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05 February 2024: Clinical Research

A Comparative Study of Laparoscopic and Open Approaches for Right Hemihepatectomy in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients: Safety and Short-Term Outcomes

Gehui Li 1ABCE , Joseph Mugaanyi 12BE , Zhanghui Li 12CE , Yating Bao 1D , Caide Lu 1D , Jing Huang 1ADG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.942096

Med Sci Monit 2024; 30:e942096

Table 2 Intraoperative and postoperative characteristics.

LRH (n-23)ORH (n=34)Statistical valuesP value
Operation time (min)297.0±74.9234.5±66.9t=3.2960.002
Blood loss (ml)375 (100–600)400 (200–1500)z=−2.0310.042
Transfusion rate211χ=4.3160.054
Tumor diameter (cm)7.3 (1.2–16.0)6.8 (2.5–30)z=−0.4810.630
Number of tumorsχ=0.0231.000
Postoperative complications27χ=0.7020.402
 Abdominal bleeding12
 Intractable ascites12
 Biliary fistula03
Postoperative hospital stay (days)12 (5–28)15 (7–37)z=−2.0160.044
Continuous variables were compared using the test.
* Categorical variables were compared using Fisher’s exact test.

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