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Table 2 Rate and nature of complications in 554 consecutive patients who had their sacrocolpopexy completely by laparoscopy

From: Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy is as safe in septuagenarians or elder as in younger women

Per-operative complications n (%) ≤ 70 years > 70 years p value
Number of patients 554 356 (64.3%) 198 (36.7%)  
Visceral injuries 16 (2.9%) 10 (2.8%) 6 (3.0%) 0.882
Bladder 7 (1.3%) 5 (1.4%) 2 (1.0%)
Ureter 3 (0.5%) 3 (0.8%) 0 (0.0%)
Vaginal 6 (1.1%) 2 (0.6%) 4 (2.0%)
Vascular injury 2 (0.4%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (1.0%) 0.127
Epigastric artery bleeding 2 (0.4%) 0 (0.3%) 2 (1.0%)
Anesthetic problems 1 (0.2%) 1 (0.3%) 0 (0.0%) 1.000
Hypercapnia 1 (0.2%) 1 (0.3%) 0 (0.0%)
Other 1 (0.2%) 1 (0.3%) 0 (0.0%) 1.000
Needle detachment 1 (0.2%) 1 (0.3%) 0 (0.0%)
Total number 20 (3.6%) 12 (3.3%) 8 (4.0%) 0.686
  1. Abbreviations: –, not calculated because of low number per individual cell. p values are based on χ2 testing (Fisher exact)