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Table 1 Pre-embolization patients and fibroid characteristics

From: Intra-arterial lidocaine administration during uterine fibroid embolization to reduce the immediate postoperative pain: a prospective randomized study

 Lidocaine groupControl groupp-value
Mean age (years-SD)44.4 ± 3.343.1 ± 5.11p < 0.78
Dominant fibroid volume (mean-SD)183.1 ± 206.5 cm3262.8 ± 188.7 cm3p < 0.26
 Singular fibroidn = 9 (45%)n = 7 (44%)
 2–5 fibroidsn = 4 (20%)n = 6 (37%)
  > 5 fibroidsn = 7 (35%)n = 3 (19%)
Dominant symptom  p < 0.54
 Bleeding symptomsn = 11 (55%)n = 6 (37%)
 Bulk symptomsn = 5 (25%)n = 7 (44%)
 Both bleedings and bulk symptomsn = 4 (20%)n = 3 (19%)