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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 ...
Kano Takashi - - 2010
The differences in individual efficacy of two Sairei-to preparations (Sojyutu-Sairei-to and Byakujyutu-Sairei-to) on antinuclear antibody (ANA) and anticardiolipin antibody (ACLA) positive recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA) was analyzed in 52 patients (a total of 61 treatment sessions). Patients who failed to respond to initial treatment with Sojyutu-Sairei-to were additionally treated with ...
Pahisa Jaume - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to compare the feasibility, safety, and survival outcomes of Coelio-Schauta (CS) procedure versus open Wertheim-Meigs (WM) as primary surgical treatment of early-stage cervical cancer. METHODS: Observational study on the consecutive cases of cervical cancer undergoing CS during the last 11 years at our ...
Costa Maria L ML Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil. - - 2010
to compare the distribution of caesarean rates in the Robson's 10 groups classification in order to see if any change occurred after the implementation of an audit and feedback intervention. cross sectional, before and after an audit and feedback study. a university hospital in Brazil. clinical records of all births ...
Donders G G G GG Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gasthuisberg University Hospital, Leuven and General Hospital Heilig Hart, Tienen, Belgium. gilbert.donders @ - - 2010
To evaluate the efficacy of lyophilized lactobacilli in combination with 0.03 mg estriol when compared to metronidazole in the treatment of bacterial vaginal infections. Multicenter, randomized, single-blind, active-controlled pilot study in 3 independent gynecological practices in Belgium. Forty-six, 18- to 50-year-old premenopausal women with a disrupted vaginal flora due to ...
Seow Kok-Min - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether injecting the colpotomy wound with diluted vasopressin decreases vaginal bleeding after laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH). METHODS: In this prospective controlled study 100 patients who underwent LAVH from July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2007, were randomized to receive an injection of vasopressin (n=50) or normal ...
Rossi Alessandro - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most prevalent vaginal disorder in adult women worldwide. A number of clinical studies indicate that re-establishment of the physiological ecosystem by re-colonization of vaginal mucosa by lactobacilli may be an effective therapy for BV both after initial antimicrobial therapy or when given alone. A ...
Peterson Thais V - - 2010
We set out to evaluate anatomical outcomes of recurrent vs. primary prolapse surgery, focusing on anterior colporrhaphy (AC). A retrospective study was performed comparing patients who underwent AC for recurrent cystocele (group I) and a matched control group who underwent primary AC (group II). Thirty-one patients were included in each ...
Finamore Peter S - - 2010
Our objective was to establish the overall graft erosion rate in a synthetic graft-augmented repair 3 months postoperatively. A retrospective chart review was performed on a cohort of subjects who underwent mesh-augmented vaginal reconstructive surgery during an 18-month period. We defined graft erosion as exposure of any mesh upon visual ...
Mull Courtney - - 2009
Intercontraction intervals do not predict when a woman at term should seek evaluation of labor. However, a reduction in the intercontraction interval is associated with active labor. Most primigravidas who have had regular contractions for 2 hours and multigravidas who have had regular contractions for 1 hour have not transitioned ...
Rizwan Naushaba - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine the frequency, causes and outcome of patients with retained placenta. METHODS: Descriptive case series. This study was carried out at Liaquat University Hospital, Gynae Unit-I, from January 2005 to December 2007. Two years retrospective and one year prospective analysis of patients was done according to age, parity, ...
Calcagno Marco - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of a patient who had an early prolapse of the neovagina, while using Frank's dilators method, that was successfully treated with sacrospinous ligament suspension. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Tertiary-care university hospital. PATIENT(S): A 22-year-old woman with Mayer-Rokitansky-K?ster-Hauser syndrome. INTERVENTION(S): Frank's vaginal dilators method. MAIN OUTCOME ...
Pleticha S - - 2009
The objective of this study was to compare 2 surrogate vaginal examination methods (i.e., gloved hand and a vaginal device) with vaginoscopy as a reference method for diagnosing clinical endometritis in dairy cows. Holstein-Friesian cows (n = 1,002) in 2 commercial dairy herds in Germany were examined for endometritis at ...
Hofmeyr Justus G - - 2009
The effects of complete methods of cesarean section (CS) were compared. Metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials of intention to perform CS using different techniques was carried out. Joel-Cohen-based CS compared with Pfannenstiel CS was associated with reduced blood loss, operating time, time to oral intake, fever, duration of postoperative pain, ...
Reichman Orna - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Recurrent bacterial vaginosis (RBV) is extremely common and a source of frustration to patient and practitioners alike. In the absence of curative therapy, practitioners resort to retreating each individual episode. It has been suggested that vaginal biofilm in BV facilitates persistence of bacterial pathogens. Accordingly, topical boric acid (BA) ...
Chong Gun Oh - - 2009
BACKGROUND: To compare the surgical and oncological outcomes and morbidity of the first 50 cases treated by laparoscopic radical hysterectomy with those of the second 50 cases. METHODS: Between October 1994 and January 2004, we retrospectively reviewed the charts of 100 consecutive patients (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics stages ...
Cai T - - 2009
Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) are very common in otherwise healthy young women, and can have a very negative social and economic impact. In order to evaluate the tolerability and efficacy of a 14-day course of prulifloxacin orally administered once daily, 51 young female patients, attending the same STD center ...
Wetta Luisa A - - 2009
This study reports 1-year outcomes in women who underwent transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery with Prolift transvaginal mesh. Pre- and postoperative objective vaginal Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) and subjective symptom and impact assessments (Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI)-20 and Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (PFIQ)-7, respectively) were performed. Postoperative ...
Park J-Y - - 2010
BACKGROUND: To estimate safety and efficacy of radical parametrectomy (RP) and radiation therapy (RT) or concurrent chemoradiation therapy (CCRT) for patients with occult invasive cervical cancer found after simple hysterectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively evaluated outcomes in 147 patients with occult invasive cervical cancer. RESULTS: Forty-eight patients with IA1 ...
Dietz Viviane - - 2010
In a retrospective study, the sacrospinous hysteropexy was associated with a shorter recovery time compared to a vaginal hysterectomy with no differences in anatomical outcomes. No randomized trials are performed. Sixty-six women with stage 2-4 uterine descent were randomized for vaginal hysterectomy(31) or sacrospinous hysteropexy(35). Recovery time, anatomical outcomes, functional ...
Alauddin Md - - 2009
This study tried to identify if there was any current trend in delivering eclampsia patients in terms of choice of mode and time of delivery and reasons for such choice and whether they influenced outcomes. Initial assessment findings, choice of mode of delivery, delivery outcomes were analysed in 608 consecutive ...
Park Byung-Joon - - 2009
To examine the safety and appropriateness of uterine myomectomy during cesarean section. We conducted a retrospective analysis of 97 patients who underwent myomectomy during cesarean section and 60 patients who had uterine myomas, but underwent cesarean section only, between January 2000 and December 2007. Based on the patients' medical records, ...
Lin Yu-Hung - - 2009
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of laminaria tents and orally administered misoprostol in priming the cervix before operative hysteroscopy. DESIGN: Randomized, controlled study (Canadian Task Force classification I). SETTING: Tertiary medical center. PATIENTS: One hundred twenty premenopausal women who underwent operative hysteroscopy between March 2005 and January 2007. INTERVENTION: ...
Kashanian Maryam - - 2009
Introduction. The reduction of the duration and pain of the active phase of labor is a very important issue and therefore always under serious investigation. Objective. The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the effect of acupressure at the Sanyinjiao point (SP6) on the duration and pain of ...
Kapoor Dharmesh S - - 2010
To determine the reoperation rate for symptomatic recurrence of cystoceles following traditional anterior colporrhaphy (without mesh). Retrospective case note review of 207 cases of primary anterior colporrhaphy with/without other prolapse surgery. All patients received a 3-month clinic follow-up. Reoperation details for prolapse and/or urinary incontinence were obtained from patients general ...
Ma Liang-Kun - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of elective repeat cesarean section on the maternal and neonatal outcomes. METHODS: A retrospective clinic- and hospital-based survey was designed for comparing the maternal and neonatal outcomes of elective repeat cesarean section [RCS group (one previous cesarean section) and MRCS group (two or more previous ...
Abdel-Hady El-Said - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the maternal and perinatal outcome following expectant management of early-onset severe preeclampsia (PE) at a tertiary hospital in Mansoura, Egypt. METHODS: This prospective, observational study included 211 patients with severe PE, occurring between 24 and 34 weeks of gestation. They were classified according to gestational age on ...
Gargollo Patricio C - - 2009
PURPOSE: In women with vaginal agenesis progressive perineal dilation provides a minimally invasive method to create a functional vagina without the attendant risks or complications of traditional surgical options. We report our 12-year experience with this technique. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients with vaginal agenesis treated at our institution were analyzed ...
Moriya Kimihiko - - 2009
PURPOSE: We report the long-term outcome of vaginoplasty with the bilateral labioscrotal flap with special emphasis on vaginal stenosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Of 23 children with ambiguous genitalia and low vaginal entry who underwent vaginoplasty between January 1985 and July 2003 with the bilateral labioscrotal flap 13 followed more than ...
Choudhary Deepti - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of our study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of transcervical amnioinfusion during labour complicated by meconium-stained amniotic fluid, in a setting with limited peripartum facilities, to lower the incidence of caesarean section. METHODS: A prospective study was conducted in a teaching hospital in north India, ...
Maggioni Angelo - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare the surgical outcome of robotic radical hysterectomy (RRH) versus abdominal radical hysterectomy (ARH) for the treatment of early stage cervical cancer. METHODS: A prospective collection of data of all RRH for stages IA2-IIA cervical cancer was done. The procedures were performed at the European Institute of Oncology, ...
Su Tsung-Hsien - - 2009
INTRODUCTION: The Prolift system is an effective and safe procedure using mesh reinforcement for vaginal reconstruction of pelvic organ prolapse (POP), but its effect on sexual function is unclear. AIM: To evaluate the impact of transvaginal pelvic reconstruction with Prolift on female sexual function at 6 months post-operatively. METHODS: Thirty-three ...
Shokry Mahmoud - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effectiveness and tolerability of misoprostol to reduce the amount and duration of vaginal bleeding following surgical evacuation for first trimester spontaneous abortion. METHODS: A total of 160 patients who underwent surgical evacuation for first trimester spontaneous abortion between 8 and 12 weeks of pregnancy were randomized ...
Carey M M Department of Urogynaecology, Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Vic., Australia. - - 2009
To compare vaginal repair augmented by mesh with traditional colporrhaphy for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. Prospective randomised controlled trial. Tertiary teaching hospital. One hundred and thirty-nine women with stage >or=2 prolapse according to the pelvic organ prolapse quantification (POP-Q) system requiring both anterior and posterior compartment repair. Subjects ...
Al-Harazi Abdelrahman H - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare the effectiveness of misoprostol (600 microg) when administered sublingually with the same dose administered per rectum to patients, immediately after delivery in preventing postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). METHODS: This study was carried out in Al Thawra General Hospital, Sana'a, Yemen, from May 1, 2007 to April 31, 2008. ...
Guerette Nathan L - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare outcomes of anterior colporrhaphy alone to that reinforced with bovine pericardium graft. METHODS: Women with anterior vaginal wall prolapse were enrolled in a randomized fashion in this grafted compared with nongrafted repair study. Outcome measures included pelvic organ prolapse quantification data, quality-of-life assessment, healing abnormalities, and complications. ...
Botros Sylvia M - - 2009
The aim of this study is to compare acellular dermal matrix to standard colporrhaphy for cystocele repair. One hundred two patients with greater than or equal to stage II anterior prolapse (Aa or Ba 0) who underwent anterior colporrhaphy with acellular dermal implant attached to the arcus between October 2003 ...
Milani Alfredo L - - 2009
The objective of this study was to report 1 year anatomical and functional outcomes of trocar-guided total tension-free vaginal mesh (Prolift) repair for post-hysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse with one continuous piece of polypropylene mesh. We conducted a prospective observational cohort study of 46 patients. A minimum sample size of 35 ...
Hafeez Maimoona - - 2009
A 25-year-old married lady with primary amenorrhea, infertility, lower abdominal pain and dyspareunia underwent vaginoplasty, total abdominal hysterectomy with right adnexal clearance for congenital absent cervix, vaginal septum with functioning uterus and right sided endometrioma. Mould was kept in vagina for 2 weeks followed by intermittent vaginal dilatation for one ...
Chantrapitak Wanchai - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: 1. To evaluate the efficacy of lower uterine compression method in treatment of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). 2. To compare the amount of blood loss in PPH between the lower uterine compression method and the conventional treatment. STUDY DESIGN: Randomized control trial. MATERIAL AND METHOD: This Randomized control trial was ...
Nagpal Monika B - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy and safety of oral misoprostol with intracervical prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) gel for the active management of premature rupture of membranes (PROM) at term. METHODS: Women with pregnancies between 37 and 42 weeks presenting with PROM at term and a Bishop score of 5 or less ...
Pauleta Joana R - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness and acceptability of expectant management of induced and spontaneous first trimester incomplete abortion. METHODS: A prospective observational trial, conducted between June 2006 and November 2007, of 2 groups of patients diagnosed with an incomplete abortion: 66 patients who had received misoprostol for an induced abortion ...
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