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Table 2 Factors of bleeding in half-grip (A), conventional technique (B), and ultrasonically activated device (C) groups

From: Efficacy of a half-grip technique using a fine tip LigaSure™, Dolphin Tip Sealer/Divider, on liver dissection in swine model

  A B C p
Total amount (g) 80.0 227.6 303.6 <0.05
Average (g) 13.3 ± 12.9 37.9 ± 32.8 50.6 ± 39.3 <0.05
Rate (g/cm2) 1.0 ± 0.87 3.25 ± 1.87 4.3 ± 2.30 <0.05
  1. Less than 0.05 p value is regarded as statistically significant. The p value showed the statistical difference between Group A and Group B or C in each factor