Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

Pain evaluation at enrollment and at the end of observation (1–10 VAS scale).

ControlsTreated

Dysmenorrhea
 Initial7.18 ± 2.58 ( )6.43 ± 3.39 ( )ns
 Final7.00 ± 2.79 ( )3.11 ± 3.33 ( )0.001
Dyspareunia
 Initial2.76 ± 3.27 ( )2.83 ± 3.19 ( )ns
 Final2.78 ± 3.31 ( )1.38 ± 2.62 ( )0.027
Chronic pelvic pain
 Initial2.07 ± 3.57 ( )2.47 ± 3.82 ( )ns
 Final1.87 ± 3.42 ( )0.77 ± 2.09 ( )0.015

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