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Table 3 Icodextrin 4% solution use with drains in gynaecological surgery

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

Country Laparoscopy Laparotomya
Number of patients Use of drains [% (n)] Number of patients Use of drains [% (n)]
Germany 182 53.9 (98) 107 57.9 (62)
Italy 379 8.4 (32) 79 30.4 (24)
UK 984 2.2 (22) 417 12.7 (53)
Spain 243 1.2 (3) 139 16.6 (23)
Greece 113 0.9 (1) 5 0.0 (0)
France 168 0.6 (1) 66 24.2 (16)
  1. aIncludes laparoscopies converted to laparotomies (n=96)