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M W Barbosa, A Sotiriadis, S I Papatheodorou, V Mijatovic, C O Nastri, W P Martins
OBJECTIVES: Essure® has been tested as an alternative treatment for hydrosalpinx before embryo transfer (ET) in women undergoing assisted reproduction techniques. However, the persistence of a foreign body inside the uterine cavity might have a negative impact on the outcome of pregnancy. The present systematic review aimed at identifying, appraising and summarizing the available evidence regarding the effectiveness and safety of using Essure prior to ET for women with hydrosalpinx. METHODS: We searched for studies in PubMed, Scopus, CENTRAL, Web of Science and ClinicalTrials...
November 2016: Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Camila Bruna de Lima, Fernanda Bertuccez Cordeiro, Mariana Camargo, Daniel Suslik Zylbersztejn, Agnaldo Pereira Cedenho, Ricardo Pimenta Bertolla, Edson Guimarães Lo Turco
This observational study aimed to establishing a relationship between lipid peroxidation and endometriosis in women undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation. A total of 79 women were divided into two groups: (i) controls (tubal or male factor); and (ii) endometriosis (stages III/IV). The endometriosis diagnosis was confirmed by videolaparoscopy and the controlled ovarian stimulation protocol was similar to all patients. Follicular fluid (FF) lipid peroxidation levels were determined through the quantification of malondialdehyde...
November 1, 2016: Human Fertility: Journal of the British Fertility Society
A L P Nunes, A Maciel, L T Cavazzola, M Walter
While improved visual realism is known to enhance training effectiveness in virtual surgery simulators, the advances on realistic rendering for these simulators is slower than similar simulations for man-made scenes. One of the main reasons for this is that in vivo data is hard to gather and process. In this paper, we propose the analysis of videolaparoscopy data to compute the Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF) of living organs as an input to physically based rendering algorithms. From the interplay between light and organic matter recorded in video images, we propose the definition of a process capable of establishing the BRDF for inside-the-body organic surfaces...
September 29, 2016: Medical Image Analysis
E B Simioni, F D Diniz, G F Cintra, C E Andrade, R D Reis, M A Vieira, M V Gurgel, A T Tsunoda
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November 2015: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Rafael Mamprin Stopiglia, Ubirajara Ferreira, Daniel Gustavo Faundes, Carlos Alberto Petta
INTRODUCTION: Endometriosis is a disease with causes still unclear, affecting approximately 15% of women of reproductive age, and in 1%-2% of whom it may involve the urinary tract. The bladder is the organ most frequently affected by endometriosis, observed around 85% of the cases. In such cases, the most effective treatment is partial cystectomy, especially via videolaparoscopy. Study Objective, Design, Size and Duration: In order to identify and delimit the extent of the intravesical endometriosis lesion, to determine the resection limits, as well as to perform an optimal reconstruction of the organ aiming for its maximum preservation, we performed a cystoscopy simultaneously with the surgery, employing a modified light-tolight technique in 25 consecutive patients, from September 2006 to May 2012...
September 1, 2016: International Braz J Urol: Official Journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology
Victor Srougi, Jose L Chambo, Fabio Y Tanno, Iracy S Soares, Madson Q Almeida, Maria A A Pereira, Miguel Srougi, Maria C Fragoso
PURPOSE: To evaluate the presentation and early surgical outcomes of elderly patients undergoing adrenalectomy for phaeochromocytoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective search was performed of our adrenal disorders database for patients who underwent surgery for phaeochromocytoma or paraganglioma between 2009 and 2014. Patients >60 years old were classified as elderly. The clinical manifestations, intraoperative course, and early postoperative outcomes of elderly patients were compared to those of younger individuals (<60 years old)...
July 2016: International Braz J Urol: Official Journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology
Marina W Barbosa, Alexandros Sotiriadis, Stefania I Papatheodorou, Velja Mijatovic, Carolina O Nastri, Wellington P Martins
OBJECTIVES: Essure has been tested as an alternative treatment for women with hydrosalpinx before embryo transfer (ET). However, the persistence of a foreign body inside the uterine cavity might have a negative impact on pregnancy outcomes. The present systematic review aimed to identify, appraise and summarize the available evidence regarding the effectiveness and safety of using Essure for women with hydrosalpinx prior to embryo transfer. METHODS: We searched for studies in PubMed, Scopus, CENTRAL, Web of Science and ClinicalTrials...
May 6, 2016: Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
A S Ermolov, A G Lebedev, G P Titova, P A Yartsev, I E Selina, P A Reznitsky, O A Alekseechkina, O Kh Kaloeva, N V Shavrina, O L Evdokimova, R G Zhigalkin
AIM: To review one of actual problems of emergency surgery - diagnosis and treatment of patients with non-occlusive mesenteric circulatory disorders. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The article presents the clinical observations showing the ambiguity of clinical picture, features and challenges of diagnosis, treatment of disease and opportunities for positive outcomes. Diagnostic methods are x-ray, abdominal ultrasonography according to which acute abdominal ischemia may be assumed...
2015: Khirurgiia
A S Ermolov, V T Samsonov, A A Gulyaev, Kh K Abdulamitov, G P Titova, M A Tlibekova, M V Radygina
AIM: To compare results of macroscopic assessment and materials of histological examination of 1635 appendices removed using videolaparoscopy in patients with acute appendicitis. All patients have been treated in N.V.Sklifosovsky Research Institute of Emergency Care for the period from 2002 to 2014. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Intraoperative macroscopic assessment of appendix's inflammatory changes was performed using some conventional signs. Сatarrhal, phlegmonous and gangrenous changes were suspected in 77 (4...
2016: Khirurgiia
Rodrigo Guellner Ghedini, Artur de Oliveira Paludo, Rodrigo Mariano, Éverton Franco Silva, Leonardo Dalla Giacomassa Rocha Thomaz, Gustavo Diehl, Lucas Elias Lise Simoneti, Igor Pires Drachler, Cristiano Feijó Andrade
PURPOSE: To describe a novel approach for implanting intramuscular electrodes in the diaphragm through videolaparoscopy. METHODS: We used twelve pigs for this videolaparoscopic technique, which permits at the same time to explore the diaphragm, to locate its motor points and to fix the electrodes in the diaphragm bilaterally. In this technique we used three trocars: one portal for a 10-mm 0° viewing angle laparoscope, one portal for the manipulation of structures and another for electrode implantation...
February 2016: Acta Cirúrgica Brasileira
D A Evtushenko
The results of treatment of 56 patients were studied, in whom for adhesive abdominal disease, complicated by an acute adhesive ileus (AAI), the adhesiolysis with intraabdominal introduction of antiadhesive measures, named Mezogel, Defensal were conducted, as well as in 42 patients, operated on in emergency for AAI, using a routine method. Application of videolaparoscopy gives a possibility to control the adhesive process in the early postoperative period, what is necessary for prophylaxis of the adhesive disease occurence...
October 2015: Klinichna Khirurhiia
Andrea Ghedi, Erica Donarini, Roberta Lamera, Giovanni Sgroi, Luca Turati, Cesare Ercole
BACKGROUND: The new technology ensures 3D laparoscopic vision by adding depth to the traditional two dimensions. This realistic vision gives the surgeon the feeling of operating in real space. Hospital of Treviglio-Caravaggio isn't an university or scientific institution; in 2014 a new 3D laparoscopic technology was acquired therefore it led to evaluation of the of the appropriateness in term of patient outcome and safety. The project aims at achieving the development of a quantitative validation model that would ensure low cost and a reliable measure of the performance of 3D technology versus 2D mode...
2015: Conference Proceedings: Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
Diego Cezar DA Silva Pechutti, Pedro Luiz DE Arruda Lourençao, Bonifacio Katsunori Takegawa, Cristiano Claudino Oliveira, Alexandre Neto
Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT) is a rare and highly aggressive neoplasm that was initially described in 1989. DSRCT predominantly affects young men and typically occurs in the intra-abdominal area. The present study describes the cases of two patients with DSRCT. The first patient was a 23-year-old male who presented with abdominal pain in the right flank, coupled with difficulty urinating and bowel dysfunction. The second patient was 12-year-old female who presented with abdominal pain, emesis and loss of appetite...
August 2015: Oncology Letters
Fernanda Bertuccez Cordeiro, Thais Regiani Cataldi, Kayla Jane Perkel, Lívia do Vale Teixeira da Costa, Raquel Cellin Rochetti, Juliana Stevanato, Marcos Nogueira Eberlin, Daniel Suslik Zylbersztejn, Agnaldo Pereira Cedenho, Edson Guimarães Lo Turco
PURPOSE: The aim of the present study was to analyze the lipid profile of follicular fluid from patients with endometriosis and endometrioma who underwent in vitro fertilization treatment (IVF). METHODS: The control group (n = 10) was composed of women with tubal factor or minimal male factor infertility who had positive pregnancy outcomes after IVF. The endometriosis group consisted of women with endometriosis diagnosed by videolaparoscopy (n = 10), and from the same patients, the endometriomas fluids were collected, which composed the endometrioma group (n = 10)...
December 2015: Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics
Raquel Togni, Cristina Laguna Benetti-Pinto, Daniela Angerame Yela
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVES: Laparoscopy is a diagnostic method that is currently becoming consolidated for therapeutic use. It consists of endoscopically viewing the abdominal cavity. The aim here was to evaluate the indications for diagnostic videolaparoscopy and the intraoperative findings in an endoscopic gynecology clinic at a tertiary-level hospital over the last five years. DESIGN AND SETTING: Retrospective descriptive study on all diagnostic videolaparoscopy procedures of the last five years carried out in the endoscopic gynecology clinic of a tertiary-level hospital...
January 2016: São Paulo Medical Journal, Revista Paulista de Medicina
Anália S Barhouch, Alexandre V Padoin, Daniela S Casagrande, Raquel Chatkin, Samanta P Süssenbach, Milene A Pufal, Carina Rossoni, Cláudio C Mottin
BACKGROUND: The objective of this study was to analyze the factors associated with change in body mass index (BMI) and with percentage of excess weight loss (%EWL) in patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). The following factors were analyzed: sex, age, surgical access (laparotomy vs. laparoscopy), preoperative BMI, waist circumference (WC), type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), high blood pressure, and dyslipidemia. METHODS: Retrospective cohort study using a convenience sample of 2070 patients of both sexes, aged 18 to 65 years, undergoing RYGB between 2000 and 2013...
June 2016: Obesity Surgery
V M Timerbulatov, A A Khalikov, Sh V Timerbulatov, I V Verzakova, A M Amirova, R A Smyr
An analysis of application results of complex research methods of diagnostics of intraorganic hepatic and splenic hematomas was made. At the same time, options of these methods were used for determination of prescription of injury. The ultrasound, CT, MR-imaging, videolaparoscopy, angiography, Doppler ultrasonics, impedometry, biochemical, laboratory and cytological study of punctate sample from hematomas were applied for this purpose in 33 patients. According to authors, an evolution of hematomas happened in 3 stages, each of this stage was characterized by specified data associated with investigation results...
2015: Vestnik Khirurgii Imeni I. I. Grekova
F S Camoglio, N Zampieri
Varicocele is the first andrological disease in adolescent males. The aim of this study was to report our experience with different techniques. We retrospectively analysed patients treated between January 2005 and January 2011. Inclusion criteria for the study were created. Patients were treated with different techniques based on the type of spermatic vein reflux detected on Doppler velocimetry. The following rates were considered as study endpoints: hydrocele rate, rate of relapses, rate of persistence and rate of testicular atrophy...
May 2016: Andrologia
Guillermo Roussy, Pablo Maldonado, Álvaro Alcaraz, Federico Moser, Lucio Obeide
Morgagni's hernia is a rare congenital disorder, usually asymptomatic, but may cause respiratory or gastrointestinal symptoms. We reviewed the clinical findings of a patient with a Morgagni's hernia, diagnosed and treated in our department. The Morgagni's hernia caused various symptoms in our patient and surgery was performed via laparoscopy. A chest CT-scan established the diagnosis. The hernial defect was closed with a synthetic mesh. Our patients had an uneventful postoperative recovery. We believe that the laparoscopic approach is an effective way of repairing Morgagni's hernia...
March 2015: Acta Gastroenterologica Latinoamericana
Carlos Alexandre Garção Ramagem, Marcelo Linhares, Croider Franco Lacerda, Paulo Anderson Bertulucci, Durval Wonrath, Antônio Talvane Torres de Oliveira
BACKGROUND: The use of laparoscopy for the treatment of gastric cancer suffered some resistance among surgeons around the world, gaining strength in the past decade. However, its oncological safety and technical feasibility remain controversial. AIM: To describe the results from the clinical and anatomopathological point of view in the comparative evaluation between the surgical videolaparoscopic and laparotomic treatments of total gastrectomy with linphadenectomy at D2, resection R0...
2015: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva: ABCD, Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery
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