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Table 2 Most common invasive procedures at ACST 2010

From: Distribution of emergency operations and trauma in a Swedish hospital: need for reorganisation of acute surgical care?

Operations Office hours Weekend Evening Night Total No.
  0800-1700 0800-1700 1700-2400 0000-0800  
Diagnostic endoscopy 422 41 31 13 507
Therapeutic endoscopy 189 17 7 4 217
Appendicectomy 33 12 91 78 214
Cholecystectomy 69 41 50 4 164
Proctological procedure 15 7 32 21 75
Colonic resection 27 5 18 14 64
Hernia repair 17 1 8 11 37
Reoperation for complication 15 2 13 6 36
Division of adhesions 11 2 10 4 27
Exploratory laparotomy 6 3 13 3 25
Stoma procedure 13 3 6 2 24
Gastroduodenal intervention 11 3 3 5 22
Subtotal colectomy 13 2 0 1 16
Small bowel resection 5 2 5 3 15
Diagnostic laparoscopy 4 2 3 5 14
Miscellaneous 68 16 11 7 102
Total 918 159 301 181 1559
  (58.9%) (10.2%) (19.3%) (11.6%) (100%)
  1. Data are number of patients divided by time of day.