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Table 2 Patients’ pre-operative diagnosis, MRI staging, post-operative histological type, histological stage and histological grade of endometrial carcinoma

From: The well-being of women following total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy for endometrial cancer

  TAH (n = 49) TLH (n = 32) p value
Pre-operative diagnosis [n (%)] Endometrial carcinoma 42 (85.7) 20 (62.5) 0.038*
Atypical hyperplasia 3 (6.1) 8 (25.0)
Complex hyperplasia 1 (2.0) 1 (3.1)
Other 2 (4.1) 2 (6.3)
MRI Stage [n (%)] IA 5 (10.2) 9 (28.1) 0.076
IB 10 (20.4) 6 (18.8)
IC 7 (14.3) 0
IIA 2 (4.1) 0
IIB 2 (4.1) 1 (3.1)
IIIA 2 (4.1) 0
IIIB 0 0
IIIC 3 (6.1) 0
IV 1 (2.0) 0
Primary tumour not identified 2 (4.1) 4 (12.5)
No MRI 15 (30.6) 12 (37.5)
Post-operative histological type [n (%)] Endometroid Adenocarcinoma 40 (81.6) 27 (84.4) 0.018*
Carcinosarcoma 6 (12.2) 0
Serous papillary carcinoma 2 (4.1) 0
Benign disease 1 (2.0) 5 (15.5)
Post-operative histological stage [n (%)] IA 4 (8.2) 10 (31.3) 0.011*
IB 21 (42.9) 12 (37.5)
IC 8 (16.3) 1 (3.1)
IIA 1 (2.0) 0
IIB 5 (10.2) 1 (3.1)
IIIA 7 (14.3) 3 (9.4)
IIIB 0 1 (3.1)
IIIC 2 (4.1) 0
IV 1 (2.0) 0
No histological stage reported 0 4 (12.5)
Post-operative histological grade [n (%)] I 16 (32.7) 15 (46.9) 0.187
II 23 (46.9) 9 (28.1)
III 8 (16.3) 4 (12.5)
No histological grade reported 2 (4.1) 4 (12.5)
  1. Data expressed as absolute numbers (percentage of group)
  2. TAH total abdominal hysterectomy, TLH total laparoscopic hysterectomy, MRI magnetic resonance imaging