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Table 3 Intraoperative difficulties

From: Laparoscopic adrenalectomy - is it safe in hands of residents in training?

Parameter Group 1(residents) Group 2 (specialists) p -value
Total 13 (24.07%) 27 (10.98%) 0.0104
Difficulty to achieve good and sufficient working space 4 (7.41%) 4 (1.63%) 0.0547
Intra-abdominal adhesions obstructing performance of the surgery 2 (3.70%) 6 (2.44%) 0.9554
Difficulty in preparation 4 (7.41%) 12 (4.88%) 0.6784
Difficulty in recognizing the anatomy, the layers 2 (3.70%) 2 (0.81%) 0.3068
Difficulty to achieve sufficient hemostasis 1 (1.85%) 3 (1.22%) 0.7732