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Table 3 Laparoscopy versus conventional surgery in gynecology, 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—gynecology
Hospital Ovarian mass Hysterectomy Endometriosis Diagnostic Infertility Oncology Subtotal Total Percentage
LAP CS LAP CS LAP CS LAP CS LAP CS LAP CS LAP CS
No. Percentage No. Percentage
HEE 0 7 0 119 0 0 4 3 1 3 0 4 5 3.5 136 96.5 141 12.7
HEG 0 0 0 181 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 181 100 181 16.4
HGOIA 22 13 13 167 0 0 23 3 13 3 0 0 71 27.6 186 72.4 257 23.2
HPAS 0 25 0 172 0 0 0 2 29 290 0 9 29 5.5 498 94.5 527 47.7
Subtotal 22 45 13 639 0 0 27 8 43 296 0 13 105 9.9 1,001 90.1 1,106 100.0