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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics, preoperative assessments, symptoms, VAS, and need for pain drugs preoperatively

From: Colorectal resection in endometriosis patients: correlation between histopathological findings and postoperative outcome

  n = 25
Age 34.16 (± 5.45)
BMI 21.76 (± 2.60)
ASA classification
 I 22 (88.0%)
 II 3 (12.0%)
 III 0 (0.0%)
Comorbidities 0 (0.0%)
Preoperative assessment:
 Colonoscopy 14 (56.0%)
 MRIa 19 (76.0%)
 Preoperative diagnostic laparoscopy 7 (28.0%)
Preoperative symptoms:
 Tenesmus 2 (8.0%)
 Abdominal distension 5 (20.0%)
 Constipation 2 (8.0%)
 Diarrhoea 3 (12.0%)
 Haematochezia 5 (20.0%)
 Pain on defecation 6 (24.0%)
 Dyspareunia 8 (32.0%)
 Dysmenorrhoea 22 (88.0%)
 Dysuria 1 (4.0%)
 Unfulfilled desire for children 9 (36.0%)
 Neuropathic pain 1 (4.0%)
 Chronic pelvic pain 4 (16.0%)
Average VAS preoperative 8.32 (± 1.70)
Need for pain drugs during menstruation 22 (88.0%)
  1. aMRI, magnet resonance tomography