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Table 1 Patient and tumor characteristics in relation to the type of performed surgical procedure

From: Implementation of laparoscopic hysterectomy for endometrial cancer over the past decade

Treatment characteristics of all included patients Total, n = 556 LH, n = 248 AH, n = 308 p value
Age in years (mean, SD) 65.8 (9.6) 65.3 (9.8) 66.4 (9.4) 0.166
BMI (mean, SD) 29.6 (6.7) 29.8 (7.0) 29.3 (6.3) 0.429
Parity (mean, SD) 2.0 (1.4) 2.03 (1.4) 2.02 (1.3) 0.909
Previous abdominal surgery 184 80 104 0.585
Comorbidity
 Hypertension 178 77 101 0.582
 Type II diabetes 83 30 53 0.093
FIGO stage     0.364
 IA 336 158 178  
 IB 195 80 115  
 II 25 10 15  
Histology     0.002
 Endometrioid 502 231 271  
 Non-endometrioid     
  Serous 28 15 13  
  Clear cell 8 2 6  
  Carcinosarcoma 15 0 15  
  Stromal cell sarcoma 3 0 3  
Tumor grade     0.000
 1 279 151 128  
 2 175 63 112  
 3 102 34 68  
Treatment
 Hysterectomy and BSO 556 305 241 0.196
 Additional staging/lymphadenectomy 80 10 70 0.000
 Conversion to laparotomy 19 19  
 Duration of surgery, min (mean, SD) 101 (41.9) 116 (39.3) 90 (40.4) 0.204
Complications
 During surgery 26 19 7 0.004
 After surgery 30 6 24 0.005
  1. LH laparoscopic hysterectomy, AH abdominal hysterectomy