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Table 1 Change in pain scores with treatment with respect to initial surgical findings

From: Deep and superficial endometriotic disease: the response to radical laparoscopic excision in the treatment of chronic pelvic pain

Surgical findings Global pain scores (SD) Statistical significance (P) (paired t-test)
Pre-operative Post-operative
No endometriosis (n=2) 21.0 (2.8) 7.0 (7.1) 0.30
Superficial endometriosis only (n=17) 17.5 (7.8) 16.1 (6.7) 0.43
Deep ± superficial endometriosis (n=27) 19.2 (7.2) 14.5 (8.9) 0.004