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Table 3 Surgical stage

From: Laparoscopic surgical staging for uterine malignancies using harmonic shears (UltraCision) in comparison to electrosurgery: operative technique, feasibility and complications

Uterine cancer ELC US Total
Endometrial cancer
  Ia (no myometrial invasion) 4 (18.8) 3 (4.4) 7 (7.8)
 Ib (myometrial invasion up to 50%) 5 (22.1) 33 (49.2) 38 (42.6)
  Ic (myometrial invasion >50%) 10 (45.4) 25 (37.3) 35 (39.3)
  IIIa 1 (4.5) 1 (1.4) 2 (2.2)
  IIIc 2 (9.0) 5 (7.4) 7 (7.8)
  Lymph node positive 2 (9) 5 (7.4) 7 (7.8)
  Pelvic lymph node positive 2 (9) 5 (7.4) 7 (7.8)
  Infra-aortic lymph positive 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Cervical cancer
  I A 1 2 (28.5) 3 (13.0) 5 (16.6)
  I A 2 5 (71.5) 10 (43.4) 15 (50.0)
  I B 1 0 (0) 4 (17.3) 4 (13.3)
  Locally advanced cancer 0 (0) 6 (26.0) 6 (20.0)
  Lymph node positive 0 (0) 2 (8.6) 2 (6.6)
  1. Data are expressed as number and percentage (in parentheses)