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Table 1 Patient and operation details (op.time: operation time, postop.: postoperative, *Endo close (United States Surgical Corporation, division of Tyco Healthcare Group LP) utilized to obtain port site hemostasis

From: Laparoscopic hysterectomy in patients weighing 100 kg or more: a 7-year experience

No. Op. time (min) Postop. stay (days) Weight (kg) Specimen >250 g Complications and difficulties
1 210 3 120   Endo close*
2 360 2 175   Endo close*, transfusion
3 105 1 104   
4 135 1 127   7-cm cervix
5 155 2 120   
6 165 4 130 275 g Endo close*, bladder perforation
7 230 2 130   Transfusion (×6 previous laparotomies)
8 140 3 103   
9 135 1 106   
10 150 2 100   
11 105 3 111   
12 135 1 117 255 g Endometriosis obliterating Pouch of Douglas
13 150 1 140 295 g  
14 155 3 106 265 g  
15 240 12 105   Laparovaginal repair with SPC for 12 days
16 125 2 130   
17 220 2 105 450 g Cervical fibroid (postop. Hb 82)
18 225 2 127 255 g  
19 260 2 107 780 g Morcellation of uterus
20 160 2 102   Endometrial cancer
21 135 1 102   
22 140 2 100   
23 135 2 115   Endo close*
24 255 3 125 275 g Transfusion; vault Pseudomonas infection
25 195 2 120   
26 160 3 100 255 g Vault infection
27 135 1 124