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Table 4 Comparison of postoperative gastrointestinal function recovery and discharge time between LRC and TLRC

From: Comparison of prolonged postoperative ileus between laparoscopic right and left colectomy under enhanced recovery after surgery: a propensity score matching analysis

Group LRC (n=181 ) TLRC(n= 91 ) t/χ2 p value
PPOI    7.707 0.005
 No 135 81   
 Yes 46 10   
First flatus (days) 3.8±2.6 2.8±1.9 3.009 0.003
First semi-liquid diet (days) 5.3±2.6 4.4±2.0 3.011 0.003
Postoperative length of stay (days) 7.8±2.8 7.1±1.7 2.239 0.026
  1. LRC laparoscopic right colectomy, TLRC totally laparoscopic right colectomy