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Vercauteren Marcel P - - 2003
This case report describes an allergic reaction attributed to colloid administration before a semi-urgent cesarean delivery. The most challenging part of this event was related to the anesthetic and obstetric treatment options to avoid further compromise of both mother and fetus.
Hutarew Georg - - 2003
We evaluated a dynamic telepathology system in routine use after a two-year developmental phase. In two three-month studies, two years apart, all intraoperative frozen sections were examined by one pathologist via the telepathology system. Laboratory technicians sampled tissues at gross examination and were connected with the pathologist by videoconference. Specimens ...
Gülmezo─člu M Bilginer - - 2003
In this work, the cross-sectional areas of the vocal tract are determined for the lossy and lossless cases by using the pole-zero models obtained from the electrical equivalent circuit model of the vocal tract and the system identification method. The cross-sectional areas are used to compare the lossy and lossless ...
Stoll Claude - - 2003
The malformations in this study were observed in a series of 279,642 consecutive births of known outcome registered in our Registry of congenital anomalies. For each case, more than 50 factors included in the registration forms were studied. One of the factors studied was the placenta. For each malformed child, ...
Lledó Jose Bueno - - 2002
Vaginal evisceration, although rare, is usually present in postmenopausal women with a history of vaginal surgery and high-grade pelvic floor dysfunction. Operative management is directed toward resecting any compromised bowel, repairing vaginal defect, and correcting the defect in the pelvic floor, which is associated with most cases, either in the ...
Gimbel Helga - - 2002
AIMS: To survey Danish gynecologists' recommendations concerning hysterectomy and its method for benign diseases. METHODS: A questionnaire of seven clinical cases was sent to all gynecologists in Denmark (n = 450). The gynecologists were asked to recommend one of 14 possible treatments as the most appropriate for each case. In ...
Ishiko O - - 2002
A 32-year-old woman with Turner's syndrome complained of abnormal genital bleeding, which was diagnosed as a delivered myoma. Vaginal myomectomy was performed, and the tumor was histopathologically diagnosed as an adenofibroma of the uterine corpus. As these are extremely rare, we report this case with a review of some of ...
Yogev Yariv - - 2002
The fetal heart rate (FHR) variability is used as a parameter in evaluating fetal well-being. Persistent decreased or absent variability is considered a bad prognostic sign and usually prompts an emergency cesarean section. We present two cases of severely decreased FHR variability and emergency cesarean section in which the neonates ...
Olufolabi A J - - 2002
We describe a case of a 36-yr-old patient who presented at 14 weeks gestation with multifocal dysrrhythmic episodes. Despite treatment with anti-arrythmic agents and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in situ, she continued to experience persistent dysrrhythmic episodes. She was delivered by Caesarean section at 34 weeks under general anaesthesia. ...
Silva Paul D - - 2002
An adolescent patient with a symptomatic, noncommunicating, rudimentary uterine horn is described. Diagnosis was suggested by ultrasonography and treatment was by laparoscopic resection. A review of other pediatric cases as well as the adult literature gives evidence that laparoscopic resection is worth considering in such cases.
Dessole Salvatore - - 2003
Mitochondrial myopathies are a rare biochemical group of disorders of the mitochondrial respiratory chain. We report the first case in the literature of a pregnant woman with mitochondrial myopathy who, after cesarean section, had a severe and massive postpartum hemorrhage that required emergency supracervical hysterectomy. We discuss the case and ...
Shah V R - - 2002
Transcervical resection of endometrium is an alternative to hysterectomy for women with menorrhagia. The procedure involves the use of cutting loop diathermy to resect the endometrium while the uterine cavity is irrigated with 1.5% glycine which can absorb consequent fluid and electrolyte shifts. Severe hyponatremia leading to central pontine myelinolysis ...
Burgess Ann W - - 2002
A study of 30 cases of violence from a total sample of 199 cases of infant abductions between the years 1983 and 2000 included a subsample of six (or 20%) where the kidnapping was by cesarean section. The six cases are classified by type of crime. Four cases were classified ...
Coker Lanny L - - 2002
This case report details the successful anesthetic management of a morbidly obese parturient patient who presented for a repeat, elective cesarean section. The preanesthetic evaluation and the indications for choosing a continuous spinal anesthetic are discussed. Evaluation of the anesthetic plan is also discussed through a review of the postoperative ...
Chen Y-J - - 2002
The majority of cases of placenta accreta are unanticipated and initially identified intraoperatively. Although color Doppler ultrasound is adequate for the evaluation of placenta accreta in the third trimester, ultrasound diagnosis in the first trimester has never been reported. To our knowledge, this is the first case of placenta accreta ...
Bruce Deborah - - 2002
We set out to complete the audit cycle of caesarean deliveries in order to determine if improvements could be achieved. This was a prospective review of clinical notes in a Central London Teaching Hospital. The study involved 152 women delivering between 18 May and 23 August 1998, and 226 women ...
Linnebur Sunny A - - 2002
A 41-year-old amenorrheic woman started taking venlafaxine 37.5 mg/day for treatment of depression; 7 days later, she experienced vaginal bleeding, which ceased 1 day after she stopped taking the drug. On rechallenge with venlafaxine, she again experienced vaginal bleeding that resolved after discontinuation. We found no published reports describing vaginal ...
Shergill Sukhwinder Kaur - - 2002
A randomised study of 100 cases undergoing hysterectomy in the age group of 20-70 years was carried out and clinicopathological correlation was done. Maximum number of women who underwent hysterectomy were in the age group of 31-50 years. Abnormal menstrual flow was the most common complaint (66%). Clinically main indications ...
Roberto D. Tortosa
A review of the Argentinean specimens of Haplopappus Cass. has revealed two new species from Mendoza province, both of the section Haplopappus: H. boelkei, unique by its caespitose habit and long petiolate leaves, and H. mendocinus, related to H. macrocephalus (Less.) DC., H. ochagavianus Phil. and H. tiltilensis Phil.
Saunders Karsten - - 2002
Over a 7 month period 131 cases with intrapartum draining of meconium-stained liquor (MSL) were reviewed and the neonatal outcome compared to that of all deliveries during the same time. Mean Apgars were significantly lower and the proportion of neonates with poor Apgar scores was higher if thick meconium was ...
Loverro Giuseppe - - 2002
Penis and testicle amputation, vaginoplasty, and clitoroplasty are procedures that help male-to-female transsexuals to accept their body and to increase psychosocial well-being. We describe a successful correction of prolapse of the neovagina with abdominovaginal sacropexy in a male-to-female transsexual who had undergone penoscrotal flap vaginoplasty. Although the reasons for a ...
Karg E - - 2002
Primary lymphoedema associated with chylous reflux is a very rare clinical entity. We report a 3-year-old girl with unilateral lymphoedema, xanthomatosis and vaginal lymphorrhoea. Biopsy also revealed intestinal lymphangiectasia. This paper also presents a brief review of the literature and draws attention to the significance of the xanthomatous eruption in ...
Chang C Y - - 2001
A 30-year-old woman complained of increasing dysmenorrhea and progressive right lower-quadrant pain after cesarean section. A pelvic mass was observed and subsequently a congenital müllerian anomaly was diagnosed upon serial examination. We report the first apparent case of hematometra of the rudimentary horn of a unicornuate uterus resulting from cesarean ...
Gortzak-Uzan L - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Transverse vaginal incision during cesarean section, also known as anterior vaginotomy, is a recognized entity, mostly made unintentionally. CASES: At our institution, four patients underwent a transverse vaginal incision during cesarean section over an eight-year period. In three of them, excessive bleeding required blood transfusion. In one case, only ...
Joy S D - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Vulvar hematoma formation during a spontaneous vaginal birth is rare. Although conservative management or observation is an option, complications, including delivery obstruction and excessive vaginal bleeding, may occur. CASE: A woman presented in active labor with an enlarging vulvar hematoma reaching the size of a softball. Spontaneous vaginal delivery ...
Lin H W - - 2001
Placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT) is a rare form of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD), with only 100 cases reported in the literature. Irregular vaginal bleeding has been reported to be the most common presenting symptom, however, spontaneous uterine perforation, mimicking ectopic pregnancy, as the initial presentation is extremely rare, and ...
Abramo F - - 2001
Two cases of canine dermatophytic pseudomycetoma resulting in subcutaneous nodules resembling those previously reported in Persian cats are described. Culture performed from one nodule yielded dark yellow colonies consistent with Microsporum canis. Immunohistochemistry, using rabbit anti-M. canis, demonstrated specific binding to fungal elements in paraffin sections. The specificity of the ...
Menaker G M - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Accurate interpretation of frozen sections in the treatment of melanoma by Mohs micrographic surgery may be difficult. OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to review the literature on the role of Mohs micrographic surgery in the treatment of melanoma and to demonstrate the added benefits of using rapid HMB-45 staining in ...
Stanko C M - - 2001
BACKGROUND: The association of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) with uterine leiomyomata has been reported only rarely in the English-language literature. These concomitant findings occurred in a woman with no other known risk factors for development of DVT. CASE: A 49-year-old, Caucasian woman, gravida 3, para 3, with a past medical ...
Chattopadhyay I - - 2001
Non diethylstilbestrol induced vaginal adenosis has a reported incidence of about 10% in adult women. Although in some, it may be an insignificant coincidental finding, it is probably under-diagnosed even in symptomatic women. Little is known about the aetiology, pathogenesis, symptomatology and management of this poorly understood condition. Our experience ...
Accetta S G - - 2001
Vaginal adenosis is rare, and it is defined as the presence of metaplastic cervical or endometrial epithelium within the vaginal wall. It is associated with in utero exposition to diethylstilbestrol and a high risk of vaginal carcinomas. A case of vaginal adenosis arising in a non-diethylstilbestrol-exposed 6-year-old patient is presented. ...
O'Grady J P - - 2000
The practice of obstetric vacuum extraction is controversial. This article discusses several issues concerning vacuum extraction including maternal and fetal injury risks, failure rates, indications and technique. Recently published articles on these topics are presented and summarized. Throughout this review, vacuum extraction is evaluated against its principal alternatives, forceps and ...
Sobel JD - - 2000
Although trichomonal vaginitis and cervicitis are responsible for most presentations of a frankly purulent vaginal discharge, nontrichomonal vaginitis and purulent exudate are being seen in an increasing number of cases. Purulent vaginitis remains poorly defined and largely ignored, with little increase in the amount of knowledge we have of this ...
Kudo R - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: To review 10,016 cases of total vaginal hysterectomy (TVH) performed in our department by a method without ligation of the paracervical ligaments. METHODS: From 1955 to 1997, a total of 10,016 TVHs without ligation of the paracervical ligaments were performed at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapporo Medical ...
Webb J C - - 2000
Rupture of a uterine scar during labor with concomitant severe injury to the maternal bladder has been reported sporadically. Previously reported cases have been diagnosed under a variety of conditions, commonly at the time of repeat Cesarean delivery. A case of maternal bladder rupture diagnosed following forceps-assisted vaginal delivery after ...
Tang G - - 2000
Perimortem Caesarean section is a rare clinical event. Two cases are reported. Both cases had poor outcomes. The impact of this was traumatic for the trainee specialists who managed the two cases. The relevant literature has been reviewed and a protocol for the management of this rare emergency is presented.
Ang L P - - 2000
We report a rare and unusual case of an Abdominal pregnancy that was delivered successfully at term. It is the first documented case in the local literature in almost 30 years. What makes it even more exceptional is that despite the high mortality associated with the condition, both mother and ...
Busmanis I - - 2000
A case is described of vaginal bleeding in a 67-year-old female as the first manifestation of a uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM). Although bleeding is the commonest presentation of an AVM, this is the first case known to have been precipitated by florid myometritis associated with the long-standing presence of an ...
Hefni M - - 2000
Interest in vaginal hysterectomy is rising. Controversy remains regarding the value of conservation of the cervix at hysterectomy. Subtotal vaginal hysterectomy is a simple procedure that carries a low risk of morbidity. In combination with sacrospinous fixation it can be an option in the management of patients with marked uterine ...
Hostetler D R - - 2000
BACKGROUND: Acute puerperal uterine inversion is a rare but potentially life-threatening complication in which the uterine fundus collapses within the endometrial cavity. Although the cause of uterine inversion is unclear, several predisposing factors have been described. Maternal mortality is extremely high unless the condition is recognized and corrected. METHODS: MEDLINE ...
Anderson K J - - 2000
We describe a case of unexpected difficult intubation and ventilation during induction of general anaesthesia for caesarean section. This case was particularly challenging as the parturient suffered with particularly severe cord tethering following surgery for spina bifida as a child. The observed change in anticipated intubation difficulty during pregnancy, and ...
Chama C M - - 2000
A total of 2456 deliveries took place at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri, between January 1995 and December 1996 inclusive. Two hundred and five women were delivered by caesarean giving a caesarean section rate of 8.3%. One hundred and ninety-eight (96.6%) case records were retrieved for analysis. Eighty-eight ...
Yilmaz F - - 2000
A case of a rhabdomyosarcomatous uterine adenosarcoma with sarcomatous overgrowth is presented. The rhabdomyosarcoma component constituted about 90% of the tumor. The patient died 5 years and 5 months after the operation. Rhabdomyosarcomatous uterine adenosarcoma even with a sarcomatous overgrowth does not seem to be more malignant than other adenosarcomas.
Takano M - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Primary embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the uterine corpus is an extremely rare tumor. A case of rhabdomyosarcoma originating in the uterine myoma is presented with a review of the literature. CASE: A 76-year-old female presented with a half-year history of abdominal swelling and fever of unknown origin. A 15 x ...
Wong W C - - 1999
OBJECTIVE: To review emergency obstetric hysterectomy in our unit, including the indications for and morbidity associated with the procedure. DESIGN: A retrospective cases analysis. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Records of obstetric patients who had undergone emergency hysterectomies in between 15 October 1993 and 31 December 1997 were reviewed retrospectively. RESULTS: There ...
Coates V A - - 1999
Placenta accreta, increta, or percreta are rare but potentially lethal obstetric emergencies. Removal of abnormal growth of the placenta into the uterine wall is difficult or impossible and results in massive blood loss. Hysterectomy may be necessary to save the mother's life. The common predisposing factors in development of placenta ...
Gabriele A - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Hysteroscopic metroplasty has become the method of choice for the treatment of uterine septa. Uterine perforation has been reported in about 1% of surgical hysteroscopic procedures. Ultrasound allows the detection of uterine lesions. CASE: A woman who conceived after complicated hysteroscopic metroplasty underwent emergency cesarean section because of uterine ...
Schlesinger L B - - 1999
A case of a 16-year-old male who committed a sexual matricide following years of mother-son incest is reported. After murdering his mother by strangulation, which itself was sexually arousing, the youngster engaged in both vaginal and anal necrophilia. The homicide occurred while the perpetrator was in a dissociative state and ...
Abu-Heija A T - - 1999
OBJECTIVE: To study the prevalence, indications and outcome of emergency peripartum hysterectomy in women delivered at the Princess Badeea Teaching Hospital in North Jordan. METHOD: This is a retrospective study of all cases of emergency peripartum hysterectomy performed between 1st of January 1994 and 31 August 1998. RESULTS: During the ...
Erickson S S - - 1999
BACKGROUND: The differential diagnosis of intermenstrual bleeding includes structural lesions of the endometrium and cervix. CASES: Discrete diverticuli were noted in the endocervical canals of three women presenting with histories of multiple cesareans and chief complaints of intermenstrual bleeding. On ultrasound, diverticuli were diagnosed as cavities filled with heterogeneous material ...
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