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Lin Jui-Yu - - 2010
To evaluate the efficacy of uterine artery occlusion and myomectomy (UAO+M) for pregnant women with uterine leiomyomas who are undergoing cesarean section (CS). Seventy-two women with uterine leiomyomas undergoing CS for obstetrical reasons were enrolled into this case-control study. Thirty-six patients underwent UAO+M during CS (UAO+M group), and 36 received ...
Ozerkan Kemal - - 2010
We sought to investigate the effects of tubal sterilization over menstrual parameters and determine the timing of the detected influences. We questioned 97 voluntary patients among 301 women who had been subjected to tubal sterilization in our clinic between 1996-2006. Patients were asked via questionnaire about menstrual parameters concerning the ...
Papanikolaou E G - - 2010
More than 3 days' luteal endometrial advancement in IVF has been related with no pregnancies. This study assessed the effect of recombinant and urinary human chorionic gonadotrophin (recHCG and uHCG) when administered for final oocyte maturation on the advancement of endometrial histology. Thirty patients were randomized to receive either 250 ...
Radosa Marc P - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Even the common mild forms of endometriosis can strongly affect quality of life due to dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, dyschezia, or subfertility. We compared the effectiveness of the two laparoscopic methods, coagulation versus excision, for intraperitoneal superficial endometriosis with regard to recurrence and symptom control. STUDY DESIGN: In a retrospective analysis ...
Diop Abdoulaye N - - 2010
PURPOSE: To report on the management of placenta accreta with uterine artery embolization (UAE) and to analyze the outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective study was performed over a 128-month period of all women with placenta accreta who underwent UAE in a single center. Seventeen patients were included, and they ...
Maldonado Paula Acosta - - 2010
Uterine cervical neoplasia is an important worldwide malignancy sometimes associated with thrombosis. Ectonucleotidases are membrane-bound enzymes which participate in thromboregulation by hydrolyzing adenine nucleotides in the extracellular medium. In this sense, we aimed to investigate their activity in patients with uterine cervical neoplasia. We evaluated NTPDase and 5'-nucleotidase activities from ...
Xiao Zhun - - 2010
To investigate whether needle immersed vitrification (NIV) can further lower the concentration of cryoprotective agent (CPA). Experimental cross-sectional controlled in vitro study. University teaching hospital. Human ovarian biopsy tissues were obtained from ten women undergoing gynecology operations. Ovarian cortical tissues were cryopreserved using slow freezing or vitrification. The vitrification solutions ...
Sambrook A M - - 2010
The objective was to compare long-term outcomes following outpatient microwave endometrial ablation in the postmenstrual phase with those following day surgery microwave endometrial ablation after standard drug-based endometrial preparation. Of the women originally recruited, 154/197 (78%) returned questionnaires. The primary outcome of satisfaction was high in both groups (71% postmenses ...
Battaglia C - - 2011
Method Twenty-three patients with acroparesthesia were submitted to clinical evaluation and color Doppler analysis of the uterine artery and palmaris superficial branch of the radial artery. Thirteen women (Group I) were submitted to hormone treatment with drospirenone 2 mg + estradiol emidrate 1 mg. Ten patients refused the treatment and served as controls (Group II). ...
Tatalovich Jennifer M - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the feasibility and elucidate the benefits of performing hysteroscopic sterilization in patients who have a Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) in place. DESIGN: Retrospective case-controlled study with 3:1 ratio (Canadian Task Force Classification II-2). SETTING: Procedures were performed in an outpatient or office setting affiliated with an academic ...
Fuldeore Mahesh J - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: Persistence and compliance in women with endometriosis who are receiving gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists (GnRH-a) may be limited by its hypoestrogenic side effects. Use of concomitant therapy with norethindrone acetate (NA), estrogen, estrogen/progestin combinations, or other progestin (i.e., 'add-back therapy' [ABT]) is recommended to alleviate these side effects. This retrospective ...
Ryoo UiNam - - 2010
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To analyze the clinical characteristics of young Korean female children and adolescents who underwent surgery because of adnexal masses during the last 14 years. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING: University hospital. PATIENTS: Three hundred ninety-six young female patients aged 20 years or younger ...
Kashanian Maryam - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) are one of the most effective reversible and accessible contraceptives, and patient acceptance for their use depends partly on the unfavorable adverse effects. The present study compared the two kinds of OCPs (monophasic; levonorgestrel (LNG)-ethinyl estradiol (EE) 150/30 versus triphasic; LNG-EE 50-75-125/30-40-30) for adverse effects ...
Ali A - - 2010
A total of 480 female camels with a history of conception failure were examined through transrectal palpation, ultrasonography, and vaginal exploration. Animals were categorized according to parity (nulliparous n=200 vs. multiparous n=280), and type of uterine infection (endometritis n=360 vs. metritis n=120). They were randomly assigned to receive one of ...
Mauri Ana L - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether intracytoplasmic morphologically selected sperm injection (IMSI) could influence early paternal effects by observing embryo quality at day 2. STUDY DESIGN: The study included 30 couples with at least one of the following criteria: male factor infertility, at least 2 previous failures of implantation or previous miscarriages ...
Sugiyama Rikikazu - - 2010
We attempted clinical application of a plastic blade, which is a novel cryopreservation device, for vitrification of human embryos and blastocysts. Between February 2003 and December 2007, a total of 4,430 Day 3 embryos from 898 patients (Day 3 group) and 55 blastocysts from 29 patients (blastocyst group) were vitrified ...
Agarwal Nutan - - 2010
Combination of placentrex injection with antimicrobial therapy is a better option for treating pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) than only antimicrobial therapy; which also gives more sustained effect and lesser recurrences. Improvements in symptoms continue despite stopping therapy. Addition of placentrex leads to marked improvement in dyspareunia, less fornix tenderness and ...
Pati S - - 2010
A 32 years old married woman presented at the outpatients' department with the complaints of pain lower abdomen and irregular heavy menstrual bleeding for last 6 months. She was married for 7 years and attended an infertility clinic. Diagnostic laparoscopy was carried out there which revealed an endometrioma arising from ...
González-Lozano M - - 2010
The aims of the study were to characterize the uterine activity in sows treated with vetrabutin chlorhydrate (VC), an uterotonic and muscle-tropic drug during farrowing, and to measure the effects of the drug on piglet neonatal viability. The experiment involved 1478 piglets from 130 Yorkshire-Landrace sows, randomly allotted into two ...
Long Su T - - 2010
Detection of returning estrus in dairy cows after AI and re-insemination without delay are important in shortening the calving to conception interval. The objectives of this study were to show the effectiveness of CIDR insertion 12 to 19 days after AI on returning estrus and shortening the calving to conception ...
Palomba Stefano - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Several data have demonstrated the efficacy of metformin in inducing ovulation in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), however, the exact mechanism by which this drug acts remains unknown. The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether the efficacy of the drug in patients with PCOS is ...
Tropeano Giovanna - - 2010
To determine whether uterine fibroid embolization may advance ovarian follicular depletion in reproductive-aged women with apparently normal baseline ovarian function. Prospective cohort study. University tertiary care center. Thirty-six patients aged 26 to 39 years with fibroids, regular menstrual cycles, and day 3 serum FSH levels<10 mIU/mL and 36 matched control ...
Smeets Albert J - - 2010
Uterine artery embolization (UAE) in patients with a large fibroid burden is controversial. Anecdotal reports describe serious complications and limited clinical results. We report the long-term clinical and magnetic resonance (MR) results in a large series of women with a dominant fibroid of >10 cm and/or an uterine volume of ...
Aboulghar Mohamed A - - 2010
The purpose of the study was to investigate the value of hydrotubation before intrauterine insemination (IUI). In 228 patients with the diagnosis of unexplained infertility, ovarian stimulation was performed before IUI, using 100mg of clomiphine citrate for 5 days from day 3 of the cycle and one ampoule of human ...
Lee Wen-Ling - - 2010
To assess the effect on FSH of the application of different types of uterine vessel blockage (uterine artery occlusion alone [UAO] or with blockage of vessel anastomosis [UVO]) in the management of women with fibroids. Case-control study. Medical center. One hundred ten women with uterine fibroids. Forty-four consecutive patients undergoing ...
Lee Wen-Ling - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the difference between uterine artery occlusion alone (UAO) and combined (UVO) with simultaneous blockage of anastomosis between the uterine and ovarian vessels in the management of women with myomas in a 3-year follow-up. DESIGN: Case-control study. SETTING: University-associated hospital. PATIENT(S): One hundred ten patients with uterine fibroids. ...
Qu Xiaoyan - - 2010
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect on ovarian reserve function after laparoscopic uterine artery occlusion (LUAO) compared with laparoscopic surgery supracervical hysterectomy (LSH) and laparoscopic myomectomy (LM). DESIGN: Prospective cohort study (Canadian Task Force classification II-1). SETTING: Hospital with experience in gynecologic minimal access surgery. PATIENTS: Ninety patients with uterine ...
Miloikovi? Vladana R - - 2010
BACKGROUND/AIM: Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic granulomatous disease of unknown etiology. The aim of the study was to determine are there significant differences in clinical manifestations, radiographic and lung function findings and therapeutic approach in menopausal female sarcoidosis pa-tients compared to premenopausal ones. METHODS: Seventy seven Caucasian women (average age 43.71 ...
Jeremejeva Julia - - 2010
The aim of the study was to compare the effect of two acute puerperal metritis (APM) treatment protocols on uterine condition during the late puerperal period (5th to 7th week). Late gestation healthy cows (n = 21) were divided randomly in three equal groups. Parturitions were induced. Treatments of APM ...
He Rong-Huan - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Endometrial cavity fluid (ECF) is a fluid accumulation within the endometrial cavity. The significance of ECF remains unclear during the program of in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET). The aim of the present study was to investigate the associated factors to ECF, visualized through ultrasound at the day of oocyte ...
Garza-Leal Jose - - 2010
STUDY OBJECTIVES: To estimate the incidence of amenorrhea 12 months after treatment with a third-generation thermal uterine balloon therapy (UBT) system. Secondary objectives were to compare the incidence of amenorrhea observed with this third-generation system with that of a first-generation system, to estimate the effect of postprocedure curettage on patient ...
Varma Rajesh - - 2010
To evaluate short- and long-term treatment outcomes of outpatient local anaesthetic thermal balloon endometrial ablation (LA-TBEA) and identify any prognostic factors. Prospective observational study in a UK teaching hospital involving 102 menorrhagic women undergoing LA-TBEA between 2001 and 2005. Women underwent either Gynecare® Thermachoice I (n = 51) or Thermachoice ...
Al-Mullahi Ali M - - 2010
To investigate the remineralization effect of slow-release fluoride glass devices (SFGD), casein phosphopeptide/amorphous calcium phosphate nanocomplexes (CPP-ACP) and SFGD and CPP-ACP together on enamel pH cycling in vitro. Eighty bovine enamel slabs were allocated to each of 4 groups (20/group): SFGD; CPP-ACP; SFGD + CPP-ACP; control. Baseline surface microhardness (SMH; ...
Aso Keiko - - 2010
The gonadal function of patients with Turner syndrome (TS) is variable. Individuals with mosaicism characterized by 45,X/46,XX or 45,X/47,XXX are more likely to experience spontaneous menarche compared with other karyotypes. Prepubertal gonadotropins of TS patients with spontaneous menarche are reportedly normal or significantly lower than those of patients with induced ...
Yildirim G - - 2010
To evaluate the outcome of women with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (HH) undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Data from 13 cycles often hypogonadotropic patients treated with in vitro fertilization from the period January 2006 to January 2008 were analyzed and compared with treatment results from 20 patients with tubal factor infertility (TI). All ...
Sun Zhi-Jing - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To study the diagnosis and treatment of inguinal endometriosis. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study was made of 9 patients presenting with inguinal endometriosis between January 1986 and November 2008. RESULTS: The incidence of inguinal endometriosis was 0.07% among a total of 13,352 patients with endometriosis treated. Eight of 9 ...
Badawy A - - 2010
This study aimed at evaluating the role of laparoscopy in the management of unexplained infertility in a prospective randomised controlled trial. The study comprised of 255 patients as a study group and 257 patients as a control group. All women had unexplained infertility. Patients in the study group had laparoscopy ...
Luo Xiping - - 2010
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To assess the appearance of the endometrial cavity after microwave endometrial ablation. DESIGN: Prospective observational study. SETTING: GuangDong Women's and Children's Hospital, GuangDong, China. PATIENTS: A total of 349 patients who underwent microwave endometrial ablation from January 2000 through August 2008 were followed up for 1 month to ...
Yüksel Bora - - 2010
To compare the efficiency and safety of fibrin glue to suture technique in pterygium surgery performed with limbal autograft. A prospective randomised clinical trial was carried out in 58 eyes of 58 patients operated for primary nasal pterygium. Autologous conjunctival graft taken from the superotemporal limbus was used to cover ...
Nuñez Cassandra M V - - 2010
Although the physiological effects of immunocontraceptive treatment with porcine zona pellucida (PZP) have been well studied, little is known about PZP's effects on the scheduling of reproductive cycling. Recent behavioral research has suggested that recipients of PZP extend the receptive breeding period into what is normally the non-breeding season. To ...
Santos I W IW Animal Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Paraná State, Palotina, - - 2010
The aim of the present paper was to investigate the efficiency of the equine chorionic gonadotropin (eCG) plus human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) associated with medroxyprogesterone acetate (MAP) to estrous ewes synchronization. Ninety Texel ewes were investigated during seasonal anoestrous. The ewes received intravaginal sponges containing MAP (60 mg) for nine days. ...
Zhang Jun Qiang - - 2010
Embryo quality is strongly dependent on the in-vitro culture environment. Conventionally, IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) embryos are examined microscopically every morning (from day 1 to day 6) to assess fertilization, cleavage and embryo quality. Consequently, the frequent exposure to non-optimal conditions outside the incubator may adversely affect embryonic viability and ...
Pados George - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic surgery is the gold standard treatment for ovarian endometriomas. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of two different laparoscopic methods on sonographic indicators of ovarian reserve in the treated ovary. METHODS: In this prospective randomized clinical trial, 20 patients with endometriomas were randomly assigned ...
Acién Pedro - - 2010
BACKGROUND: To analyze the therapeutic results of recombinant interleukin-2 (rIL-2) left in the cysts after transvaginal ultrasound (US)-guided drainage of endometriomas as an alternative to surgery. METHODS: Prospective and randomized clinical trial. A total of 25 consecutive patients were included. Two transvaginal US-guided punctures were performed, and 3 million IU ...
Braga Daniela Paes de Almeida Ferreira - - 2010
This cohort study evaluated whether rescue spontaneous maturation (RSM) could be a valid method to increase the number of embryos available for transfer and whether transfers with RSM-derived embryos would contribute to clinical outcomes of poor-responder patients in ovarian stimulation cycles. The study included 440 patients undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection ...
Lainas Trifon G - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at risk of developing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) during ovarian stimulation. Use of GnRH antagonist in the general subfertile population is associated with lower incidence of OHSS than agonists and similar probability of live birth but it is unclear if this is ...
Howles C M - - 2010
To identify baseline characteristics related to successful ovulation induction, data were analysed from oligo- or anovulatory patients undergoing their first cycle of human recombinant FSH (r-hFSH; follitropin alfa) in a chronic low-dose (75 IU starting dose), step-up protocol in two clinical trials (n=446). Patients were grouped according to response: group ...
Martinat-Botté F - - 2010
The objective of this study was to determine if administration of a set dose (10 microg) of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist, buserelin (Receptal; Rc), at set times after altrenogest (Regumate; RU) treatment or after weaning was able to induce and synchronize ovulation in female swine (gilts and sows). The pubertal ...
Aller J F - - 2010
This study was conducted to investigate in early postpartum suckled beef cows with and without FSH pre-stimulation: (i) the influence of the postpartum period on the number and quality of oocytes recovered by ovum pick-up (OPU), (ii) the overall efficiency of the OPU/IVP embryos from days 30 to 80 postpartum ...
Abdalla Hossam - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of duration of coasting (Cd), estradiol levels at trigger (E(2)), and level of estradiol drop (E(2)d) on live birth rate (LBR) in cycle outcome. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis. SETTING: Hospital-based fertility clinic. PATIENT(S): A total of 1,068 coasted cycles (5.7% of total) of IVF/ICSI from 1996 ...
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