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Table 1 Basic characteristics of the study population (196 women with an overall number of 248 leiomyoma)

From: Growth pattern of uterine leiomyoma along pregnancy

Parameter n(%) or mean ± SD
Age (years) (Range) 35.90 ± 5.07 (20–53)
Body Mass Index (BMI) (Range) 28.33 ± 5.91 (16–47)
Gravidity 2.52 ± 1.93
Parity 0.98 ± 1.45
Multiple gestation pregnancy 16 (6.5%)
Leiomyoma location
 Posterior 75 (30.2%)
 Anterior 79 (31.9%)
 Right 34 (13.7%)
 Left 22 (8.9%)
 Fundal 23 (9.3%)
 Cervical 15 (6.1%)
Leiomyoma topographic locationa
 Subserosal 88 (51.8%)
 Intramural 68 (40.0%)
 Submucosal 14 (8.2%)
Leiomyoma length pre-conception (mm) 44.91 ± 20.07
Leiomyoma width pre-conception (mm) 38.48 ± 17.05
  1. adata regarding topographic location was available for 170/248 leiomyomas