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Table 1 Patient characteristics and operative outcomes

From: Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) salpingectomy for ectopic pregnancy: a first series demonstrating how a new surgical technique can be applied in a low-resource setting

Patient Age (years) BMI (kg/m2) Parity Operation time (min) Perioperative findings Blood loss Haemoperitoneum (cc) Blood loss Procedure (cc) Hb decrease (g/dl)
1 28 21.5 1 (VD) 30 Tubal EP Ampullary bleeding 100 20 1.1
2 27 25.5 1 (CS) 35 Tubal EP Ampullary bleeding 75 20 0.7
3 32 19.6 1 (VD) 30 Tubal EP Ruptured 350 50 1.8
4 26 25.2 1 (VD) 50 Tubal EP Ruptured 1400 70 5.4a
5 32 27 0 20 Tubal EP Ampullary bleeding 100 20 0.8
  1. a2E packed cells transfused
  2. BMI body mass index, VD vaginal delivery, CS Caesarean section, EP ectopic pregnancy