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Table 1 Patient characteristics and operative details

From: Large ovarian cysts assumed to be benign treated via laparoscopy

Patient 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Mean
Age (years) 62 62 82 18 49 59 11 61 17 19 48 53 45
Maximum cyst diameter (cm) 34 16 25 26 32 33 20 13 18 41 25 17 25
Tumor markers Normal Normal Normal Ca 125: normal
Ca 19.9:256
Normal Normal Normal Normal Normal Normal Normal Normal  
Family history No No No No No No No No No No No No  
CT scan Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No  
Clinical presentation Pain Pain Pain Pain Abdominal distension Abdominal distension Incidental finding Incidental finding Pain Incidental finding Incidental finding Incidental finding  
Operation time (min) 110 105 70 115 60 50 100 90 90 80 75 95 87
Fluids drained 8000 2500 3200 3500 15,000 7000 3000 1900 2700 12,000 3400 2600 5400
Number of ports 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4  
Pathology Mucinous borderline tumor Serous borderline tumor Serous cystadenoma Mucinous cystadenoma Mucinous cystadenoma Mucinous cystadenoma Mature cystic teratoma Serous cystadenoma Mature cystic teratoma Cystadenofibroma Mucinous borderline tumor Cystadenofibroma  
Procedure performed Adnexectomy Adnexectomy Adnexectomy Adnexectomy Adnexectomy Adnexectomy Adnexectomy Adnexectomy Adnexectomy Adnexectomy Adnexectomy Adnexectomy  
Postoperative discharge day 3 1 3 3 1 2 1 1 2 4 2 2