Table 1: Surgical characteristics of women enrolled in the two cohorts.

Surgical characteristicsCohort 1 (1993 to 1994) Cohort 2 (2002 to 2004)

Total number of uterine incisionsa
Anterior incisionsa
Fundic incisionsa
Posterior incisionsa
Women having concomitant surgery011
Women having uterine adhesions before myomectomy02
Blood loss (ml)a
Duration of surgery (min)ab

are means ± SD; .