Table 3

Operation time, postoperative stay, and re-operation of trial patients and non-randomised patients

N

Operation time, min

Postoperative stay, days

Re-operation

Re-admitted within 30 days


Mean

SD

Mean

Median

Percentiles

N

%

N

%


25%

75%


Trial patients

724

101

45

2.6

2

1

3

17

2.3

47

6.5

Non-randomised patients

993

100

47

4.9

3

2

6

23

2.3

60

6.1

p = 0.67

P < 0.001

p = 0.92

p = 0.71


Ros et al. BMC Surgery 2006 6:17   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-6-17

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