5 0.009
 Bladder irrigation time (days) 2.2 ± 0.4 1.9 ± 0.5 0.000
 Postoperative hospitalization time (days) 6.7 ± 1.3 6.2 ± 1.3 0.039
 Indwelling time (days) 3.4 ± 1.4 3.2 ± 1.0 0.428
Complications [n (%)]    
 Urethral stricture 3 (5.8) 2 (3.9) 1.000
 Obturator reflex 8 (15.4) 1 (2.0) 0.031
Secondary operation [n (%)] 14 (26.9) 17 (33.3) 0.478
Tumor residual rate at the second operation [n (%)] 3 (21.4) 4 (23.5) 0.889