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Table 2 Comparison of surgical outcomes between the CARST and traditional groups

From: Novel computer-aided reconstruction of soft tissue defects following resection of oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

Outcome CARST group
(n = 15)
Traditional group
(n = 15)
P value
Operative time (min) 366 ± 71.7 411.3 ± 74.1 0.01
Intraoperative blood loss (ml) 370.7 ± 80.0 376.0 ± 65.2 0.81
Amount of drainage (ml) 476.7 ± 77.8 514.0 ± 93.0 0.09
Flap utilization rate (%) 82.9 ± 6.5 66.5 ± 9.0 0.00
Post-operational hospital stay (days) 13.7 ± 2.7 16.2 ± 3.3 0.03