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Table 1 The characteristics of intussusception patients receiving operation

From: Laparoscopic versus open reduction of idiopathic intussusception in children: an updated institutional experience

  LAP (N = 62) OPEN (N = 100) P-value
Gender (Male / Female) 42 / 20 72 / 28 0.598
Age (months) 10.0 (2, 66) 9.0 (1, 69) 0.130
Weight (kg) 10.0 (6.6, 26.0) 10.0 (5.4, 22.5) 0.255
Length of symptoms (hours) 17.0 (1.0, 96) 15.5 (4.0, 96.0) 0.557
Clinical symptoms and signs
 Abdominal pain 54 (87.1%) 80 (80%) 0.290
 Vomiting 44 (70.9%) 81 (81%) 0.178
 Rectal bleeding 40 (64.5%) 76 (76%) 0.151
 Abdominal mass 41 (66.1%) 61 (61%) 0.616
 Fever 8 (12.9%) 17 (17%) 0.655
Leading edge of the intussusceptum
 Ascending (include hepatic flexure) 32 (53.2%) 59 (59%) 0.416
 Transverse (include splenic flexure) 16 (25.8%) 26 (26%) 1.000
 Descending 3 (4.84%) 3 (3%) 0.676
 Sigmoid 3 (4.84%) 1 (1%) 0.157
 Ileum 1 (1.61%) 2 (2%) 1.000
 Spontaneous reduction 7 (11.3%) 9 (9%) 0.787
Type of intussusception
 Ileocolic 52 (83.9%) 82 (82%) 0.833
 Ileoileocolic 2 (3.2%) 7 (7%) 0.484
 Ileoileal 1 (1.6%) 2 (2%) 1.000
 Spontaneous reduction 7 (11.3%) 9 (9%) 0.787