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Table 1 Demographic data of the patients and indications for surgery

From: A multimodal concept for vaginal cuff closure by modification of the Bakay technique in total laparoscopic hysterectomy: a randomized clinical study

  Standard technique group
(n = 70)
Modified Bakay technique group
(n = 78)
Total
(n = 148)
p value
Age (year) 46 (35–56) 47 (36–59) 47 (36–59) 0.826a
BMI (kg/m2) 28.1 (19.2–40.6) 26.8 (19.2–42.1) 27.4 (19.2–42.1) 0.763a
Parity 2 (0–5) 2 (0–5) 2 (0–5) 0.291a
History of pelvic surgery     
Yes 35 (50) 45 (57.7) 80 (54.1) 0.348b
No 35 (50) 33 (42.3) 68 (45.9)  
Indications for hysterectomy     0.786b
Menorrhagia and Adenomyosis 21 (30) 17 (21.8) 38 (25.7)  
Myoma 31 (44.3) 34 (43.6) 65 (43.9)  
Endometrial polyp 5 (7.1) 7 (9) 12 (8.1)  
Adnexal mass 6 (8.6) 11 (14.1) 17 (11.5)  
Chronic pelvic pain 3 (4.3) 5 (6.4) 8 (5.4)  
Simple or complex hyperplasia 4 (5.7) 4 (5.1) 8 (5.4)  
Menopausal status     0.549b
Premenopause 49 (70) 51 (65.4) 100 (67.6)  
Postmenopause 21 (30) 27 (34.6) 48 (32.4)  
  1. aMann Whitney U test, bChi-square test