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Table 3 Surgical results. Values as shown as mean ± standard deviation (SD), range and number (n). NS=P>0.05. EPBL estimated postoperative blood loss

From: The effect of lateral uterine artery dissection on clinical outcomes in laparoscopic myomectomy: a prospective randomized study

Parameter LM group (n=15) LM and LUAD group (n=16) P Value
Intraoperative blood loss (ml) 134±107 (10–400) 93.7±55.6 (10–200) NS
EPBL (ml) 92±35.2 (40–135) 46±18.4 (10–120) P<0.05
Hb basal (g/dl) 13.31±1.2 13.16±0.9 NS
Hb on the 1st day 12.52±1.3 12.85±0.9 NS
Hb on the 3rd day 12.04±1.6 12.54±1.0 P<0.05
Operation duration (min) 69.5±18 76.5±23 NS
Hospital stay (day) 2.6±0.3 2.1±0.2 NS
Complication total (n) 1 1 NS
Bladder injury 1 0 NS
Febrile morbidity 0 1 NS