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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Effect of topical microporous polysaccharide hemospheres on the duration and amount of fluid drainage following mastectomy: a prospective randomized clinical trial

  Study Population Control vs. MPH p BMI < 30 vs. BMI ≥ 30 p
N 42 21   21   25   17  
Demographics
 Age (yrs.), mean ± SD (range) 64.9 ± 4.5 (23–89) 68.2 ± 15.7 (23–89)   61.2 ± 12.6 (34–82) 0.140 69.2 ± 13.59 (38–89)   58.6 ± 13.8 (23–80) 0.017
 BMI, mean ± SD (range) 30.7 ± 8.3 (19–59) 30.9 ± 8.4 (19–59)   30.4 ± 8.4 (21–59) 0.843 26.2 ± 2.9 (19–30)   37.3 ± 9.3 (31–59) 0.000
 Postmenopausal 92.9% 95.2%   90.5% 0.500 96.0%   88.2% 0.338
Procedure
 SM without SLNB 21.4% 55.6%   44.4% 0.605 20.0%   23.5% 0.784
 SM with SLNB 47.6% 55.0%   45.0% 48.0%   47.1% 0.952
 MRM 31% 38.5%   61.5% 32.0%   29.4% 0.859
Pathology
 Benign 14.3% 23.8%   4.8% 0.030 4.0%   20.0% 0.135
 ADH 2.4% 4.8%   0% 4.0%   0%
 DCIS 14.3% 4.8%   23.8% 20.0%   4.0%
 IDC 59.5% 66.7%   52.4% 64.0%   36.0%
 ILC 9.5% 0%   9.4% 8.0%   8.0%
Stage
 T 0 26.2% 23.7%   33.5% 0.130 24%   29.4% 0.807
 T 1 31% 42.9%   19.0% 32%   29.4%
 T 2 26.2% 28.6%   30.8% 24%   29.4%
 T 3 11.9% 0%   11.9% 12%   11.8%
 T 4 4.8% 4.8%   4.8% 8%   0%
 N x 4.7% 4.80%   4.8% .0755 4.00%   0.0% 0.729
 N 0 52.4% 57.10%   52.4% 52.00%   44.0%
 N 1 16.7% 19.00%   16.7% 16.00%   12.0%
 N 2 11.9% 9.50%   11.9% 16.00%   4.0%
 N 3 14.3% 9.5%   14.3% 16.00%   8.0%
Resection
 R0 97.4% 100%   95.2% 0.311 100%   94% 0.220
 R1 2.4% 0.0%   4.8% 0%   6%
  1. MPH microporous polysaccharide hemospheres, SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index; SM: simple mastectomy, SLNB sentinel lymph node biopsy, MRM modified radical mastectom,; ADH atypical ductal hyperplasia, DCIS ductal carcinoma in situ, IDC invasive ductal carcinoma, ILC invasive lobular carcinoma