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Table 5 Type of postoperative events among patients (N = 710)

From: The effect of obesity on intraoperative complication rates with hysteroscopic compared to laparoscopic sterilization: a retrospective cohort study

Eventa Laparoscopic (n = 433) Hysteroscopic (n = 277) P value
Nausea/vomiting 6 (1.4) 3 (1.1) 1.0
Doctor evaluation in PACU 20 (4.6) 10 (3.6) 0.6
Pain requiring add’l meds 37 (8.6) 9 (3.3) 0.005
Emergency department visit within 2 weeks 21 (4.9) 3 (1.1) 0.005
  1. Number (%). PACU post-anesthesia care unit aPatients with more than one complication are counted in each applicable complication