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Callens Nina N Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Ghent University and University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, - - 2014
Total phalloplasty is rarely performed today in males with severe penile deficiency, despite its successful use in the transgender population. Can phalloplasty replicate the complexity of penile anatomy and function on the long term? Sexual quality of life (QoL) was assessed in 10 men (aged 20-43 years) at least 1 year after ...
Harding Yuko Y *Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and †Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to evaluate the sexual function in cervical cancer survivors after radiotherapy (RT) or radical surgery (RS). This was an observational and cross-sectional study. The Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) self-reported questionnaires were distributed to 175 patients after RT (RT group) or RS (RS group) ...
Ye Shuang S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Science, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, - - 2014
Radical hysterectomy (RH) has negative consequences on sexual function due to a shortened vagina, vaginal dryness, and dyspareunia. Peritoneovaginoplasty aims to extend vagina by vesical peritoneum and anterior rectal wall to improve postoperative sexual function. The aim of this study was to investigate whether vaginal extension can improve sexual function ...
Moore Robert D RD Co-Director, International Urogynecology Associates Atlanta, Georgia, and Beverly Hills, - - 2014
Sexual function outcomes were analyzed in a group of women (n = 78) presenting for vaginal rejuvenation/vaginoplasty procedure for a chief complaint of vaginal laxity and decreased sensation with intercourse. Outcomes were analyzed utilizing the validated Pelvic Organ Prolapse/Urinary Incontinence Sexual Questionnaire-12 (PISQ-12) before and at least 6 months after ...
Cantoro U U 1] Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy [2] Department of General and Specialized Surgery, University Hospital, Ancona, - - 2014
To evaluate the outcome of the long-term follow-up in patients who underwent corporoplasty-straightening treatment for Peyronie's disease. Between 1990 and 2012, a total of 89 patients underwent corporoplasty-straightening surgery using penile plication for Peyronie's disease. We followed up on all the patients for the following: (a) the correction of the ...
Ulrich Daniela D Monash Medical Centre, Monash Health, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Monash Institute of Medical Research, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Medical University Graz, Graz, - - 2014
Data on female sexual function after prolapse surgery are conflicting. The aim of the study was to evaluate the change in sexual function and vaginal symptoms using patient reported outcomes following prolapse surgery in addition to the anatomical stage. Prospective observational study of women undergoing pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery. ...
Salamon Charbel G CG From the *Division of Urogynecology, Atlantic Health System, Morristown; †Division of Urogynecology, Atlantic Health System, Summit, NJ; and ‡Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, - - 2014
This study aimed to compare sexual function before and 1 year after laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy using a porcine dermis or a polypropylene mesh material. This was a secondary analysis of sexual function measured before and 1 year after laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy in a group of 81 sexually active women participating in a ...
Kim-Fine Shunaha S From the Divisions of *Gynecologic Surgery and †Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, - - 2014
Vaginal shortening and narrowing is an uncommon complication of vaginal reconstructive surgery for prolapse and may cause sexual dysfunction and dyspareunia. We hypothesize that vaginal length, caliber, and sexual function will remain unchanged between the initial (6 weeks to 6 months) and medium-term (18-36 months) postoperative periods. Women who had ...
Davison B Joyce BJ College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, - - 2014
There is no conclusive evidence that the robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RARP) is superior to conventional open radical prostatectomy (ORP) when it comes to recovery of urinary and sexual function, and that the former surgical option results in less decision regret. Patients scheduled for both surgical procedures were surveyed prior ...
Fanfani Francesco F Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS "Burlo Garofolo", Trieste, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to analyze the quality of life in terms of sexual and reproductive outcome in patients suffering from early stage cervical cancer, submitted to an excisional cone as fertility-sparing treatment. A multicenter retrospective analysis about specific dimensions of physical, psychological, reproductive and sexual functions after ...
Tang Xiang - - 2013
This study aims to compare efficacy, safety, and sexual function between inside-out transobturator tape (TVT-O) and tension-free vaginal tape SECUR (TVT-S) procedures for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) treatment. Ninety-four women without concomitant pelvic organ prolapse repairs were randomly allocated to undergo TVT-O or TVT-S procedure. Demographic data, intraoperative and postoperative ...
Sekiguchi Yuki - - 2013
Abstract Introduction: Vaginal childbirth may result in vaginal introital laxity, altered genital sensation during sexual intercourse, and reduced sexual satisfaction. We report the long-term effectiveness of a single nonsurgical procedure with radiofrequency (RF) energy for laxity at the vaginal introitus. Materials and Methods: Prospective single-arm study of 30 premenopausal women ...
Erman Akar Münire - - 2013
Sexual adjustment and long-term results following vaginal reconstruction with free vascular jejunal flap are not well known. The study aims to investigate sexual adjustment and long-term results among patients who underwent vaginal reconstruction with free vascular jejunal flap. A total of 34 women, aged 16-31 years (mean 23.5), who underwent ...
Lee Dominic - - 2013
We investigated the long-term impact on bladder and sexual symptoms in women with prior VVF repair, particularly those previously treated prior to referral. Following IRB approval, the charts of women who underwent non-radiated VVF repair were reviewed for demographics, surgical approach (V=vaginal, A=Abdominal) and functional outcomes with minimum 6 months ...
Wang Yubin - - 2013
The objective of this work is to evaluate the impact of 120-W 2-μm continuous wave (cw) laser vapoenucleation of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) on sexual function. One hundred twenty-two consecutive patients with BPH were retrospectively collected in this study and were classified into two groups ...
Asgari M A - - 2013
Objective: To compare the erectile function (EF) and sexual desire (SD) in men after radical cystoprostatectomy (RCP) who had either an ileal conduit urinary diversion or orthotropic ileal neobladder substitution. Materials and Methods: Eighty one sexually active men with bladder cancer were enrolled in this prospective study. After RCP according ...
Guo Zhen - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of the male sexual function following photoselective vaporization of the prostate treatment in different volume of prostates. METHODS: One hundred and twenty-eight consecutive patients with active sexual ability who underwent prostate vaporization with the green light laser during 2009-2011 were enrolled. We divided all patients ...
Thibault Frédéric - - 2013
To evaluate the impact of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy on symptoms, health-related quality of life (HRQL) and sexuality among women with symptomatic urogenital prolapse (UGP). A prospective analysis was carried out including 148 women with symptomatic UGP. Baseline characteristics, medical and obstetric history were recorded. The Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) classification ...
Antosh Danielle D - - 2013
To compare rates of de novo dyspareunia in women with and without vaginal dilator use after posterior colporrhaphy. This randomized controlled trial included sexually active patients with prolapse and no bothersome baseline dyspareunia undergoing posterior colporrhaphy. Patients were randomized to daily vaginal dilator use from postoperative weeks 4 through 8 ...
Ellison Jonathan S - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Successful treatment of locally confined prostate cancer is defined by post-operative cancer control, continence, and potency. The Expanded Prostate cancer Index Composite (EPIC) is a validated instrument developed specifically for use with prostate cancer survivors with the ability to assess both urinary (EPIC-UIN) and sexual (EPIC-S) function. We evaluated ...
Naumann Gert - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness and assess the changes in sexual function and quality of life after placement of a single-incision sling for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence. STUDY DESIGN: A prospective study of women diagnosed with stress urinary incontinence. The single-incision sling was implanted and patients were ...
Wang Xiaoyan - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Uterine fibroids are the most common benign tumors in women. As a new minimally invasive clinical technology, high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) has been widely applied to the treatment of uterine fibroids, but no study using objective criteria has evaluated the effect of HIFU on sexual function. METHODS: A total ...
Gulino Gaetano - - 2013
Radical surgery is the "gold standard" for treatment of invasive penile carcinoma but very poor aesthetic, functional and psychological outcomes have been reported. Our purpose was to assess the impact of organ potency-sparing surgery in locally confined carcinoma of the penis. We evaluated retrospectively 42 patients with early penile cancer ...
Zhu Lan - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Recent years have seen continuous reports about the successful reconstruction of numerous organs with the application of tissue-engineering techniques. Thus, we assess the outcomes for vagina reconstruction using tissue-engineered biological material, which we suggested previously as an ideal graft for vaginoplasty. AIM: To evaluate the anatomic and sexual outcomes ...
Bulian Dirk R - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Transvaginal/transumbilical cholecystectomy using rigid instruments (TVC) is an alternative to the traditional laparoscopic technique (LC). Due to a lack of long-term data, the transvaginal approach is still controversial. METHODS: Our first 50 TVC patients and 50 LC patients from the same time period with the same limits according to ...
Palminteri Enzo - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the pre- and postoperative aspects of sexual life (SL) in patients with bulbar urethral stricture who underwent ventral oral graft urethroplasty. METHODS: Between 2009 and 2010, 52 men (mean age 36 years) were enrolled in our prospective study to ascertain sexual disorders before and after surgery. The ...
Springer Christopher - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the surgical and functional outcomes in nerve-sparing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (nsLRPT) and nerve-sparing retropubic radical prostatectomy (nsRRPT) after TUR-P for incidental prostate cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between January 2003 and August 2011, 125 nsLRPT and 128 nsRRPT for incidental prostate cancer diagnosed after TUR-P were performed at ...
Berg Selina Kikkenborg - - 2013
Background:Studies show that patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) frequently experience sexual dysfunction. These experiences are often linked to exercise intolerance, side-effects of medication, and psychological problems.Objective:To describe (a) the level of information given about sexual activity, (b) the areas of patient concerns related to sexual function and the ICD, ...
Knight Vickie - - 2013
In December 2010, a new "express" testing service (Xpress) was implemented alongside routine clinics at a large sexual health clinic. Xpress involved a computer-assisted self-interview, self-collected samples and enrolled nurse staffing. We evaluated the impact of the service on patient journey, staff costs, and clinical capacity. In the first 5 ...
Leone Roberti Maggiore Umberto - - 2012
Introduction.  Urinary incontinence can negatively affect sexual function. Aim.  To investigate sexual function in female patients treated for urodynamic stress incontinence (USI) by periurethral injections. Methods.  This double-center prospective study included 29 female patients who were treated for USI by periurethral injections of polyacrylamide hydrogel (Bulkamid(®) ; Ethicon Women's Health ...
Kuhn Annette - - 2012
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: To investigate sexual and anatomical outcome after Shears neovagina in patients with Mayer-von Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH). METHODS: Forty-three consecutive patients with MRKH syndrome underwent surgery creating a neovagina according to Shears. Follow-up was 8 years. Sexual function was assessed using the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) as patient ...
Elshal Ahmed M - - 2012
To assess the change and predictors of sexual-related outcomes after laser prostate surgery. This is a longitudinal study of 216 sexually active men who underwent laser prostatectomy between 2005 and 2010. The International Index of Erectile Function-15 questionnaire was used both preoperatively and during the first year of follow-up. Cases ...
Cornu Jean-Nicolas - - 2012
Objective: To assess the results of transurethral needle ablation (TUNA) (Prostiva®, Medtronic, France) performed in an ambulatory setting in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)/benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Materials and Methods: A multicenter open-label study was conducted. Short-term success was defined by ability to leave the hospital on the ...
Linke Georg R - - 2012
PURPOSE: The primary objective of this prospective cohort study was to investigate sexual function, quality of life and patient satisfaction in sexually active women 1 year after transvaginal hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES). PATIENTS AND METHODS: This prospective single-centre cohort study included sexually active female patients after transvaginal hybrid ...
Feldner Paulo Cezar PC - - 2012
The aim of this study was to compare female sexual function after surgical treatment of anterior vaginal prolapse with either small intestine submucosa grafting or traditional colporrhaphy. Subjects were randomly assigned, preoperatively, to the small intestine submucosa graft (n = 29) or traditional colporrhaphy (n = 27) treatment group. Postoperative ...
Youssef Doaa Mohammed - - 2012
Children with chronic kidney disease are at high risk for growth retardation and decreased adult height. Growth hormone (GH) treatment is known to stimulate growth in children with short stature suffering from chronic kidney disease. However, the extent to which this the-rapy affects final adult height is not known. This ...
Sproule Douglas M - - 2012
Growth failure is nearly universal in spinal muscular atrophy type 1 and common in type 2, although acuity is often underappreciated at initial diagnosis. We reviewed 44 consecutive spinal muscular atrophy patients (28 type 1, 16 type 2) under 3 years at initial presentation. Growth failure was conventionally defined: weight ...
Ranke Michael B - - 2012
Aims and Methods: Prediction algorithms suggest factors determining short- and long-term growth response to growth hormone (GH) in Turner's syndrome (TS). A total of 133 patients (group A; 53% with karyotype 45,X) completed 1 year of treatment and 77 patients (group B) reached adult height (AH) after >4 years on ...
Olgun Z Deniz - - 2012
: Retrospective review, case series. : Determination of whether growing rod treatment with routine lengthening every 6 months causes growth stimulation of individual vertebrae within instrumentation levels (WIL). : The Hueter-Volkmann law states that distractive forces exerted upon growing physes stimulate growth and vice versa, a principle that has been ...
Arranz Patricia - - 2012
[This corrects the article on p. e28353 in vol. 6.].
Iacono Fabrizio - - 2012
Peyronie's disease is an acquired connective tissue disorder of the penile tunica albuginea with fibrosis and inflammation. The disease produces palpable plaques, penile curvature and pain during erections. Patients report negative effects in four major domains: physical appearance and self-image, sexual function and performance. These changes damage sexual life and ...
Wroński Stanisław S Department of Urology and Urooncology, Dr. Jan Biziel University Hospital No. 2 in Bydgoszcz, - - 2012
This study evaluates the functional outcomes and satisfaction of an initial series of 47 patients after radical perineal prostatectomy performed in our department. The first set of 47 consecutive patients underwent perineal prostatectomy during 2008 and 2009. Continence, sexual outcomes, and satisfaction of the treatment were evaluated using a self-reporting ...
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[This corrects the article on p. 727 in vol. 12, PMID: 20824049.].
Freo Ulderico - - 2011
Monitoring depth of anesthesia may improve anesthetic dosing and postanesthetic recovery in obese patients. Sixty morbidly obese patients undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric bandage (LAGB) were randomly assigned to receive anesthesia with sevoflurane titrated by either standard clinical parameters (SCP) (target = baseline hemodynamic parameters ± 20%) or by A-line ARX index (AAI) (target = 20 ± 5). Heart ...
Boero Silvio - - 2011
Angular deformities of the knee resulting from idiopathic, congenital, or acquired causes are commonly encountered in pediatric orthopedics. Whereas physiological deformities should be treated expectantly, the remaining often progress enough to warrant operative treatment, despite attempted bracing. Historical methods of surgical treatment (e.g., epiphysiodesis and stapling) have yielded to the ...
Soiberman Uri - - 2011
PURPOSE: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a disorder associated with increased intracranial pressure without evidence of a space-occupying lesion and with normal cerebrospinal fluid constituents. The disease is rare in the pediatric population. In this study, we assessed the visual outcome of children with IIH and the risk of recurrence. ...
Hamilton Douglas R - - 2011
Objectives: A prospective trial of echocardiography was conducted on six crew members onboard the International Space Station. The main objective was to determine the efficacy of remotely guided tele-echocardiography, including just-in-time e-training methods and determine what is "space normal" echocardiographic data. Methods: Each crew member operator (n = 6) had ...
Ehlers Justis P - - 2011
PURPOSE:: To evaluate the use of macular translocation surgery 360 in blinding submacular diseases other than age-related macular degeneration. METHODS:: A retrospective, consecutive case review was performed of subjects treated with macular translocation surgery 360 for a submacular disease other than age-related macular degeneration. Primary outcome was change in visual ...
Takenaka Ichiro - - 2011
The Airway Scope (AWS) may become a rescue airway device to secure the airway in the lateral position. We evaluated the efficacy of the AWS on tracheal intubation in patients in this position in comparison with the Macintosh laryngoscope. Seventy patients scheduled for surgery in the lateral position under general ...
Lin Bo-Feng - - 2011
Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PV) with monitored anesthesia care (MAC) is a growing trend. Without adequate sedation, patient movement can affect and even interrupt the procedure during MAC. The aim of this study was to compare the performance of the auditory-evoked potential (AEP) index and the Observer Assessment of Alertness/Sedation (OAA/S) scale ...
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