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Table 1 Characteristics of included patients (n = 91)

From: Are preoperative histology and MRI useful for classification of endometrial cancer risk?

Variable n /%
Agea median and interval, in years 67 (38–90)
BMIa median and interval in kg/m2 29.96 (19.23–53.83)
Menopausea 82 (90.11 %)
Hormonal treatment for the menopausea 26 (28.57 %)
Preoperative endometrial sample  
 Curettage 44 (48.35 %)
 Pipelle 47 (51.64 %)
Surgery performeda  
 Total hysterectomy with BSO 87 (95.60 %)
 Total hysterectomy 4 (4.40 %)
Surgical approacha  
 Laparotomy 23 (25.27 %)
 Laparoscopy 64 (70.33 %)
 Vaginal 4 (4.40 %)
Lymphadenectomya  
 No 37 (40.66 %)
 Pelvic 36 (39.56 %)
 Pelvic + sentinel lymph node 3 (3.30 %)
 Pelvic + para-aortic 13 (14.29 %)
 Sentinel lymph node 2 (2.20 %)
Final histology resultsa
 FIGO stage (2009)a  
 IA 45 (49.45 %)
 IB 21 (23.08 %)
 II 13 (14.29 %)
 IIIA 2 (2.20 %)
 IIIB 1 (1.10 %)
 IIIIC 7 (7.69 %)
 IV 2 (2.20 %)
 Histological typea  
Type 1 78 (85.71 %)
  Grade 1 46 (50.55 %)
  Grade 2 20 (21.98 %)
  Grade 3 12 (13.19 %)
Type 2 11 (12.09 %)
 Absence of residual malignant cells 2 (2.20 %)
 Lymphovascular embolia 32 (35.16 %)
 Risk of recurrencea  
 Low 33 (36.26 %)
 Intermediate 14 (15.38 %)
 High 44 (48.35 %)
  1. BSO bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
  2. a There was no significant difference between the pipelle group and the curettage group