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Stead J A - - 1997
Adenocarcinoma of the endometrium co-existing with pregnancy is a rare event. Twelve such cases have been reported in patients with intrauterine pregnancies. Co-existence with tubal ectopic pregnancy is even more uncommon. Only one such patient with tubal ectopic pregnancy was found in the literature; the pathologic findings were not, however, ...
Nwagbara P N - - 1997
Forty-five women who had microsurgical reversal of tubal sterilisation in New Cross Hospital Wolverhampton, between January 1986 and December 1992, were analysed to determine the success rate and the influencing factors. These women were followed-up until September 1994. More than 80% of the women were sterilised before the age of ...
Dubuisson J B - - 1997
Fertility outcome following microsurgical tubocornual anastomosis by laparotomy was evaluated. A total of 131 women presenting pure proximal occlusion, whether bilateral or in one tube only, were treated between January 1978 and December 1993. Subsequent fertility was studied in 120 patients, 11 being patients lost to follow-up. Cumulative intrauterine pregnancy ...
Mol B W - - 1997
OBJECTIVE: To determine the prognostic significance of hysterosalpingography (HSG) for fertility outcome. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Infertility department of an academic hospital. PATIENT(S): Consecutive patients undergoing HSG for subfertility between May 1985 and November 1987. INTERVENTION(S): Hysterosalpingography. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Follow-up ended when pregnancy or tubal surgery occurred or ...
Peterson H B - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Tubal sterilization is an increasingly common method of contraception in the United States. Although pregnancy after sterilization is uncommon, it can occur and may be ectopic. We used data from the U.S. Collaborative Review of Sterilization to estimate the risk of ectopic pregnancy in women who had undergone the ...
Saleh W A - - 1997
To determine pregnancy rates (PR) after fimbrioplasty and salpingostomy in nonocclusive distal tubal disease. To evaluate the relative impact of various factors using contemporary statistical analysis. Prospective cohort. Tertiary institutional infertility clinic. Infertility patients. Fimbrioplasty and salpingostomy. Cumulative PR, monthly fecundity rates, monthly probability of pregnancy, crude PR, and cure ...
Spalding H - - 1997
Tubal patency was studied in 32 patients who had previously undergone a laparoscopic or laparotomy procedure (salpingostomy, salpingectomy or tubal resection), or who had received a local injection of hypertonic glucose because of tubal pregnancy. Transvaginal salpingosonography (TSSG) was subsequently performed in the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle, and ...
De Bruyne F - - 1997
Salpingoscopy enables the visual inspection of the ampullary mucosa during either laparotomy or laparoscopy. This prospective study correlates the salpingoscopic results with the postoperative pregnancy rates and evaluates the value of salpingoscopy against already existing classification systems. A total of 226 women diagnosed as having pelvic inflammatory disease were treated ...
Post J H - - 1997
PURPOSE: Investigation of a technique for nonsurgical female sterilization. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A custom designed platinum microcoil with Dacron fibers was placed unilaterally into a fallopian tube and uterine horn of 10 rabbits after transcervical selective tubal catheterization with use of fluoroscopic guidance. The contralateral uterus and fallopian tube served ...
Yoon T K - - 1997
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate fertility outcome after laparoscopic microsurgical tubal anastomosis. DESIGN: A retrospective study. SETTING: Infertility Medical Center affiliated with University Medical School. PATIENT(S): Fifty-four patients, who had previously undergone tubal sterilization, seeking reversal. INTERVENTION(S): Laparoscopic microsurgical tubal anastomosis was performed. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Pregnancy success was assessed. RESULT(S): The ...
Wallwiener D - - 1997
Microsurgical tubal anastomosis is the gold standard for treatment of tubal occlusion. The present study was performed to establish the feasibility of tubal anastomosis by welding tissue with a defocused CO2-laser beam during laparotomy and with an endoscope. In an animal experiment, 70 white New Zealand rabbits were randomized in ...
Fujii M - - 1996
We present a case of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) that developed simultaneous intra- and extra-uterine pregnancy with ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) after induction of ovulation with pure FSH-HCG. At 9 weeks of pregnancy, the bilateral tubal pregnancy caused an imminent spontaneous abortion, and both Fallopian tubes were resected. After the ...
Ramirez N C - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: To compare the past and current clinical and pathologic factors that are responsible for ectopic pregnancy (EP). STUDY DESIGN: We performed a retrospective chart and histopathologic specimen review of 740 cases of EP during a recent, five-year period. Products of conception, as well as 240 cases of concomitant endometrial ...
Driscoll G L - - 1996
The aim of this study was to define pregnancy rates for gamete intra-Fallopian transfer (GIFT) with respect to the ovary from which most oocytes were collected (i.e. a gross index of ovarian stimulation) and the Fallopian tube (ipsilateral or contralateral) into which gametes were replaced. The only inclusion criterion was ...
Karande C V - - 1996
The measurement of tubal perfusion pressures (TPP) is a recent advance in the field of gynaecoradiology. Measurement of TPP involves a standardized technique using transcervically placed tubal catheters which is reviewed in detail. TPP assesses the functional status of the Fallopian tubes, i.e. their ability to permit pregnancy. Infertile patients ...
Stefanovic V - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether the assessment of tubal blood flow can indicate the side of the total pregnancy. METHODS: Using transvaginal color Doppler ultrasonography, we measured blood flow in the total arteries on both sides in 46 women with early ectopic pregnancy. We compared the resistance index (RI) and pulsatility ...
Napolitano P G - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: To review the pregnancy outcome in patients with failed tubal sterilization treated in our hospital and to compare the incidence of ectopic pregnancy in our study group with the experience at other military hospitals and with the incidence of ectopic pregnancy in similar patients reported in the literature. STUDY ...
Mosgaard B - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: To investigate an unselected group of patients in a regional area undergoing tubal surgery for infertility and to identify those women who would benefit from surgery and those who should be referred directly to in vitro fertilization (IVF). DESIGN: A retrospective study based on medical records and questionnaires. SETTING: ...
Wiedemann R - - 1996
Proximal tube occlusion (PTO) accounts for 20% of tubal factor cases. The classification into nodular (salpingitis isthmica nodosa or endometriosis), non-nodular (true fibrotic occlusion) and so-called pseudo occlusion (detritus, polyps, hypoplastic tubes) is essential. Using falloposcopy, PTO that is already diagnosed by laparoscopy and hysterosalpingography (HSG) can be confirmed or ...
Sosis M B - - 1996
The occurrence of airway fires during laser airway surgery necessitates the use of special techniques to improve patient safety. For example, it is recommended that the endotracheal tube cuff be inflated with saline. However, in the event of an endotracheal tube fire, the tube must be quickly removed. This study ...
Glock J L - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: To determine the reproductive outcome of women who received a microsurgical tubal anastomosis operation at age 40 years or older. DESIGN: Multicenter retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Four university teaching hospitals. PATIENTS: Fifty-two women having undergone tubal sterilization reversal at age > or = 40 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Pregnancy ...
Peterson H B - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to determine the risk of pregnancy after tubal sterilization for common methods of tubal occlusion. STUDY DESIGN: A multicenter, prospective cohort study was conducted in U.S. medical centers. A total of 10,685 women who underwent tubal sterilization was followed up for 8 to 14 years. The ...
Saim L - - 1996
Cerebrospinal fluid otorhinorrhea after surgery for cerebellopontine angle tumors may persist despite obliteration of the mastoid, middle ear, and tympanic orifice of the eustachian tube. In this study, histologic sections of 120 adult temporal bones were examined by light microscopy to determine the incidence of peritubal pneumatization and to demonstrate ...
Suwajanakorn S - - 1996
We have presented a case of bilateral tubal pregnancy following in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. The most likely cause, in our opinion, is 'spray effect' which was discussed. The diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy must always be kept in mind in IVF&ET program, due to its high incidence of occurrence ...
Clausen I - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this work was to analyse the fertility prognosis after conservative or radical surgery for tubal pregnancy. DATA SOURCES: Index Medicus was searched for all attainable literature on the subject. METHODS OF STUDY SELECTION: A total of 40 scientific publications through the latest 40 years were selected. ...
Dunphy B C - - 1996
Information on the outcome following salpingostomy performed for infertility in everyday practice is needed to counsel patients, determine the best approach to this condition and clarify whether the outcome is superior when surgery is performed by a physician who maintains a high volume of ongoing experience. A total of 547 ...
Iber F L - - 1996
Silicone rubber PEG tubes or replacements were recovered from 111 patients and examined for blockage, dilatations, tears, breaks, or loss of elasticity. All irregularities were stained and examined for fungus using lactophenol cotton blue stain. The intraabdominal portion of the PEG failed from obstructions, loss of elasticity, or tears related ...
Gerber B - - 1996
Acute salpingitis (AS) has a major impact on the reproductive health of women. In this study second-look laparoscopy was assessed for its ability to predict reproductive function after AS. We questioned 158 women who had had a second-look laparoscopy with tubal dye insufflation after laparoscopically proven AS between September 1984 ...
Volpi E - - 1996
Tubal patency testing by transvaginal sonography has been implemented in our infertility clinic since 1991. We report our experience with this technique during the last year of routine outpatient activity. A total of 154 infertile patients, including three patients on two occasions, underwent tubal patency testing by transvaginal sonography; 36 ...
Vandekerckhove P - - 1996
There has been debate in the literature for more than 40 years as to whether flushing of the Fallopian tubes enhances fertility and whether this presumed therapeutic effect is greater with oil-soluble media than with water-soluble media. A meta-analysis of the therapeutic role of oil-soluble contrast media at hysterosalpingography was ...
Benadiva C A - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To compare the results of pelvic reconstructive surgery with cumulative success rates of IVF for couples with tubal factor infertility. DATA RESOURCES: Outcomes of pelvic surgery were obtained from a review of articles from the literature identified by directed Medline searches. Cumulative pregnancy rates of 771 couples with tubal ...
Rossi A M - - 1995
The outcome of 103 pregnancies in 64 women with constant hyperprolactinemia was evaluated. Seventy-eight pregnancies had been induced with bromocriptine and 25 occurred without any treatment. In all, 66% of the pregnancies ended in delivery, 17% in miscarriage, 10% in tubal pregnancy and 7% in induced abortion. The pregnancy of ...
Dunphy B C - - 1995
The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is an association between the appearance of the oviductal lumen during falloposcopic examination, and the occurrence of intrauterine pregnancy or ectopic pregnancy independent of treatment. Sixty-two consecutive women were recruited who were examined falloposcopically in-office, and who did not require ...
Beck J D - - 1995
Two types of reversals occur in longitudinal caries studies, remineralization (true reversals) and reversals due to examiner misclassification (D3 to S; F to S). Since 1966, the standard practice has been to subtract examiner reversals from the crude increment (CCI), resulting in a net caries increment (NCI). The use of ...
Kahraman S - - 1995
Since the advent of assisted reproductive technology, the concern about ectopic implantation of embryos has increased dramatically. Simultaneous bilateral tubal pregnancy is the least common type of ectopic implantation of two embryos. In this report we present the first case of simultaneous bilateral tubal pregnancy after intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) ...
Novy M J - - 1995
Although there are tubal causes of infertility for which surgery offers little or no chance of successful treatment, there are at least two situations-sterilization reversal and microsurgical or laparoscopic adhesiolysis in the absence of fimbrial damage and/or male factor-in which subsequent live birth rates are excellent, 60-80% for the former ...
Rudelstorfer B - - 1995
Pelviscopic surgery with organ preservation and approximation of wound edges has become increasingly accepted as operative therapy of tubal pregnancy. We developed a new, simple method using fibrin sealant that can be learned by surgeons in training, and can be performed easily when specialists are not available. One hundred fourteen ...
Ribic-Pucelj M - - 1995
PURPOSE: To find the incidence of ectopic pregnancy (EP) in patients who conceived in the IVF-ET program, and risk factors affecting the occurrence of EP. METHODS: We analyzed the effects of the indication for IVF, type of ovarian stimulation (hMG + hCG vs. GnRH + hMG + hCG), type of ...
Manley S - - 1995
BACKGROUND: The incidence of unrecognized early pregnancy and its influence on the surgical and anesthetic course in patients presenting for elective ambulatory surgery have not been previously determined. The current study was designed to determine the incidence of unrecognized pregnancy in women presenting for ambulatory surgery. In addition, it examined ...
Maymon R - - 1995
Placental isoferritin (PLF) has been shown to be involved in the down-regulation of the maternal immune system during pregnancy. In a prospective study, serum PLF concentrations were measured in 33 pregnant women with singleton, normal, ongoing first trimester gestations and compared with those of 22 women with tubal gestations. Diagnoses ...
Mehanna M T - - 1995
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Little is known about the role of Chlamydia trachomatis in the etiology of tubal factor infertility and ectopic pregnancy in Egypt. GOAL OF THIS STUDY: To assess the association between past chlamydial infection, tubal factor infertility, and ectopic pregnancy in an Egyptian population. STUDY DESIGN: This report ...
Deblieux P - - 1995
Endoscopic guidance during percutaneous dilational tracheostomy reduces the risk of paratracheal insertion of the tracheostomy tube but may impair ventilation and does not eliminate the possibility of premature endotracheal extubation. Use of a small-caliber, hollow endotracheal tube exchanger during stomal dilation in lieu of a fiberoptic bronchoscope allows for better ...
Kao L W - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To determine if laser-assisted anastomosis is superior to microsurgical anastomosis and laser welding for tubal reconstruction. STUDY DESIGN: Sixty uterine tubes from 30 rabbits were transected and then anastomosed with a microsurgical technique, laser welding and laser-assisted anastomosis using a microscope. The rabbits were mated one month postoperatively and ...
Seracchioli R - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To test the efficiency and overall acceptability of hysteroscopic GIFT when compared with laparoscopic GIFT. DESIGN: We performed a randomized comparison between these techniques as regards pregnancy rate (PR), implantation rate, miscarriage rate, and ectopic pregnancy rate (ectopic PR). SETTING: All patients were enrolled for GIFT procedures in our ...
Rouzi A A - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To assess a new criterion for selection of patients who request reversal of fimbriectomy sterilization. DESIGN: Prospective study. SETTING: Division of reproductive endocrinology and infertility in an academic center. PATIENTS: Eight patients undergoing reversal of fimbriectomy using microsurgical techniques. The prerequisite inclusion criterion was the presence of more than ...
Teoh T G - - 1995
The outcome of 368 consecutive tubal microsurgical operations excluding reversal of sterilizations, over a ten year period at the Rotunda Hospital, is presented. One hundred and ten conceptions resulted giving a pregnancy rate of 29.9% per procedure. The 'take home baby rate' was 24.2%, with miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy rates ...
Rouzi A A - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To determine the prognostic variables effecting the successful pregnancy outcome of reversal of sterilization. DESIGN: Demographic and clinical history data were collected prospectively. SETTING: Division of Infertility and Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. PATIENTS AND INTERVENTION: Between 1981 and 1992, 217 ...
Woolcott R - - 1995
A total of 66 patients with proximal Fallopian tube (113 tubes) obstruction, as diagnosed by both laparoscopy and hysterosalpingogram, were each subjected to a transcervical recanalization procedure sequentially using selective salpingography followed, if necessary, by tubal catheterization with a soft Teflon 2-French catheter and finally, if needed, wire-guide cannulation. Each ...
Dubuisson J B - - 1995
Fertility outcome following sterilization reversal by laparotomy was evaluated. We studied all sterilization reversals performed between January 1978 and December 1991; a total of 226 women were treated. Tubal anastomosis was performed according to the rules for microsurgery. The microsurgical technique comprised two main phases: preparation of the healthy tube ...
Ing T S - - 1995
We describe a method of obtaining a small representative fraction of spent dialysate by placing a side tube in the dialysate drainage tube. The side tube, capped with a small-gauge needle, is used to collect the specimen. Fractions obtained in this fashion are found to have a composition similar to ...
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