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Table 1 Clinical and procedural parameters of pediatric patients who underwent different types of emergency laparoscopic surgery at our institution

From: Role of laparoscopy in non-trauma emergency pediatric surgery: a 5-year, single center experience a retrospective descriptive study with literature review

Procedure Number of cases Age at operation Number (%) of Conversions to open surgery Operation time (min): Mean ± SEM Mean postoperative Hospital stay (days) Number (%) of complications
Appendectomy 221 10.0 ± 2.7 years 7 (3.7%) 75.5 ± 35.1 3.2 ± 1.2 3 (1.5%)
Ovarian Cystectomy 12 18.9 days (+ one patient 12 years) 0 (0%) 69.6 ± 23 4.75 0 (0%)
Adhesiolysis 8 1.7 months 2 (25%) 98.8 26.1 0 (0%)
Reduction of Intussusception 5 4 months 3 (60%) 66.0 3.0 0 (0%)
Pyloromyotomy 7 59.2 days 0 (0%) 31.0 4.6 1 (0.1%)
Cholecystectomy 4 11 years 0 (0%) 55.0 2.8 0 (0%)
Other 4 18.2 months 2 (50%) 81.3 23.5 0 (0%)