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Table 4 Surgical outcomes and IBL 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 IBL (n = 42) (%) Low IBL (n = 58) (%) p value
Operating time (min) 291.9 ± 87.4 218.1 ± 55.0 <0.0001
Dissected lymph node 37.1 ± 19.4 36.9 ± 16.4 0.9454
Morbidity    0.5131
   Absence 35 (83.3) 51 (87.9)  
   Presence 7 (16.7) 7 (12.1)  
Hospital death 0 0 1.0000
  1. IBL = intraoperative blood loss; P < .05 was considered statistically significant