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Table 5 Summary of complications

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

Complication n (%) ELC group US group Total
Major
  Vascular injury 1 (2.7) 2 (2.4) 3 (2.5)
  Return to the operating room 0 (0) 1 (1.2) 1 (0.8)
  Transfusion 1 (2.7) 2 (2.4) 3 (2.5)
  Cystotomy 0 (0) 1 (1.2) 1 (0.8)
Minor
  Fever 2 (5.4) 1 (1.2) 3 (2.5)
  Inflammation of the obturator nerve 0 (0) 1 (1.2) 1 (0.8)
  Subcutaneous emphysema 1 (2.7) 0 (0) 1 (0.8)
  Intraoperative cardiac dysrhythmia 0 (0) 1 (1.2) 1 (0.8)
  Total n (%) 5 (13.5) 9 (11.0) 14 (11.7)