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Table 2 Emergency operations.

From: Emergency room surgical workload in an inner city UK teaching hospital

Operation N (%) M F Median age (IQR) Mean LOS (± SEM) Median LOS (IQR)
Trauma 195 (32) 162 33 30 (21–42) 14.90 (1.54) 6 (3–16)
   Laparotomy 17 (2.8) 16 1 29 (22–37) 16.4 (7.74) 6 (4–9)
   Thoracic procedures 33 (5.5) 29 4 29 (20–42) 6.9 (1.3) 5 (2–8)
   Neuro surgery 30 (5) 23 7 35 (21–42) 24.2 (4.16) 16 (12–29)
   Orthopaedic operations 52 (8.6) 41 11 31 (24–45) 16.8 (2.9) 10 (5–18)
   Maxillo facial operations 6 (1) 4 2 18 (17–22) 8 (2.84) 5.5 (4–7)
   Vascular operations 6 (1) 5 1 31 (25–32) 14.3 (9.98) 5.5 (2–7)
   Minor surgery 36 (6) 34 2 29 (20–42) 2.8 (0.5) 2 (1–3)
   Poly trauma 15 (2.5) 13 2 32 (24–44) 39.7 (7.97) 38 (8–65)
Vascular 64 (11) 48 16 72 (62–77) 24.8 (2.65) 18.5 (10–31)
   AAA repair 7 (1.2) 6 1 77 (67–83) 22 (6) 14 (10–29)
   Bypass 16 (2.6) 14 2 69 (59–77) 25 (4.8) 21 (13–32)
   Amputation 23 (3.8) 17 6 71 (57–76) 31 (5.31) 27 (17–32)
   EVAR 7 (1.2) 2 5 71 (49–87) 19.4 (7.07) 9 (7–31)
   Embolectomy 10 (1.7) 9 1 77 (64–82) 14.5 (4.83) 8 (8–16)
   Others 1 (0.2) 0 1 72 17 (0) 17
General surgery 346 (57) 248 98 36(26–50) 6 (0.51) 3 (2–6)
Abscesses 136      
   Perianal Abscess 55 (9.1) 42 13 41 (32–48) 2.4 (0.24) 2 (1–3)
   IVDU-related Abscess 32 (5.3) 16 15 34 (28–44) 3.1 (0.77) 2 (1–3)
   Pilonidal Abscess 12 (2) 7 5 28 (21–37) 2 (0.33) 2 (1–2.5)
   Hydradenitis abscess 2 (0.3) 2 0 41 (39–42) 2 (0) 2 (2–2)
   Other abscess 35 (5.8) 21 14 40 (26–48) 2.8 (0.62) 2 (1–3)
Laparoscopy 74      
   Laparoscopic appendectomy 43 (7.1) 23 20 26 (21–31) 3.1 (0.3) 3 (2–4)
   Laparoscopic DUP repair 3 (0.5) 1 2 66 (62–76) 7 (4.04) 4 (3–15)
   Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 17 (2.8) 7 10 44 (34–59) 9.2 (2.84) 6 (4–9)
   Laparoscopic exploration 7 (1.2) 1 6 23 (18–51) 6.9 (1.95) 6 (3–10)
   Other laparoscopy 4 (0.7) 2 2 52 (39–65) 17.3 (5.85) 15 (8–26)
Laparotomy 135      
   Laparoptomy appendicectomy 5 (0.8) 2 3 39 (37–57) 1 (0.46) 6 (3–7)
   Open appendicectomy 45 (7.5) 33 12 27(23–34) 4.13 (0.81) 2 (2–4)
   Open DUP repair 6 (1) 5 2 41 (35–72) 9 (3.06) 6 (4–8)
   Obstruction 12 (2) 7 5 60 (38–73) 24.3 (5.73) 16 (7–37)
   Other laparotomy 30 (5) 10 20 50 (37–70) 15.3 (3.52) 9 (5–15)
   Hernia 14 (2.3) 12 2 42 (29–58) 5.9 (2.4) 2 (2–5.5)
Other procedures 24 13 8 42 (33–54) 9.8 (4.2) 5 (3–11)
Overall 605 458 147 37 (25–52) 10 (0.6) 4 (2–11)
  1. N: number. M: male. F: female. SEM: standard error of mean. IQR: interquatile range. AAA: abdominal aortic aneurysm. EVAR: endovascular aneurysm repair. IVDU: intravenous drug usage. DUP: duodenal ulcer perforation.