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Kahraman Korhan K Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Anabilim Dalı, Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Cebeci Hastanesi, Cebeci, 06100, Ankara, - - 2014
To compare the effects of combined oral contraceptives (OCs) containing cyproterone acetate and drospirenone in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Fifty-two patients with PCOS were randomized in two groups: group A (n = 26) received 0.035 mg ethinyl estradiol + 2 mg cyproterone acetate and group B (n = 26) received 0.03 mg ethinyl estradiol + 3 mg drospirenone-containing OCs ...
Vesce Fortunato F Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Morphology, Surgery and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, - - 2014
Aim: To verify the eventual efficacy of lactoferrin (LF), an iron-binding glycoprotein, to decrease the amniotic concentration of interleukin-6 (IL-6). Methods: We prospectively enrolled 60 Caucasian patients at the 16th week of their singleton physiological gestation. A vaginal compound containing 300 mg of LF was administered randomly 4 or 12 ...
Yenidogan Erdinc E Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat, Turkey, - - 2014
To reduce the seroma formation following mastectomy and axillary dissection, many different techniques and drugs have been investigated. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of oral β-glucan on drain fluid and efficacy of daily drainage and drain removal day in mastectomy patients. One hundred and thirty ...
Aramide T M - - 2014
Objective: This comparative study was aimed at determining the effectiveness of oral Misoprostol compared with intravenous Ergometrine and intravenous Oxytocin in reducing vaginal bleeding following surgical evacuation for first trimester abortions. Materials and Methods: This was a single-blind placebo-controlled study in which patients with first trimester uncomplicated abortions were divided ...
Cho Sihyun - - 2014
Although the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) is effective in reducing the recurrence of endometriosis-associated pain, its efficacy in preventing endometrioma recurrence is questionable. We compared the efficacy of postoperative use of LNG-IUS with oral contraceptives (OC) for preventing endometrioma recurrence. A retrospective cohort study. Medical university hospital. Ninety-nine women with ...
Gimpelson Richard J RJ Mercy Clinic, Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mercy Hospital St Louis, St Louis, MO, - - 2014
This review examines the peer-reviewed literature describing prospective studies that report amenorrhea rates, patient satisfaction, and surgical reintervention rates following the NovaSure® endometrial ablation procedure. A search of the English-language literature published from 2000 to 2011 was conducted using PubMed. Ten prospective studies, six single-arm NovaSure trials, and four randomized ...
Leone Roberti Maggiore Umberto U Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and National Institute for Cancer Research, University of Genoa, Genoa, - - 2013
To compare the efficacy of two hormonal therapies in treating symptoms caused by bowel endometriosis. Patient preference study. University hospital. 143 women with rectovaginal endometriosis infiltrating the rectum. This study was performed between January 2008 and June 2011. Patients were treated with a desogestrel-only contraceptive pill or with the sequential ...
Whitaker Amy K AK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637. Electronic address: - - 2013
This trial was designed to compare levonorgestrel intrauterine device (LNG-IUD) use at 1 year after delivery between women randomized to postplacental insertion at the time of cesarean delivery and delayed insertion 4-8 weeks after delivery. This randomized controlled trial was conducted at two urban medical centers. Eligible pregnant women with ...
Howard David L - - 2013
No prior study has directly compared satisfaction with Depo-Provera to the Mirena intra-uterine device (IUD) among post-partum parous adolescents. Our aim was to make this comparison among post-partum adolescents at 3, 6, and 12 months of follow-up. Post-partum/parous adolescents (aged 20 and younger) choosing either Depo-Provera or the Mirena IUD ...
Raju T B V G TB Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Sree Sai Dental College and Research Institute, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, - - 2013
Background: Aim of the study was to compare 4 different methods of sterilizing endodontic files in dental practice. Materials & Methods: The present study was performed on 100 K-files, 21 mm long and of size 25. Of these, 20 files were taken as control group, and the remaining 80 files ...
Irinyenikan T A TA Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, State Specialist Hospital, Akure, Ondo State. - - 2013
Intrauterine contraceptive device is a highly acceptable method of contraception, however despite itsacceptability many users still discontinue its use for various reasons, this study was embarked upon to determine the rate of its discontinuation and the factors associated with its discontinuation. Materials and methods:It was a retrospective study of 10years ...
Lee Yong Sub - - 2013
Although transnasal endoscopy (TNE) is generally a comfortable and safe procedure, it has some disadvantages, such as complicated preprocessing and occasional repulsion reaction during catheterization. In an attempt to simplify the preprocessing method, the efficacy of a catheter-free method in which a catheter is not inserted into the nasal cavity ...
Jensen Jeffrey T JT Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, OR, USA; Division of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, Oregon National Primate Research Center, Beaverton, OR, USA. Electronic address: - - 2013
To demonstrate the feasibility of polidocanol foam (PF) as a nonsurgical method of female permanent contraception using a nonhuman primate model. Four groups of adult female rhesus macaques underwent either transcervical treatment with 5% PF directly into the uterine cavity, treatment with inert (methylcellulose, MF) foam or no treatment followed ...
Ekstrand Maria - - 2013
Abstract Objective. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of an intervention with advance provision of emergency contraceptive pills (ECP), condoms, and extended information to a targeted group of teenage girls, compared with a control group, 12 months after intervention. Material and methods. A randomized controlled trial ...
da Silva Ana Luiza Berwanger - - 2013
Tubal ligation (TL) is considered a very efficient contraceptive method. However, some patients complain of a variety of postoperative symptoms. The objective of this study was to investigate whether ovarian reserve may change after tubal ligation. This was a prospective cohort study of 80 fertile women who underwent TL. Ovarian ...
Wu Lixia - - 2013
Abstract To assess the effects of oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) for endometriosis in women after conservative surgery, we performed a search of PubMed, Embase, ISI Web of Science, Cochrane Library, Scidirect, Chinese VIP, CNKI and WANGFANG database. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of OCPs in postoperative medical therapy for endometriosis were ...
Giugno Cláudia S - - 2013
Purpose of the studyTo compare the rates of cure of septic abortion and pelvic inflammatory disease using a daily dose of clindamycin with gentamicin versus divided doses.Procedures: DesignIn this retrospective cohort study, electronic records of 661 patients who used clindamycin 1 × , 3 × or 4 ×/day (groups 1, 3 and 4, respectively) between ...
Avgerinos E D - - 2013
To identify patient-related and device-specific predictors of challenging and failed inferior vena cava (IVC) filter retrievals. Retrospective single center review of consecutive retrievable IVC filters placed between 2004 and 2009. Retrieval was defined as challenging when it was unsuccessful owing to reported technical failure or when adjunctive endovascular maneuvers or ...
Dua Prachi - - 2013
A 31-year-old African-American woman with a medical history of well-controlled hypertension sought treatment for recurrent, monthly, unilateral orbital and subconjunctival hemorrhage for 1 year. The episodes were cyclical and coincided with the timing of her menstrual cycle. Examination findings included right periorbital fullness and subconjunctival hemorrhage. Extensive serologic and radiographic ...
Deshmukh Varsha Laxmikant VL Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Government Medical College & Hospital (Ghatti Rugnalaya), Near Panchakki, Aurangabad, - - 2013
To compare the efficacy of oral with vaginal misoprostol for induction of labour. A randomized trial. Tertiary care hospital. Two hundred women requiring induction of labour. Group A received oral misoprostol 50 mcg 6 hourly maximum 4 doses to 100 patients and Group B received vaginal misoprostol 50 mcg 6 hourly maximum ...
Timmermans A Jacqueline - - 2013
Timing of oral intake after total laryngectomy (TLE) is mostly delayed until postoperative day 10-12, under the assumption that this limits the incidence of pharyngocutaneous fistulization (PCF). However, early oral intake could be advantageous and could reduce costs, providing that it does not lead to increased PCF. Comparison of PCF ...
Cucinella Gaspare - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: The primary aim of the study was to analyze the endometrioma recurrence rate in patients who underwent laparoscopic excision followed by postoperative long-term regimen of oral contraceptives (OCs). MATERIALS AND METHODS: 168 patients who underwent a conservative laparoscopic surgery for endometrioma, during the period between September 2009 and August ...
Rodriguez Ana M - - 2013
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate tubal patency after hysteroscopic sterilization using the Essure microinsert (Conceptus Inc, San Carlos, CA). DESIGN: A retrospective longitudinal cohort study. DESIGN CLASSIFICATION: II-3. SETTING: Patients undergoing hysteroscopic sterilization in the outpatient clinic of a university-based hospital in Southeast Texas from July 2009 to November 2011. PATIENTS: Two ...
Davies Miranda - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Modafinil (Provigil) was marketed in the UK in 1998 to promote wakefulness in the treatment of narcolepsy. In April 2004, the licence was extended to include chronic pathological conditions; 2 years later, the prescription of modafinil was restricted to patients with shift work sleep disorder, narcolepsy and obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea ...
Steinauer Jody E - - 2013
Immediate start of the contraceptive patch has not been studied in women after surgical abortion. Women presenting for surgical abortion who had chosen the transdermal patch for contraception were randomized to either delayed start of the patch (beginning the Sunday after their abortion) or immediate start (directly observed application of ...
Bariş Işık Ikbal - - 2013
Objective: Mardin is an area of low socioeconomic level with low rates of contraceptive method use. Our aim in this study was to evaluate the effects of the contraceptive methods used in the area on epithelial cell abnormalities and vaginal flora changes. Material and Method: Cervical smear samples received at ...
Bozkurt Yasar - - 2013
The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of ureteroscopy (URS) in pregnant patients compared with non-pregnant patients. We reviewed the cases of 41 pregnant and 62 non-pregnant women who developed ureteral stones and were treated with URS in our center between April 2005 and September ...
Zhang Yuanfeng - - 2012
The effects of vasectomy on the reproductive organs in various species are controversial. This study investigated the morphological change and apoptosis of the testis, epididymis, and vas deferens in beagle dogs 12 months after vasectomy. The male beagles were divided into two groups: vasectomized and sham-operated groups (n=5 in each). ...
Stechna Sharon - - 2012
BACKGROUND: About half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned, and many start soon after a previous delivery. Our aim was to determine if the implementation of the Quick Start Contraception Initiation Method during the 6-week postpartum evaluation could improve the delivery of contraception. STUDY DESIGN: The medical ...
Titapant Vitaya - - 2012
There are only few studies concerning the usage of antibiotics in preventing endometritis after uterine curettage for spontaneous first trimester incomplete abortion and no conclusion can be demonstrated To investigate the effectiveness of prophylactic cefoxitin in preventing endometritis after uterine curettage for spontaneous first trimester incomplete abortion. Eighty-four women with ...
Laban Mohamed - - 2012
Objective To evaluate endometrial and ovarian effects, and bleeding patterns, among users of Depo-Provera((®)), Norplant((®)), and Implanon((®)). Study design One-hundred and fifty women, who had been using one of these long-acting progestin-only contraceptives (LAPCs) for at least the previous six months, with fifty in each of the groups, were assessed. ...
Godoy Maria de Fátima Guerreiro Mde - - 2012
A 54-year-old female patient reported that a characteristic of her family was 'fat legs' with postural edema since adolescence. Over the years the patient had been gaining weight with an increase in fatty tissue in the legs and arms. At the age of 24 years she started taking oral contraceptives ...
Prashanth R R Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, V.S.D.C., Bangalore, - - 2013
The use of buccal fat pad as a grafting source in the closure of intraoral defects has gained popularity in the last quarter of this century. Because of the ease of access and rich blood supply, its use in oral defects is an attractive concept. The study comprised of 8 ...
Valsangkar Sameer - - 2012
Karimnagar District has consistently achieved highest rates of no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV) in the past decade when compared to state and national rates. This study was conducted to elucidate the underlying causes for higher acceptance of NSV in the district. A community-based, case control study was conducted. Sampling techniques used were ...
Kispal Zoltan Farkas - - 2012
PURPOSE: This animal study was designed to investigate whether the composite urinary reservoir might lessen the premalignant histological alterations observed after bladder augmentation performed with a gastric segment or large bowel. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Composite urinary reservoirs were created using gastric and colonic segments simultaneously in 8, 3-month-old female beagle ...
Ammoury Rana F - - 2012
BACKGROUND:: Colonic manometry has been used to assess colonic neuromuscular integrity in pediatric patients with severe constipation unresponsive to standard medical therapy and to tailor their treatment plans. There are currently no available standard protocols for conducting colonic manometry studies. AIMS:: To determine whether colonic manometry studies can be conducted ...
Amatya A - - 2012
Background Pityriasis rosea is an acute, self-limiting disease, probably infective in origin, affecting mainly children and young adults, characterized by distinctive skin eruptions and minimal constitutional symptoms. Both oral Erythromycin and oral Acyclovir have been used in its management. Objectives To compare the effectiveness of oral Erythromycin and oral Acyclovir ...
Park S H - - 2012
The aim of this study was to investigate the possibility of appendiceal orifice inflammation (AOI) as a preceding lesion in the development of ulcerative colitis. A total of 20 patients were identified (mean age 41.2 years; 11 males) who had ulcerative colitis-like inflammatory lesions at the appendiceal orifice without concomitant ...
Laine Loren - - 2012
We performed two 24-week double-blind trials (REDUCE-1 and -2 (Registration Endoscopic Studies to Determine Ulcer Formation of HZT-501 Compared with Ibuprofen: Efficacy and Safety Studies)) to assess whether double-dose famotidine given in a single-tablet combination with ibuprofen (HZT-501) significantly reduces gastric and duodenal ulcers as compared with ibuprofen. Patients (40-80 ...
Lazica D A - - 2011
PURPOSE: Long defects in the mid and upper ureter are not amenable to end-to-end reconstruction. Therefore, we present the long-term results of our technique with reconfigured colon segments. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between June 1998 and July 2008, 14 patients underwent ureteral replacement at our institution with reconfigured colon. In 4 ...
Williet Nicolas - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The cumulative incidence of colectomy and the impact of 5-aminosalicylates (5-ASA), azathioprine, and antitumor necrosis factor (TNF) treatment on the long-term need for surgery are unknown in ulcerative colitis (UC) in the era of biologics. METHODS: This was an observational study of a referral center cohort. The cumulative incidence ...
Liu Dexi - - 2011
Recently, plasma sterilization has attracted increasing attention in dental community for the atmospheric pressure non-equilibrium plasma jet (APNPs), which is driven by a kilohertz pulsed DC power, may be applied to the dental and oral diseases. However, it is still in doubt whether APNPs can effectively kill pathogenic bacteria in ...
Ibáñez Mercedes - - 2011
: No consensus exists regarding the optimal bowel preparation regimen for patients with poor bowel cleansing at a previous colonoscopy. : We investigated the usefulness of an intensive cleansing regimen for repeat colonoscopy after previous failure of bowel preparation. : A prospective observational study was performed in patients undergoing colonoscopy ...
Chiu Han-Mo - - 2011
BACKGROUND:: Accumulating evidence indicates that the timing of bowel preparation is crucial, but its impact on the diagnostic yield of proximal or nonpolypoid colorectal neoplasm remains unclear. OBJECTIVE:: This study aimed to investigate the impact of the timing of bowel preparation on the adenoma detection rate for nonpolypoid colorectal neoplasm ...
Naves Juan E - - 2011
Skip inflammation of the appendiceal orifice has been described in distal UC (UC-IAO) but long-term clinical outcomes are poorly established. Our aim was to evaluate the long-term clinical outcomes of UC-IAO as compared to classic distal UC. Patients with UC-IAO were identified from the local IBD database. Disease outcome and ...
O'Connor Sue - - 2011
By 50,000 years ago, it is clear that modern humans were capable of long-distance sea travel as they colonized Australia. However, evidence for advanced maritime skills, and for fishing in particular, is rare before the terminal Pleistocene/early Holocene. Here we report remains of a variety of pelagic and other fish ...
Dean Kathryn E - - 2011
Background and Aim Medical treatment of steroid-refractory Ulcerative Colitis is limited to either cyclosporine or infliximab. Studies comparing cyclosporine with either placebo or intravenous methylprednisone showed promise for cyclosporine, but associated with significant toxicity. There is conflicting, but increasingly positive evidence for using infliximab. There are no studies directly comparing ...
Pontone Stefano - - 2011
To investigate the effectiveness of low-volume plus ascorbic acid [polyethylene glycol plus ascorbic acid (PEG + Asc)] and high-volume plus simethicone [polyethylene glycol plus simethicone (PEG + Sim)] bowel preparations. A total of one hundred and forty-four outpatients (76 males), aged from 20 to 84 years (median age 59.5 years), ...
Glauser Philippe M - - 2011
Ischemic colitis is commonly thought to occur most often in the left hemicolon close to the splenic flexure owing to insufficient blood supply near Griffith's point. This study investigates the colorectal localization pattern, the risk factors, and the long-term outcome of histologically proven ischemic colitis. Between 1996 and 2004, a ...
Kharlamb Viktoria - - 2011
Oxalobacter formigenes (OF) may play a protective role in preventing calcium oxalate stones. This is the first prospective study to evaluate the effect of antibiotics on OF colonization. Intestinal colonization by OF is associated with reduced urinary oxalate excretion. Exposure to antibiotics may be an important factor determining rates of ...
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