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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Staging lymphadenectomy in patients with localized high risk prostate cancer: comparison of the laparoendoscopic single site (LESS) technique with conventional multiport laparoscopy

  LESSPL (LESS pelvic lymphadenectomy) n = 20 MLPL (Multiport pelvic lymphadenectomy) n = 97 P value
Patient age (mean ± SD) 71.8 (±4.2) 69.2 (±5.6) .06
ASA-Scorea (mean ± SD) 2.5 (±0.5) 2.1 (±0.6) .01*
BMI (kg/m2) 27.3 (±3.4) 27.7 (±4.0) .70
Preoperative PSA value (ng/ml) 44.7 (±83.5) 32.3 (±56.2) .50
Gleason sum 7.7 (±0.9) 7.7 (±1.0) 1.0
  1. aAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists physical status classification system.
  2. *statistically significant.