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Table 3 The surgical outcomes of ectopic pregnancies with significant hemoperitoneum ≥ 800 mL, including 16 cases managed by gasless laparoendoscopic single-site surgery and 2 cases managed by conversion to multi-port laparoscopic surgery

From: Gasless laparoendoscopic single-site surgery with intraoperative autologous blood transfusion for management of ectopic pregnancy with significant hemoperitoneum: a retrospective observational study

Variables Gasless laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (n = 16) (median [range]) Conversion to multi-port laparoscopic surgery (n = 2) (value)
Surgical duration (minutes) 57.5 (31–93) 64, 105
Amounts of intraoperatively salvaged blood (mL) 950 (800–2000) 2340, 1990
Amounts of donated autologous blood (mL) 540 (450–1300) 980, 680
Amounts of transfused bank blood (units) 0 4a, 6b
Hemoglobin value on postoperative day 1 (g/dL) 9.6 (7.7–10.9) 8.2, 10.7
Postoperative hospital stay (days) 4 (3–7) 5, 7
Surgical complications (number, %)
 Persistent ectopic pregnancy requiring systemic methotrexate administration 3 (18.8%) 0
 Umbilical port-site infection 1 (6.3%) 0
  1. aSix units of fresh frozen plasma were additionally used
  2. bTen units of fresh frozen plasma and 10 units of platelet concentrate were additionally used