Table 5: Cadaver SBL measurements in the literature.

 

Total

 Male

 Female

 

Author

Age (Years)

#

SBL Mean

(cm)

SBL

Min

(cm)

SBL

Max

(cm)

Height

(cm)

Age

(Years)

 #

SBL Mean

(cm)

SBL Min (cm)

SBL

Max

(cm)

Age

(Years) 

#

SBL Mean

(cm)

SBL Min (cm)

SBL

Max

(cm)

Comments

Treves* [7]

--

100

699

539

932

--

20-50

--

686

472

970

--

--

711

605

894

No correlation

(age, height, or weight)

Dreike* [15]

--

50

579

381

936

--

--

27

632

422

1013

--

23

526

340

859

--

Bryant* [14]

--

160

625

305

864

--

--

27

663

457

813

--

17

587

406

762

No correlation

(age)

Underhill* [8]

27-91

100

615

412

751

--

27-91

65

637

488

785

38-85

35

592

335 

716

SBL correlated

with height

Hounnou, et al. [10]

76 12

(33-100)

200

634.9

280

1000

164 9 (140-185)

74 12

100

643.9

365

1000

78 12

100

573.8

280

840

SBL correlated

with height

Hosseinpour, et al. [9]

--

30

632.5

543.6

721.4

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

No correlation (age, height or weight)

Gondolesi, et al. [5]

24 (17-40)

8

364

290

469

161 8.8

20

(17-23)

5

388 

315

469 

30

(20-40)

3

324

290 

360

No correlation (age, height or weight)

Present study 2019

79.9 12.2

118

366.1

199

603 

173.5 12.0

75.9 12.6

(53-95)

61

395.1

215

603

83.7 10.7

(56-102)

57

335

199

550

SBL correlated (height)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SBL = Small bowel length; Min = Minimum; Max = Maximum; *SBL reported in cm. Total SBL, Min and Max are averages of the Male & Female values in the publications. All converted to cm from feet and inches. Data presented as mean or mean sd; yrs = years.