Colorectal Cancer
Copyright ©2005 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Jan 21, 2005; 11(3): 323-326
Published online Jan 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i3.323
Table 2 Comparison of surgical safety and postoperative recovery (mean±SD).
ParametersLRH (n = 30)ORH (n = 34)P
Operating time (min)152.65±28.29147.25±27.500.561
Blood loss (mL)112.94±96.36274.50±235.430.005
Postoperative recovery
Analgesia requirement (%)14 (46.7)26 (76.5)0.014
Flatus (d)2.24±0.563.25±1.290.012
Time to resume normal diet5.65±2.407.30±2.720.06
Hospital stay (d)13.94±6.5318.25±5.960.043
Time to resume early activity (d)3.94±1.645.45±1.820.013
Length of incision (cm)6.47±4.1117.55±1.61<0.01
Major complications (%)5 (16.7)10 (29.4)0.23
Massive haemorrhage01
Anastomotic leak01
Pulmonary infection23
Urinary tract infection01
Wound infection24