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Table 2 Laboratory and sonographic findings of the patients at the time of hospitalization, body temperature, and length of hospital stay

From: Is it possible to estimate the need for surgical management in patients with a tubo-ovarian abscess at admission? A retrospective long-term analysis

  Medical (n = 60) Surgical (n = 28) P-value
Abscess size (mm) (± SD) 51.52 ± 16.57 75.37 ± 18.59 <0.001
Abscess volume (cm3) (± SD) 60.57 ± 52.42 152.07 ± 96.8 <0.001
CRP level (mg/L) (± SD) 44.22 ± 9.00 66.26 ± 23.73 0.007
ESR (mm/h) (± SD) 41.46 ± 28.08 59.26 ± 22.94 0.003
WBC count (mcL) (± SD) 13580 ± 5197 16525 ± 6288 0.016
Body temperature (°C) (± SD) 37.2 ± 0.73 37.6 ± 0.77 0.032
Length of hospital stay (day) (± SD) 5.75 ± 3.95 10.10 ± 5.52 0.003
  1. CRP C-reactive protein, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, WBC white blood cell