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Table 1 Patients' characteristics and operative outcome for the two-port method

From: Two-port method for laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy: approach and outcomes

Characteristics Median (range), number (%)
Age (years) 46 (33–60)
Parity 2 (0–5)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 23.4 (17.6–29.6)
Operating time (min) 58 (30–150)
Uterine weight of removed specimen (g) 230 (60–660)
Hospital stay (day) 3 (2–7)
Estimated blood loss (mL) 200 (45–800)
Hemoglobin change (g/dL) 1.7 (0.1–3.8)
Complications (%) 1 (0.006)
Conversion to laparotomy (%) 0 (0)
Indications for LAVH Number of subjects (n = 176; %)
Menorrhagia 102 (58.0)
Lower abdominal pain 41 (23.3)
Carcinoma in situ of the uterine cervix 17 (9.7)
Dysmenorrhea 14 (8.0)
Microinvasive SCC of the uterine cervix 2 (1.1)
Previous abdominal surgery Number of subjects (n = 42; %)
Cesarean section 25 (14.2)
Appendectomy 7 (4.0)
Adnexectomy 6 (3.4)
Myomectomy 4 (2.3)
Histopathological diagnosis Number of subjects (n = 176; %)
Leiomyoma 118 (67.0)
Adenomyosis 39 (23.3)
Carcinoma in situ of the uterine cervix 17 (9.7)
Microinvasive SCC of the uterine cervix 2 (1.1)
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