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TableĀ 2 Laparoscopic (LAP) versus conventional (CS) approaches in 2008

From: Laparoscopy in the public health system in Ecuador: an evaluation of the status quo and the education in minimally invasive surgery

Public hospitals in Quito, Ecuador
Hospitals Specialties
Surgery Urology Gynecology Subtotal Total Percentage
LAP CS LAP CS LAP CS LAP CS
No. Percentage No. Percentage
HEE 325 1,114 4 163 15 136 344 19.57 1,413 80.42 1,757 100.00
HEG 601 1,373 0 91 9 181 610 27.00 1,645 73.00 2,255 100.00
HOIA 0 0 0 0 99 186 99 34.70 186 65.20 285 100.00
HBO 16 953 5 35 21 988 42 2.08 1,976 97.92 2,018 100.00
HPAS 501 668 20 31 30 398 551 33.43 1,097 66.50 1,648 100.00
Subtotal 1,443 4,108 29 320 174 1,889 1,646 20.67 6,317 79.33 7,963 100.00