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Table 2 Operative details and perioperative and postoperative complications among women used a levonorgestrel intrauterine system prior to endometrial resection and those who never used this

From: Endometrial resection following levonorgestrel intrauterine system treatment for menorrhagia

  LNG-IUS (n = 45) Control (n = 45)
Length of uterine cavity, cm (SD) 8.8 (0.8) 8.8 (0.8)
Duration of operation, min (SD) 32 (14) 28 (12)
Glycine used, L (SD) 5.5 (2.4) 4.8 (1.8)
Glycine deficit >1 L (%) 1 (2) 0
Myomectomy n (%) 13 (19) 10 (22)
Tubal ligation n (%) 18 (40)* 5 (11)
Complication n (%) 6 (13) 2 (4)
Infection 3 0
Postspinal headache 3 2
  1. *p = 0.004