Skip to main content

Table 2 Operative and postoperative data

From: Laparoscopic management of persistent gastrocutaneous fistula after feeding gastrostomy appliance removal in children

  No of cases (N = 19) %
Collection
 Present 7 36.84
 Absent 12 63.15
Foreign bodies   
 Present 3 15.78
 Absent 16 84.21
Mean operative time in min (57 ± 10.2)
 < 50 min 10 52.63
 > 50 min 9 47.36
Closure of gastric defect   
 Hand sewn 16 84.21
 Endoscopic stapler 3 15.78
Mean time for full oral intake in hours (24 ± 3.5)
 < 12 h 5 26.31
 > 12 h 14 73.68
Mean hospital stay in h (48 ± 6.3)
 < 24 h 11 57.89
 > 24 h 8 42.1
Recurrence No cases  
Wound infection No cases