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Table 4 Intraoperative and early and late postoperative complications

From: Early experience of laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy (Coelio-Schauta) versus abdominal radical hysterectomy for early stage cervical cancer

  Intraoperative Number Percentage Early postoperative Number Percentage Late postoperative Number Percentage
LARVH (n = 14) Cystotomy 2 14.3 Chest pain 1 7.1 Paresthesia 2 14.3
Ureteric injury 1 7.1 Leg pain 1 7.1 Thigh muscular atrophy 1 7.1
Obturator nerve injury 1 7.1 Neurapraxia 1 7.1 long-term vaginal discharge 1 7.1
    Vaginal wound inflammation 1 7.1 Tuboovarian abscess 1 7.1
    Urinary retention 1 7.1 Recurrent UTI 1 7.1
       Adhesions 1 7.1
 
RH (n = 12) Cystotomy 1 8.3 Urinary incontinence 2 16.6 Wound inflammation 3 25
    Neurapraxia 1 8.3 Neurapraxia 1 8.3
       Urinary incontinence 1 8.3
    Bladder sensation loss 1 8.3 Vestibulitis 1 8.3
    Urinary retention 1 8.3 Vesicovaginal fistula 1 8.3
    Hypertrophic scar 1 8.3 Chronic oedema on mons pubis 1 8.3
    Vaginal wound inflammation 1 8.3 Chronic constipation 1 8.3
       Dog ear 1 8.3