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Table 10 Resection time, fluid used, fluid deficit, and cervical dilatation time comparison between Group A (IBS®) and Group B (Versapoint®) in ≥3 cm myomas

From: Hysteroscopic myomectomy with the IBS® Integrated Bigatti Shaver versus conventional bipolar resectoscope: a retrospective comparative study

Outcomes myomas > 3 cm Group A2 IBS® (n = 27) Group B2 Versapoint® (n = 21) P value a
Resection time (min)
 Mean (min) 47.19 42.25 0.4333
 Median 45 35
 Standard deviation 23.85 17.35
 Range 15–109 25–85
 IC 95 % 38.1–56.26 34.14–50.36
Fluid used (ml)
 Mean (min) 11,583 5,885 0.0001
 Median 12,500 5,100  
 Standard deviation 4,663.925 3,957.84  
 Range 400–20,000 1,000–17,000  
 IC 95 9,807–13,358 4,035–7,735  
Fluid deficit (ml)
 Mean (min) 907 685 0.2352
 Median 800 600
 Standard deviation 740.1404 435.6181
 Range 0–1,500 100–1500
 IC 95 625–1189 481–889
Cervical dilatation (min)
 Mean (min) 1.56 1.57 0.9674
 Median 1.5 1.25
 Standard Deviation 0.90 1.08
 Range 0.5–5 0.5–5
 IC 95 1.21–1.90 1.06–1.07
  1. Normally distributed variables are summarized as mean (95 % confidence interval, SD); non-normally distributed variables are given as median and interquartile range or number (%)
  2. aT Student test