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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Outcomes of uterine sarcoma found incidentally after uterus-preserving surgery for presumed benign disease

Characteristics Myomectomy or subtotal hysterectomy (n = 15) Hysterectomy (n = 30)
Age (years) median (range) 42 (27–54) 47 (26–66)
Gravidity, median (range) 3 (0–6) 3 (0–6)
  ≤ 2 6 (40 %) 9 (30 %)
  > 2 9 (60 %) 21 (70 %)
Parity, median (range) 2 (0–3) 2 (0–4)
  ≤ 1 7 (46.7 %) 7 (30.3 %)
  > 1 8 (53.3 %) 23 (76.7 %)
Menopause
 Yes 4 (26.7 %) 14 (46.7 %)
 No 11 (73.3 %) 16 (53.3 %)
Previous cesarean section
 Yes 3 (20 %) 4 (13.3 %)
 No 12 (80 %) 26 (86.7 %)
Mode of initial surgery
 Laparotomy 9 (60 %) 22 (73.3 %)
 Laparoscopy 6 (40 %) 8 (26.7 %)
FIGO stage
 IA 5 (33.3 %) 7 (23.3 %)
 IB 9 (60.0 %) 22 (73.3 %)
 IIA 1 (6.7 %) 1 (3.3 %)
Histology
 Leiomyosarcoma 7 (46.7 %) 11 (36.7 %)
 Endometrial stromal sarcoma 7 (46.7 %) 19 (63.3 %)
 Adenosarcoma 1 (6.7 %) 0
Morcellation*
 No 11 (73.3 %) 25 (83.3 %)
 Hand morcellation 0 (0 %) 5 (16.7 %)
 Power morcellation 4 (26.7 %) 0 (0 %)
Surgical re-exploration*
 Yes 14 (93.3 %) 9 (30 %)
 No 1 (6.7 %) 21 (70 %)
Adjuvant therapy
 No 10 (66.7 %) 15 (50 %)
 Radiation 1 (6.7 %) 5 (16.7 %)a
 Chemotherapy 4 (26.7 %) 14 (46.7 %)a
  1. *P < 0.05
  2. a4 patients underwent concurrent chemoradiation