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Table 2 Hospital stays, transfusions and analgesics.

From: Different surgical strategies for chronic pancreatitis significantly improve long-term outcome: a comparative single center study

  Frey group
n = 39
Whipple group
n = 12
Hospital stay (days, AV ± SD)   
Surgery time (minutes, AV ± SD) 240 ± 61.8 411 ± 161.1
Intraoperative transfusions (number, AV ± SD)   
Red cell concentrate 1 ± 1.5 4.5 ± 6.5
Plasma 1 ± 1.8 4.2 ± 6
Platelet concentrate 0 0.2 ± 0.6
Intensive care unit (days, AV ± SD) 1.3 ± 1.5 2.3 ± 3.1
Consumption of analgesics (days, AV ± SD)   
Novalgin/Tramadol 5.4 ± 3.6 5.8 ± 2.6
Peridural catheter anesthesia 2.9 ± 4.4 3.2 ± 3.2
Opioids 3.8 ± 7.2 5.5 ± 7.8
Parenteral feeding (days, AV ± SD) 2.8 ± 2.4 3.8 ± 2.2
Postoperative transfusions (number, AV ± SD)   
Red cell concentrate 0.8 ± 1.9 1.8 ± 2.9
Plasma 0.8 ± 2.2 2.4 ± 2.7
Platelet concentrate 0 0.1 ± 0.3