Table 2: Myoma and surgical procedure outcome of the study participants.

Group IGroup II value
195 patients140 patients

Infiltration of myometrium (no. of patients)18 (17.6%)10 (14.9%)>0.05
Total operative laparoscopic time (minutes)60 ± 7.2 (53–67)97 ± 8.9 (89–105)<0.05
Intrasurgical blood loss (mL)140 ± 4.7 (135–145)175 ± 6.8 (168–182)>0.05
Catheter inside pelvis for postsurgical drainage (no. of patients)78 (40%)51 (36.4%)>0.05
Need for painkiller drugs (no. of patients)81 (41.5%)56 (40%)>0.05
Fever (no. of patients with fever > 38°C after 24 hours and for the first 2 days of hospitalization)22 (11.2%)13 (9.2%)>0.05
Therapeutic postoperative antibiotics administration (no. of patients)16 (8.2%)9 (6.4%)>0.05
Duration of hospital stay: discharging in 24 hours (no. of patients)140 (71.7%)99 (70.7%)>0.05
Duration of hospital stay: discharging in 48 hours (no. of patients)55 (28.2%)41 (29.2%)>0.05
US hematoma (>3 cm) detected in myometrium (no. of patients)13 (6.6%)8 (5.7%)>0.05

Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation or median range.