Table 1.
Table 1.

Characteristics of Study Participantsa

  • a TRAM=transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous, BMI=body mass index, IQR=interquartile range.

  • b Data are reported as mean (SD), unless otherwise indicated.

  • c As determined with the Mann-Whitney U test.

  • d As determined with the chi-square test.

  • e The ordinal data were obtained with a grading scale of 0 to 5 for trunk flexion strength and were analyzed with the Mann-Whitney U test (P<.05).

  • f Significant difference between the TRAM flap group and the control group (P<.05).