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Table 1 Demographic, clinical and treatment factors of 114 reviewed cases of intracardiac leiomyomatosis

From: The role of estrogen deprivation therapy in premenopausal women with primary unresectable intracardiac leiomyomatosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Item Case
Number Percent (%)
Total number of cases 114  
Median age in years (range) 46.5 (24–72)  
Publication Year 114  
 Within last 10 years 72 63.16
 Earlier than 10 years ago 42 36.84
Presenting symptoms 1 102  
 Gynecological symptoms 15 14.71
 Cardiopulmonary symptoms 56 54.90
 Both gynecological and cardiopulmonary symptoms 12 11.76
 Without symptoms 19 18.63
Menopausal status 114  
 Premenopausal or younger than 50 years old 85 74.56
 Postmenopausal or older than 50 years old 29 25.44
Pathological features 114  
 Benign leiomyoma 107 93.86
 Atypical histologic features 3 2.63
 Unknown 4 3.51
Treatment 114  
 Incomplete excision 37 32.46
 Complete excision 73 64.04
 Unknown 2 1.75
 Died perioperatively 2 2 1.75
Admitted by which departments1 94  
 Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 58 61.70
 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 32 34.04
 Other Departments 3 4 4.26
Records with BSO or Ovarian Preservation1 79  
Admitted by Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 30  
 With BSO 28 93.33
 Ovarian Preservation 2 6.67
Admitted by Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery or other Departments 49  
 With BSO 32 65.31
 Ovarian Preservation 17 34.69
Status of Adhesion at the level of IVC or above (ALIA), Status of pulmonary nodules (PN) 114  
 Firm/extensive ALIA, and/or PN 27 23.68
 No/slight ALIA, no PN 61 53.51
 Unknown 26 21.81
  1. The significance of bold highlight the number of cases in each group or subgroup
  2. 1available data less than 114; 2one died preoperatively, one died postoperatively; 3three were admitted by Emergency Department and one were admitted by Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery