The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

The changing nature of elective laparoscopic surgery: a review over a 7 year period in a reproductive surgery unit

The changing nature of elective laparoscopic surgery: a review over a 7 year period in a reproductive surgery unit
The changing nature of elective laparoscopic surgery: a review over a 7 year period in a reproductive surgery unit
There was a significant increase in the number of laparoscopic procedures performed in the Reproductive and Surgery Unit at the Jessop Hospital for Women over the 7 year period from 1991 to 1997. The three most common procedures were adhesiolysis/salpingo-ovariolysis, treatment of endometriosis and ovarian drilling, which together constituted over 80% of all cases. The duration of surgery and the complexity of the cases gradually increased with time. The determinants of patients staying overnight after laparoscopic surgery in decreasing order of importance were: (i) whether they had undergone surgery in the morning or in the afternoon; (ii) the operating time; and (iii) the number of entry ports used. Most (75%) of the laparoscopic procedures were performed or supervised directly by a consultant. In this study period the major complication rate was 0.7%.
1464-7273
31-36
Cheong, Ying-Ching
4efbba2a-3036-4dce-82f1-8b4017952c83
Wong, Yat-May
02030582-3313-4c41-a7b7-f08db4da603d
Tucker, Danny
44527e0e-0141-43ca-8559-c311702241e7
Li, Tin-Chiu
12800d17-18d8-44f0-89bc-e005ddec4d71
Cooke, Ian D.
60e8bfbc-8b92-47d5-abc9-dd9e23ad3b69
Cheong, Ying-Ching
4efbba2a-3036-4dce-82f1-8b4017952c83
Wong, Yat-May
02030582-3313-4c41-a7b7-f08db4da603d
Tucker, Danny
44527e0e-0141-43ca-8559-c311702241e7
Li, Tin-Chiu
12800d17-18d8-44f0-89bc-e005ddec4d71
Cooke, Ian D.
60e8bfbc-8b92-47d5-abc9-dd9e23ad3b69

Cheong, Ying-Ching, Wong, Yat-May, Tucker, Danny, Li, Tin-Chiu and Cooke, Ian D. (2001) The changing nature of elective laparoscopic surgery: a review over a 7 year period in a reproductive surgery unit. Human Fertility, 4 (1), 31-36. (doi:10.1080/1464727012000199231). (PMID:11591254)

Record type: Article

Abstract

There was a significant increase in the number of laparoscopic procedures performed in the Reproductive and Surgery Unit at the Jessop Hospital for Women over the 7 year period from 1991 to 1997. The three most common procedures were adhesiolysis/salpingo-ovariolysis, treatment of endometriosis and ovarian drilling, which together constituted over 80% of all cases. The duration of surgery and the complexity of the cases gradually increased with time. The determinants of patients staying overnight after laparoscopic surgery in decreasing order of importance were: (i) whether they had undergone surgery in the morning or in the afternoon; (ii) the operating time; and (iii) the number of entry ports used. Most (75%) of the laparoscopic procedures were performed or supervised directly by a consultant. In this study period the major complication rate was 0.7%.

This record has no associated files available for download.

More information

Published date: February 2001

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 187873
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/187873
ISSN: 1464-7273
PURE UUID: 3fd7f13a-6986-40c0-8de8-a8c272da5a06
ORCID for Ying-Ching Cheong: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-7687-4597

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 20 May 2011 10:55
Last modified: 08 Jan 2022 03:07

Export record

Altmetrics

Contributors

Author: Yat-May Wong
Author: Danny Tucker
Author: Tin-Chiu Li
Author: Ian D. Cooke

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×