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Table 4 Complications by surgical approach

From: Adjuvant hysterectomy following primary chemoradiation for stage IB2 and IIA2 cervical cancer: a retrospective comparison of complications for open versus minimally invasive surgery

  Open (n = 24) Minimally invasive (n = 30) P-value Odds ratio (95% confidence interval)
Patients experiencing any complication 4 (17%) 8 (27%) 0.52 1.82 (0.47–6.97)
Complications per patient     
No complications 20 (83%) 22 (73%) 0.49  
Single complication 2 (8%) 2 (7%)   
Multiple complications 2 (8%) 6 (20%)   
Estimated blood loss (ml) 250 (IQR 156–350) 88 (50–105) < 0.001  
Length of hospital stay (days) 5 (IQR 4–6) 3 (IQR 2–3) < 0.001