Table 4

Complications data

Complications data
VariableNo. (%) *
All cases127
Intraoperative complications †7 (5.5)
Type of Intraoperative complication
 Bowel injury3 (42.8)
 Bladder injury3 (42.8)
 Vascular injury1 (14.4)
Early PO complications MSKCC‡6 (4.7)
 Severe PO complication (G3-G5)§3 (2.4)
Conversion to LPT5 (3.9)
Reasons for conversion
 Surgical adhesions3 (60.0)
 Bowel resection1 (20.0)
 Iliac artery injury1 (20.0)
  • *Results are presented as N (%).

  • †In six patients (one patient had two complications (bladder and bowel perforation)).

  • ‡According to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) grading system.12

  • §Three bowel perforations.

  • LPT, laparotomy; PO, post-operative.