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Table 3 Perioperative characteristics of patients who underwent laparoscopic total hysterectomy (LTH) or laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LASH)

From: A critical review of laparoscopic total hysterectomy versus laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy

  Harmanli et al. 2009 [11] Mueller et al. 2009 [12] Mousa et al. 2009 [13] Cipullo et al. 2009 [14]
Operating time (min) LTH 168 ± 61 LTH 114 ± 33.8 LTH 136 ± 3.6 LTH 121.7 ± 44.3
LASH 166 ± 62 LASH 116.5 ± 40 LASH 111 ± 2.9 LASH 111.4 ± 39.1
NS NS P < 0.001 P < 0.05
Hospital stay (day) LTH 1.4 ± 0.7a LTH 5.7 ± 1.1 LTH 1.5 ± 0.7 NA
LASH 1.2 ± 0.6 LASH 5.3 ± 1.6 LASH 1.8 ± 0.2
P < 001 NS NS
Postoperative Hgb difference (g/dl) LTH 1.9 ± 1.0 LTH 1.6 ± 1.1 LTH 2.1 LTH 2.4 ± 0.9
LASH 1.9 ± 0.9 LASH 1.5 ± 1.4 LASH 1.9 LASH 2.1 ± 0.9
NS NS NS P < 0.01
Postoperative analgesia NA Ibuprofen (g) Morphine (mg) NA
LTH 3.1 ± 0.8 LTH 28 ± 2.9
LASH 2.9 ± 0.8 LASH 37.5 ± 3.4
NS P < 0.05
  1. NA not available
  2. aRecalculated to days