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Fig. 2 | Gynecological Surgery

Fig. 2

From: Total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy for endometrial carcinoma: a randomised controlled trial with 5-year follow-up

Fig. 2

a, b and c. The mean levels of the questionnaire scores after surgery by treatment group. The symbols indicate the observed mean and the vertical bars indicate ±one standard deviation. The thick lines indicate the estimated mean profiles and the thin, short dashed lines indicate the appropriate 95% confidence bands using a linear mixed model that accounts for the baseline value. Women in the laparoscopic hysterectomy group: dot, solid line. Women in the abdominal hysterectomy group: star, thick dashed line. RAND-36 RAND 36-Item Short Form Health Survey, QoR-40 Quality of Recovery-40, RI-10 Recovery Index-10. Note that the data fit very well to the parallel-line model

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