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Table 1 Univariate analysis of clinical characteristics of pelvic masses following hysterectomy with or without simultaneous bilateral salpingectomy

From: Effects of hysterectomy with simultaneous bilateral salpingectomy on the subsequent pelvic mass

  Hys N(%) Hys + BS N(%) P value
Total number of cases 198 14  
Age at hysterectomy (median[IQR], years) 43 [40,47] 42 [36,44] 0.143
 Group of age at hysterectomy
  < 45 116 (58.6) 11 (78.6) 0.168
  ≥45 82 (41.4) 3 (21.4)  
Etiology of hysterectomy
 Endometriosis/adenomyosis
  No 150 (75.8) 4 (28.6) < 0.0001
  Yes 48 (24.2) 10 (71.4)  
 Uterine leiomyoma
  No 64 (32.3) 9 (64.3) 0.020
  Yes 134 (67.7) 5 (35.7)  
 Postpartum massive hemorrhage
  No 195 (98.5) 14 (100) 1.0
  Yes 3 (1.5) 0 (0)  
 Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
  No 186 (93.9) 14 (100) 1.0
  Yes 12 (6.1) 0 (0)  
 Endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia
  No 194 (98.0) 14 (100) 1.0
  Yes 4 (2.0) 0 (0)  
Manifestation for medical consultation
 Physical examination findings
  No 96 (48.5) 8 (57.1) 0.531
  Yes 102 (51.5) 6 (42.9)  
 Abdominal distension and anorexia
  No 163 (82.3) 13 (92.9) 0.473
  Yes 35 (17.7) 1 (7.1)  
 Abnormal defecation
  No 190 (96.0) 13 (92.9) 0.466
  Yes 8 (4.0) 1 (7.1)  
 Abdominal pain
  No 151 (76.3) 9 (64.3) 0.339
  Yes 47 (23.7) 5 (35.7)  
 Micturition
  No 187 (94.4) 14 (100) 1.0
  Yes 11 (5.6) 0 (0)  
 Lower limb pain
  No 196 (99.0) 14 (100) 1.0
  Yes 2 (1.0) 0 (0)  
 Vaginal flow or bleeding
  No 194 (98.0) 14 (100) 1.0
  Yes 4 (2.0) 0 (0)  
Total/Subtotal hysterectomy
 Total 166 (83.8) 14 (100) 0.135
 Subtotal 32 (16.2) 0 (0)  
Age of surgery for pelvic mass (median[IQR]) 50 [47,56] 44.5[41, 49] < 0.0001
Age group
 < 52 114 (57.58) 14 (100) 0.001
 ≥52 84 (42.42) 0 (0)  
The time interval from hysterectomy to the pelvic mass onset (median[IQR]) 5 [2,10] 2 [1,4] < 0.0001
 Time group
   < 5 89 (44.95) 11 (78.6) 0.024
   ≥ 5 109 (55.05) 3 (21.4)  
The time interval from hysterectomy to the pelvic benign mass onset (median[IQR]) 4.0[2, 9.25]
(n = 134)
1.5[0.7,3.0]
(n = 8)
< 0.0001
The time interval from hysterectomy to the pelvic malignant mass onset (median[IQR]) 7 [3,10.75]
(n = 64)
4.5 [0.93, 8.25]
(n = 6)
0.223
  1. Abbreviations: BS bilateral salpingectomy, Hys Hysterectomy, IQR interquartile range