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Table 1 Characteristics of four treatment groups

From: Factors that influence persistence or recurrence of high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion with positive margins after the loop electrosurgical excision procedure: a retrospective study

  TCT TCT + Biopsy 2nd LEEP Hysterectomy p
Age (range) 24–57 21–60 23–47 28–69  
Mean 35.6 ± 8.7 37.9 ± 8.0 37.4 ± 5.8 47.9 ± 8.7 <0.001a
Median size of LEEP 35 38 38 46  
Diameter (cm,mean) 1.92 ± 0.33 1.96 ± 0.42 2.13 ± 0.73 1.82 ± 0.41 0.0856a
Median (range) 1.8 (1–2.5) 1.8 (1.2–3.5) 2.15 (1–3) 1.8 (1–3)  
Thickness (cm, mean) 0.89 ± 0.22 0.93 ± 0.21 0.91 ± 0.45 0.84 ± 0.20 0.1124a
Median (range) 0.8 (0.3–1.8) 0.9 (0.6–1.7) 0.85 (0.3–1.8) 0.8 (0.3–1.5)  
Depth (cm, mean) 1.44 ± 0.29 1.38 ± 0.29 1.54 ± 0.38 1.39 ± 0.33 0.4128a
Median 1.5 (1–2.2) 1.2 (0.8–2) 1.55 (1–2) 1.2 (0.8–2)  
Number of involved margins
 Single 42 96 17 57 0.0512b
 Multiple 1 10 5 10  
Endocervical curettage histopathology
  ≤ LSIL 37 101 18 50 <0.001b
 HSIL 6 5 4 17  
  1. Data analysis
  2. a One way ANOVA
  3. b Fisher exact test