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Dilbaz S - - 2010
The main objective of this retrospective study is to evaluate the question of whether it is necessary to perform surgery for patients who develop an acute abdomen after methotrexate administration in cases of tubal ectopic pregnancy. A total of 26 women with tubal ectopic pregnancy who required emergency surgical evaluation ...
Johnson Neil - - 2010
Tubal disease, and particularly hydrosalpinx, has a detrimental effect on the outcome of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF). Performing a surgical intervention such as salpingectomy, tubal occlusion, aspiration of the hydrosalpinx fluid, or salpingostomy, prior to the IVF procedure in women with hydrosalpinges is thought improve the likelihood of successful outcome. To ...
Shao Ruijin - - 2010
Ectopic pregnancy, a worldwide health problem, is potentially life-threatening and occurs in approximately 1.5-2% of all pregnancies in the western world; however, the precise mechanisms underlying the initiation and development of tubal ectopic pregnancy are unknown. Tubal abnormalities and dysfunction, such as altered contractility or abnormal ciliary activity, have been ...
Oligbo Nicholas - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To compare the failure rate (pregnancies) of a Pomeroy procedure and Filshie clips tubal occlusion at the time of Caesarean section. METHOD: This is a retrospective observational study done in a district general hospital in the UK. There were 290 sterilisations performed at the time of Caesarean section over ...
Schippert Cordula - - 2010
In this retrospective study, we observed a total of 553 patients with tubal infertility who underwent microsurgical reconstructive surgery of the fallopian tubes (including adhesiolysis, anastomosis, fimbrioplasty, salpingostomy, and refertilization after former sterilization). The pregnancy (43.4%) and birth (29.2%) rates after microsurgery for acquired tubal damages (abortion: 6.4%; ectopic pregnancy: ...
Kasum Miro - - 2009
Unilateral twin tubal gestations are extremely rare with a reported incidence of 1 per 200 ectopic pregnancies. In recent years, the incidence of heterotopic pregnancy associated with in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET) has risen to 1%-3% of achieved pregnancies. We report a very rare case of a 32-year-old ...
Zarei Afsoon - - 2009
Today, reproductive surgery has a limited place. In selected cases such as young women with a history of pelvic inflammatory disease, pelvic adhesions, and endometriosis, surgery could be considered. Most operations can be performed by laparoscopy; these include tubal anastomosis that yields a high pregnancy rate. On the other hand, ...
Jia-Rong Z - - 2009
Embryo retention in the fallopian tube is thought to lead to ectopic pregnancy, which is a significant cause of morbidity. This pathological condition does not occur in laboratory rodents. Moreover, incidences of tubal pregnancy after assisted reproduction (ART) are continuously increasing. What are the factors that need to be considered ...
Rosman Elana R - - 2009
In an 8-year review of ectopic pregnancy (EP) rates in donor egg recipients and standard patients undergoing in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET) at a large university-based program, we report an EP rate of 0.6% in donor egg recipients and 0.9% in standard IVF patients, a difference that is not statistically ...
Kuroda Keiji - - 2009
HEADING AIMS: We evaluated tubal disorders, including peritubal adhesions, as risk factors for repeat ectopic pregnancy (REP) after laparoscopic linear salpingotomy (LS) or salpingectomy for tubal pregnancy. This was a retrospective clinical study in a university hospital. Of 43 women monitored for at least 6 months after LS, 28 (65%) ...
Fylstra Donald L - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Poststerilization ectopic pregnancies occur as the result of tuboperitoneal or uteroperitoneal fistula formation allowing sperm access to the peritoneal cavity and ovulated ova. This fistula formation is more likely to occur with dissection involving the proximal fallopian tube. CASE: Three consecutive fallopian tube ectopic pregnancies occurred in a woman ...
Verma A - - 2009
The use of selective salpingography and tubal cannulation in the management of patients with proximal tubal obstruction in the UK is variable in spite of a National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommendation. A retrospective review was performed of patients who underwent selective salpingography and fallopian tube catheterisation (SS/TC). A ...
Col-Madendag Ilknur - - 2010
PURPOSE: The present study aims to determine whether sonographic endometrial pattern can be addressed as an early indicator for tubal ectopic pregnancy and related tubal rupture in case ultrasonography reveals no adnexal mass and maternal serum beta human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) level is below the discriminatory zone (<or=1,000 mIU/mL). METHODS: ...
Omurtag Kenan - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To present a case in which the use of a titanium/nickel microinsert in the management of unilateral hydrosalpinx contributed to a spontaneous intrauterine pregnancy. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: University hospital. PATIENT(S): A 37-year-old nulligravid female with dense pelvic adhesive disease and unilateral hydrosalpinx. INTERVENTION(S): Unilateral proximal occlusion of left ...
Pereira P P - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: Predictive factors of damage to the Fallopian tube may guide the treatment of patients with tubal pregnancy. The aim of the present study was to investigate the association between the depth of trophoblastic invasion into the tubal wall, assessed on postoperative histological examination, with the findings obtained on transvaginal ...
Shavell Valerie I - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine the Essure placement failure rate and analyze factors associated with failure in an urban, nonstudy population at a university medical center. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study was conducted of women who underwent attempted Essure hysteroscopic sterilization at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) from January 1, 2003, to ...
Vardhana Pratibhasri A - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the use of selective salpingography to achieve tubal patency in patients with proximal fallopian tube occlusion on hysterosalpingography (HSG). STUDY DESIGN: We performed a retrospective cohort study on 116 infertile women (age 37.7 +/- 4.6 years) with proximal tubal obstruction treated with selective salpingography. Success was defined ...
Qian H-L - - 2009
This study investigated human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) glycoprotein genotypes in the genital tract tissue of 125 tubal pregnancy patients. The HCMV glycoprotein-B N-terminus (gBn, 54 - 485 NT), gB endoprotease cleavage site (gBclv, 1284 - 1600 NT) and glycoproteinH (gH, -58 - 213 NT) gene fragments were amplified by nested polymerase ...
Marasinghe Jeevan P - - 2009
A 28-year-old woman presented at eight weeks and four days of gestation, according to her menstrual dates, complaining of painless vaginal bleeding for three days. Her urinary pregnancy test was positive. Initial transvaginal ultrasound demonstrated an irregular complex structure with a fluid filled centre in the right adnexum. Despite the ...
Chetty Maya - - 2009
The purpose of this review is to examine the current state of knowledge regarding the treatment of non-tubal ectopic pregnancies. This review looks at the management of cervical, caesarean scar, ovarian, interstitial, cornual and abdominal pregnancies. Traditionally these pregnancies have been diagnosed late and managed by open surgery. Earlier diagnosis ...
Mijatovic Velja - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the success rate of proximal tubal occlusion with Essure devices in subfertile women with hydrosalpinges, and to observe the results of subsequent treatment with IVF. DESIGN: Prospective, single-arm, clinical study. SETTING: University hospital and teaching hospital. PATIENT(S): Ten women with uni- or bilateral hydrosalpinges prior to IVF. ...
Issat Tadeusz - - 2009
This is a case report of a 33 year-old-woman who underwent in vitro fertilization, because of primary infertility caused by fallopian tube factor. The patient underwent three trials of frozen embryo transfers (ET-CRYO). On the 26th day after the third probe of ET-CRYO she suffered from pelvic pain and vaginal ...
Fischer Simona - - 2009
Theoretically, total salpingectomy eliminates the risk of an ipsilateral tubal pregnancy. However, total salpingectomy is difficult to achieve using endoloops alone. We describe a situation where this resulted in an ipsilateral recurrence of tubal pregnancy which required emergency intervention and removal of the tubal remnants.
Park Hea-Ree - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To discuss a case of heterotopic cornual and tubal pregnancy managed with transvaginal potassium chloride (KCl) injection of cornual pregnancy and laparoscopic operation of tubal pregnancy. METHODS: The subject was a 30-year-old woman with twin pregnancy with a left cornual and a tubal pregnancy. The heterotopic cornual pregnancy was ...
Neamţu M C - - 2009
Complex coordinated contractions of the tubal musculature are thought to be important for movement of the ovum from the distal end to the proximal end of the tube, while at the same time aiding in the movement of sperm from the proximal end to the distal end of the oviduct. ...
Patil Madhuri - - 2009
The fallopian tube plays an important role in the mechanical transport and physiological sustenance of the gametes and early conceptus. Complex and coordinated neuromuscular activity, cilial action and endocrine secretions are required for successful tubal function. Compromised tubal damage can occur after external or internal injury, inhibiting the normal transport ...
Molina M A - - 2009
Lumpectomy specimens are commonly divided into six sides: superficial, deep, superior, inferior, medial, and lateral. Orienting stitches are placed on the specimen during surgery to allow reorientation by pathology. Despite those efforts, specimen disorientation may occur. The aim of this study was to assess the correlation in orientation between surgeons ...
Veersema Sebastiaan - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the data of cases of unintended pregnancies after Essure sterilization. DESIGN: Retrospective case series analysis. SETTING: National multicenter. PATIENT(S): Ten cases of unintended pregnancies after Essure sterilization in the Netherlands were reported from August 2002 through May 2008. INTERVENTION(S): Data on the hysteroscopic Essure sterilization procedures and ...
Lambers Marieke J - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To analyze whether the administration of low-dose aspirin during IVF treatment improves the uterine blood flow and improves ongoing pregnancy rates for non-tubal factor IVF patients with previous failed conception. DESIGN: Prospective double-blind placebo-controlled trial. SETTING: University fertility clinic. PATIENT(S): Non-tubal IVF patients with previous failed conception. INTERVENTION(S): Daily ...
Gordts Sylvie - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate pregnancy rates after tubal microsurgical anastomosis. DESIGN: Retrospective study. SETTING: Private tertiary care center. PATIENT(S): Two hundred sixty-one women undergoing tubal microsurgical anastomosis. INTERVENTION(S): Tubal anastomoses were performed by minilaparotomy using microsurgical principles and approximating proximal and distal tubal ends in a two-layer technique with 8-0 ethylon. ...
Moon Min Hoan - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the outcome predictors of intramuscular methotrexate therapy for tubal pregnancy. METHODS: This retrospective study was approved by our Institutional Review Board. Fifty-five consecutive women (mean age, 31 years; range, 18-45 years) who were treated with intramuscular methotrexate therapy for tubal pregnancy ...
Altinkaya Sunduz Ozlem - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: Ectopic pregnancies are known to occur with increased frequency after in vitro fertilization (IVF) and related techniques. We present a case of bilateral tubal pregnancy following IVF and embryo transfer (ET). CASE REPORT: A 27-year-old woman was referred to our IVF clinic because of primary infertility, and underwent three ...
Hsue Bih-Jen - - 2009
Different cane placement methods require different gait patterns and ranges of motion either at the trunk or lower extremities. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of cane placement on body biomechanics in stair ascent (SA) in 16 healthy adults (9 women, 7 men) aged 27.2+/-3.2 years ...
Simsek Tayup - - 2008
The incidence of heterotopic/ectopic pregnancy has risen in recent years, largely due to more frequent use of ovulatory medicine and increased incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease. In a natural cycle, it is a very rare event. Most heterotopic/ectopic pregnancies are localized in the uterine tube and, usually, it is diagnosed ...
Tsiridis E - - 2008
Comparison of the safety and efficacy of bilateral simultaneous total hip replacement (THR) and that of staged bilateral THR and unilateral THR was conducted using DerSimonian-Laird heterogeneity meta-analysis. A review of the English-language literature identified 23 citations eligible for inclusion. A total of 2063 bilateral simultaneous THR patients were identified. ...
Laberge P-Y - - 2008
Endometrial ablation (EA) has been performed for the past two decades as an alternative to hysterectomy in women with dysfunctional-uterine bleeding unresponsive to medical treatment. However, unlike hysterectomy, this minimally invasive procedure is not an effective means of contraception. Pregnancy following EA has been reported, but the risks and complications ...
Eze J N - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Ectopic pregnancy occurs more in young women who still desire children. Because of tubal rupture, salpingectomy which leads to tubal loss and reduced reproductive potentials is the commonest management option. This is a case report of a primipara who had ruptured left tubal ectopic pregnancy managed by salpingectomy and ...
Chen Dan - - 2008
Although many studies have emphasized the importance of auxin in plant growth and development, the thorough understanding of its effect on pollen-pistil interactions is largely unknown. In this study, we investigated the role of free IAA in pollen-pistil interactions during pollen germination and tube growth in Nicotiana tabacum L. through ...
Albera Roberto - - 2008
CONCLUSION: The high rate of flogistic suffering of the controlateral ear seems to suggest a correlation between tubal dysfunction and acquired cholesteatoma but the low rate of pathological reports regarding the anterior mesotympanic region exclude a eustachian tube dysfunction (EDT) at the time of surgery. These observations support the hypothesis ...
Horne Andrew W AW The Queen's Medical Research Institute, Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, Centre for Reproductive Biology, University of Edinburgh, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, - - 2008
Sexually transmitted infections, and their associated sequelae, such as tubal infertility, ectopic pregnancy and preterm labour, are a major worldwide health problem. Chlamydia trachomatis infection is thought to be the leading global cause of tubal infertility and tubal ectopic pregnancy. Preterm birth occurs in around 10% of all deliveries, and ...
Ji Yin Fen - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between the expressions of leukemia inhibitory factor and the occurrence of tubal pregnancy. DESIGN: Prospective observational study. SETTING: University-based obstetrics and gynecology hospital. PATIENT(S): Thirty women undergoing salpingectomy for tubal pregnancy and 30 nonpregnant patients with benign uterine or appendix disease. INTERVENTION(S): Oviduct tissues with ...
Dalgetty D M DM MRC Human Reproductive Sciences Unit, The Queen's Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, - - 2008
The role of the innate immune system in tubal implantation remains undefined. This study compared expression of two key mediators of innate immunity, secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor (SLPI) and elafin, in the uterine decidua of women with intrauterine and tubal pregnancies. Uterine decidua was collected from women (18-45 years) undergoing ...
Summa Birte - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Vital twin tubal gestation is a rare complication in pregnancy. CASE: An asymptomatic gravida 1 female presented with increasing beta-HCG levels without an intrauterine gestation. Doppler sonography revealed cardiac motion of unilateral tubal twins. The patient was treated laparoscopically by partial tubectomy allowing a subsequent tubal re-anastomosis. CONCLUSION: Doppler ...
Rosa Marilin - - 2009
Posthysterectomy ectopic pregnancy is an unusual condition that may present soon after hysterectomy or several years later. Similarly, although tubal ligation is a widespread method of contraception, tubal pregnancy after tubal ligation is not common either. If any of these conditions are rare, having an ectopic pregnancy after hysterectomy and ...
Revel Ariel - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Tubal pregnancy (TP) is twice as common following IVF when compared with natural conception. This is surprising, since embryo transfer is aimed for an accurate area in the uterine cavity. We thus hypothesized that either the embryo or the Fallopian tube actively participates in a pathological process leading to ...
Rivoire Henri C - - 2008
AIM: Our aim was to assess the application of three currently used surgical adhesives in the tubal lumen of rabbits, to promote sterilization, using a transvaginal approach. METHODS: Fifty-seven female albino New Zealand rabbits (114 uterine tubes), which became pregnant and delivered before the experiment, were divided into four groups: ...
Garrett Leslie A - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To propose a new theory describing the development of the fallopian tube fimbria. DESIGN: Case series report. SETTING: Metropolitan tertiary care children's hospital. PATIENT(S): Two girls, aged 12 and 20 years, who presented with pelvic pain. INTERVENTION(S): Magnetic resonance imaging, laparoscopy with salpingectomy, and pathologic analysis. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): ...
Leridon Henri - - 2008
The proportion of couples permanently sterile beyond a certain age is an important component of the reproductive process. Unless medical assistance is used, this age is the upper bound of the fecund period. Most estimates of sterility by age of the woman have been derived from natural fertility populations, in ...
Belot F - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Tubal sterilization is a common method of contraception used worldwide. The Filshie clip is a device designed to occlude the fallopian tubes. It is common practice to apply the clips across the isthmus using laparoscopy. It is often suggested that failures occur due to problems with the technique used ...
Pattanasuttinont Sumate - - 2008
A 32-year-old Thai woman presented with acute severe lower abdominal pain and 8 weeks of amenorrhea. The patient was hypotension, had anemia and signs of lower abdominal peritonitis. Initial diagnosis was tubal pregnancy with rupture. Intraoperatively, there were hemoperitoneum and two fetuses were found in the pelvis. Final diagnosis of ...
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