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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 ...
Marcickiewicz Janusz - - 2008
AIM: To compare long-term results of the vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy (VSC) procedure for the treatment of vaginal vault prolapse after previous hysterectomy with the use of either of the three most commonly used devices (the Deschamps ligature carrier, the Shutt Suture Punch System, or an ordinary straight needle holder). METHOD: ...
Morton Matthew - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: To compare the outcomes of total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) and vaginal hysterectomy (VH) in a community teaching hospital. METHODS: A retrospective chart review of all women who underwent TLH and VH at North York General Hospital between January 2002 and December 2004 was conducted. Groups were compared with respect ...
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 ...
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 ...
Obermair Andreas A University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Department of Gynecological Oncology, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. - - 2008
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 study, TLRH ...
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 ...
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