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Table 1 Experimental groups and baseline characteristics.

From: Regeneration in pig livers by compensatory hyperplasia induces high levels of telomerase activity

Group N Gender (male/female) Body weight (kg)1 P2
LT 6 2/4 33.8 [29.0 – 45.0]  
PH 6 2/4 33.8 [27.0 – 45.5] 1.000
PH/TIPS 6 5/1 29.5 [24.0 – 44.9] 0.240
  1. 1Weights expressed as median [range]. 2Comparison to LT with P < 0.05 (Mann-Whitney U test) considered significant. Abbreviations: LT, laparotomy; PH, partial hepatectomy; TIPS, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.