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Sobande Adekunle - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To compare the outcome of breech delivery at term in women before and after the term breech trial (TBT) recommendation. METHODS: A retrospective study carried out at Abha Maternity Hospital, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia comprising 796 women with breech presentation at term who delivered at our hospital between ...
Zucchi Alessandro - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: Colposacropexy (CSP), with or without hysterectomy, is a valid technique for the repair of severe urogenital prolapse. For many years, uterine prolapse has represented an indication for hysterectomy, apart from the presence or absence of uterine disease and the patient's desires. Nevertheless, sparing the uterus is essential to women ...
Sääv I - - 2007
BACKGROUND: The copper intrauterine device (IUD) is a highly effective and safe contraceptive method, also in nulliparous women. However, insertion of an IUD through a narrow cervix may be technically difficult. Misoprostol has been shown to be effective for cervical priming in non-pregnant women prior to hysteroscopy. METHODS: Eighty nulliparous ...
Anastasakis Eleftherios - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To audit obstetric outcomes for primiparous laborers in order to provide accurate information to the population we serve. To establish a simple index by which a maternity unit's performance can be compared over time and to other units. This index is named, maternity unit performance index (MUPI). STUDY DESIGN: ...
Ali Akbar Taherian; Department ...
BACKGROUND: Preterm labor with intact membrane is responsible for approximately one-third of preterm births, which account for about 70-80% of all neonatal deaths among normally formed neonates. Premature delivery is the leading cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality. In this study we have compared the safety and efficacy of nifedipine ...
Gustilo-Ashby A Marcus - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to analyze change in bowel function and its relationship to vaginal anatomy 1 year after rectocele repair and pelvic reconstruction in a randomized trial of 3 techniques of rectocele repair. STUDY DESIGN: The study is an ancillary analysis of data from a randomized ...
Eriksson L-G - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) is considered a safe, life-saving procedure in postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), but its long-term effect on menstruation and fertility is unclear. PURPOSE: To investigate technical aspects and the evaluation of complications, focused on menstrual cycle and fertility, using TAE in patients with PPH. MATERIAL AND METHODS: ...
Hefni M - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: This study was carried out to evaluate the safety and efficacy of posterior intravaginal slingplasty (IVS) for upper genital prolapse. SETTING: Gynaecology Department, Benenden Hospital, Kent, UK. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An observational study was conducted on 127 women, who underwent posterior IVS using the IVS Tunneller (Tyco HealthCare, USS, ...
Ghulmiyyah Labib M - - 2007
The objective of this study was to determine whether intraumbilical injection of oxytocin shortens the third stage of labor. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was used to assess the effectiveness of an intraumbilical injection of oxytocin on the duration of the third stage. Following randomization, each of 79 women received ...
Kominiarek Michelle A - - 2007
Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a potentially life-threatening complication of both vaginal and cesarean deliveries. Although many variables increase the chance for bleeding, a PPH in a previous pregnancy is one of the greatest risk factors for recurrent PPH. A physiologic explanation for this association is not known, but recurrent risk ...
Morgan Daniel M - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To explore why failure rates vary so much between published reports of sacrospinous ligament fixation to correct pelvic organ prolapse and what the potential sources of heterogeneity may be. DATA SOURCES: MEDLINE was queried for studies between 1966 and 2005 that included the term "sacrospinous." METHODS OF STUDY SELECTION: ...
Jacobson Gavin F - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate treatment of uterine leiomyoma by hysterectomy and uterine conserving procedures (UCPs). STUDY DESIGN: Data from Kaiser Permanente Northern California members undergoing hysterectomy, myomectomy, uterine artery embolization (UAE) and endometrial ablation (EA) for uterine leiomyoma from 1997-2003 were collected. Statistical analysis included ...
Chang W-C - - 2008
BACKGROUND: This study demonstrated a method to prevent bladder injury during laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) to patients with vesicocervical adhesion after previous cesarean deliveries. METHODS: Between July 2004 and July 2005, 50 women with vesicocervical adhesion who had given birth by cesarean delivery underwent LAVH. To minimize the chance ...
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 ...
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