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Research Article

A Promise in the Treatment of Endometriosis: An Observational Cohort Study on Ovarian Endometrioma Reduction by N-Acetylcysteine

Table 2

Endometriomas size at enrollment and at the end of observation.

Controls
( )
Treated
( )

Average diameter (mm)
 Initial31.6 ± 18.426.9 ± 14.9ns
 Final38.3 ± 23.225.4 ± 17.8<0.001
 Difference6.62 ± 16.14−1.53 ± 11.430.001
Average volume (mL)
 Initial35.1 ± 62.620.4 ± 31.3ns
 Final67.3 ± 123.223.6 ± 48.60.006
 Difference32.1 ± 89.93.20 ± 32.70.012
Number of cysts
 Increased42 (58%)
(7 newly formed)
20 (27%)
(4 newly formed)
<0.001*
 Decreased20 (28%)
(4 disappeared)
45 (62%)
(8 disappeared)
 Unchanged10 (14%)8 (11%)

At the Pearson’s chi-square test.

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