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Ferraiolo Antonella - - 2010
To evaluate patient satisfaction of cervical ripening using dinoprostone (PGE2) by either intravaginal gel or pessary. A group of 173 nulliparous women requiring cervical ripening were recruited in the study and randomized to receive either intravaginal gel (Prepidil, Upjohn, Milan, Italy [group A]) or intravaginal pessary (Propess, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Malmö, ...
Millheiser Leah S - - 2010
All women who have given birth vaginally experience stretching of their vaginal tissue. Long-term physical and psychological consequences may occur, including loss of sensation and sexual dissatisfaction. One significant issue is the laxity of the vaginal introitus. To evaluate safety and tolerability of nonsurgical radiofrequency (RF) thermal therapy for treatment ...
Rose Carl H - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a standardized evidence-based protocol for preterm labor evaluation on resource use and obstetrics outcomes. STUDY DESIGN: We conducted a retrospective 12-month observational study of patients with symptoms of preterm labor at the Mayo Clinic. All patients underwent triage ...
Sordia-Hernández Luis Humberto - - 2011
To evaluate and compare the effectiveness of oral and vaginal misoprostol versus placebo to facilitate office hysteroscopy without anesthesia during infertile diagnostic evaluation. Randomized, prospective trial. Patients scheduled for diagnostic office hysteroscopy at a university hospital. Seventy-five infertile patients scheduled for diagnostic office hysteroscopy. Patients were divided into three groups: ...
Uludag Seyfettin - - 2010
to compare short- and long-term complications of amniocentesis performed with 20G, 21G, and 22G needles. this observational study included 793 pregnant women who underwent amniocentesis in the Perinatology Department of Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Turkey. The patients were divided into three groups according to the needle size used for ...
Peng Ping - - 2010
Genital prolapse affects 30% of middle-aged and older women and is becoming a major public health concern. Sacrospinous ligament fixation is an effective and safe procedure for vaginal vault prolaps with a low recurrence and complication rate. This study aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of unilateral sacrospinous ligament ...
Jacquetin Bernard - - 2010
To evaluate clinical outcomes at 3 years following total transvaginal mesh (TVM) technique to treat vaginal prolapse. Prospective, observational study in patients with prolapse ≥ stage II. Success was defined as POP-Q-stage 0-I and absence of surgical re-intervention for prolapse. Secondary outcome measures were: quality of life (QOL), prolapse-specific inventory ...
Gupta Narmada P - - 2010
Recurrence of fistula is one of the very common complications of fistula repair. The disease has immense psychosomatic effect on the patients due to continuous leakage of urine. Management of recurrent vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF) repair poses a challenge to surgeons. Group I-12 patients with recurrent VVF, having robotic repair from ...
Iglesia Cheryl B - - 2010
To present 3-month outcomes of a double-blind, multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing traditional vaginal prolapse surgery without mesh with vaginal surgery with mesh. Women with pelvic organ prolapse quantification prolapse stages 2-4 were randomized to vaginal colpopexy repair with mesh or traditional vaginal colpopexy without mesh. The primary outcome measure ...
Tosun Mi─čraci - - 2011
To investigate if it was necessary to dilate the cervix routinely during elective cesarean section and to determine the effects of this traditional maneuver on maternal morbidity. A total of 150 patients meeting eligibility criteria were enrolled in this prospective, randomized controlled study. Patients were allocated randomly into cervical dilatation ...
Dahiya Krishna - - 2011
To assess the efficacy, side effects, and acceptability of medical abortion using oral mifepristone (200 mg) followed 24 h later by oral or sublingual misoprostol (400 μg). A total of 93 women with pregnancies up to 56 days of gestational age were assigned to two groups according to the different misoprostol regimen (group I ...
Memon Sheena - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To determine factors responsible for rising rates of placenta praevia. METHODS: This comparative study was performed at Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre Karachi, (Group-A) from September 2000 to February 2002 and (Group-B) from January 2008 to January 2009. All women with major degree of placenta praevia diagnosed on ultrasound ...
Martínez-Zamora M Angeles - - 2010
We investigated clot lysis time, thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor antigen (TAFI) levels and TAFI gene polymorphisms in pregnant patients with severe preeclampsia, with or without associated antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). The study groups included 82 pregnant patients without antiphospholipid antibodies with severe preeclampsia (PE group) and 10 pregnant APS patients who ...
van der Kooij Sanne M - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare clinical outcome and health related quality of life (HRQOL) 5 years after uterine artery embolization (UAE) or hysterectomy in the treatment of menorrhagia caused by uterine fibroids. STUDY DESIGN: Patients with symptomatic uterine fibroids who were eligible for hysterectomy were assigned ...
Cesaretli Yildirim - - 2010
The most important health-threatening scorpions found in Turkey are; Androctonus crassicauda, Leiurus quinquestriatus, Mesobuthus gibbosus and M. eupeus species, all of which belong to the Buthidae family. The epidemiological and clinical findings of scorpion stings in Turkey were evaluated between the years 1995 and 2004 based on data recorded in ...
Torricelli Michela - - 2011
Objective. Inflammation/infection is the most frequent conditions leading to preterm delivery (PTD). A few studies have assessed the clinical efficacy of long-term tocolysis with ritodrine hydrochloride. In this study, the relationship among inflammatory/infective risk factors of PTD, the response to long-term tocolysis, and timing of delivery were evaluated in women with ...
Marcone Valentina - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the advantages of long-term vaginal administration of Lactobacillus rhamnosus after oral treatment with metronidazole to prevent the recurrence of bacterial vaginosis (BV). METHODS: A total of 49 women with a diagnosis of BV were randomized into 2 groups. Group A was treated with a twice daily dose ...
Chou Li-Yun - - 2010
To evaluate the clinical outcome of sacrospinous fixation (SSF) using the Veronikis ligature carrier (VLC) for genital prolapse. A retrospective longitudinal study was performed. From December 2003 through June 2008, SSF was performed in 76 patients using the VLC as part of their site-specific reconstructive pelvic surgery. All patients were ...
Lee Yoo-Young - - 2010
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of misoprostol administered orally, vaginally, or sublingually on cervical ripening before hysteroscopic surgery in premenopausal non-pregnant women. Non-pregnant premenopausal women scheduled for operative hysteroscopy (with a 10-mm hysteroscope) were assigned by computerized randomization to receive 400 mg of misoprostol, ...
Nordstoga A B - - 2010
In a field trial, a total of 472 Norwegian Dairy goats showing natural estrus were artificially inseminated with frozen-thawed semen. The farmers themselves performed vaginal deposition of 400 x 10(6) spermatozoa; one half of the does received two straws (200 x 10(6) spermatozoa/straw) at the same time (single AI), while ...
Gagnon Louis-Olivier - - 2010
The objective was to report our experience on the implantation of the Prolift system since 2005. Fifty-six patients were operated on between July 2005 and August 2008 by 1 surgeon. The patients were implanted with the transvaginal mesh, the Prolift system, for the treatment of recurrent or high-grade (Baden-Walker stage ...
Ayaz Aqueela - - 2010
To compare the efficacy and safety of intravaginal misoprostol and dinoprostone for elective induction of labor in nulliparous women with an unfavorable cervix. A quasi-experimental study was conducted in Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur, Pakistan, from July 1, 2005 to August 31, 2006. A total of 120 primigravid women with gestational ...
Nieminen Kari - - 2010
The objective of the study was to compare anterior colporrhaphy with and without a mesh. Two hundred two women with anterior prolapse were assigned to undergo colporrhaphy alone or reinforced with a tailored polypropylene mesh. Before and 2, 12, 24, and 36 months after surgery, the outcome was assessed by ...
Parant Olivier - - 2010
The purpose of this study is to estimate the prevalence of faecal incontinence after first vaginal delivery and to assess the impact of Thierry's spatulas-assisted delivery. A prospective observational study of primiparas who underwent a vaginal delivery at term was conducted. Faecal incontinence was assessed at 2 and 6 months ...
Feldner Paulo Cezar PC - - 2010
This study seeks to compare the small intestine submucosa (SIS) graft with traditional colporrhaphy (TC) for surgical treatment of anterior vaginal prolapse. Subjects were randomly assigned to SIS (n = 29) or to TC (n = 27) preoperatively and outcomes analyzed at 12 months postoperatively. The primary outcome was the ...
Ramanah Rajeev - - 2010
The aim was to assess the efficacy of three-compartment pelvic organ prolapse (POP) vaginal repair using the InteXen biocompatible porcine dermal graft as compared to traditional colporrhaphy with sacrospinous ligament suspension. Preoperative, operative, postoperative and follow-up data were collected retrospectively. Objective recurrence was defined as POP quantification >or= stage II ...
Mansouri H A - - 2011
To test that rectal misoprostol is effective for active management of third stage of labor, and probably with less side effects than oral misoprostol. As much as 658 patients were randomly allocated to receive either 600 μg misoprostol orally or rectally 5 min after cord clamping and cutting. The primary outcome was ...
Richardson Susan - - 2010
PURPOSE: Most physicians use a single-channel vaginal cylinder for postoperative endometrial cancer brachytherapy. Recent published data have identified air pockets between the vaginal cylinders and the vaginal mucosa. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the incidence, size, and dosimetric effects of these air pockets. METHODS AND MATERIALS: 25 ...
Zou Li - - 2010
This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of "J"-shaped uterine incision for caesarean section for patients diagnosed with placenta previa. A total of 55 consecutive cases of placenta previa treated in Union Hospital were retrospectively analyzed over a period of two years and 10 months. The subjects were divided into ...
Hayashi Masako - - 2010
To explore whether intravaginal treatment with urinary trypsin inhibitor (UTI) prevents preterm delivery in patients in preterm labor with increased levels of granulocyte elastase in cervical secretions. The subjects were patients in preterm labor with increased levels of granulocyte elastase in cervical secretions from 16 to 33 weeks gestation. Maternal ...
Claerhout Filip - - 2010
AIMS: We studied the long-term anatomical and functional outcome following sacrocolpopexy for apical vaginal prolapse using xenogenic grafts in a population at increased risk for graft-related complications (GRCs). METHODS: Twenty-two consecutive patients with symptomatic apical prolapse were scheduled for laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (LSC) with porcine grafts because they were presumed to ...
Lopes Eliana Duarte - - 2010
The objective of this study was to compare the anatomical and quality of life outcomes of a posterior polypropylene mesh kit versus sacrospinous ligament fixation at the time of hysterectomy for the treatment of uterine prolapse. Thirty-two women aged 50 to 75 years with stage III or IV (pelvic organ ...
Cam Cetin - - 2011
To evaluate prospectively the rate of postoperative failure of McCall culdoplasty and the presence of a history of vaginal delivery of macrosomic infants as risk factors in patients with stage III or symptomatic stage II apical prolapse without any other pelvic floor defects. Patients with pelvic organ prolapse who underwent ...
Haas David M - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to determine whether vaginal preparation with povidone iodine before cesarean delivery decreased the risk of postoperative maternal morbidities. STUDY DESIGN: The design of the study was a randomized, controlled trial in women undergoing cesarean delivery with subjects assigned to have a preoperative vaginal ...
Afolabi E O - - 2010
Although the third stage of labour is usually uneventful, several significant complications may be encountered that may lead to maternal morbidity and mortality, especially primary postpartum haemorrhage. The objective of this study was to compare 400 ug oral misoprostol with 10 IU intramuscular oxytocin in the active management of the ...
Kelly Mary - - 2010
PURPOSE: Comparison of two different methods for management of second stage of labor: immediate pushing at complete cervical dilation of 10 cm and delayed pushing 90 minutes after complete cervical dilation. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: This study was a randomized clinical trial in a labor and delivery unit of a ...
Zullo Fulvio - - 2010
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of the Gynecare Morcellex tissue morcellator (Ethicon, Inc., Somerville, NJ) in laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy and myomectomy. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial (Evidence I). SETTING: University department of obstetrics and gynecology. PATIENTS: Seventy-four patients with symptomatic uterine myomas scheduled for laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy or myomectomy. INTERVENTIONS: ...
Nicholl Michael C - - 2010
There is considerable variation in the timing of elective pre-labour caesarean section at term where there is no immediate threat to the life of the mother or baby. Given the outcomes, elective or pre-labour caesarean section ought not be offered or performed before 39 completed weeks' gestation. Primary data sources ...
Shippey Stuart H SH Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Rm A-121, Baltimore, MD 21224-2780, USA. - - 2010
We sought to compare rates of recurrent cystocele following sacrocolpopexy with and without paravaginal repair (PVR). This retrospective cohort study compared outcomes for patients undergoing sacrocolpopexy with (group A) and without (group B) concomitant PVR. Defining anterior failure as point Ba > or = -1 cm, we compared anatomic outcomes ...
Natale Franca - - 2010
Our study compared high levator myorrhaphy (HLM) and uterosacral ligament suspension (USLS) for vaginal apex fixation from both an anatomical and functional point of view, and assessed the impact of surgery on quality of life (QoL) and sexuality. Two hundred twenty-nine patients with symptomatic stage >or=2 apical prolapse were randomized ...
Asnafi N - - 2010
There is still controversy about the best technique for hysterectomy to reduce postoperative adverse effects. This randomized clinical study in Babol, Islamic Republic of Iran, compared some clinical complications and sexual functioning following subtotal (SAH) and total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH). A total of 150 women (50 allocated to SAH and ...
Sergent Fabrice - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To describe the perioperative course and medium-term anatomic and functional outcomes of the transobturator-infracoccygeal hammock for posthysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse repair. METHODS: A prospective consecutive series of 52 women with a stage 2 vaginal vault prolapse or higher that occurred after total hysterectomy who underwent surgery between 2003 and ...
Gilchrist Alienor S - - 2010
PURPOSE: We determined the relevance of the biomechanical properties of freshly harvested vaginal tissue during large cystocele repair on clinical outcome at a minimum 1-year followup. MATERIALS AND METHODS: With institutional review board approval we prospectively studied the biomechanical properties of full thickness vaginal wall tissue from postmenopausal women with ...
Moore Robert D - - 2010
Two-year outcomes of treating cystocele with a polypropylene mesh (Perigee System with IntePro, AMS, Inc.) placed via a transobturator approach are reported. A prospective, multicenter trial was conducted evaluating 114 women with >or= stage II anterior wall prolapse defined using International Continence Society guidelines. Treatment success was defined as anterior ...
Persson P - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the day-by-day postoperative recovery differs between women undergoing subtotal and total abdominal hysterectomy, and to analyse factors associated with postoperative recovery and sick leave. DESIGN: A prospective, open, randomised multicentre trial. SETTING: Seven hospitals and one private clinic in the south-east of Sweden. POPULATION: Two-hundred women ...
Fekih Myriam - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To compare blood loss, efficiency, and acceptability of repeated doses of sublingual misoprostol with the standard Tunisian regimen of mifepristone-misoprostol for first trimester medical abortion. METHODS: A prospective randomized trial of 252 healthy pregnant women requesting medical abortion in the first trimester (up to 56 days). Participants were randomized ...
Johannsen T H - - 2010
Background. Our knowledge on long-term outcome in CAH remains incomplete. Methods. In a prospective study (33 CAH patients, 33 age-matched controls), reproductive outcomes, self-rating of genital appearance and function, and sexuality were correlated to degree of initial virilisation, genotype, and surgery. Results. Patients had larger median clitoral lengths (10.0 mm [range ...
Buyukkurt S - - 2010
This study aimed to evaluate the usefulness and safety of a new method for taking a placental biopsy. The procedures were performed using the traditional single needle technique (group 1) or the new method (group 2). In group 2, the piston was fixed in a simple metallic clip and the ...
Terzakis E - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The aim of our study was to evaluate the therapeutic effectiveness of the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) in Greek patients with vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (VAIN). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between January 2002 and January 2009, 23 women with histologically confirmed VAIN were included in our study. For the LEEP ...
Nguyen Thao - - 2010
To compare the labour curves of primigravid women with fourth degree perineal laceration with those of control subjects, and to identify characteristics of the labour curve that are associated with anal sphincter disruption. In this retrospective case-control study we constructed labour curves describing the mean cervical dilation and head descent ...
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