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Table 3 Thickness of coagulated layer in surface in half-grip, conventional technique, and ultrasonically activated device groups

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

Thickness (mm) A B C p
Maximum 1.47 ± 0.294 0.92 ± 0.264 0.95 ± 0.493 <0.05
Medium 0.48 ± 0.407 0.26 ± 0.111 0.29 ± 0.156 <0.05
Minimum 0.30 ± 0.435 0.04 ± 0.027 0.10 ± 0.059 <0.05
  1. A half-grip technique group, B conventional technique group, C ultrasonically activated device group