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Table 1 Causes of trauma in patients undergoing surgical intervention

From: Laparoscopic surgery in abdominal trauma: a single center review of a 7-year experience

Causes of abdominal trauma Laparoscopic Open
Blunt trauma 30 (73.2) 42 (76.4)
  Traffic accident 23 (56.2) 33 (60.0)
  Fall 3 (7.3) 5 (9.1)
  Work-related injury 3 (7.3) 2 (3.6)
  Violence 1 (2.4) 2 (3.6)
Penetrating trauma 11 (26.8) 13 (23.6)
  Stab injury 10 (24.4) 13 (23.6)
  Gunshot 1 (2.4) 0 (0)