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Table 4 Comparison of perioperative data, complications and postoperative variables between non-converted and converted patients in laparoscopic group

From: The role of the laparoscopic approach in the surgical management of acute adhesive small bowel obstruction

  Non-converted
n = 48
Converted
n = 30
p
Advanced laparoscopic skills 34 (70.8) 12 (40) 0.007
Intraoperative findings    0.029
 Single band or internal hernia 37 (77.1) 16 (53.3)  
 Complex adhesions 11 (22.9) 14 (46.7)  
Intestinal resection 2 (4.2) 7 (23.3) 0.023
Operative time 78 ± 30.7 143.8 ± 43.6 < 0.001
Intraoperative injury 1 (2.1) 5 (16.7) 0.029
Postoperative complications 9 (18.8) 25 (83.3) < 0.001
Mortality 0 (0) 1 (3.3) 0.385
Reoperation 1 (2.1) 4 (13.3) 0.069
Poor Quality Outcomes 4 (8.3) 9 (30) 0.012
Onset of oral intake 2.2 ± 2.7 6.3 ± 4.6 < 0.001
Length of hospital stay 4 (1–7) 10 (1–19) < 0.001
  1. Values are n (%) unless otherwise specified as mean ± SD or median (IQR)