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Table 2 Surgical treatment details of subjects

From: Minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy for the early-stage differential thyroid carcinoma

Surgical parameters MIVAT group CT group P value
  (n = 24) (n = 111)  
Operative time (minutes) 109 ± 49 139 ± 66 0.014*
Length of incision (cm) 3.1 ± 1.1 6.9 ± 1.3 <0.0001*
Operative hemorrhage (mL) 29.5 ± 43.1 69.7 ± 52.7 <0.0001*
Postoperative drainage (mL) 42.9 ± 28.9 53.4 ± 49.1 0.729
Length of hospitalization (days) 4.7 ± 1.9 5.5 ± 3.1 0.548
Peak angle of cervical axial rotation (degree)    
Left 31.5 ± 3.5 39.0 ± 4.1 <0.0001*