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Laparoscopic ventrosuspension: a new technique.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6125432     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
During 42 months of study, 150 cases of laparoscopic ventrosuspension were performed at Al-Azhar University hospitals. In 98 patients (65.33%), the primary complaint was infertility. Retroversion of the uterus was the only abnormality detected during laparoscopic examinations. The remaining 52 patients (34.66%) had retroversion of the uterus concomitant with other conditions requiring surgery. Ventrosuspension was performed via the laparoscope by applying Falope rings (KLI, Newtown, Pennsylvania USA) to the round ligaments. These patients were followed up for 6-30 months. Pregnancy occurred in 29 infertile patients and improvement of backache, deep dyspareunia, congestive dysmenorrhea and leukorrhea occurred in 81.25%, 89.25%, 68.18% and 56.66%, respectively. The technique is simple and safe; it reduces the length of hospitalization and can be performed concomitant with other surgical procedures.
Authors:
G I Serour; F I Hefnawi; O Kandil; H Askalani; N Younis; A Ahmed
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0020-7292     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1982 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-10-29     Completed Date:  1982-10-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210174     Medline TA:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  129-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Infertility, Female / etiology,  surgery
Intrauterine Devices
Laparoscopy*
Round Ligament
Uterus / abnormalities*,  surgery

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