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Graham Kathryn - - 2007
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (VAIN) is an uncommon premalignant condition which can be difficult to eradicate. In view of the low incidence worldwide and lack of published work available there is no gold standard treatment. The aim of this study was to assess the outcome of VAIN 3 ...
Drago Lorenzo - - 2007
OBJECTIVES: Bacterial vaginosis is characterized by alteration of the normal vaginal microflora, in which a mixed anaerobic bacterial flora becomes prevalent over the population of lacobacilli. Because administration of probiotics might be of some utility in restoring a normal flora, the present study aimed to evaluate the effect of a ...
Tse Ka Yu - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To review the outcomes of different methods in the treatment of severe bleeding or acute abdomen in gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD). STUDY DESIGN: In a tertiary referral center, the records of patients diagnosed with GTD and presenting with heavy vaginal bleeding or acute abdomen between January 1986 and December ...
Yau Jane L - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to determine the degree of posterior vaginal wall support after abdominal sacrocolpopexy (ASC) with and without a posterior colporrhaphy as a function of time. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review was performed on women who underwent ASC between 1997 and 2004. Pelvic organ prolapse quantification ...
Rauch Eden R - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to identify risk factors associated with spontaneous preterm delivery (SPD) within 2 weeks of admission in patients with a shortened cervix. STUDY DESIGN: We reviewed records of patients hospitalized in 2003-2004 with a cervix of 25 mm or less at less than 32 ...
Jaturasrivilai Prasong - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To compare efficiency of laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) and total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) MATERIAL AND METHOD: Medical records of 50 cases of LA VH and 50 cases of TAH were reviewed from January 2004 to December 2004 RESULTS: There was no significant difference between the two groups in ...
Biller Daniel H - - 2008
The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical utility of an anal purse-string suture to prevent contamination of the operative field during vaginal surgery. Patients undergoing vaginal surgery involving the posterior compartment were enrolled to receive a purse-string suture closing the anus (group 1) or to not receive ...
Kukura Vlastimir - - 2007
The results of the analysis of the treatment of 72 patients with carcinoma of the uterine cervix are presented. Seventy-two patients with Stage IB1 carcinoma of the cervix underwent a radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy. The low-risk group includes the patients without unfavourable prognostic factors that were treated by surgery ...
Imparato Emilio - - 2007
We performed a historical cohort study of 62 consecutive patients who underwent abdomino-perineal vaginal re-construction with a segment of the sigmoid colon during a 25-year period. A dedicated database was reviewed for the aetiology of vaginal malformation, surgical complications and post-operative follow-up. Follow-up visits were scheduled 2, 6 and 12 ...
Morgan D J - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To compare a new surgical approach, laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy (LARVH) with open radical hysterectomy in women with cervical cancer. Can selected women benefit from the minimally invasive approach without compromising safety (recurrence rate) and morbidity (complications)? DESIGN: Retrospective case control study. SETTING: A tertiary referral unit for ...
Ghezzi F - - 2007
Of the several uterine compression sutures described in more recent years to treat postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), the Hayman suture offers the potential advantages that can be applied faster and easier, avoiding the performance of a lower segment hysterotomy when PPH follows a vaginal delivery. Data on efficacy and safety are ...
Lundgren Lena M - - 2007
The objective of this study was to examine, for a population of 8,258 adult injection drug users (IDUs) who all had entered a Massachusetts licensed methadone maintenance treatment program (MMT) between 1996 and 2002, client factors associated with remaining in MMT for a minimum of 1 year after program entry. ...
Obiechina, N J; PO ...
A retrospective analysis of Ventouse deliveries over a 10 year period at St. Charles Borromeo Hospital, Onitsha, Nigeria is presented. Between January 1991 and December 2000, 15802 deliveries were conducted, 572 were Ventouse deliveries, giving a Ventouse rate of 3.6%. The age range of the patients was 17-44 years, with ...
Lee Chyi-Long - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy, results and complications of using the pulsed bipolar system (PlasmaKinetic; Gyrus Medical, Maple Grove, MN) and conventional bipolar electrosurgery (Kleppinger bipolar forceps; Richard Wolf Instruments, Vernon Hills, IL) in laparoscopic radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy in the management of early invasive cervical carcinoma. METHODS: This ...
Nafisi S - - 2007
BACKGROUND: This study was done to compare post-cesarean delivery pain associated with routine exteriorization of the uterus versus in situ uterine repair in the puerperium. METHODS: This prospective study included 206 women who underwent cesarean delivery under general anesthesia and who were randomly assigned to two groups based on the ...
Wheeler Thomas L TL - - 2007
The aim of this study was to describe an approach for performing a high uterosacral vaginal vault suspension and to report anatomical and subjective results. Anatomic measures and validated symptom-specific questionnaires were performed pre- and postoperatively. Patient satisfaction was also ascertained. Thirty-five women, who underwent a two-suture high uterosacral suspension, ...
Gauruder-Burmester A - - 2007
To retrospectively analyze the outcome of surgery in women followed up for 1 year after vaginal repair with the Apogee (support of posterior vaginal wall) or Perigee (support of anterior vaginal wall) system. A total of 120 patients with recurrent cystocele and/or rectocele or with combined vaginal vault prolapse were ...
Novi Joseph M - - 2007
The objective of the study was to compare preoperative and postoperative sexual function between women undergoing rectocele repair with porcine dermis graft and women undergoing site-specific repair of rectovaginal fascia. A standardized, validated questionnaire (Pelvic Organ Prolapse/Urinary Incontinence Sexual Function Questionnaire [PISQ]) was used to collect preoperative sexual function data ...
Lim Yik Nyok - - 2007
The objective is to study the long-term outcomes of posterior colporrhaphy with composite polyglactin 910-polypropylene mesh (Vypro 2, Ethicon, Somerville, NJ, USA) utilizing an overlay technique. Seventy-eight patients involved in our previous study were contacted 3 years after their initial operation for follow-up (Lim YN, Rane A, Muller R, Int ...
Lee Kyu-Sung - - 2007
PURPOSE: We prospectively compared the efficacy and safety of tension-free vaginal tape and transobturator vaginal tape inside-out for female stress urinary incontinence. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 120 women with stress urinary incontinence were alternately assigned to the tension-free vaginal tape group (60) or the transobturator vaginal tape inside-out ...
Sardeli Chrysanthi - - 2007
BACKGROUND: This article presents the anatomic and functional outcome of site-specific fascia repair for rectocele performed under local anesthesia. Methods. In this case series, 51 consecutive patients underwent site-specific rectocele repair under local anesthesia. Patients were subsequently reviewed in the outpatient clinic. RESULTS: The mean follow-up period was 26.7 months. ...
Kilic G - - 2007
PURPOSE OF INVESTIGATION: We share our 3-year follow-up results of using the Labhardt procedure as an alternative to Le Fort's operation for vaginal prolapse. METHODS: Forty-two consecutive women referred to our clinic from 1994 to 1997 with vaginal prolapse underwent the Labhardt procedure. RESULTS: At the end of 3-year follow-up, ...
Marcickiewicz J - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy (VSC) and laparoscopic sacral colpopexy (LSC) both correct vault prolapse. The present study compares the perioperative course and long-term results of VSC and LSC. METHODS: This retrospective study of post-hysterectomy vault prolapse involved 111 patients operated with either VSC (n=51) or LSC (n=60). The median time ...
Sahin Yilmaz - - 2007
BACKGROUND: To compare the surgical outcomes of vaginal hysterectomy and prophylactic oophorectomy in women with a uterine size<12 weeks' gestation and 12-20 weeks' gestation, without decensus. METHODS: In this prospective comparative study, 241 consecutive vaginal hysterectomies were planned for women with benign disease of the uterus. All hysterectomies were performed ...
Gimbel Helga - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Total and subtotal abdominal hysterectomy for benign indications have been compared in randomized clinical trials and observational studies. A meta-analysis is performed to summarize the evidence. METHODS: Thirty-four randomized clinical trials and observational studies comparing total and subtotal abdominal hysterectomy for benign indications were included. Endpoints were self-reported urinary ...
Glavind Karin - - 2007
BACKGROUND: The aim of this prospective, randomised, study was to determine whether or not there was a higher incidence of bleeding, reoperation, urinary retention or bacterial count in the urine, depending on whether urinary catheter and vaginal pack was removed 3 h or 24 h after vaginal prolapse surgery. METHODS: ...
Lapaire Olav - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of vaginal misoprostol versus dinoprostone for induction of labor (IOL) in patients with preeclampsia according to the WHO criteria. STUDY DESIGN: Ninety-eight patients were retrospectively analyzed. A total of 47 patients received 3 mg dinoprostone suppositories every 6 h (max. 6 mg/24 h) whereas 51 ...
Antovska V - - 2007
AIM: The effectiveness of the combination of two anti-stress procedures: 1) our original 4-corner deltoid-like vaginal suspension; and 2) suburethral duplication sec. Lazarevski are analysed. STUDY DESIGN: 144 women, undergoing vaginal hysterectomy, combined with our original 4-corner deltoid-like vaginal suspension and suburethral duplication sec. Lazarevski were divided into: SUIGP group ...
Nasir Ayesha - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To assess the risks and benefits of squatting position during second stage of labour and its comparison with the supine position. METHODS: The study was conducted at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi from 1st January 1999 to 31st January 2000. A total of ...
García-Bolao Ignacio I Sección de Electrofisiología y Arritmias, Sociedad Española de Cardiología, Madrid, - - 2007
The findings of the 2006 Spanish Catheter Ablation Registry compiled by the Spanish Society of Cardiology Working Group on Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias are presented. As in previous years, data were collected in 2 ways: retrospectively using a standardized questionnaire sent to electrophysiology laboratories by the Working Group on Electrophysiology and ...
Burgu Berk - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: In a retrospective review, to analyse the long-term outcomes of vaginal reconstruction, comparing techniques and timing. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We identified 63 patients who underwent a total of 71 vaginoplasties in 1985-2000. The techniques used were posterior skin flap (42), intestinal replacement (21) and pull through (8). The majority ...
Debby A - - 2007
BACKGROUND: To evaluate the outcome of midtrimester emergency cerclage with or without bulging of membranes. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study of 99 women who underwent emergency second trimester cerclage (16-27 gestational weeks). In 75 women the cervix was dilated and effaced but without bulging of membranes (group 1), and in ...
Uccella Stefano - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To present preliminary results of a simple, minimally interventional, uterus-sparing procedure for uterine prolapse repair. METHODS: This prospective study was undertaken on women with symptomatic uterine prolapse >/=2nd stage, who declined hysterectomy at the time of prolapse surgery. A 10 mm laparoscope and three 5 mm ancillary trocars were ...
Paraiso Marie Fidela R - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: This study was undertaken to compare outcomes of 3 different rectocele repair techniques. STUDY DESIGN: One hundred six women with stage II or greater posterior vaginal wall prolapse were randomly assigned to either posterior colporrhaphy (n = 37), site-specific rectocele repair (n = 37), or site-specific rectocele repair augmented ...
Ng Christopher C M - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: Grade 4 cystoceles are among the most challenging to achieve a successful repair for gynaecologists. The high rate of recurrence of severe prolapse encouraged surgeons to use meshes. Only recently have meshes been used transvaginally for pelvic organ prolapse. The aim of our pilot study was therefore to determine ...
Sharma J B - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: Our goal was to analyze the safety and efficacy of the use of oxidized cellulose in the creation of neovagina. METHODS: A total of 10 women with vaginal agenesis attending gynaecology clinic of AIIMS between July 2003 to March 2005 underwent vaginal reconstructive surgery using oxidized cellulose were recruited ...
Sentilhes Loïc - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To prospectively assess the anatomic and functional outcome of high-grade genital prolapse repair using a nonabsorbable hammock placement with anterior trans-obturator and posterior infracoccygeal extensions after hysterectomy. METHODS: Forty-four women with stage III or IV prolapse underwent surgery between January 2002 and June 2005. Patients had physical examination for ...
Barber Matthew D - - 2007
The objective of this study was to determine if obliterative and reconstructive vaginal surgery for advanced pelvic organ prolapse improve quality of life in elderly women. Women age 65 years or older with stage 3 or 4 pelvic organ prolapse who desired surgical correction were prospectively enrolled. The subjects underwent ...
Wei Feng-hua - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Vaginal myomectomy was firstly reported in 1994, however, it is a relatively new technique in China. The feasibility and safety of the procedure is still controversial in this country. The aim of this study was to analyze the outcomes of vaginal myomectomy in 90 patients and to investigate the ...
Kovavisarach Ekachai - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: To review and compare the incidence rate of obstetric hysterectomised patients between two seven-year periods. Theperiods were from October 1, 1988 to September 30, 1995 andfrom October P', 1995 to September 30th, 2002. The data included demographic characteristics, indications, possible risk factors, complications, and operative managements. MATERIAL AND METHOD: ...
Simunic Velimir - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy and tolerability of two different types of vaginal progesterone (P), Crinone 8% gel (Fleet Laboratories Ltd., Watford, United Kingdom) and Utrogestan capsules (Laboratories Besins International, Paris, France), used for luteal support after in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles. DESIGN: Cohort study. SETTING: In Vitro Fertilization Polyclinic, ...
Ahangar Alijan A - - 2006
To compare the efficacy of 2 regimens of prednisolone versus prednisolone and acyclovir in the treatment of Bell`s palsy. A retrospective study was performed on 496 Bell`s palsy patients attending Yahyanejad Hospital, Babol, Iran from 1995 to 2004, divided in 2 groups. The first group was treated with regimen one ...
Preutthipan Sangchai - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy and side effects of vaginal misoprostol with dinoprostone for cervical priming before operative hysteroscopy and to assess the cervicouterine complications related to cervical dilatation and hysteroscopic surgery. DESIGN: A prospective randomized study. SETTING: Tertiary university hospital. PATIENT(S): Three hundred ten nulliparous women with definite intrauterine ...
Farghaly Hanan - - 2006
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPTF) has recommended that routine vaginal Pap (V-Pap) screening is unnecessary for women status-post (S/P) total hysterectomy (T-Hyst) for benign disease (Guide to Clinical Preventive Services. 2nd ed. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins; 1996. p 105-118). However, many US women continue to have V-Pap ...
Morano Sandra - - 2006
To compare the continuous knotless technique of perineal repair with the interrupted method after spontaneous vaginal birth A randomized controlled trial. Canadian Task Force Classification I. This study was undertaken in a university hospital with more than 2200 deliveries per year. The static population of this district includes a wide ...
Silva W Andre - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the five-year anatomic and functional outcomes of the high uterosacral vaginal vault suspension. METHODS: One hundred ten patients with advanced symptomatic uterovaginal or posthysterectomy prolapse treated between January 1997 and January 2000 were identified and 72 (65%) consented to participate in this study. Anatomic outcomes were obtained ...
Elliott Daniel S - - 2006
PURPOSE: Transabdominal sacrocolpopexy is a definitive treatment option for vaginal vault prolapse with durable success rates. However, it is associated with increased morbidity compared with vaginal repairs. We describe a minimally invasive technique of vaginal vault prolapse repair and present our experience with a minimum of 1 year followup. MATERIALS ...
Nazir Zafar - - 2006
Congenital obstructing lesions of vagina, hydrometrocolpos, and hematocolpos, present at a variable time during early childhood and adolescence to different medical and surgical specialties. Twenty-six cases presenting over an 18-years period (1987-2005) were divided into three groups; Group A: neonates (6), Group B: adolescents (18), and Group C: adults (2). ...
Lin Hua - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Microwave endometrial ablation (MEA) is a new form of minimal invasive surgical procedure for menorrhagia. It has been widely adopted clinically in many countries. In this study, we compare the outcome of MEA and total hysterectomy for menorrhagia. METHODS: Sixty patients with menorrhagia were divided into MEA group or ...
Morse Abraham N - - 2007
Our aim was to study the anatomic recurrence rates and quality of life outcomes of patients who had undergone either anterior colporrhaphy (AC) or anterior colporrhaphy and vaginal paravaginal repair (AC + VPVR) as part of surgery for pelvic organ prolapse. Chart reviews were used to identify anatomic prolapse recurrence. ...
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