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Table 3 Factors possibly related to surgical complications

From: Gynaecologists estimate and experience laparoscopic hysterectomy as more difficult compared with abdominal hysterectomy

  Complication (n = 9) No complication (n = 63) p
Preoperative VAS score 6.9 ± 2.8 3.2 ± 1.6 <0.01
Postoperative VAS score 7.3 ± 2.7 3.6 ± 2.1 <0.01
BMI (kg/m2) 30.4 ± 8.4 26.0 ± 4.1 0.014
Size of uterus (gr) 316 ± 368 205 ± 123 0.812
Surgeon’s experiencea 9 (3–100) 20 (0–100) 0.315
  1. Data presented as mean ± standard deviation. Surgeon’s experience refers to a surgeon’s number of previously performed hysterectomies
  2. VAS 1–10 Visual Analogue Scale, where higher scores denote a higher difficulty level.
  3. aData presented as median (range)