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Table 3 Comparison of complications between obese and normal groups classified by BMI or VFA

From: Impact of visceral obesity on operative outcomes of laparoscopic nephrectomy: comparison between visceral fat area and body mass index

Variable BMI normal BMI obese p VFA normal VFA obese p
Pts 71 25   42 54  
Complications (%) 9 (12.8) 5 (19.2) 0.380 7 (16.6) 7 (12.9) 0.636
Peritoneal injury 6 1 0.461 5 2 0.125
Renal vascular injury 2 1 NA 1 2 NA
Renal capsule injury 0 1 NA 0 1 NA
Open conversion 0 1 NA 0 1 NA
Elevation of creatine kinase (CK) 0 1 NA 0 1 NA
Imperception of lower limb 1 0 NA 1 0 NA
  1. Data are presented as cases
  2. BMI body mass index, VFA visceral fat area, NA not available