Table 2: Clinical and operative variables. BMI = Body Mass Index.

VariableGroup TGroup Lp Value

No. of cases165
age76 (67-88)72.2 (65-77)0.24
BMI22.3230.74
Sex (M/F)2/142/30.17
Operation time404285<0.01
Intra-operative estimated blood loss870137<0.01
Post-operative hospitalization days43.926.80.03

Statistically significant.
In staged cases, time of second surgery was adopted.