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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. ...
Ruangchainikhom Wibool - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: To compare the effectiveness and side effects of transvaginal application of 400 or 600 ug of misoprostol for termination of pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN: A prospective randomized single-blinded trial. SETTING: Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital. MATERIAL AND METHOD: One-hundred-and-twenty-five pregnant women with less than 20 weeks gestational, ...
Yilmaz Hatice Gulsen - - 2007
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors associated with the principal outcomes in acute appendicitis during pregnancy: appendix-perforation, and maternal and fetal mortality and maternal morbidity. METHODS: Fifty-two pregnant women who were diagnosed and operated upon acute appendicitis in Dicle University Hospital, Diyarbakir, Turkey were ...
Tahara Masahiro - - 2006
Uterine scar has been reported as a possible cause of intermenstrual bleeding in women with previous cesareans. We evaluated the effectiveness of combined hormonal therapy (estrogen and progesterone tablets containing 0.5 mg of norgestrel and 0.05 mg of ethynyl estradiol) in patients with recurring vaginal bleeding after cesarean section. Several ...
Liu Wei-Min - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the therapeutic effects of uterine artery ligation for pregnant women with uterine leiomyomas, who are undergoing cesarean section. DESIGN: Prospective clinical study without randomization. SETTING: University-affiliated tertiary referral center. PATIENT(S): Forty-eight women with uterine leiomyomas undergoing cesarean section for obstetric reasons were enrolled into the study. Diagnosis ...
Kapoor Rakesh - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the long-term results of sigmoid vaginoplasty for Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome. The social and psychological acceptance of the procedure is also discussed in terms of a developing country scenario. METHODS: A total of 14 patients with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome were treated at our institute from January 1995 to December 2004. ...
Chaliha Charlotte - - 2006
The purpose of this study was to assess the effect on quality of life and prolapse severity of traditional anterior repair compared to anterior repair with a small intestine submucosa (SIS) graft. This report was designed as a case-control study. The sample of this study consisted of 14 women who ...
de Tayrac Renaud - - 2007
The aim of this study was to evaluate the anatomical and functional results of a low-weight polypropylene mesh coated with an absorbable film in prolapse surgery by vaginal route. We have conducted a prospective multicentre study in 13 gynaecological and urological units. There were 230 patients requiring repair for anterior ...
Bodner Leonard J - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Placenta accreta/percreta is a leading cause of third trimester hemorrhage and postpartum maternal death. The current treatment for third trimester hemorrhage due to placenta accreta/percreta is cesarean hysterectomy, which may be complicated by large volume blood loss. PURPOSE: To determine what role, if any, prophylactic temporary balloon occlusion and ...
Barber Matthew D - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: This study was undertaken to evaluate the responsiveness of the Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI) and Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (PFIQ) in women with pelvic organ prolapse undergoing surgical and nonsurgical management. STUDY DESIGN: The responsiveness of the prolapse, urinary and colorectal scales of the PFDI and PFIQ were ...
de la Torre Lesley - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: This study was undertaken to determine risk factors and perioperative complications associated with accidental extensions in the lower uterine segment during cesarean deliveries (CDs). STUDY DESIGN: This is a retrospective chart review of all CDs performed at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami between the years 1999 and 2002. Operative ...
Arora N - - 2006
The objective of this study was to develop a reliable model for the study of the cystic endometrial hyperplasia and pyometra complex (CEH/P) in the bitch. Greyhound bitches (n = 15) were ovariectomised and allocated into three groups (Group 1, n = 5; Group 2, n = 5; Group 3, ...
Altman Daniel - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: To assess the clinical outcome after abdominal sacrocolpopexy using a porcine dermal graft compared with a synthetic mesh. METHODS: Patients with vaginal vault prolapse Stage II or worse (Baden-Walker staging), underwent sacrocolpopexy using a synthetic mesh (n = 25) or porcine collagen graft (n = 27). The subjective outcome ...
Mehrkens J H - - 2006
Moyamoya ("hazy puff-of-smoke") disease represents a rare condition with progressive narrowing and occlusion of basal cranial vessels with secondary specific neoangiogenesis; we report on a 25-year-old primigravida with known moyamoya disease who suffered from acute bilateral intraventricular haemorrhage at 24 weeks gestation. She underwent bilateral external ventricular drainage and intraventricular ...
Chiang Ying-Cheng - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: The rate of placenta accreta has risen in the last three decades due to the increasing rate of cesarean section. Placenta accreta usually results in severe postpartum hemorrhage requiring massive blood transfusion and postpartum hysterectomy. Conservative treatment is an alternative in selected patients to preserve fertility and decrease postpartum ...
Blanchard Kristie A - - 2006
PURPOSE: The incidence of site specific pelvic organ prolapse defects following sacral colpopexy is not clearly reported. We evaluated site specific pelvic organ defects after colpopexy and determined its impact on patient satisfaction. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 40 women with vault prolapse underwent abdominal sacral colpopexy, culdeplasty and ...
Sobande Adekunle - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To compare the complications and outcomes of Caesarean section (CS) in women who have had three or more previous lower segment Caesarean sections with those in women with one previous CS. METHODS: We performed a retrospective study of 371 patients undergoing repeat CS. Of these, 115 (31%) had previously ...
Costantini S - - 2006
AIM: Chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is one of the most important systemic late-onset complications of haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Gynaecological manifestations are considered relatively rare, and involve lower genital tract skin and mucosa, causing vulvar scarring, vaginal stenosis, affecting the patients' sexual life, and leading to more serious complications as ...
Agostini Aubert - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: This study was undertaken to compare morbidity for women undergoing laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy with bilateral oophorectomy (LAVHO) and vaginal hysterectomy with bilateral oophorectomy without laparoscopic assistance (VHO). STUDY DESIGN: Between April 1, 2002, and February 1, 2004, a prospective randomized study at Marseille University Hospital (La Conception) included 48 ...
Teal Stephanie B - - 2006
BACKGROUND: The NuvaRing is a soft, flexible, ring-shaped vaginal contraceptive device that is placed by the user herself. Incorrect placement has not been described, because any intravaginal position allows appropriate hormonal delivery through the vaginal mucosa. CASE: A 22-year-old otherwise healthy woman presented with 2 months of urinary urgency, frequency, ...
Silva-Filho Agnaldo L - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To compare the short-term results of the quality of life and satisfaction of patients submitted to total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) and vaginal hysterectomy (VH) for benign uterine disease. METHODS: Women referred for hysterectomy for uterine myoma were randomized to TAH (n=30) or VH (n=30). The exclusion criteria were uterine ...
Raina R - - 2006
To assess the efficacy of vacuum constriction devices (VCD) following radical prostatectomy (RP) and determine whether early use of VCD facilitates early sexual activity and potentially earlier return of erectile function. This prospective study consisted of 109 patients who underwent nerve-sparing (NS) or non-nerve-sparing (NNS) RP between August 1999 and ...
Galhardo C L - - 2006
In this report we evaluated the action of conjugated equine estrogens (CEE) on vaginal symptoms, cytology, pH, and flora in late postmenopausal women without any previous hormone therapy. The study was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with 48 late postmenopausal women who received placebo or unopposed CEE (0.625mg/day of CEE ...
Morrison John E JE - - 2006
We report and review herein our 10-year experience with classic intrafascial supracervical hysterectomy focusing on our long-term experience, evolution of the operative technique, and increased use of this technique. We performed a parallel, observational study with retrospective data to evaluate classic intrafascial supracervical hysterectomy, a laparoscopic hysterectomy technique, at Fayette ...
Crafoord Kristina - - 2006
BACKGROUND: The use of complete repairs in genital prolapse surgery has been questioned because of the possible adverse effects of the surgery on the urogenital and sexual function and selective repairs have been advocated. The aims of this study were to establish information about genital prolapse surgery and to analyze ...
Morali Giancarlo - - 2006
Menopause is often associated with vaginal atrophy and related symptoms, such as vaginal dryness, burning, itching, and dyspareunia, decrease in libido and in general a decrease in the quality of life. The common treatment up to the 1990's has been the oral hormone replacement therapy (HRT), but this treatment has ...
Suckling J - - 2006
Vaginal atrophy is a frequent complaint of postmenopausal women; symptoms include vaginal dryness, itching, discomfort and painful intercourse. Systemic treatment for these symptoms in the form of oral hormone replacement therapy is not always necessary. An alternative choice is oestrogenic preparations administered vaginally (in the form of creams, pessaries, tablets ...
Alvarez-López Miguel M Sección de Electrofisiología y Arritmias, Sociedad Española de Cardiología, Madrid, - - 2006
The findings (i.e., success and complication rates) of the 2005 Spanish Catheter Ablation Registry, as prepared by the Spanish Society of Cardiology Working Group on Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias, are presented. As in previous years, data were collected in two ways: retrospectively using a standardized questionnaire sent to electrophysiology laboratories by ...
Alexander-Sefre F - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: To examine intra-operative, short and longer term morbidity associated with Radical Trachelectomy (RT) within our cohort of patients, compared with conventional Radical Hysterectomy (RH). METHODS: A retrospective case note review comprising 29 RT and 50 RH patients. Patients who required adjuvant treatment were excluded. Operative data, short-term and long-term ...
Bensinger Giti - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: This study was undertaken to determine the complication rates of abdominal sacral suspensions (ASC) using polypropylene mesh and to compare the erosion rates in women who underwent ASC at the time of supracervical hysterectomy (SCH) versus total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) versus ASC in women who had previously undergone TAH. ...
David-Montefiore Emmanuel - - 2005
INTRODUCTION: To assess the feasibility and efficacy of the hammock using a porcine skin collagen (Pelvicol) implant for the treatment of genital prolapse by the vaginal route. A total of 47 women with Stage III or IV genital prolapse underwent surgical treatment with porcine skin collagen implantation using anterior transobturator ...
Kobashi Kathleen C - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: To describe a rectocele repair reinforced with solvent-dehydrated, gamma-irradiated, human fascia lata and report our early results with a technique we are confident will have a greater, more durable success rate, with a lower incidence of dyspareunia, than the classic repair. METHODS: A total of 73 patients, aged 31 ...
Ojala Kati - - 2005
BACKGROUND: To evaluate indications, efficacy, and complications associated with arterial embolization and prophylactic balloon catheterization in the management of obstetric hemorrhage at a university hospital. METHODS: Twenty-two women underwent arterial embolization between February 2001 and November 2003 for the treatment for primary postpartum hemorrhage resulting from abnormal placentation (n=11), uterine ...
Hehenkamp Wouter J K - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: This was a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the safety of uterine artery embolization (UAE) compared with hysterectomy. STUDY DESIGN: Twenty-eight Dutch hospitals recruited 177 patients with symptomatic uterine fibroids and menorrhagia who were eligible for hysterectomy. Patients were randomized to UAE (n = 88) or hysterectomy (n = ...
Lin Hao - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: We attempted to evaluate the therapeutic effect of trichloroacetic acid (TCA) for vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (VaIN) after hysterectomy and to identify factors affecting persistence/recurrence. METHODS: Twenty-eight post-hysterectomy patients with various grades of VaIN were enrolled in this study between January 2001 and December 2003. They were managed with intravaginal ...
Malik Mohsin - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Involvement of the genital tract in women with pemphigus vulgaris has rarely been reported. We report 34 patients with pemphigus vulgaris who have involvement of the vulva, vagina, or both. METHODS: We reviewed the clinical data on 34 women treated at a tertiary dermatology referral center from July 1988 ...
Cronjé H S - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To compare electrosurgical bipolar vessel sealing (EBVS) with traditional suturing during vaginal hysterectomy. METHODS: In a randomized controlled trial involving 68 women undergoing vaginal hysterectomy for benign disease, 37 procedures were performed using EBVS and 31 using traditional suturing. The end points were procedure time, blood loss, number of ...
Oláh Karl S - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effectiveness of a policy of performing a vaginal hysterectomy for as many cases of dysfunctional uterine bleeding without uterine prolapse as possible between 1997 and 2003. STUDY DESIGN: The study was prospective, with retrospective analysis of data. SETTING: Warwick Hospital. POPULATION: Eighty-seven women in a district ...
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