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Table 4 Intra- and postoperative 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

Total Harmanli et al. 2009 [11] Mueller et al. 2009 [12] Van Evert et al. 2010 [16] Mousa et al. 2009 [13] Cipullo et al. 2009 [14]
LTH 450 n (%) LASH 566 n (%) LTH 113 n (%) LASH 118 n (%) LTH 198 n (%) LASH 192 n (%) LTH 105 n (%) LASH 122 n (%) LTH 157 n (%) LASH 157 n (%)
OR (95% CI)a
Thromboembolic event 1 (0.2) 0 NA NA NA NA 0 1 (0.8) 0 1 (0.6)
Ureter injury NA NA 1 (0.9) 0 0 1 (0.5) 1 (1.0) 0 1 (0.6) 0
Bladder injury 10 (2.2)b 3 (0.5)b NA NA NA NA 1 (1.0) 2 (1.6) 2 (1.2) 0
4.75 (1.21–18.56)b
Blood transfusion 8 (1.8) 9 (1.6) NA NA NA NA 1 (1.0) 5 (4.1) 1 (0.6) 0
Reoperation 4 (0.9) 1 (0.2) NA NA NA NA 0 5 (4.1) 2 (1.2) 0
NS
Laparotomy conversion 26 (5.8) 23 (4.1) 0 0 3 (1.5) 9 (5) 0 1 (1.0) NA NA
2.25 (1.20–4.22) NS
Urinary incontinence NA NA NA NA 2 (1) 2 (1) 0 3 (2.5) NA NA
Vaginal bleeding NA NA NA NA 0 12 (6) 0 1 (0.8) 1 (0.6) 0
Fever 6 (1.3) 5 (0.9) NA NA 2 (1) 1 (0.5) 4 (3.8) 2 (1.6) 6 (3.7) 7 (4.4)
  1. NA not available, NS not significant
  2. aOR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  3. bIncludes both bladder and ureteric injuries