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Table 2 Modifications in leiomyoma area throughout gestation in patients with at least one measurement in two different trimesters

From: Growth pattern of uterine leiomyoma along pregnancy

  1st vs. 2nd trimester 2nd vs. 3rd trimester 1st vs. 3rd trimester
N of leiomyomas 164 109 125
Increase in size 130 (79.3%) 55 (50.4%) 100 (80.0%)
Decrease in size 33 (20.1%) 53 (48.6%) 24 (19.2%)
No change 1 (0.6%) 1 (9.2%) 1 (0.8%)
Mean change (%) 54.54 ± 75.87% 17.88 ± 59.71% 95.90 ± 191.31%
P valuea 0.007 NS < 0.001
  1. Data presented as n(%) or mean ± SD
  2. aStatistical significance of the mean change (%) in size between trimesters