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Table 1 Demographic data of patients receiving laparoscopic left lateral sectionectomy by a single surgeon (n = 29)

From: Stapleless laparoscopic left lateral sectionectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma: reappraisal of the Louisville statement by a young liver surgeon

Variables (%) Variables (%)
Age 60 years 15 (51.7) OP method  
Male gender 17 (58.6)  Pure laparoscopic 25 (86.2)
Disease entity    Hybrid 1 (3.4)
 Hepatocellular carcinoma 18 (62.1)  Pure robotic 3 (10.3)
 Hemangioma 5 (17.2)  Conversion laparotomy 0 (0)
 Liver cysts 3 (10.3) Inflow control  
 Focal nodular hyperplasia 1 (3.4)  Pringle’s maneuver 5 (17.2)
 Cholelithiasis 1 (3.4)  No inflow control 24 (82.8)
 Amebic liver abscess 1 (3.4) Duration of operation (hour) a (range) 4.63 ± 1.81 (2.3–10.4)
Tumor size (cm) (range 1.0–12.6 cm)   Duration of parenchymal transection a (minute) (range) 90.81 ± 52.78 (35–300)
 ≤ 2 5 (17.2) Blood loss a (ml) (range) 179.53 ± 161.9 (20–600)
 2–5 17 (58.6) Complication (Yes) 4 (13.8)
 >  5 7 (24.1)  Grade II/III/V 4 / 0 / 0
  1. a Mean ± standard deviation