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Table 2 Intraoperative outcomes (n = 361)

From: Total laparoscopic hysterectomy for benign disease: outcomes and literature analysis

Outcomes Dataa
Mean operating times, min 113 ± 36 (45–240)
Mean blood loss, ml 44 ± 79 (10–500c)
Mean uterine size, g 327 ± 249 (30–1800)
Morcellement 198 (54.8)
Minilaparotomy 3 (0.8)d
Complications
 Bladder injury 1 (0.3)
 Blood transfusion 1 (0.3)c
Concomitant procedure
 Bilateral salpingectomy 211 (58.4)
 Bilateral annessectomy 118 (32.7)
 Lysis of adhesions 70 (19.4)
 Ovarian cyst enucleation 19 (5.3)
 Other surgical procedureb 23 (6.4)
  1. aValues are given as mean ± SD (range) or number (percentage) unless stated otherwise
  2. bIncluded: mammary nodule removal, colecystectomy, endometriosis heradication, and hernioplasty
  3. cUterus weight 1800 mg and preoperative anemia
  4. dTo remove surgical pieces