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Table 4 Postoperative outcomes

From: Feasibility of totally laparoscopic pylorus-preserving gastrectomy with intracorporeal gastro-gastrostomy for early gastric cancer: a retrospective cohort study

  TLPPG, n = 22 LAPPG, n = 43 p value
Body temperaturea,b 37.8 ± 0.4 37.9 ± 0.6 0.526
Postoperative blood testa    
 WBC (/μL)c 9688.2 ± 2567.8 9655.8 ± 3473.5 0.970
 CRP (mg/dL)c 8.6 ± 5.3 7.1 ± 5.3 0.278
 Amylase (U/L)d 263.9 ± 321.2 250.3 ± 301.9 0.867
Ambulation (days)a,e 1.0 ± 0.2 1.1 ± 0.3 0.705
Fluid intake (days)e,f 1.0 (1–2) 3.0 (1–5) < 0.001
Meal intake (days)e,f 3.0 (3–5) 4.0 (3–5) < 0.001
Postoperative hospital stay (days)f 10 (8–40) 10 (7–18) 0.2412
  1. CRP C-reactive protein, WBC white blood cell
  2. aMean ± standard deviation
  3. bMaximal values within POD 3
  4. cMaximal values within POD 7
  5. dValues at POD 1
  6. eFirst-day postoperatively
  7. fMedian (range)