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Table 5 Compared analyses for jaundiced patients with and without long survival (n = 54)

From: Effect of preoperative jaundice on long-term prognosis of gallbladder carcinoma with radical resection

Variables Survived more than 3 years, n = 7 Died within 3 years,
n = 47
P value
Male gender 2 28 0.221
Mean age 57.43 ± 10.96 62.14 ± 10.06 0.288
Associated gallbladder stone 4 21 0.692
Preoperative biliary drainage 2 31 0.096
Tumor location    0.660
  Neck 6 (85.7%) 32 (68.1%)  
  Body/fundus 1 (14.3%) 15 (31.9%)  
Postoperative hospital stay 12.29 ± 3.82 19.21 ± 13.56 0.188
Bilirubin level at presentation 183.06 ± 103.79 251.93 ± 133.50 0.149
Intraoperative bleeding (ml) 785.71 ± 371.61 637.23 ± 553.49 0.380
Intraoperative blood infusion 6 (85.7%) 17 (36.2%) 0.034
Operative time (min) 320.00 ± 80.83 292.45 ± 76.57 0.423
Combined resection of adjacent organs 1 (14.3%) 8 (17%) 0.670
Hepatic invasion 4 (57.1%) 25 (53.2%) 0.585
pT (TNM)    0.010
  pT3 5 (71.4%) 9 (19.1%)  
  pT4 2 (28.6%) 38 (80.9%)  
Lymph node metastasis 5 (71.4%) 34 (72.3%) 0.637
Histologic type    0.576
  Well + moderately differentiated 7 (100%) 40 (85.1%)  
  Poorly differentiated 0 (0%) 7 (14.9%)  
Extent of liver resection    0.219
  Major hepatectomy (> 3 segments) 0 (0%) 4 (8.5%)  
  Anatomical segments IV–V 1 (14.3%) 19 (40.4%)  
  Gallbladder bed 6 (85.7%) 24 (51.1%)  
CRAO    0.670
  Yes 1 (14.3%) 8 (17.0%)  
  No 6 (85.7%) 3 (83.0%)  
Combined portal vein/hepatic artery resection 0 (0%) 5 (10.6%) 0.485
Incidence of incidental gallbladder cancer (IGC) 1 (14.3%) 1 (2.13%_) 0.2445