Predictors of fluid intravasation during operative hysteroscopy: a preplanned prospective observational study with 200 cases

Preditores de intravasamento durante histeroscopia cirúrgica: um estudo observacional prospectivo com 200 casos

Márlon de Freitas Fonseca Claudio Moura Andrade Junior Eduardo de Almeida Nogueira Felipe Ventura Sessa Claudio Peixoto Crispi About the authors

PURPOSE:

To verify the predictors of intravasation rate during hysteroscopy.

METHODS:

Prospective observational study (Canadian Task Force classification II-1). All cases (n=200 women; 22 to 86 years old) were treated in an operating room setting. Considering respective bag overfill to calculate water balance, we tested two multiple linear regression models: one for total intravasation (mL) and the other for absorption rate (mL.min-1). The predictors tested (independent variables) were energy (mono/bipolar), tube patency (with/without tubal ligation), hysterometry (cm), age≤50 years, body surface area (m2), surgical complexity (with/without myomectomy) and duration (min).

RESULTS:

Mean intravasation was significantly higher when myomectomy was performed (442±616 versus 223±332 mL; p<0.01). In the proposed multiple linear regression models for total intravasation (adjusted R2=0.44; p<0.01), the only significant predictors were myomectomy and duration (p<0.01).In the proposed model for intravasation rate (R2=0.39; p<0.01), only myomectomy and hysterometry were significant predictors (p=0.02 and p<0.01, respectively).

CONCLUSIONS:

Not only myomectomy but also hysterometry were significant predictors of intravasation rate during operative hysteroscopy.


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