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Gelisen O - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To compare the obstetric outcome of induction of labor at 41 weeks and of follow-up until 42 weeks and induction if the patient has still not given birth at 42 weeks. STUDY DESIGN: Six hundred women at 287+/-1 days of gestation with definitely unfavorable cervical scores were randomized to ...
de Tayrac Renaud - - 2006
This study reports the 2-year results of an original technique for rectocele repair by the vaginal route, using a combined sacrospinous suspension and a polypropylene mesh. Twenty-six women were successively operated between October 2000 and February 2003. Mean age was 63.7 years [range 35-92]. 19 women had had previous pelvic ...
Kaymak O - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the outcome of myomectomy during cesarean section and to compare it with a control group. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Using a retrospective case-control design; 40 patients who underwent myomectomy at time of cesarean delivery were compared with the control group consisted of 80 patients with myomas who underwent ...
Mollà Meritxell - - 2005
PURPOSE: A brachytherapy (BT) boost to the vaginal vault is considered standard treatment for many endometrial or cervical cancers. We aimed to challenge this treatment standard by using stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) with a linac-based micromultileaf collimator technique. METHODS AND MATERIALS: Since January 2002, 16 patients with either endometrial (9) or ...
Hamm Jennifer - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of buccal misoprostol to decrease uterine atony, hemorrhage, and the need for additional uterotonic agents during cesarean delivery. STUDY DESIGN: Patients who underwent cesarean delivery were assigned randomly to either 200-microg misoprostol or placebo placed in the buccal space. ...
Imhof M - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of 5% propolis solution in recurrent vaginitis. METHOD: Fifty-four patients with recurrent vaginal infections having undergone at least one cycle of antibiotic treatment were instructed to apply a 5% aqueous propolis solution as a vaginal douche for seven days. Vaginal smears and specific symptoms were ...
Altman Daniel - - 2005
The aim of this study was to evaluate quality of life, sexual function, and anatomical outcome after posterior vaginal wall prolapse repair using a collagen xenograft. Thirty-three patients were evaluated preoperatively and at 6 and 12 months follow-up (FU). Quality of life and sexual function were assessed using a self-reported ...
Panici Pierluigi Benedetti - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate feasibility and outcome of minilaparotomy hysterectomy in a consecutive series of patients. STUDY DESIGN: Cohort analytic study. From October 1995 to March 2001, 148 out of 228 (65%) consecutive hysterectomies for benign gynecologic disease were performed by an abdominal route. Minilaparotomy hysterectomy (transversal cutaneous incision < 10 ...
Uygur Dilek - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to evaluate the obstetric outcome of patients without obstetric risks, who had two or more previous caesarean sections (C/S) prior to the current pregnancy, which was managed by caesarean section in our obstetric department. METHODS: We studied the case notes of 602 women who had a repeat ...
Sivaslioglu Ahmet Akin - - 2005
This study of 30 patients evaluated the effectiveness and safety of the posterior sling (infracoccygeal sacropexy) in the surgical treatment of vaginal vault prolapse. The patients were reevaluated 3 months, 6 months and yearly postoperatively. Coexisting preoperative symptoms of pelvic pain, urgency, nocturia and 'obstructed' micturition feeling were followed-up. There ...
Baksu Alparslan - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Our purpose was to determine whether blood loss during cesarean section and postoperative endometritis rate were associated with the method of placental removal and site of uterine repair. METHODS: This prospective randomized study involved 840 women who underwent cesarean section. The patients were grouped into four: (1) manual placental ...
Hefni M A - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To assess the safety and efficacy of using the LigaSure vessel sealing system for securing the pedicles during vaginal hysterectomy in comparison with the conventional method of securing the pedicles by suture ligation. DESIGN: Randomised controlled trial. SETTING: Gynaecology Department, Benenden Hospital, Kent. POPULATION: One hundred and sixteen women ...
Bai Sang Wook - - 2005
This study was carried out in order to compare the effects in different surgeries using mesh in pelvic organ prolapse patients whose leading points were C. Thirty-nine patients were categorized into 3 groups: group A pelvic reconstruction with hysterectomy; group B hysterectomy prior to pelvic reconstruction; and group C pelvic ...
Ola, Rotimi E; Department ...
Background: Magnesium sulphate is used widely to prevent eclamptic seizure in pregnant women with Hypertension but few studies have compared the efficacy of magnesium sulphate with that of other drugs in Nigeria. Objective: This randomnized study is to compare the efficacy of magnesium sulphate with that of diazepam in preventing ...
Abramov Yoram - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To compare the anatomic and functional outcomes of site-specific rectocele repair and standard posterior colporrhaphy. METHODS: We reviewed charts of all patients who underwent repair of advanced posterior vaginal prolapse in our institution between July 1998 and June 2002 with at least 1 year of follow-up. RESULTS: This study ...
Adeniji O A - - 2005
The object of this study was to compare the effectiveness of the intravaginal Misoprostol and transcervical Foley catheters as pre-induction cervical ripening agents, to estimate the proportion of patients achieving vaginal delivery and to compare the complications of labour and foetal outcome between the two groups. The study was a ...
Tae Kim Young - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To improve clinical prospects by reducing intraoperative or postoperative complications, subsequent hysterectomy is generally conducted within 48 h or 6 weeks after cervical cold-knife conization. The loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) is widely used for cervical conization. However, no study has ever been undertaken on the relation between postoperative ...
Culligan Patrick J - - 2005
The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of chlorhexidine and povidone iodine for cleansing the operative field for vaginal surgery. This was a randomized controlled trial that compared 10% povidone iodine and 4% chlorhexidine gluconate as surgical scrubs. Our primary end point was the proportion of contaminated ...
A Ghahiri; Department of ...
Background: Preeclampsia is the second cause of maternal mortality in the United States and accounts for 25% of perinatal mortality. Mild Preeclampsia could be treated without hospitalization, however in some cases, hospitalization seems necessary. Administration of magnesium sulfate (MgSo4) in mild preeclampsia is a matter of controversy. It is obvious ...
Nicita Giulio - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The study presents an original uterus sparing technique for transvaginal repair of total genitourinary prolapse. The technique employs a synthetic mesh of mixed polypropylene and 910 polyglactin fibers. METHODS: The prosthesis creates a support for the cystocele, the cervix and the enterocele. It has four anchoring sites: two at ...
Ahmed Badreldeen - - 2005
AIM: To determine the effect of routine intraoperative cervical dilatation during elective cesarean section on maternal morbidity. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Patients with even numbers in the operative elective cesarean section list were included in the study. Of these, every second patient underwent intraoperative cervical dilatation. All participants in the two ...
Sobande A A - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To review the major indications, types and clinicopathological features of elective hysterectomy managed in our locality. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A retrospective study of 317 consecutive patients who had elective hysterectomy performed for various indications during the study period from January 1994-December 2001,(96 months) was conducted. The patients were divided ...
Eriksson Katarina - - 2005
The expected 4-week cure rate after conventional treatment of bacterial vaginosis are only 65-70%. In an attempt to improve the cure rate by adding probiotic lactobacilli we performed a double-blind placebo-controlled study of adjuvant lactobacilli treatment after an open treatment with vaginal clindamycin ovules. Women with bacterial vaginosis as defined ...
Choi Young Sik - - 2005
To evaluate the tolerance and the outcome of radical surgery in the management of elderly patients with uterine cervical cancer in Korea, seventy-seven patients with stage Ib or IIa squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix, diagnosed at Seoul National University Hospital from January 1996 to June 2003, were retrospectively ...
Hoffman Clement P - - 2005
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate patient and surgical characteristics of laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH), including both total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) and laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH), compared with total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH). DESIGN: Retrospective, comparative study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING: Health maintenance organization/residency-training program. PATIENTS: One hundred eight patients who underwent ...
Choo Julia J - - 2005
PURPOSE: In vaginal intracavitary brachytherapy using cylindrical applicators, it is common to prescribe dose to a depth of 0.5 cm to cover the lymphatic channels. However, the actual depth of the lymphatics within the vaginal wall has never been determined. In this study, we examined the depth distribution of lymphatics ...
Jackson K S - - 2004
OBJECTIVES: The technical feasibility of laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy has been well described, but its advantages over the open technique remain largely unproven. We reviewed and compared our experiences with both approaches. METHODS: All patients undergoing laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy (LARVH) between 1996 and 2003 were identified and ...
Groutz Asnat - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the incidence and obstetric risk factors in early postpartum voiding dysfunction. STUDY DESIGN: Two hundred seventy-seven consecutive women in the early postpartum period were prospectively enrolled. Evaluation included history, physical examination, urinary questionnaire and non-invasive uroflowmetry measurements. Patients were interviewed regarding the presence and severity of voiding ...
Robert S. Gallagher
The effect of hydration (priming) treatment on dormancy release in annual ryegrass seeds from two populations was investigated. Hydration duration, number, and timing with respect to after-ripening were compared in an experiment involving 15 treatment regimens for 12 wk. Seeds were hydrated at 100% relative humidity for 0, 2, or ...
Harmanli Ozgur H - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the risk factors involved in failed vaginal hysterectomies. METHODS: Data on all vaginal hysterectomies performed by a single gynecologic surgeon were collected prospectively. Patients requiring pelvic floor repair were excluded. Any procedure converted to the abdominal approach was classified as a ...
Rashid Mumtaz - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To determine the maternal morbidity and mortality associated with multiple repeat caesarean sections. DESIGN: Retrospective study. SETTING: Security Forces Hospital serving Ministry of Interior and Security Forces personnel in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. POPULATION: Three hundred and eight case records undergoing between fifth and ninth caesarean section (mean ...
Nygaard Ingrid E - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To summarize published data about abdominal sacrocolpopexy and to highlight areas about which data are lacking. DATA SOURCES: We conducted a literature search on MEDLINE using Ovid and PubMed, from January,1966 to January, 2004, using search terms "sacropexy," "sacrocolpopexy," "sacral colpopexy," "colpopexy," "sacropexy," "colposacropexy," "abdominal sacrocolpopexy" "pelvic organ prolapse ...
Leung S W - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare clinical outcomes of conservative management versus surgical evacuation of retained products of gestation after misoprostol treatment for first trimester spontaneous miscarriage using less restrictive transvaginal ultrasound criteria for diagnosing "empty uterus," which were managed conservatively. STUDY DESIGN: This was a prospective, ...
Adam Ishag - - 2004
This study was carried in New Halfa Hospital, eastern Sudan from October 1997 to February 2001. Twenty-eight pregnant Sudanese women infected with Plasmodium falciparum were treated with intramuscular artemether (six injections, 480 mg) after failure of chloroquine and quinine therapy. The patients were followed-up until delivery; the babies were followed-up ...
Bai Sang Wook - - 2004
A total abdominal hysterectomy may cause a postoperative vesicourethral dysfunction due to an injury to the pelvic nerves. However, many incontinent women with benign diseases of the uterus and its adnexae have undergone a Burch colposuspension with a concomitant abdominal hysterectomy. This study was undertaken to compare the outcomes of ...
Darwish A M - - 2004
BACKGROUND: We aimed to compare efficacy of intravaginal misoprostol versus endocervical laminaria tents prior to operative hysteroscopy in selected cases. METHODS: A total of 144 patients with diagnosed intrauterine lesions scheduled for operative hysteroscopy were randomly allocated to two groups according to method of cervical priming prior to the procedure. ...
Aka Nurettin - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: As the magnitude of tissue trauma can be detected by measuring the blood levels of acute phase reactants, we aimed to evaluate tissue trauma markers after abdominal hysterectomy (AH) and vaginal hysterectomy (VH). We hypothesised that VH will be associated with a reduced increase in the level of acute ...
Roman Ashley S - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Myomectomy at time of cesarean delivery is traditionally discouraged because of the risk of hemorrhage. A retrospective cohort study was performed to determine whether myomectomy at time of cesarean delivery leads to an increased incidence of intrapartum and short-term postpartum complications. METHODS: A computer search of medical records from ...
Yan Ansquer - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to assess the feasibility and short-term results of cystocele repair by the placement of a synthetic subvesical mesh secured anteriorly through the obturator foramen. STUDY DESIGN: Between 1 November 2001 and 31 July 2002, 30 consecutive patients with a grade 2 (n = 18, 60%) or ...
Grant William - - 2004
The pattern of use of Section 5(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 was examined over a 12-year period at one psychiatric hospital. Although there was a national trend for Section 5(2) to be used more frequently, the local pattern was of a fluctuating number of patients being placed on ...
Spies James B - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to estimate the outcomes of uterine embolization and hysterectomy for uterine leiomyomas. Study design This was a multicenter prospective study of patients who were treated with embolization (n=102 patients) and hysterectomy (n=50 patients) for leiomyomas. Changes in symptoms, complications, and quality of life ...
Tempera G - - 2004
The term 'aerobic vaginitis' defines a 'new' vaginal pathology that is neither classifiable as specific vaginitis nor as bacterial vaginosis. We studied a sample of 30 women with a clinical and microbiological diagnosis of aerobic vaginitis and compared the efficacy and tolerability of kanamycin and meclocycline, two products commercially available ...
de Tayrac Renaud - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of urinary symptoms at long-term follow-up after vaginal hysterectomy. STUDY DESIGN: One hundred seventeen patients who had a vaginal hysterectomy for menorrhagia from January 1991 to December 2001 answered a self-report questionnaire about de novo urinary symptoms. The control ...
Rajimwale Ashok - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the age at which patients who required vaginal replacement (an uncommon procedure in children) were diagnosed, and the cause of their anomaly, and to relate these variables to the surgical outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients who had vaginal replacement at the author's institution between 1990 and 2002 ...
Graziosi G C M - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the effectiveness of misoprostol treatment in women with early pregnancy failure who have been managed expectantly. We therefore performed a randomized trial on this subject. METHODS: Women with early pregnancy failure, who had been managed expectantly for at least 1 week, were assigned randomly (using ...
Hung M J - - 2004
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the anterior colporrhaphy procedure reinforced with four-corner anchored polypropylene mesh in patients with severe (stage III or IV) anterior vaginal prolapse. Thirty-eight consecutive women were enlisted for this prospective study. The procedure consisted of an extensive vaginal dissection to ...
Combs C Andrew - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: This study was undertaken to evaluate whether aggressive tocolysis improves pregnancy outcome after preterm premature rupture of the membranes (PPROM). STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case-control study of patients with PPROM before 34 weeks of gestation, followed by a prospective cohort study with historical controls. The retrospective phase covered 1995 through ...
Meltomaa Seija S - - 2004
AIMS: To evaluate morbidity and subjective outcome associated with hysterectomy either with or without pelvic or pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy for gynaecological cancer. METHODS: Ninety-nine patients who underwent hysterectomy with lymphadenectomy (n = 38) or simple hysterectomy (n = 61) for ovarian, endometrial and cervical cancer in Turku University Hospital, ...
Juntunen Kaisa - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate outcomes in caesarean sections repeated several times. POPULATION: Sixty-four women had had four or more (up to 10) caesarean sections. METHODS: The outcomes of these operations N= 149, study group) were compared with other caesarean sections. RESULTS: A quarter of the women in the study group complained ...
Peled Yoav - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To assess the impact of different management approaches to gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) on perinatal outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The study group consisted of 2,060 patients with GDM treated in our center from January 1980 through December 1999. Four time periods were defined on the basis of changes in ...
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