Table 1

Patients’ and tumor characteristics (n=50)

Age
 Median (range)29 (21-44)
Gravida
 G035 (70%)
 G115 (30%)
Stage
 IA1 + LVSI11 (22%)
 IA213 (26%)
 IB126 (52%)
Histology
 Squamous26 (52%)
 Adenocarcinoma20 (40%)
 Adenosquamous1 (2%)
 Clear cell2 (4%)
 Undifferentiated1 (2%)
Grade
 129 (58%)
 213 (26%)
 38 (16%)
LVSI
 No33 (66%)
 Yes15 (30%)
 Suspicious2 (4%)
Diagnostic procedure
 LEEP30 (60%)
 Cone11 (22%)
 Cervical biopsy6 (12%)
 Excision polyp3 (6%)
Margins diagnostic procedure
 Positive42 (84%)
 Negative6 (12%)
 Unknown2 (6%)
  • LEEP, loop electrocautery excision ; LVSI, lymphovascular space invasion.