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Table 3 The operation situation and results of recurrence and pregnancy in different fertility-sparing surgery groups

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

Clinical characteristics Surgical procedure p value Surgical procedure p value Surgical approach p value
UA UC UA + CC BC Laparotomy Laparocsopy
Total number (n) 47 59   7 9   70 52  
Operation duration (min, mean ± SD) 106.8 ± 49.8 90.6 ± 38.8 0.06 194.6 ± 70.4 165.5 ± 82.0 0.46 104.7 ± 47.4 113.3 ± 66.8 0.43
Intro-operation blood loss (ml, mean ± SD) 91.7 ± 85.1 105.7 ± 152.8 0.58 202.9 ± 139.8 144.4 ± 72.6 0.19 124.9 ± 151.9 86.7 ± 76.6 0.07
Hospitalization days (days, mean ± SD) 10.5 ± 4.2 9.6 ± 3.5 0.19 14.7 ± 5.6 14.8 ± 5.7 0.98 11.8 ± 4.5 9.1 ± 3.6 0.00
Days of antibiotic using (days, mean ± SD) 3.2 ± 1.1 3.2 ± 0.9 0.8 4.1 ± 0.9 3.1 ± 0.3 0.01 3.4 ± 1.0 3.0 ± 0.7 0.01
Menstrual status (n, %)          
Regular 38 (80.9 %) 47 (79.7 %) 0.88 4 (57.1 %) 7 (77.8 %) 1.00 55 (78.6 %) 41 (78.8 %) 0.97
Irregular 9 (19.1 %) 12 (20.3 %) 3 (42.9 %) 2 (22.2 %) 15 (21.4 %) 11 (21.2 %)
Climacteric symptom (n, %) 5 (10.6 %) 4 (6.8 %) 0.51 2 (28.6 %) 0 0.18 8 (11.4 %) 3 (5.8 %) 0.35
Relapse (n, %) 1 (2.1 %) 4 (6.8 %) 0.38 1 (14.3 %) 2 (22.2 %) 1.00 5 (7.1 %) 3 (5.8 %) 1.00
Recurrence interval (m, mean ± SD) 48.0 22.8 ± 8.8 N/A 26.0 21.0 N/A 25.5 ± 15.3 26.3 ± 7.6 0.92
Invasive recurrence (n) 0 1 (1.7 %) N/A 0 0 N/A 1 (1.4 %) 0 N/A
Disease related death (n) 0 0 N/A 0 0 N/A 0 0 N/A
Patients desired to get pregnancy (n, %) 13 22   3 7   27 18  
Pregnancy 10 (76.9 %) 17 (77.3 %) 1.00 2 (66.7 %) 5 (71.4 %) 0.57 18 (66.7 %) 16 (88.9 %) 0.16
Inferterlity 3 (23.1 %) 5 (22.7 %) 1 (33.3 %) 2 (28.6 %) 9 (33.3 %) 2 (11.1 %)
  1. Abbrevations: UA unilateral adnexectomy, UC unilateral cystectomy, UA + CC unilateral adnexectomy + contralateral cystectomy, BC bilateral cystectomy
  2. N/A not applicable