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Table 1 Morbidity rate in 282 laparoscopic adrenalectomies for incidentaloma with final histology

From: Preoperative workup in the assessment of adrenal incidentalomas: outcome from 282 consecutive laparoscopic adrenalectomies

Complication Group A Group B
Intraoperative bleeding 3 ACC > 6 cm *; 1 myelolipoma > 6 cm* 3 nonfunctioning adenomas < 4 cm*; 1 ACC > 4 cm*
Cava vein tear 1 ACC > 6 cm*  
Liver injury 2 ACC > 6 cm* 1 non functioning adenoma < 4 cm*
Spleen injury 1 myelolipoma > 6 cm* 1 non functioning adenoma < 4 cm*
Postoperative bleeding 2 ACC > 6 cm** 2 nonfunctioning adenomas < 4 cm**
Port site hematoma 1 nonfunctioning adenoma > 6 cm 1 myelolipoma
Port site infection 1 myelolipoma > 6 cm  
Postoperative uncontrolled blood pressure   1 pheochromocytoma
Total 12/230 (5.2%) 10/52 (19.2%)
  1. *Conversion to open surgery required.
  2. **In one case surgical revision required.