Table 2: Other surgical procedures performed in female patients.

Surgical procedures“a priori”-assumed pain (VRS-11)Number of casesNumber of cases with malignancy

Abdominal hysterectomy631
Abdominal hysterectomy with adhesiolysis711
Diagnostic laparoscopy440
Laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy610
Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy650
Laparoscopic adhesiolysis440
Laparoscopic adnexectomy450
Laparoscopic ovariectomy4221
Laparoscopic myomectomy551
Laparotomy with adhesiolysis830
Vaginal hysterectomy590
Total4.8 (1.1)634

Data are presented as the number of patients and as mean (SD); expected surgery-related “a priori”-assumed pain was taken using VRS-11, where 0 = no pain at all and 10 = worst pain which could be imagined according to [8].