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Table 4 Reasons for converting to open laparotomy

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

Reasons for open conversion Patients
Diagnostic laparoscopy only 3
Uncontrolled bleeding 2
Voluminous hematoma 1
Adhesions from prior surgery 1
Soilage in large amount 1
Edematous bowel (poor visibility) 1