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Table 5 Group B (Versapoint®) demographic characteristics, type and size of myomas, and associated hysteroscopic findings and symptoms

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

No. of patients 51
No. of myomas 56
Age, mean ± SD (95 % CI), years 48.04 ± 11.4 (44.8–51.3)
Parity, no. (%)
 Nulliparous 23. (45.1)
 Pluriparous 28 (54.9)
Sub mucous myomas, no. (%)
 1 46 (90.2 %)
  > 1 5 (9.8 %)
Myoma size, mm
 Principal myoma, mean ± SD (95 % CI) 25.2 ± 14.6 (21.1–29.3)
 Second myoma, mean ± SD (95 % CI) 20.8 ± 12.1 (18.7–24.9)
Type of principal myoma, no. (%)
 Wamsteker classification  
 G0 18 (32.1)  
 G1 18 (32.1)  
 G2 20 (35.8)  
Associated hysteroscopic findings, no. (%)
 None 45 (88.2)
 Polyp 6 (11.8)
 Synechiae 0 (0)
Symptoms, no. (%)a
 None 27 (52.9)
 Menorrhagia 12 (23.5)
 Infertility 6 (11.7)
 Pelvic pain 6 (11.7)
  1. Normally distributed variables are summarized as mean and lower and upper quartiles computed at 0.05; non-normally distributed variables are given as median and interquartile range
  2. SD standard deviation, CI confidence interval 95 %
  3. aPatient may have more than one symptom