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Table 5 Obstetrical outcomes of radical trachelectomy for lesions ≥ 2 cm (where N > 10 reported)

From: Fertility-sparing management in cervical cancer: balancing oncologic outcomes with reproductive success

Study Successful fertility sparing management# Attempted to conceive Conceptions T1/T2 loss Live births (ongoing) Median follow up months for entire series (range)
Cao 2013 [51] 48 24 3 0 3 34.3a
Li 2013 [119] 55 9 3 2 1 30.2 (2–108)
Lintner 2013 [120] 31 8 4 1 3 90 (60–148)
Total 134 41 10 3 7  
Crude rates
(%)
    T1/T2 loss rate = 30 % Live birth rate = 70 %  
  1. Abbreviations: T1 first trimester, T2 second trimester
  2. aOnly mean follow up is reported
  3. #Excludes those who had completion hysterectomy, or received fertility-compromising adjuvant treatment