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Table 4 Outcomes of surgery and recovery

From: Laparoscopic surgical staging for uterine malignancies using harmonic shears (UltraCision) in comparison to electrosurgery: operative technique, feasibility and complications

Parameters ELC group US group P value
Total operating time (min; SD) 144.2 (±36.2) 158.7 (±28.1) NS
Time to LAVH, BSO, PLN 148.2 (±37.8) 155.4 (±26.7) NS
Time to RALVH 185* 207.7 (±19.8) NS
Time to bilateral PLN 63.6 (±8.5) 61.4 (±8.1) NS
Total blood loss (ml; SD) 205.3 (±178.8) 188.6 (±92.2) NS
Estimated blood loss to PLN 65 (±43.2) 80 (±35.4) NS
Hemoglobin change (g/dl; SD) 1.4 (±1.2) 1.3 (±1.1) NS
Complete hemostasis n (%) 37 (100) 80 (97.5) NS
Conversion n (%) 1 (2.7) 1 (1.1) NS
Number of lymph nodes (SD) 13.7 (±3.5) 18.1 (±5.3) <0.001
Hospital stay (days; SD) 4.2 (±1.4) 3.4 (±1.3) NS
  1. *Only one case