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Table 3 Surgical outcomes of the patients with oesophageal cancer

From: Advantages of McKeown minimally invasive oesophagectomy for the treatment of oesophageal cancer: propensity score matching analysis of 169 cases

Clinical variables MIE group (n=169) OE group (n=169) P
Blood loss (median, IQR, ml) 200.0 (150.0, 300.0) 300.0 (250.0, 450.0) <0.01
Operative time (median, IQR, min) 335.0 (280.0, 385.0) 240.0 (185.0,285.0) <0.01
Lymph nodes harvested
 Median (IQR) 22 (17, 30) 9 (6, 15) <0.01
 Mean ± SD 24.5 ± 10.0 11.2 ± 7.9 <0.01
Number of metastasis nodes
 Median (IQR) 0 (0, 1.0) 0 (0, 1.0) 0.730
 Mean ± SD 1.2 ± 3.2 0.98 ± 2.0 0.406
Rate of metastasis nodes 64 (37.9%) 67 (40.9%) 0.577
R0 resections 169 (100%) 169 (100%) 1.000
Reoperation 2 (50.0%) 2 (50.0%) 1.000