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Table 1 Surgical procedures, additional surgical procedures, intra-operative and postoperative complications of the laparoscopic management of DIE

From: Does laparoscopic management of deep infiltrating endometriosis improve quality of life? A prospective study

  Number
Surgical procedures:  
- Recto-vaginal septum nodule resection 62
- Intestinal nodule shaving 50
- Segmental intestinal resection 16
- Vagina nodule resection 32
- Utero-sacral ligaments nodule resection 44
- Bladder nodule resection 41
- Ureteral nodule resection: 18
- Ureterolyisis 15
- Segmental ureteral resection with end to end anastomosis 3
Additional surgical procedures performed:  
- Appendectomy 4
- Nephrectomy 1
- Temporary colostomy 1
Intra-operative complications  
- Bowel injury 0
- Bladder injury 0
- Ureteral injury 0
- Vascular injury 1
- Blood loss exceeding 500 ml
- Conversion to laparotomy
1
0
Postoperative complications  
- Transient fever > 38 °C 8
- Transient urinary retention 3
- Urinary incontinence 1
- Uretero-vaginal fistula 1
- Recto-vaginal fistula 1