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Table 2 Recurrence and pregnancy outcomes in women with BOTs after fertility-sparing surgery

From: Fertility-sparing surgery for young patients with borderline ovarian tumors (BOTs): single institution experience

  Totality (n, %) No recurrence (n, %) Recurrence (n, %) P value Recurrence interval (m, mean) P value Infertility (n, %) Pregnancy (n, %) P value
Total number 122 114 (93.4 %) 8 (6.6 %) N/A 25.9   11 (24.4 %) 34 (75.6 %)  
Surgical procedures          
Adnexectomy 47 46 (97.9 %) 1 (2.1 %) 0.15 48.0 N/A 3 (23.1 %) 10 (76.9 %) 1.00
Cystectomy inclued 75 68 (91.7 %) 7 (9.3 %)   22.7   8 (25.0 %) 24 (75.0 %)  
Staging surgery          
No 84 (68.9 %) 78 (92.9 %) 6 (7.1 %) 1.00 32.1 N/A 6 (18.7 %) 26 (81.3 %) 0.08
Yes 38 (31.1 %) 36 (94.7 %) 2 (5.3 %) 21.0   6 (46.2 %) 7 (53.8 %)
Adjuvant chemotherapy     0.58      1.00
Yes 12 (9.8 %) 11 (91.7 %) 1 (8.3 %) 26.0 N/A 2 (25.0 %) 6 (75 %)
No 110 (90.2 %) 103 (93.6 %) 7 (6.4 %)   30.4   9 (24.3 %) 28 (75.7 %)  
  1. Cystectomy-inclued group included UC,BC,UA + CC
  2. Abbreviations: N/A not applicable