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Table 3 Rating questions: coronal placement

From: Improved access and visibility during stapling of the ultra-low rectum: a comparative human cadaver study between two curved staplers

Rating Stapler used Excellent Adequate Poor P Value
Ease of placement in the pelvis RR 34 (71%) 8 (17%) 6 (13%) NS
CC 21 (44%) 26 (54%) 0
Ease of placement around the colon and rectum RR 29 (60%) 19 (40%) 0 NS
CC 28 (60%) 17 (36%) 2 (4%)
Ability to hold and retain tissue without slippage RR 26 (57%) 12 (26%) 8 (17%) 0.0002
CC 45 (96%) 1 (2%) 1 (2%)
Visibility RR 37 (77%) 9 (19%) 2 (4%) NS
CC 30 (63%) 14 (29%) 4 (8%)
Pelvic access RR 33 (69%) 11 (23%) 4 (8%) 0.008
  CC 18 (38%) 28 (58%) 2 (4%)