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Table 2 Characteristics of patients with benign and malignant endometrium

From: Three-dimensional ultrasonography and power Doppler for discrimination between benign and malignant endometrium in premenopausal women with abnormal uterine bleeding

Characteristic Benign (n = 68) Malignant (n = 10) P value
Age (y) 46.88 ± 1.95 48.43 ± 2.99 0.032a
Parity 4.18 ± 1.21 4.20 ± 1.03 0.954
Weight (kg) 87.76 ± 10.74 88.00 ± 16.44 0.952
Height (cm) 157.38 ± 5.80 155.20 ± 1.81 0.244
BMI (kg/m2) 35.29 ± 1.84 36.62 ± 8.42 0.248
ET (mm) 7.615 ± 5.493 21.400 ± 9.489 <0.001a
Uterine artery PI 1.847 ± 0.638 2.080 ± 0.755 0.296
Uterine artery RI 1.140 ± 1.583 1.190 ± 0.796 0.922
EV (cm3) 3.410 ± 2.728 7.534 ± 3.622 <0.001a
Endometrial VI (%) 0.310 ± 0.418 1.005 ± 0.597 <0.001a
Endometrial FI (0–100) 22.897 ± 4.547 24.212 ± 9.562 0.474
Endometrial VFI (0–100) 0.100 ± 0.157 0.204 ± 0.072 0.043a
  1. BMI body mass index, ET endometrial thickness, PI pulsatility index, RI resistance index, EV endometrial volume, FI flow index, VI vascularization index, VFI vascularization flow index
  2. aStatistically significant