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Table 5 Open laparotomy and laparoscopic surgery comparison by outcomes

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

  Open (n = 55) Laparoscopic (n = 41) p -value
Age 57.2 ± 15.6 53.8 ± 15.7 0.296
ISS 9.07 ± 2.8 9.32 ± 3.6 0.708
Sum of abdomen AIS 3.16 ± 0.9 3.17 ± 1.4 0.977
Presence of peritonitis 35 (64%) 23 (56%) 0.529
Operative time (min) 97.2 ± 31.0 91.2 ± 34.6 0.374
Gas passage (day) 2.98 ± 0.9 2.44 ± 0.9 0.006
Hospital stay (day) 17.58 ± 12.7 11.5 ± 5.3 0.004
Complications    
Wound infection 5 0 0.000
Postoperative abscess 0 0 -
Mortality 0 0 -