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Table 2 Presenting conditions and symptoms of patients who underwent laparotomy or laparoscopy in the ARIEL gynaecological surgery registry (n=2882)

From: Use of icodextrin 4% solution in the reduction of adhesion formation after gynaecological surgery

Presenting symptom/conditiona Number of patients (%)
Laparoscopy (n=2,069) Laparotomyb (n=813)
Pain 1,206 (58.3) 294 (36.2)
Endometriosis 920 (44.5) 161 (19.8)
Endometrioma 395 (19.1) 78 (9.6)
Infertility 403 (19.5) 66 (8.1)
Ovarian cysts 362 (17.5) 90 (11.1)
Leiomyoma 195 (9.4) 138 (17.0)
Abdominal uterine bleeding 130 (6.3) 115 (14.1)
Cancer 70 (3.4) 112 (13.8)
Ectopic pregnancy 78 (3.8) 13 (1.6)
Peritonitis 4 (0.2) 3 (0.4)
Pelvic inflammatory disease 1 (0.04) 0 (0.0)
  1. aPatients may have presented with more than one symptom/condition
  2. bIncludes laparoscopies converted to laparotomies (n=96)