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Table 1 Patients characteristics in early ovarian cancer (n = 71)

From: Lower extremity edema in patients with early ovarian cancer

Characteristics Total
Age (year) at time of operation  
Median (range) 46 (22–65)
Body weight (kg) 55.6 (42–78)
Height (cm) 158 (144–165)
Body mass index 23 (15.6-34.6)
Type of disease, n (%)  
Ovarian cancer 69 (97.2%)
Tubal cancer 2 (2.8%)
Stage (FIGO, 1989), n (%)  
Ia 25 (35.2%)
Ib 1 (1.4%)
Ic 26 (36.6%)
IIa 1 (1.4%)
IIb 10 (14.1%)
IIc 8 (11.3%)
Histology, n (%)  
Serous 15 (21.1%)
Mucinous 11 (15.5%)
Endometrioid 14 (19.7%)
Clear cell 15 (21.1%)
Transitional cell 3 (4.2%)
Others including mixed 13 (18.3%)
CA125 (U/mL)*  
Median (range) 42 (1.9–4389)
≥35, n (%) 39 (57.4%)
LN dissection, n (%) 69 (97.2%)
Number of LN dissected  
Median (range) 22 (3–98)
Chemotherapy 61 (85.9%)
  1. FIGO, International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics; LN, lymph node.
  2. *CA125 was available in 68 women.