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Table 2 Main outcome between the LAP and the OPEN group

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

  LAP OPEN (N = 100) P-value
Operation time (min) N = 62 58 (24–184) 59 (30–265) 0.45
 Conversion excluded N = 51 45 (24–145)   0.008*
Time to oral intake (day) 2.0 (1.0–6.0) 2.0 (1.0–7.0) 0.219
 Conversion excluded 2.0 (1.0–6.0)   0.042*
Length of stay (day) 5.0 (3.0–8.0) 5.0 (3.0–12.0) 0.042*
 Conversion excluded 4.0 (3.0–8.0)   0.009*
Total costs (CNY) 15,778 (11197–33,930) 12,638 (6760–42,480) 0.000*
 Conversion excluded 15,476 (11197–33,930)   0.000*
No. of bowel resections 4 10 0.570
 Conversion excluded 0   0.017*
No. of intraoperative complications 12 (19.4%) 13 (13%) 0.371
 Conversion excluded 5 (9.8%)   0.791
No. of postoperative complications 5 (8.1%) 8 (8%) 1.000
 Conversion excluded 4 (7.8%)   1.000