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Gynecologic laparoscopy

S Vigoureux, A Perreaud, G Legendre, D Salet-Lizée, R Villet
OBJECTIVES: For the treatment of prolapse, the vaginal route is less standardized than laparoscopy and seems abandoned by younger doctors. Our objectives were to evaluate the surgical experience of resident and youth gynecology and obstetrics assistants in pelviperineology and the level of confidence and mastery of the different surgical treatment of pelvic. METHODS: An anonymous questionnaire sent via an Internet platform interviewing residents and young assistants of gynecology and obstetrics (promotion 2005 to 2010) in France on their surgical training in pelviperineology...
October 14, 2016: Gynécologie, Obstétrique & Fertilité
Irene Moridi, Ramanaiah Mamillapalli, Emine Cosar, Gulcin Sahin Ersoy, Hugh S Taylor
Endometriosis is an inflammatory gynecological disorder caused by the growth of endometrial tissue outside the uterus. Endometriosis produces chemokines, including CXCL12, that attract bone marrow cells to the lesions. In this study, we describe the expression, localization, and chemotactic activity of CXCL12 in endometriotic lesions. Biopsies were collected both from women with endometriosis undergoing laparoscopy and control endometrium from women without endometriosis. Expression of CXCl12 and CXCR4 messenger RNA was increased approximately 4- and 6-fold, respectively, in endometriosis compared to eutopic endometrium...
October 11, 2016: Reproductive Sciences
Hufei Zhang, Xinhe Liu, Hongye Jiang, Zimeng Liu, Xu-Yu Zhang, Hong-Zhe Xie
OBJECTIVES: Postlaparoscopic shoulder pain (PLSP) remains a common problem after laparoscopies. The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between pressure pain threshold (PPT) of different muscles and PLSP after gynecologic laparoscopy, and to explore the effect of parecoxib, a cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor, on the changes of PPT. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The patients were randomly allocated into two groups; group P and group C. In group P, parecoxib 40 mg was intravenously infused at 30 minutes before surgery and 8 and 20 hours after surgery...
2016: Journal of Pain Research
L B Huffman, R J Spencer, E E Medlin, S Uppal, L W Rice, A N Al-Niaimi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2015: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
J M Blaber, J A Chappelle, J N Droesch, T R Griffin
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2015: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
C-H Chen, H-H Chen, W-M Liu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2015: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
K J Stepp
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2015: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Johnathan Michael Sheele, Rachel Bernstein, Francis L Counselman
A negative urine pregnancy test in the emergency department traditionally excludes the diagnosis of pregnancy. We report a rare case of ruptured ectopic pregnancy in a patient with a negative urine pregnancy test but with a serum beta-human chorionic gonadotropin (β-hCG) of 10 mIU/mL. The patient developed hemoperitoneum and required laparoscopy by Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/Gyn). This case highlights the fallibility of the urine pregnancy test in diagnosing early pregnancy.
2016: Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
K J Neis, W Zubke, T Römer, K Schwerdtfeger, T Schollmeyer, S Rimbach, B Holthaus, E Solomayer, B Bojahr, F Neis, C Reisenauer, B Gabriel, H Dieterich, I B Runnenbaum, W Kleine, A Strauss, M Menton, I Mylonas, M David, L-C Horn, D Schmidt, P Gaß, A T Teichmann, P Brandner, W Stummvoll, A Kuhn, M Müller, M Fehr, K Tamussino
Background: Official guideline "indications and methods of hysterectomy" to assign indications for the different methods published and coordinated by the German Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (DGGG), the Austrian Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (OEGGG) and the Swiss Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SGGG). Besides vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy, three additional techniques have been implemented due to the introduction of laparoscopy. Organ-sparing alternatives were also integrated. Methods: The guideline group consisted of 26 experts from Germany, Austria and Switzerland...
April 2016: Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde
Xue-Lian Li, Dan-Feng Du, Hua Jiang
The comparison of robotic and conventional laparoscopic hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy in gynecologic cancer still needs to be studied. In all, 98 consecutive cases of patients with gynecologic cancer undergoing robot-assisted hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy, and another 98 consecutive cases of conventional laparoscopic hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy during the same period in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University were included. The duration of the operation, blood loss, drainage during the first 24 h after the operation, total hospital stay, hospital stay after the operation, lymph nodes collected, perioperative complications, and the cost of each operation for both procedures were recorded...
September 26, 2016: Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies: MITAT
Osama S Abdalmageed, Mohamed A Bedaiwy, Tommaso Falcone
Nerve injuries during gynecologic endoscopy are an infrequent but distressing complication. In benign gynecologic surgery, most of these injuries are associated with patient positioning, although some are related to port placement. Most are potentially preventable with attention to patient placement on the operating room bed and knowledge of the relative anatomy of the nerves. The highest risk group vulnerable to these injuries includes women who have extreme body mass index and those with longer surgical times in the Trendelenburg position...
September 14, 2016: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
L Li, J H Leng, J J Zhang, S Z Jia, X Y Li, J H Shi, Z Z Liu, S S You, X Y Chang, Y H Lang
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the impact of placement in the procedures of gynecological laparoscopies or routine placement on the effects of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) for symptomatic adenomyosis in a prospective cohort study. METHODS: From December, 2006 to December, 2014, patients with adenomyosis diagnosed by transvaginal ultrasound in outpatient or inpatient clinics of Peking Union Medical College Hospital received the treatment of LNG-IUS...
August 9, 2016: Zhonghua Yi Xue za Zhi [Chinese medical journal]
Erica C Dun, Serena Wong, Nisha A Lakhi, Ceana H Nehzat
OBJECTIVE: To report the medical and surgical management of a rare case of recurrent moss-like endometriosis and associated hemorrhagic ascites. DESIGN: Video description of the case, demonstration of the surgical technique, discussion of the histology, and review of endometriosis-associated ascites. SETTING: Tertiary referral center. PATIENT(S): A 26-year-old nulliparous woman of Nigerian heritage with recurrent hemorrhagic ascites due to endometriosis...
August 16, 2016: Fertility and Sterility
Khara M Simpson, Arnold P Advincula
Robotic-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomies are being performed at higher rates since the da Vinci Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Inc, Sunnyvale, CA, USA) received US Food and Drug Administration approval in 2005 for gynecologic procedures. Despite the technological advancements over traditional laparoscopy, a discrepancy exists between what the literature states and what the benefits are as seen through the eyes of the end-user. There remains a significant learning curve in the adoption of safe and efficient robotic skills...
September 2016: Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America
Sumer K Wallace, Melissa J Fazzari, Hui Chen, William A Cliby, Eva Chalas
OBJECTIVE: To compare complications and outcomes after hysterectomy for benign compared with malignant indications in the United States. METHODS: Women who underwent hysterectomy in the United States for either benign or malignant indications from January 2008 to December 2012 were retrospectively identified using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database. Patients were excluded if the procedure was not performed for primary gynecologic indications...
September 2016: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Samar Nahas, Tomer Feigenberg, Susan Park
OBJECTIVE: To compare same-day discharge (SDD) versus traditional admission to the hospital following minimally invasive hysterectomy (conventional laparoscopy and robotic assisted laparoscopy) for the treatment of gynecologic malignancies. METHODS: A systematic review was conducted in which MEDLINE and Cochrane Center Register of Controlled Trials were searched using terms related to same-day discharge, outpatient, and hysterectomy. We reviewed published English language trials and studies that compared safety, feasibility, readmission rate, emergency department (ED) visits, complication rate, and associated risk factors for admission...
July 27, 2016: Gynecologic Oncology
Geoffrey W Cundiff
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August 2016: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irene Dimitriadis, Kelly Pagidas, Denis Vaughan, Young B Kim
BACKGROUND: Cases of women with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome developing leiomyomata are rare. A case with mitotically active leiomyomata has not previously been described to our knowledge. CASE: A 43-year-old woman with MRKH syndrome found to have an incidental pelvic mass on imaging studies underwent a diagnostic laparoscopy, followed by resection of leiomyomata and uterine remnant via mini laparotomy. Histopathology revealed focal infarction associated with a mitotically active area in one of the leiomyomata but with no evidence of marked cytologic atypia or hypercellularity...
May 2016: Journal of Reproductive Medicine
L Delbos, G Legendre, M Rousseau, L Catala, C Lefebvre-Lacoeuille, P-E Bouet, P Descamps
OBJECTIVES: There are many national and international recommendations and guidelines for the management of patients with endometrioma. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the impact of these recommendations on the practice of French surgeons, and to assess their knowledge about the management of endometriomas. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A self-questionnaire has been sent to the French members of the Society of Gynecologic Surgery and Pelvic (SCGP) in May 2015. RESULTS: One hundred and forty-four members of the society (36 %) participated in the survey...
July 12, 2016: Journal de Gynécologie, Obstétrique et Biologie de la Reproduction
Mehmet Reşit Asoğlu, Tamar Achjian, Oğuz Akbilgiç, Mostafa A Borahay, Gökhan S Kılıç
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of a simulation-based training lab on surgical outcomes of different hysterectomy approaches in a resident teaching tertiary care center. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This retrospective cohort study was conducted at The University of Texas, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In total, 1397 patients who had undergone total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH), vaginal hysterectomy (VH), total laparoscopy-assisted hysterectomy (TLH), or robot-assisted hysterectomy (RAH) for benign gynecologic conditions between 2009 and 2014 were included in the study...
2016: Journal of the Turkish German Gynecological Association
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