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Table. 2.

Peri-operative Outcomes in Both Comparison Groups

Procedure characteristics Long myotomy (n = 37) Short myotomy (n = 34) P-value
Length of esophageal myotomy (cm) 7.97 ± 2.40 2.76 ± 0.41 < 0.001
Length of gastric myotomy (cm) 2.84 ± 0.63 2.70 ± 0.73 0.389
Total operating time 72.43 ± 27.28 44.03 ± 13.78 < 0.001
Clips required 6.80 ± 2.03 6.20 ± 2.29 0.246
Insufflation related events
Subcutaneous emphysema 4 (10.81) 4 (11.76) 1.000
Capnoperitoneum requiring decompression 3 (8.10) 3 (8.82) 1.000
Retroperitoneal CO2 2 (5.40) 4 (11.76) 0.417
Minor bleeding episodes 17 (45.94) 12 (35.29) 0.469
Mucosal injuries requiring clipping 1 (2.70) 1 (2.94) 1.000
Hospital stay (day) 2.81 ± 0.70 2.82 ± 0.67 0.951

Data are presented as mean ± SD or n (%).

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