Table 5

 Comparison with the literature from the past 10 years (2063 patients from 23 published series)

RHH (all 121 cases)LiteratureRHH (last 30 cases)p Value (last 30 against first 91 cases)
p Values represent a Student’s t test except complication and conversion rates, which represent χ2 tests; *significant.
Duration140 min160 min120 min0.012*
Blood loss130 ml190 ml105 ml0.871
Complication rate17%15.4%12%0.847
Conversion rate6%5%0 %0.201
Oral intake1 day1 day1 day0.902
Home4 days4.1 days3 days0.192