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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 ...
Trabelsi Khaled - - 2008
THE OBJECTIVE: To compare the tocolytic action and the side effects of nicardipine to those of salbutamol in patients presenting premature labor in order to propose nicardipine as a promising alternative to salbutamol in the treatment of premature labor. METHODS: forty eight patients admitted for premature labor were included in ...
Ko Ma-Lee - - 2008
This study was undertaken to determine the usefulness of routine intra-operative cystoscopy in documenting ureteral patency after laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH). There were eighty patients who underwent LAVH for benign tumors of the uterus (adenomyosis and myoma), uterine prolapse, persistent intraepithelial neoplasm of the cervix (CIN3) and cervical carcinoma in ...
Hansen Charlotte T - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To describe the concept and early results from the Danish Hysterectomy Database (DHD). DESIGN: Nationwide prospective cohort. SETTING: Denmark. POPULATION: All women who had undergone an elective hysterectomy for benign indication carried out in 2004-2006. METHODS: Structured data are registered prospectively by the surgeons involved in the treatment. Data ...
Mousavi Azamsadat - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The considerable increase in life expectancy on one hand and an increase in cervical cancer among Iranian patients on the other, brings out the importance of investigating whether radical surgery can be performed safely and effectively on patients above 60 years of age. METHODS: In a study of historical ...
Zalud Ivica - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To establish the risk of immediate complications from third-trimester amniocentesis. STUDY DESIGN: The entry criterion was amniocentesis done in the third trimester (28 or more weeks of gestation). The primary study outcome was any complication within 24 hours after the procedure. The secondary outcome was mode of delivery and ...
Van De Water M - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Several studies have demonstrated the superior tocolytic effectiveness of nifedipine over ritodrine. Only 1 trial conducted a long-term follow-up of newborns and found no difference in psychosocial and motor functioning. In a randomised, multicentre trial, we compared the tocolytic effectiveness of nifedipine and ritodrine and included a long-term follow-up ...
Larsson Per-Göran - - 2008
The primary objective of this study was to investigate if supplementary lactobacilli treatment could improve the initial cure rate after vaginal clindamycin therapy, and secondly, if lactobacilli as repeated adjunct treatment during 3 menstrual cycles could lengthen the time to relapse after initial cure. Women (n = 100) with bacterial ...
Agostini Aubert - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the morbidity of vaginal myomectomy by posterior colpotomy. STUDY DESIGN: From January 1, 1994, through December 31, 2003, 108 patients in our department underwent a vaginal myomectomy procedure by posterior colpotomy. This study assessed the intra-operative (conversion to laparotomy, organ injury, hemorrhage) and post-operative (hematoma, abscess) complications ...
Ustunyurt Emin - - 2007
AIM: To investigate the effects of discontinuing oxytocin infusion on labor outcomes once the active stage of labor is established. METHODS: This is a prospective study involving 342 pregnant women who underwent labor induction at our institution. Patients were randomly divided into two groups. In the first group oxytocin was ...
Pauls Rachel N - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to assess sexual function following vaginal surgery and to determine the impact on postoperative sexual function in women who undergo concurrent antiincontinence procedures, compared with those who do not. STUDY DESIGN: Sexually active women undergoing vaginal repairs for prolapse or urinary incontinence were ...
Ward Renée M - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to describe the long-term objective and subjective outcomes after vaginal paravaginal repair with AlloDerm graft (LifeCell, Branchburg, NJ). STUDY DESIGN: Thirty-three women with either recurrent stage II or primary or recurrent stage III-IV anterior vaginal wall prolapse underwent a vaginal paravaginal repair with ...
Heinig J - - 2007
PURPOSE: There have been conflicting reports on the incidence of gastroschisis and its seasonal variation. Studies have found an increased risk of gastroschisis in deliveries occurring in the winter months in the northern hemisphere. Other studies have not found a seasonal variation. To evaluate the existence of a seasonal variation ...
Hasson J - - 2007
We evaluated the clinical significance and possible association of febrile morbidity with sonographically detected post-hysterectomy fluid collections. Transvaginal ultrasound examinations were performed to assess the presence of fluid collections and correlated to clinical data. Fluid collection was detected in 27 (64%) women at postoperative day 2, in 15 (35%) at ...
Swidsinski Alexander - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of standard treatment with oral metronidazole in the eradication of the bacterial vaginosis biofilm. STUDY DESIGN: We conducted an interventional follow-up study in which 18 patients with bacterial vaginosis were treated with oral metronidazole during 1 week and subsequently ...
Cervigni M - - 2008
This study describes an original surgical technique for the correction of medium/high-degree cystocele using a tension-free way to apply a polypropylene mesh: the "tension-free cystocele repair" (TCR). About 218 patients were available with a mean follow-up of 38 months. This technique showed an elevated rate of anatomic correction (75.7%), a ...
Darwish, Atef M.
Objectives: to compare the clinical effectiveness, side effects and tolerability of rectal versus vaginal bromocreptine/pluronic F-127suppositories as compared to oral bromocriptine tablets for treating pathologic hyperprolactinemia. Design: An active comparator randomized study. Setting: A pharmaceutical phase at the department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, and a clinical phase at the ...
Laohapojanart Nisa - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To compare the safety and tocolytic efficacy of oral nifedipine with intravenous terbutaline for the management of threatened preterm labor. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Pregnant women between 24 and 36 completed weeks of single gestation with preterm labor were randomized to either oral nifedipine (n=20) or intravenous terbutaline (n=20) treatment. ...
Ghezzi Fabio - - 2007
STUDY OBJECTIVE: We sought to evaluate the incidence of postoperative voiding dysfunction in patients undergoing vaginal hysterectomy (VH) or total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) and to identify risk factors for the development of postoperative urinary retention after uncomplicated total hysterectomy. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING: Gynecology ...
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