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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 ...
Gallego Alfonso Macías AM Sección de Electrofisiología y Arritmias, Sociedad Española de Cardiología, Madrid, - - 2009
This article reports the findings of the 2008 Spanish Catheter Ablation Registry, as compiled by the Spanish Society of Cardiology Working Group on Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias. As in previous years, data were collected in 2 ways: retrospectively using a standard questionnaire sent to electrophysiology laboratories by the Working Group on ...
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 ...
Kim K - - 2009
AIMS: The purpose of this study was to examine the clinical impact of under-diagnosis by frozen section examination in borderline ovarian tumors (BOTs). METHODS: We reviewed 209 consecutive patients with BOTs who were diagnosed and treated at our institute between March 1988 and July 2007. Tumors from 182 of 209 ...
Hakvoort R A - - 2009
Urinary catheterisation following vaginal prolapse surgery causes inconvenience for patients, risk of urinary tract infections and potentially longer hospitalisation. Possibly, practice variation exists concerning diagnosis and management of abnormal postvoid residual (PVR) volume implying suboptimal treatment for certain subgroups. Nationwide questionnaire-based survey. Post-operatively, 77% performed transurethral indwelling catheterisation, 12% suprapubic ...
Zhu Lan - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine the distribution of vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) in vaginal epithelium among women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI), pelvic organ prolapse (POP), and control groups to clarify its role in the etiology of SUI and POP. METHODS: A total of 40 biopsy specimens from anterior and posterior vaginal ...
Su Chi-Feng - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of self-fashioned Gynemesh for the concomitant treatment of urinary incontinence and anterior vaginal wall prolapse, and the factors involved in mesh erosion. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From March 2004 to September 2006, 65 women with urinary incontinence, with or without pelvic organ ...
de Regt Roberta Haynes - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare decision-to-incision times of cesarean deliveries for various indications, estimate the percentage of cesarean deliveries initiated within 30 minutes (defined as "efficient"), and assess the effect of performance improvement projects over time. METHODS: In 2004 (n=291) and 2006 (n=574) cesarean deliveries were prospectively tracked for decision-to-incision time. Information ...
Gurung G - - 2009
A G3P(1+1) who underwent dilatation and curettage (D and C) for persistent vaginal bleeding after a month of molar evacuation, underwent successful treatment of choriocarcinoma with methotrexate and was able to have normal baby weighing 2800 gms with good Apgar score and normal placenta. This shows that a normal menstruation ...
West W - - 2009
A prospective study was done during a six-month period on 104 consecutive patients who were seen at the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department of the UHWI and referred for CT scans of the head within 24 hours of sustaining head injuries. There were 74 (71.1%) males and 30 (28.8%) females. ...
Kim Hee Seung - - 2009
BACKGROUND: We sought to investigate risk factors for recurrence of vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (VAIN) in the vaginal vault after laser vaporization. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Among 162 patients treated with laser vaporization in the vaginal vault after hysterectomy between March 1998 and August 2007, the clinical data of 68 patients were ...
Zubke Wolfgang - - 2009
PURPOSE: To compare bipolar vessel sealing (BVS; BiClamp) versus conventional suture ligation in vaginal hysterectomy. METHODS: A multicenter, single-blind randomized controlled trial (RCT) was conducted at eight women's hospitals in Germany. One hundred and seventy-five patients with benign uterine disease underwent vaginal hysterectomy using BVS (n = 88) or conventional ...
Nasr Ahmed - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effectiveness of 800 microg of rectal misoprostol compared with an intravenous infusion of 5 IU of oxytocin as prophylaxis against postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). METHODS: A total of 514 women in labor were randomized into two groups (257 women in each). Within 1 minute of delivery of ...
Malvasi Antonio - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of closure or non-closure of the visceral peritoneum at cesarean delivery on uterine scar formation assessed at repeat cesarean delivery. METHODS: Women undergoing initial cesarean delivery were allocated into 2 groups: group 1 underwent visceral peritoneal closure, while in group 2 the visceral peritoneum was ...
Diwadkar Gouri B - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare postoperative complication and reoperation rates for surgical procedures correcting apical vaginal prolapse. DATA SOURCES: Eligible studies were selected through an electronic literature search covering January 1985 to January 2008 using PubMed, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and the Database ...
Fedele Luigi - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate perioperative data and long-term results of Rokitansky patients with a pelvic kidney that underwent the McIndoe and modified Vecchietti procedures. DESIGN: Retrospective descriptive study. SETTING: A tertiary referral center for the study and treatment of Rokitansky syndrome. PATIENT(S): Eleven patients with Rokitansky syndrome. INTERVENTION(S): Two and nine ...
Clock C - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine the odds of cesarean, operative vaginal delivery and vaginal birth after cesarean after successful external cephalic version (ECV) compared with singleton pregnancies eligible for a trial of labor. STUDY DESIGN: A matched case-control study was performed using the Memorial Care OBStat Database from 1 January 1998 to ...
Li Hui - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of myomectomy during cesarean section (CS). Design. Retrospective case-control study. SETTING: Tertiary referral university hospital. POPULATION AND METHODS: A study group of 1,242 pregnant women with fibromyomas who underwent myomectomy during CS and three control groups of 200 matched pregnant women without fibromyomas ...
Koutsougeras G - - 2009
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of transvaginal anterior colporrhaphy with the use of porcine acellular collagen matrix in the treatment of moderate to severe cystocele. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective study included 95 patients who underwent anterior colporrhaphy with the use of porcine dermus ...
de Lloyd Anna Claire - - 2009
A 19-year-old Caucasian male presented acutely describing several episodes of profound paralysis. At the time of admission he had recovered completely and his neurological examination and routine biochemistry were normal. A diagnosis of thyrotoxic periodic paralysis was made after the thyroid function tests returned confirming hyperthyroidism. He was given β ...
Solves Pilar - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Umbilical cord blood (UCB) banking is a well-established activity supporting the increasing number of UCB transplantations in haematological diseases. Our aim was to analyse the UCB characteristics of UCB units from preterm deliveries and compare them to full-term deliveries. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A prospective study in 194 preterm deliveries ...
Kafy Souzan - - 2009
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To evaluate patient satisfaction after laparoscopic supracervical (LASH) or total hysterectomy (TLH). METHODS: Retrospective study of patient satisfaction after LASH or TLH. RESULTS: We studied 40 cases of LASH and another 40 of TLH. The age of the patients, marital status, education level and employment status between the two ...
Rechberger Tomasz - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: To assess clinical efficacy of Total Prolift System surgery kit in the treatment of post hysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Study group consisted of 27 women (mean age 60.3 +/- 10.3 years) who between February 2006 and September 2007 underwent vaginal cuff prolapse surgery with Total Prolift ...
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