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Table 2 Intra-operative characteristics

From: Laparoscopic uterosacral ligament suspension versus sacrospinous ligament fixation for apical prolapse: perioperative outcomes

  L-USLS SSLF p value
Concomitant surgery a    
 Hysterectomy 98 (87) 58 (53) < 0.01
 Uterine sparing/hysteropexy 2 (2) 7 (6) 0.10
 Trachelectomy 2 (2) 1 (1) 0.54
 Anterior repair 4 (4) 66 (61) < 0.01
 Posterior repair 51 (45) 77 (71) < 0.01
 MUS 14 (12) 32 (29) < 0.01
 BSO 8 (7) 14 (13) 0.15
Operative time (min) b 142 (± 31) 118 (± 42) < 0.01
EBL (mL) b 120 (± 119) 153 (± 89) 0.02
Length of admission (days) b 0.68 (± 0.57) 1.06 (± 0.6) < 0.01
 0 days a 42 (38) 12 (11)  
 1 daya 65 (60) 82 (77)  
 2 daysa 6 (5) 11 (10)  
 3 daysa 0 (0) 4 (4)  
  1. MUS midurethral sling, BSO bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, EBL estimated blood loss
  2. aData expressed as n (%) for categorical variables
  3. bData expressed as mean ± standard deviation for continuous variables