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Table 5 Operative data of obese and normal groups classified by VFA in non-obese patients (BMI < 25)

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

Variable VFA normal VFA obese p
Pts (%) 39 (54.9) 32 (45.1)  
Insufflation time, min (r; 114–270) 164.0 ± 28.7 183.4 ± 42.2 0.025
Blood loss, ml (r; 0–450) 34.4 ± 28.5 78.8 ± 99.5 0.009
Specimen weight, g (r; 69–721) 246.1 ± 92.9 413.7 ± 133.9 < 0.001
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. BMI body mass index, VFA visceral fat area