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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28729098/a-multicentre-retrospective-review-of-clinical-characteristics-of-uterine-sarcoma
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Marta Wais, Elissa Tepperman, Marcus Q Bernardini, Lilian T Gien, Waldo Jimenez, Ally Murji
OBJECTIVE: Professional societies have recently urged gynaecologists to counsel patients about the risks of encountering uterine sarcoma at fibroid surgery especially when morcellation is used. Our objective was to learn the preoperative and postoperative characteristics of patients with uterine sarcoma to better counsel patients undergoing surgery for presumably benign fibroids. METHODS: This is a multicentre, retrospective cohort study. Three academic tertiary cancer centres in Southern Ontario over a 13-year period (2001-2014)...
August 2017: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada: JOGC, Journal D'obstétrique et Gynécologie du Canada: JOGC
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28699307/new-surgical-instruction-method-for-homium-laser-enucleation-of-the-prostate-hand-grab-navigated-technique-to-shorten-the-learning-curve-the-results-of-multicenter-analysis
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Dong Gil Shin, Hyeon Woo Kim, Sung Woo Park, Chang Soo Park, Seong Choi, Tae Hee Oh, Dong Hwan Lee, Chang Yell Lee, Jung Man Kim, Jeong Zoo Lee
OBJECTIVES: To introduce a new surgical mentorship, the "hand-grab navigated technique," to shorten the learning curve for Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate. METHODS: Patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia were managed at six institutions with Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate. An analysis was done in the 200 of these patients (the set of first 20 patients treated with Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate by 10 surgeons) who were sorted into two groups depending on the surgeon's instructional group...
July 11, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28694681/patients-knowledge-and-perceptions-of-morcellation
#3
Erika L Mowers, Courtney S Lim, Bethany Skinner, Nichole Mahnert, Sara R Till, Sawsan As-Sanie
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Morcellation has received increased media and professional attention, but it remains unclear how much the average patient knows about this topic. We sought to evaluate patients' knowledge of morcellation, assess their perceptions of the risks and benefits, and determine how these perceptions affect their decision regarding the route of surgery. METHODS: Anonymous paper surveys were administered to 500 patients attending gynecologic appointments at the University of Michigan...
July 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28662227/power-morcellators-postmarketing-surveillance-and-the-us-food-and-drug-administration
#4
Rita F Redberg, Alison F Jacoby, Joshua M Sharfstein
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 29, 2017: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28657571/management-of-metaphyseal-bone-loss-in-revision-knee-arthroplasty
#5
Francesco Mancuso, Arianna Beltrame, Elia Colombo, Enrick Miani, Fabrizio Bassini
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE WORK: Revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is usually made more complex by the presence of bone defects, which may be caused by periprosthethic infection, polyethylene wear, implant loosening or fractures. The main aim of the present work is to review the available literature to understand the current options to manage with the bone loss during knee revisions. METHODS: Available English literature for bone defects in revision TKAs has been evaluated looking at treatment options and their results in terms of clinical and radiological outcomes and failure rates...
June 7, 2017: Acta Bio-medica: Atenei Parmensis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28647614/inefficiency-of-ulipristal-acetate-on-uterus-leiomyomas-as-an-additional-sign-to-suspect-leiomyosarcoma
#6
P Kadhel, M Smail, D Borja De Mozota
The unexpected diagnosis of a leiomyosarcoma from a surgical specimen of a presumed leiomyoma is rare, but with deleterious consequences, especially if morcellation techniques are used. There are currently no effective methods for such a preoperative diagnosis. Ulipristal acetate has demonstrated efficacy for the preoperative treatment of leiomyomas, but not for all patients. We report two cases of leiomyosarcomas in patients treated with ulipristal acetate for a presumed leiomyoma. We propose that ineffective ulipristal acetate treatment may indicate a population in which uterine leiomyosarcoma is more prevalent...
June 21, 2017: Journal of gynecology obstetrics and human reproduction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28636771/is-transvaginal-contained-tissue-extraction-for-everyone
#7
Charles Miller
Professor Ghezzi, et al. should be congratulated for their excellent manuscript "Transvaginal Contained Tissue Extraction After Laparoscopic Myomectomy: A Cohort Study". This is a well-conceived, well-written retrospective cohort study describing operative and peri-operative outcomes for patients who have undergone transvaginal morcellation via a posterior colpotomy. Given the continued controversy regarding electronic power morcellation leading to restriction of use in certain areas, this study is not only impactful, in that it describes an alternative technique with data accumulated over a decade of experience, but it describes a technique of contained morcellation that is neither based on the controversial power morcellation, nor the mini-laparotomy (https://www...
June 21, 2017: BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28599164/impact-of-power-morcellator-removal-on-hysterectomy-practice-patterns
#8
Adrianne Wesol, Shauna Woolley
OBJECTIVE: This study was a quality improvement project investigating patterns of hysterectomy practice including changes in surgical techniques and patient outcomes after manufacturer withdrawal of a laparoscopic power morcellator from our hospitals in July 2014. STUDY DESIGN: This time-series pre and post retrospective review examined data from electronic health records, comparing one year when a laparoscopic power morcellator was available (Year 1, mid-2013 to mid-2014) to one year after withdrawal (Year 2, mid-2014 to mid-2015)...
May 21, 2017: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28586771/can-in-bag-manual-morcellation-represent-an-alternative-to-uncontained-power-morcellation-in-laparoscopic-myomectomy-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Clarissa Frascà, Eugenia Degli Esposti, Alessandro Arena, Gianmarco Tuzzato, Elisa Moro, Valentina Martelli, Renato Seracchioli
AIMS: The study aimed to evaluate feasibility and safety of in-bag manual morcellation compared to uncontained power morcellation during laparoscopic myomectomy. METHODS: A total of 72 women undergoing laparoscopic myomectomy were randomized into 2 treatment groups: 34 patients underwent in-bag manual morcellation (experimental group) and 38 were submitted to uncontained power morcellation (control group). The primary end point was the comparison of morcellation operative time (MOT)...
June 7, 2017: Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28586247/holmium-laser-enucleation-of-the-prostate-after-prostatic-urethral-lift-surgery-feasibility-and-technical-considerations-from-a-multi-institutional-case-series
#10
Sean McAdams, Joel T Funk, Andrew F Navetta, Marawan M El Tayeb, Mitchell R Humphreys
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: Ten percent of patients undergoing prostatic urethral lift (PUL) require repeat surgical treatment within 3 years. We describe the feasibility and considerations of performing holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) as a salvage therapy after previous PUL. METHODS: Men who had undergone HoLEP after PUL were retrospectively identified from three institutions with surgeons experienced in HoLEP. Subjects were characterized by age, time from PUL procedure (months) to HoLEP surgery, indication for retreatment, and pre-operative prostate volume by ultrasound...
July 5, 2017: Journal of Endourology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28580061/disseminated-peritoneal-leiomyomatosis-status-post-laparoscopic-hysterectomy-with-morcellation
#11
Neil Anand, Marci Handler, Ahsan Khan, Allison Wagreich, Sean Calhoun
Uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) are common benign neoplasms, which develop from the muscular tissue of the uterus with an estimated incidence of 20-40% in women of reproductive age. In the early nineties, power morcellators were introduced and became commonly used during hysterectomy for symptomatic fibroids. However, if all fragments are not removed, they may parasitize to other blood supply and present as abdominal or pelvic masses. Unfortunate cases have also been reported in which uterine sarcomas seeded throughout the abdomen and pelvis secondary to morcellation...
December 2016: Journal of Radiology Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28576422/a-bicentric-comparative-and-prospective-study-between-classic-photovaporization-and-anatomical-greenlight-laser-vaporization-for-large-volume-prostatic-adenomas
#12
G Hibon, G Léonard, A Franceschi, V Misrai, F Bruyère
OBJECTIVE: Long-term outcome after prostate photovaporization (PVP) remains largely unknown, especially when performed on enlarged prostates. However, new vaporisation techniques (e.g., laser enucleation) are increasingly used. Our aim was to compare postoperative results after standard PVP to those of an anatomical technique. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This bicentric prospective study included males treated for enlarged prostate caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia using a GreenLight laser...
June 2017: Progrès en Urologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28560234/robotic-single-site-supracervical-hysterectomy-with-manual-morcellation-preliminary-experience
#13
Dah-Ching Ding, Mun-Kun Hong, Tang-Yuan Chu, Yu-Hsun Chang, Hwan-Wun Liu
AIM: To evaluate the feasibility, safety and peri- and postoperative outcomes of robotic single-site supracervical hysterectomy (RSSSH) for benign gynecologic disease. METHODS: We report 3 patients who received RSSSH for adenomyosis of the uterus from November 2015 to April 2016. We evaluated the feasibility, safety and outcomes among these patients. RESULTS: The mean surgical time was 244 min and the estimated blood loss was 216 mL, with no blood transfusion necessitated...
May 16, 2017: World Journal of Clinical Cases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28552622/minilaparotomy-versus-laparoscopic-myomectomy-after-cessation-of-power-morcellation-rate-of-wound-complications
#14
Ariel K Dubin, Julia Wei, Shannon Sullivan, Natalia Udaltsova, Eve Zaritsky, Miya P Yamamoto
STUDY OBJECTIVE: After the FDA statement warning against electronic morcellation devices, gynecologic surgeons are performing laparoscopic and robotic myomectomies with minilaparotomy incisions for tissue morcellation and removal. No data exists focusing on the superficial wound complications as a result of these larger incisions. The objective of this study is to compare the rate of wound complications for myomectomy via minilaparotomy vs laparoscopic or robotic myomectomy. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2)...
May 25, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28537350/should-we-abandon-the-gynecologic-resectoscope-in-favor-of-hysteroscopic-morcellators
#15
Morris Wortman
The treatment of intrauterine masses, such as endometrial polyps and leiomyomas, has undergone a technological revolution in the past few decades. Gynecologists may now choose from a variety of unipolar and bipolar resectoscopes as well as an assortment of both mechanical and bipolar hysteroscopic morcellators. We present a comparison of these technologies to better practitioners understanding of the strengths and limitations of these devices.
May 24, 2017: Surgical Technology International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28532766/morcellation-efficiency-in-holmium-laser-enucleation-of-the-prostate-oscillating-morcellator-outperforms-reciprocating-morcellator-with-no-apparent-learning-curve
#16
Sean McAdams, Rafael Nunez-Nateras, Christopher J Martin, Stephen Cha, Mitchell R Humphreys
OBJECTIVE: To compare the morcellation efficiency of the Wolf Piranha oscillating morcellator with the Lumenis VersaCut reciprocating morcellator. MATERIALS AND METHODS: After institutional review board approval, we conducted a retrospective analysis of patients undergoing holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia. The first 41 cases of HoLEP with morcellation performed with the oscillating morcellator were matched by weight of resected tissue to 41 control patients from our historic data set who underwent morcellation with the reciprocating system...
August 2017: Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28500861/overview-of-high-risk-medical-device-recalls-in%C3%A2-obstetrics%C3%A2-and-gynecology-from-2002-through-2016-%C3%A2-implications-for-device-safety
#17
Timothy M Janetos, Comeron W Ghobadi, Shuai Xu, Jessica R Walter
The field of women's health has endured numerous recent controversies involving medical devices such as pelvic meshes, laparoscopic morcellators, and a hysteroscopic sterilization device. With the recent passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, new legislation will change how the Food and Drug Administration regulates medical devices. Given these controversies and new changes, we investigated high-risk, class I recalls in women's health from 2002 through 2016. Class I recalls for medical devices are defined by the Food and Drug Administration as the most serious recall events and are designated for situations when there is a reasonable probability of serious adverse health consequences or death...
April 29, 2017: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28498262/sarcoma-risk-in-uterine-surgery-in-a-tertiary-university-hospital-in-germany
#18
Sudip Kundu, Manuel Zachen, Hermann Hertel, Peter Hillemanns, Philipp Soergel
OBJECTIVES: There is a risk to incidentally spread uterine malignancies, especially sarcoma, if tissue is morcellated during hysterectomy or myoma enucleation. In the last years, a worldwide discussion has been started about this problem. However, the risk seems to be very small in recent studies. This study aims at further investigating the risk of disseminating uterine malignancy during uterine surgery in a tertiary university hospital in Germany. METHODS: In a retrospective setting, all cases of uterine myometrial surgery (hysterectomies and myomectomies) in our clinic during a period of 10 years were identified using clinical databases...
June 2017: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28497447/holmium-laser-enucleation-of-the-prostate-holep-for-small-large-and-giant-prostatic-hyperplasia-tips-and-tricks
#19
Petr V Glybochko, Leonid M Rapoport, Mikhail E Enikeev, Dmitry V Enikeev
INTRODUCTION: Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) allows to treat extremely large prostates (>200 cm3). The aim of the study was to compare the efficiency of HoLEP for prostates of different sizes. METHODS: Four hundred and fifty-nine patients were divided into three groups: group 1 included 278 patients (<100 cm3); group 2 included 169 patients (100-200 cm3); group 3 included 12 patients (>200 cm3). RESULTS: The duration of enucleation in group 1 was 56...
May 10, 2017: Urologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28486377/on-the-road-to-safer-morcellation
#20
William W Hurd
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: Obstetrics and Gynecology
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