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Table 3 Operative procedures in patients undergoing surgery

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

Operative procedures Patients (%)
Exclusively laparoscopic 31 (75.6)
  Simple closure (suture, endo-GIA) 13 (31.7)
  Bleeding control (suture, Ligasure®) 11 (26.8)
  Irrigation & drainage (liver, spleen, pancreas) 4 (9.8)
  Examination only (stab injury) 2 (4.9)
  Loop colostomy 1 (2.4)
Laparoscopy-assisted (mini-laparotomy) 10 (24.4)
  Segmental resection of small bowel 10 (24.4)
Open laparotomy 55 (100)
  Simple closure (suture) 25 (45.5)
  Bleeding control 18 (32.7)
  Segmental resection of small bowel 11 (20.0)
  Loop colostomy 1 (1.8)