Table 1

Clinical and pathological characteristics of 39 patients who underwent conservative treatment

Age, years; median (range)33 (22–40)
BMI, kg/m2; median (range)21.2 (15.9–31.2)
Nulliparous; n (%)36 (92.3%)
2018 FIGO stage; n (%)
 IA13 (7.7%)
 IA211 (28.2%)
 IB125 (64.1%)
Histology; n (%)
 Squamous22 (56.4%)
 Adenocarcinoma17 (43.6%)
Grading; n (%)
 G18 (20.5%)
 G217 (43.6%)
 G311 (28.2%)
 na3 (7.7%)
Presence of LVSI; n (%)15 (38.5%)
Depth of invasion, mm (14 patients stage IA); median (range)4 (1–8)
Diagnostic procedure; n (%)
 Conization33 (84.6%)
 Cervical biopsy4 (10.3%)
 Excision of a polyp2 (5.1%)
Node evaluation; n (%)
 Lymphadenectomy/number of nodes removed; median (range)29 (74.4%)*/26 (10–45)
 Sentinel node procedure/number of nodes removed; median (range)10 (25.6%)/3 (2–6)
Hospital stay, days; median (range)2 (1–4)
  • *One patient performed completion lymphadenectomy following unilateral mapping.

  • BMI, body mass index; FIGO, International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics; LVSI, lymphovascular space invasion; na, not available.;