Table 1

Characteristics of the control group

ParametersValue
Age at treatment (yrs)a55 (38–61)
Diseasesb121 (100)
 Uterus myomatosus40 (33)
 Dysmenorrhea22 (18)
 Benign ovarian tumor18 (14.9)
 Chronic pelvic pain6 (5)
 Endometriosis8 (6.7)
 Perimenopausal bleeding7 (5.9)
 Healthy women20 (16.5)
  • a Value represents median (range).

  • b Value represents number of patients, and percentage of patients is shown in parentheses.