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Table 2 Preferred functions and adaptation of the new device (N = 16)

From: A new approach to simplify surgical colpotomy in laparoscopic hysterectomy

  Mean SD
Importance of a uterine manipulator 4.5 1.4
The Importance of coagulation instead of cutting when separating the uterus from the vagina
-Collateral tissue damage
-Easy cutting
-Wound healing
-Accurate dissection
2.3 1.6
3.5 2.0
2.6 1.6
3.1 2.2
4.2 1.1
Importance of markings so that a vaginal instrument is visible during laparoscopy 4.6 .7
  1. Scale 1–5 = not–moderate–important