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Table 6 Operative outcomes per BMI category

From: Laparoscopic-assisted myomectomy with uterine artery occlusion at a freestanding ambulatory surgery center: a case series

 Non-obese BMI < 30 (N = 650)Obese BMI 30–39 (N = 251)Morbidly obese BMI > 40 (N = 63)P value*
Mean BMI (kg/m2) (range)24.3 (14–29)33.2 (30–39)43.9 (40–70)N/A
Mean myoma weight (g) (range)407.9 (0–3800)451.6 (0.5–3149)477.7 (9–2800).418
Mean operative time (min)687072.849
Mean EBL (mL)179.8 (0–2000)205.4 (10–2000)272.3 (20–1500).000
Blood transfusion, N (%)18 (2.8)8 (3.2)2 (3.2).564
Intraoperative complications,N(%)10 (1.5)4 (1.6)0 (0.0).883
Grade 1 postoperative complications,N(%)16 (2.5)10 (4.0)0 (0.0).178
Grade 2 postoperative complications,N(%)20 (3.1)11 (4.4)4 (6.3).320
Grade 3a postoperative complications,N(%)4 (0.6)2 (0.8)0 (0.0).772
Grade 3b postoperative complications,N(%)7 (1.1)2 (0.8)1 (1.6)0.845
Transfer to hospital,N(%)5 (0.8)2 (0.8)0 (0.0).780
  1. N number, BMI body mass index (kg/m2)
  2. aPearson Chi-square