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Table 2 Preoperative patient characteristics

From: Comparison of enteral nutrition with combined enteral and parenteral nutrition in post-pancreaticoduodenectomy patients: a pilot study

Characteristic EN group
(n = 8)
EN+PN group
(n = 9)
Age (yr) 66.5 ± 4.8 69.8 ± 3.3
Sex (Male/female) 6/2 6/3
Body weight (kg) 61.3 ± 2.9 55.8 ± 2.2
Body mass index (m2) 24.2 ± 1.2 21.9 ± 0.5
Patients with jaundice (%) 25.0 33.3
Patients with diabetes (%) 25.0 11.1
Patients with preoperative PTCD (%) 25.0 22.2
Preoperative laboratory values   
   Hemoglobin (g/L) 12.9 ± 0.6 11.7 ± 0.6
   Albumin (g/L) 3.6 ± 0.1 3.5 ± 0.1
   Bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.9 ± 0.1 0.8 ± 0.1
No significant differences noted.