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Table 3 Preoperative diagnosis for pre- and postmenopausal patients who underwent surgery for uterine mesenchymal tumors

From: Analysis of uterine corporeal mesenchymal tumors occurring after menopause

  premenopausal (n = 447) postmenopausal (n = 40) p-value
Preoperative diagnosis      
 Sarcoma 6 1.3% 18 45.0% < 0.001*
 Leiomyoma 441 98.7% 22 55.0%  
Positive predictive value 3/6 50.0% 11/18 61.1% 0.336
False positive 3/6 50.0% 7/18 38.9% 0.336
False negative 2/441 0.45% 0/22 0% 0.753
Correct diagnosis rate 442/447 98.9% 33/40 82.5% 0.005*
  1. Values are presented as number (%). *P < 0.05