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Table 1 Frequency of early and late post-operative complications

From: Laparoscopic uterovaginal prolapse surgery in the elderly: feasibility and outcomes

Clavien-Dindo complications Early (theatre to discharge) Late (discharge to follow-up)
Grade I
 Constipation 6 7
 Diarrhoea 1 0
 Voiding difficulty 1 2
 Faecal incontinence 1 0
Grade II
 UTI 3 3
 Hypertension 2 0
 Vaginal infection 1 1
 Fall 1 0
 Pneumonia 1 0
 Altered ECG 1 0
  1. Clavien-Dindo scoring system used: grade I is any deviation from the normal post-operative course without the need for pharmacological treatment or surgical, endoscopic and radiological interventions. Grade II are those requiring pharmacological treatment with drug other than such allowed for grade I complications. No higher category complications occurred