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Table 1 Demographic of the two groups

From: Two-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed via the “marionette” technique versus conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy in pediatrics

No of patient (%)Group (A) Marionette groupGroup (B) Conventional groupp value
16 (50%)16 (50%)
GenderMale2(12.5%)6 (37.5%)0.102
Female14(87.5%)10(62.5%)
Male: female ratio1:71:1.7
Age (years)Range3.6–18 yrs.3–18 yrs.0.991
Mean ± SD8.1938 ± 3.573138.2125 ± 5.39640
BMIMean ± SD25.2 ± 3.425.2 ± 3.41.000
ASA (I/II)11/510/60.745
  1. BMI body mass index, Yrs years, ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists. SD standard deviation