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Table 1 Demographic and baseline clinical characteristics in both groups

From: Intravenous tranexamic acid as an adjunct haemostat to ornipressin during open myomectomy. A randomized double blind placebo controlled trial

Variables Group P
Ornipressin only (n = 17) Tranexamic acid and ornipressin (n = 17)
Continuous variables Mean (std) Mean (std)
Age (years) 35.0 (3.9) 36.0 (4.3) 0.536
Pre operation HB 12.8 (1.3) 12.6 (1.9) 0.760
BMI (kg m−2) 29.9 (3.7) 29.6 (2.8) 0.775
Categorical variables n (%) n (%) P
Indication for surgery
 Heavy menses 12 (71 %) 14 (82 %) 0.261
 Pressure symptoms 2 (12 %) 3 (18 %)
 Subfertility 3 (18 %) 0 (0)
Uterine incision
 Anterior vertical 9 (53 %) 8 (47 %) 1.000
 Anterior transverse 2 (12 %) 2 (12 %)
 Bonney's Hood 1 (6 %) 0 (0 %)
 Posterior transverse 1 (6 %) 2 (12 %)
 Posterior vertical 4 (24 %) 5 (29 %)
Position of myoma
 Intramural 15 (88 %) 13 (76 %) 0.656
 Subserosal 2 (12 %) 4 (24 %)