Table 2: Relevant case series reports in the literature concerning fertility-sparing surgery in epithelial ovarian cancer: reproductive outcome.

Author [reference]Patients
( )
Mean age
(years)
FIGO stage
(%)
Childbearing wish
(%)
Successful conception
(%)
Abortions
(%)
IVF
(%)
Delivery modus

Kwon et al. 2009 [18]2126.717 (80.9%) : IA
4 (19.04%) : IC
5 (23.8%)5 (100%)00Spontaneous
Schlaerth et al. 2009 [3]20 2711 (55%) : IA
9 (45%) : IC
6 (30%)6 (100%)NRNRNR
Borgfeldt et al. 2007 [20]1127.5 IA–ICNR70NRNR
Morice et al. 2005 [29]3427 30 (88%) : Ia
3 (8.8%) : Ic
1 (3%) : IIa
NR91 (11.1%)0NR
Schilder et al. 2002 [11]5226 42 (80.7%) : IA
10 (19.2%) : IC
24 (46.1%)17 (71%)5 (29%)0NR
Morice et al. 2001 [30]252419 (76%) : IA
6 (24%) : IC
4 (16%)4 (100%)1 (25%)NRNR
Raspagliesi et al. 1997 [31]1022.7Ia,G3 : 2 (20%)
Ic : 2 (20%)
IIIa : 2 (20%)
IIIc : 4 (40%)
5 (50%)3 (60%)1 (33%)0 NR
Zanetta et al. 1997 [12]56 2932 (57%) : IA
2 (3.5%) : IB
22 (39%) : IC
NR204 (20%)015 (75%): vaginal
2 (10%): caesarean sections
Satoh et al. 2010 [16]211 29126 (60%) IA
85 (40%) IC
84 (40%)55 (66%)10 (18%)5 (2.4%) NR

Total440 28 279 (63.4%) : IA
4 (1%) : IB
141 (32%) : IC
127 (29%)22 (17.3%)5Mainly spontaneous

NR: not reported.