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Rosen David M B - - 2008
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether the addition of hysterectomy to laparoscopic pelvic floor repair has any impact on the short-term (perioperative) or long-term (prolapse outcome) effects of the surgery. DESIGN: A controlled prospective trial (Canadian Task Force classification II-1). SETTING: Private and public hospitals affiliated with a single institution. PATIENTS: ...
Murphy Miles - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To develop guidelines regarding whether graft or native tissue repair should be done in transvaginal repair of anterior, posterior, or apical pelvic organ prolapse. METHODS: The Society of Gynecologic Surgeons formed a work group to develop evidence-based guidelines. Published data from 1950 to November 27, 2007, from the companion ...
Costantini Elisabetta - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence of hydronephrosis in a cohort of women who had undergone surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). METHODS: This observational, retrospective survey was conducted from January 2000 to December 2007 on 257 consecutive candidates for vaginal or abdominal surgical repair of POP (grade >2). In all ...
Fotopoulou Christina - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: We evaluated the long-term results of sigmoid vaginoplasty in women with gynecologic malignancies after radical pelvic surgery, with specific focus on safety and effects of the procedure on patients' sexuality and self image. METHODS: This prospective study included women with gynecologic malignancies who underwent partial or complete colpectomy as ...
Baumann Marc - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The main indication for sacrospinous ligament suspension is to correct either total procidentia, a posthysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse with an associated weak cardinal uterosacral ligament complex, or a posthysterectomy enterocele. This study aimed to evaluate sexual function and anatomic outcome for patients after sacrospinous ligament suspension. METHODS: For this ...
Natale Franca - - 2008
PURPOSE: We evaluated the long-term outcome and complications of high levator myorrhaphy for vaginal apical defects. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 286 patients underwent high levator myorrhaphy. Patients underwent preoperative and postoperative urogynecologic assessment, including evaluation of prolapse stage according to the international pelvic organ prolapse staging system and ...
Sönmez Mustafa - - 2009
The objectives of this study were to investigate whether the use of intravaginal sponge for estrous synchronization of goats causes oxidative stress, and to examine the effect of administering vitamin E during preovulatory period on reproductive performance of estrous synchronized goats. Estrus was synchronized in 36 non-lactating adult does using ...
Temel Muge - - 2009
PURPOSE: To determine the effectiveness and potential side effects of oral, vaginal, and sublingual intake of misoprostol on cervical dilatation prior to fractional curettage in patients with postmenopausal bleeding. METHODS: Seventy-six patients with postmenopausal bleeding during a period of 18 months were included in this randomized controlled trial. Patients were ...
Sarsam D S - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: Our study aims to compare neonatal and maternal outcomes between expectant (or conservative) and aggressive (or immediate) management in cases with severe preclampsia remote from term. METHODS: This is a comparative study conducted at Al-Batool Teaching Hospital in Mosul City, Iraq, from April 2003 to August 2004. A total ...
Obermair Andreas - - 2008
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Cervical cancer is a significant health problem in countries of the developing world. Although case series suggest advantages of total laparoscopic radical hysterectomy (TLRH) compared with total abdominal radical hysterectomy (TARH), no randomized controlled trial is currently available to establish TLRH as the new standard treatment. In this ...
Hinoul Piet - - 2008
The objective of this study was to estimate the anatomical and functional outcome of Prolift Anterior C. All patients presenting with symptomatic stage II or greater anterior vaginal wall prolapse were considered to enter this prospective observational study. Patient characteristics and surgical parameters were prospectively documented. Anatomical outcome, as measured ...
Prager M - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy and safety of induction of labour by vaginal application of dinoprostone or misoprostol or transcervical insertion of a balloon (Bard) catheter. DESIGN: A non-blinded, randomised, controlled trial. SETTING: A tertiary level Swedish hospital. POPULATION: A total of 592 women who had undergone full-term pregnancies, not ...
Darwish Atef M - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine if resectoscopic sectioning of complete uterocervicovaginal septum is as effective as cold knife excision of the vaginal part followed by resectoscopic cutting of the cervicouterine part in symptomatic patients. DESIGN: Randomized controlled clinical trial. SETTING: University hospital. PATIENT(S): Thirty-two women with a diagnosis of complete uterocervicovaginal septum ...
Balakrishnan S - - 2008
This is a prospective study evaluating the efficacy and safety of the Apogee vault repair system in the management of vault prolapse. All patients who underwent this procedure between October 2004 and December 2005 in Townsville, Australia are included in the study. Preoperative and postoperative clinical assessments were done using ...
Gretz Herbert - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of patient clinical factors on the utilization of hysterectomy and alternatives of hysterectomy. STUDY DESIGN: The database of Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield was abstracted for all claims relating to a hysterectomy procedure or a hysterectomy-associated diagnosis during the 48 consecutive months of May 2001-April ...
Croog Victoria J - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To determine the impact of the decrease in use of postoperative pelvic external beam radiation (EBRT) in favor of intravaginal RT (IVRT) alone in patients with early stage endometrial cancer who had lymphovascular invasion (LVI). METHODS: Between 11/1988 and 5/2005, 126 patients treated with simple hysterectomy and postoperative RT ...
Lakeman Mariëlle - - 2008
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To compare the effects of bipolar vessel sealing versus conventional clamping and suturing in women undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy. DESIGN: A randomized controlled trial was performed. Patients were randomized to vessel sealing or conventional surgery. Postoperative pain was the primary outcome. An intention-to-treat analysis was performed (Canadian Task ...
Foon Richard - - 2008
The objective of this study is to assess the objective recurrence and complications of adjuvant materials in the treatment of anterior vaginal wall prolapse. The inclusion criteria were randomised controlled trials (RCTs) using adjuvant materials versus standard surgery for anterior vaginal wall prolapse. The main outcome measures were objective recurrence ...
Hadidi Ahmed - - 2008
PURPOSE: The aim of this study is to assess the value of early elective cesarean delivery for patients with gastroschisis in comparison with late spontaneous delivery. METHODS: Analysis of infants with gastroschisis admitted between 1986 and 2006 at a tertiary care center was performed. The findings were analyzed statistically. RESULTS: ...
Uckuyu Ayla - - 2008
We wanted to investigate the effect of misoprostol administered vaginally before operative hysteroscopy on cervical dilation, complications, and failure rates in patients who have undergone cesarean section and who have never delivered vaginally. Sixty patients who had undergone cesarean section, who had never delivered vaginally before, and were about to ...
Sesti Francesco - - 2008
To compare the surgical and immediate postoperative outcomes for vaginal hysterectomy (VH) with those for laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) in patients with enlarged myomatous uterus. Eighty women requiring hysterectomy for an enlarged myomatous uterus were randomly allocated into 2 treatment arms: VH (n=40) and LAVH (n=40). The randomization procedure ...
Abbasi Nasreen - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The use of prostaglandin preparations with or without oxytocin infusion, is widely recognized and accepted as a standard method of induction of labour. It has been shown to reduce induction time and the risk of failed induction. The objective of this quasi-experimental observational study was to determine the effectiveness ...
Roovers Jan-Paul - - 2008
This study was designed to evaluate the risk on development and persistence of constipation after hysterectomy. We conducted a prospective, observational, multicenter study with three-year follow-up in 13 teaching and nonteaching hospitals in The Netherlands. A total of 413 females who underwent hysterectomy for benign disease other than symptomatic uterine ...
Modi Pranjal - - 2008
PURPOSE: We assessed the results of laparoscopic ureteroneocystostomy with a psoas hitch for iatrogenic lower ureteral injuries leading to a ureterovaginal fistula. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between July 2003 and November 2007, 18 patients with iatrogenic lower ureteral injuries during hysterectomy leading to ureterovaginal fistula underwent laparoscopic ureteroneocystostomy with a psoas ...
Ayaz Aqueela - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To compare the safety and efficacy of conservative management of pre-labor rupture of membranes (PROM) at term in patients with an unfavorable cervix, with active treatment using oral misoprostol. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This quasi-experimental study was conducted between June 1, 2004 and November 30, 2004 at Bahawal Victoria Hospital, ...
Altman Daniel - - 2008
The objective of this study is to report on shortterm outcomes after pelvic organ prolapse repair using Prolift transvaginal mesh. A 3-year multicenter prospective cohort study was performed in 28 centers. Assessment preoperatively and at 2 months postoperatively included the condition-specific pelvic organ prolapse quantification system (POP-Q) and a macroscopic ...
Yoo Kyung Y - - 2008
BACKGROUND: An end-tidal concentration of 1% sevoflurane (1% ET(SEVO)) in 50% nitrous oxide (N(2)O) during elective cesarean delivery has been associated with bispectral index (BIS) values >60, which are associated with an increased risk of awareness. We hypothesized that BIS values during sevoflurane-N(2)O general anesthesia for cesarean delivery would be ...
Pettker Christian M - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To estimate whether adding oxytocin to transcervical Foley catheter preinduction cervical ripening improves induction success. METHODS: This trial enrolled 200 women with singleton pregnancies presenting for preinduction ripening. Patients were randomly assigned to receive either Foley catheter alone (control) or Foley catheter plus low-dose oxytocin (treatment). Providers were not ...
Furneri P M - - 2008
The aim of this study was to demonstrate that the addition of a bioadhesive polymer to econazole, which increases the duration of the active drug at the site of infection, leads to a greater frequency of negative culture after treatment and probably reduces the recurrence rate of vaginal candidiasis.180 women ...
Bekerecioglu M - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: There are many methods of treatment of vaginal agenesis. METHODS: In this study, patients who underwent McIndoe vaginoplasty were evaluated for development of vaginal mucosa. Vaginal pH measurements, smears, and punch biopsies were obtained from seven patients postoperatively at 3, 6, and 12 months after having McIndoe vaginoplasty. RESULTS: ...
Pearce Christy - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare postoperative morbidity in patients who underwent cesarean delivery with and without elective appendectomy. STUDY DESIGN: Subjects who underwent cesarean delivery were assigned randomly by computer-generated randomization to either standard cesarean delivery or cesarean delivery with appendectomy. Primary variables that were measured ...
Toglia Marc R - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to describe suture erosion rates and long-term surgical outcomes in patients undergoing sacrospinous ligament suspension (SSLS) using braided polyester suture. STUDY DESIGN: This was a retrospective cohort study of patients undergoing SSLS for vaginal prolapse between 1999 and 2005. Outcomes included rate and ...
Sinha Rakesh - - 2008
We compared the feasibility, blood loss, duration of surgery, and complications between patients in whom both uterine arteries were sutured at the beginning of total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) and patients in whom suturing was done after cornual pedicles. Using a prospective study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2) at a dedicated ...
Aggarwal Pakhee - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Hyoscine N-butyl bromide (HBB) acts by inhibiting cholinergic transmission in the abdomino-pelvic parasympathetic ganglia, thus relieving spasm in the smooth muscles of gastrointestinal, biliary, urinary tract and female genital organs, especially the cervico-uterine plexus and aiding cervical dilatation. AIM: The study was undertaken to observe the effects of 40 ...
Faber Violet J - - 2008
Myositis of the gluteal region caused by group A streptococci 1 year after a sacrospinous ligament fixation was recognised as a serious complication of this procedure. Most likely, the infection was spread to the gluteal region through a port d'entree caused by vaginal atrophy, via the non-resorbable sutures. The patient ...
Micha John P - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Recurrent vulvar lymphangitis secondary to pelvic lymphadenectomy and radiation therapy can be a vexing clinical dilemma. CASE: A 55-year-old woman was initially treated with radical hysterectomy and 1 postoperative radiotherapy for cervical carcinoma in 1984. In 1987 she developed persistent vulvar, leg, and ankle edema; chronic vulvar pain; and ...
Nguyen John N - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: To report 1-year outcomes of a randomized controlled trial comparing polypropylene mesh-reinforced anterior vaginal prolapse repair with anterior colporrhaphy. METHODS: Seventy-six patients with stage II or greater anterior vaginal prolapse were randomly assigned to either colporrhaphy or polypropylene mesh repair. The primary outcome was recurrent stage II anterior vaginal ...
Shariati Amir - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effect of high-fiber diet on constipation in women with pelvic floor disorders. METHODS: This was a study of a prospective cohort of 41 consecutive women presenting to a tertiary care facility for pelvic floor disorders with a complaint of constipation from March 2005 to September of ...
Denman Mary Anna - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: This study measured the 10-year risk of reoperation for surgically treated pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence (POPUI) in a community population. STUDY DESIGN: We conducted a prospective cohort analysis of 374 women who were > 20 years old and who underwent surgery for POPUI in 1995. RESULTS: The ...
Magné Nicolas - - 2008
PURPOSE: To report the Institut Gustave Roussy brachytherapy (BT) experience in the management of vulval and vaginal rhabdomyosarcoma with special emphasis on long-term outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between 1971 and 2005, the data concerning 39 girls who had undergone BT as a part of their treatment were retrospectively analyzed. Of ...
De Vita D - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The Ulmsten's "Integral Theory" for pelvic floor dysfunctions is based on the need to reinforce fascias and ligaments with prostheses to obtain a reconstitution of the pelvic floor's anatomy. In September 2004 we developed a "uterine-sparing" surgical technique to correct such pathologies and in this paper we present results ...
Milani Alfredo L - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: To determine the safety and efficacy of ultra lightweight titanium coated polypropylene mesh to augment conventional vaginal prolapse repair in women with recurrent symptomatic prolapse stage II or more or primary prolapse stage III or more. STUDY DESIGN: A prospective observational cohort study was performed at two urogynecological centres ...
Singh Abha - - 2008
This is a prospective and comparative study of 150 patients each operated on for vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy for indications other than utero-vaginal prolapse between January 2004 and December 2005. Age, parity, and anesthesia were matched in both groups. A preoperative examination under anesthesia and sonographic estimation of uterine volume ...
Ghomi Ali - - 2008
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effectiveness of vasopressin in reducing blood loss in laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH). DESIGN: Retrospective chart analysis (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING: University-affiliated teaching hospital. PATIENTS: In all, 143 women who had LSH for benign gynecologic disease. INTERVENTIONS: Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS: ...
Sentilhes Loïc - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy, safety and functional outcome of infracoccygeal sacropexy reinforced with posterior mesh interposition performed alone or in combination with the implantation of other prosthetic materials for prolapse repair. STUDY DESIGN: Seventy-two patients requiring prolapse repair for apical and/or posterior compartment prolapse, operated between March 2002 and ...
Fedele Luigi - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to assess the anatomical and functional long-term follow-up results of the laparoscopic Vecchietti approach for the creation of a neovagina in the Rokitansky syndrome. STUDY DESIGN: One hundred ten patients underwent clinical follow-up visits at 1, 3, 6, and 12 months after surgery ...
Kim Mee Ran - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: This study evaluated the quality of life following infracoccygeal sacropexy in patients with pelvic organ prolapse by using the short versions of the Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI-20) and the Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (PFIQ-7). METHODS: We prospectively studied 35 women who underwent infracoccygeal sacropexy for the management of ...
Medina Carlos A - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To determine if a wide genital hiatus is a risk factor for recurrence of anterior vaginal wall prolapse following anterior vaginal repair. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study was performed on patients who had undergone an anterior vaginal wall repair. Patients were placed into 1 of 2 groups: wide genital ...
Ghanem Hussein - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: Sildenafil has been used successfully in the treatment of honeymoon impotence. However, no study investigated the potential effect of tadalafil in the treatment of honeymoon impotence. AIM: The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of alternate-day tadalafil therapy in the management of unconsummated marriages. METHODS: This ...
Chene Gautier - - 2008
The objective of the study is to evaluate the anatomical and functional results of the McCall culdoplasty in the treatment of moderate hysterocele and the prevention of enterocele and vaginal vault prolapse after vaginal hysterectomy. Using a modified McCall procedure, 185 patients underwent vaginal hysterectomy for mild or moderate uterine ...
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