Table 3

Showing the detailed descriptions of results in both groups with corresponding p-values
Points Group A Group B P value
Operative time 40-120 min 71.6 ± 25.47 60-150 min 94.7 ± 28.5 NS
Hospital stay 1-3 days 2-6 days P < 0.05
Time off from work 9.4 14.9
Pain score 2.1 3 P < 0.003
Early complications 6 12 P < 0.01
Wound infection 3 3
Late complications: a- testicular atrophy - 5
b- hernia recurrence 2 4

NS = non significant.

Saber et al.

Saber et al. BMC Surgery 2012 12:22   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-22

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