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Table 1 Characteristics of pre- and postmenopausal patients who underwent surgery for uterine mesenchymal tumors

From: Analysis of uterine corporeal mesenchymal tumors occurring after menopause

  premenopausal postmenopausal p-value
Number of patients 447 92% 40 8%  
Age(yr) 44 (24–55) 62.5 (50–81)  
BMI 22.7 (16.4–42.9) 23.2 (15.4–39.4) 0.223
Nulliparity 181 40.5% 6 15.0% < 0.001*
Pathological diagnosis      
 Sarcoma(total) 5 1.12% 11 28% < 0.001*
 Leiomyosarcoma 3   7   
 ESS 1   4   
 Undifferentiated 1   0   
Clinical findings      
 Sense of distension 199 44.5% 21 52.5% 0.407
 Hypermenorrhea 247 55.3% 0 0% NA
 Dysmenorrhea 59 13.2% 0 0% NA
 Abnormal bleeding 3 0.7% 7 17.5% 0.004*
 Abdominal pain 10 2.2% 2 5.0% 0.221
  1. Values are presented as median (range), or number (%). In clinical findings, multiple symptoms were allowed to be registered. *P < 0.05. BMI Body Mass Index, ESS Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma