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Table 2 Surgical outcomes and BMI undergoing open gastrectomy with D2 lymph-node dissection for gastric cancer

From: Effect of obesity on intraoperative bleeding volume in open gastrectomy with D2 lymph-node dissection for gastric cancer

  High BMI (n = 21) (%) Normal BMI (n = 79) (%) p value
Operating time (min) 262.7 ± 83.6 245.4 ± 77.9 0.3752
Estimated blood loss (ml) 454.9 ± 303.0 316.0 ± 259.7 0.0381
Number of dissected lymph nodes 33.7 ± 11.8 37.9 ± 18.8 0.3316
Morbidity    0.1673
   Absence 16 (76.2) 70 (88.6)  
   Presence 5 (23.8) 9 (11.4)  
Hospital death 0 0 1.0000
  1. BMI = body-mass index; P < .05 was considered statistically significant