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Table 2 Changes in serum CA125 levels, uterine size, pain scores, and menorrhagia after surgery in groups A and B

From: Efficacy of laparoscopic adenomyomectomy using double-flap method for diffuse uterine adenomyosis

Parameters Serum CA125 Pain scores Uterine size Menorrhagia
(kU/L) (cm3) (pads)
Group A* (n = 48)     
6 months* (n = 48) 20.3 ± 6.9 0.2 ± 0.5 43.0 ± 12.1 ------
12 months (n = 31) 29.4 ± 18.3 0.8 ± 1.1 59.7 ± 24.1 4.2 ± 0.9
24 months (n = 15) 43.8 ± 20.7 2.0 ± 2.1 74.0 ± 30.6 4.6 ± 1.1
Group B (n = 46)     
6 months (n = 46) 13.3 ± 3.9 0.1 ± 0.3 37.6 ± 4.6 ------
12 months (n = 27) 19.7 ± 6.2 0.2 ± 0.6 45.8 ± 4.9 3.7 ± 0.6
24 months (n = 13) 25.6 ± 6.7 0.4 ± 0.9 48.1 ± 5.1 3.8 ± 0.6
  1. *Group A = Conventional method, Group B = Double-flap method.