Table 1: Patient preoperative characteristic distributed between the two groups.


GA GA + LPB P value

Nb of patients 20 19
Age, median (IQR), years 59.0 (42.0–72.0) 55.5 (50.25–67.5) 1
Gender male/female 8/12 8/11 0.642
Weight, median Kg (IQR) 64.0 (52.0–79.0) 69.0 (61.25–79.5) 0.431
Height, median cm (IQR) 167.0 (163.0–172.0) 167.0 (164.25–173.5) 0.778
BMI (kg/m2), median (IQR) 24.8 (18.39–27.23) 24.99 (22.23–27.49) 0.5
Diabetes mellitus 2 1 0.517
NSAIDs, nb of patients 2 4 0.168
Anticoagulants, nb of patients 7 8 0.839
Alcohol intake 4 6 0.292
Smoking 7 2 0.035
Primary origin of metastasis
Prostate 1 3 0,157
Lung 12 7 0.021
Breast 6 7 0.821
Others 1 2
ASA score
I 1 2 0.579
II 8 9 0.407
III 11 7 0.152
IV 0 1 0.323
Preoperative Ht 30.4 (27.8–37.4) 36.1 (31.6–40.7) 0.180
Preoperative Hb 10.8 (9.5–12.2) 12.0 (10.3–13.7) 0.273