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Table 6 Type of operation and operative approach

From: Results from the first Kuwait National Bariatric Surgery Report

  Type of operation
Balloon Primary Revision Unspecified All
Operative approach
 Counts      
  Laparoscopic 19 2687 402 0 3108
  Laparoscopic converted to open 0 1 2 0 3
  Endoscopic 167 3 1 0 171
  Open 0 0 3 0 3
  Unspecified 1 13 3 0 17
  All 187 2704 411 0 3302
 Percentages      
  Laparoscopic 10.2% 99.9% 98.5%   94.6%
  Laparoscopic converted to open 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%   0.1%
  Endoscopic 89.8% 0.1% 0.2%   5.2%
  Open 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%   5.2%