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Sebastian Berlit, Amadeus Hornemann, Marc Sütterlin, Christel Weiss, Benjamin Tuschy
PURPOSE: To evaluate the influence of three-dimensional (3D) high-definition (HD) visualisation in laparoscopic hysterectomy in normal weight, overweight and obese women. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of 180 patients undergoing total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH: n = 90) or laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LASH: n = 90) was performed. The study collective consisted of 90 women (TLH: n = 45, LASH: n = 45), who underwent laparoscopic hysterectomy with a 3D HD laparoscopic system...
October 13, 2016: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Guadalupe Barrera-Escorcia, Irma Wong-Chang, Carlos Leopoldo Fernández-Rendón, Alfonso Vázquez Botello, Bruno Gómez-Gil, Marcial Leonardo Lizárraga-Partida
Oysters can accumulate potentially pathogenic water bacteria. The objective of this study was to compare two procedures to quantify Vibrio species present in oysters to determine the most sensitive method. We analyzed oyster samples from the Gulf of Mexico, commercialized in Mexico City. The samples were inoculated in tubes with alkaline peptone water (APW), based on three tubes and four dilutions (10(-1) to 10(-4)). From these tubes, the first quantification of Vibrio species was performed (most probable number (MPN) from tubes) and bacteria were inoculated by streaking on thiosulfate-citrate-bile salts-sucrose (TCBS) petri dishes...
November 2016: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Kewen Cheng, Daodong Pan, Jun Teng, Li Yao, Yingwang Ye, Feng Xue, Fan Xia, Wei Chen
Rapid detection of pathogens is of great significance for food safety and disease diagnosis. A new colorimetric method for rapid and easy detection of Vibrio parahaemolyticus (V. parahaemolyticus or Vp) has been developed in this research. A specific sequence was designed and integrated with the forward primer for molecular detection of Vp. This specific sequence was tested and treated as the horseradish peroxidase (HRP)-mimicking DNAzyme and could be amplified during the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) process...
2016: Sensors
Jin Hwi Kim, Seung Won Byun, Jae Yeon Song, Yeon Hee Kim, Hee Joong Lee, Tae Chul Park, Keun Ho Lee, Soo Young Hur, Jong Sup Park, Sung Jong Lee
We compared results using unidirectional barbed sutures and conventional sutures for vaginal cuff closure during total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH).The electronic medical records and surgical videos of 170 patients who underwent TLH between January 2013 and March 2015 at Uijeong-bu St. Mary's Hospital of Catholic University of Korea were reviewed. Vaginal cuffs were closed using the 2-layer continuous running technique with unidirectional barbed sutures (V-Loc; Covidien, Mansfield, MA) in 64 patients and with polycolic acid Vicryl; Ethicon, Somerville, NJ sutures in 106 patients...
September 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
K M Croft, P M Bosse, R W Naumann
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November 2015: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
K Datsun, M Allam, K ElSapagh
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November 2015: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
K Datsun, L Hutchinson, M Allam, D McMurray
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November 2015: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
H-Y Cho, S-H Park
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November 2015: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
P H Trivedi, N A Parekh, S P Trivedi, A C Gandhi
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November 2015: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Anand Murari Nanavati, Sudhir B Gokral
PURPOSE: The present study is a prospective, randomized comparative study of abdominal, vaginal and laparoscopic hysterectomies comparing various parameters such as indications, blood loss, post operative pain, time taken for surgery, intraoperative and postoperative complications and total hospital stay. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 50 patients were selected in each group over a period of 18 months. The patients were selected in such a way that they could be operated by all 3 routes...
October 2016: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India
Hasan Terzi, Alper Biler, Omer Demirtas, Omer Tolga Guler, Nuri Peker, Ahmet Kale
OBJECTIVE: To assess the learning curve for total laparoscopic hysterectomy. METHODS: This study was a retrospective analysis of the learning curve for two surgeons during their first 257 consecutive cases of total laparoscopic hysterectomy at a teaching hospital. Patients were divided sequentially into groups comprising the first 75 patients, the next 75, and the final 107 patients. Age, body mass index, gestational parity, indications for laparoscopic hysterectomy, previous pelvic surgery, operating time, haemoglobin decline, complications, need for transfusion, and length of hospital stay were evaluated...
September 12, 2016: International Journal of Surgery
Roberta Venturella, Daniela Lico, Massimo Borelli, Maria G Imbrogno, Gabriele Cevenini, Errico Zupi, Fulvio Zullo, Michele Morelli
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Preliminary data on the effects of prophylactic bilateral salpingectomy (PBS) show that postoperative ovarian function is preserved up to 3 months after surgery. The confirmation of PBS safety on ovarian function even many years after surgery is essential to reassure the medical community that this new strategy, recently proposed for the prevention of ovarian cancer, is at least able to avoid the risk of premature surgical menopause. We investigated whether the addition of PBS during total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) causes long-term effects on ovarian function...
September 13, 2016: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Vrunda Bhavsar Desai, Xiaoyue M Guo, Linda Fan, Jason Wright, Xiao Xu
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To examine utilization patterns of different laparoscopic approaches in inpatient hysterectomy and identify patient and hospital characteristics associated with the selection of specific laparoscopic approaches. DESIGN: Using data from the 2007-2012 Nationwide/National Inpatient Sample (NIS), we identified adult women undergoing inpatient laparoscopic hysterectomies for non-obstetric indications based on ICD-9 codes. Benign cases were categorized based on laparoscopic approach, classified as total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH), laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH), and laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH)...
September 7, 2016: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Maryam Kouchak, Reza Bahmandar, Neda Bavarsad, Fereydoun Farrahi
Dorzolamide ophthalmic drop is one of the most common glaucoma medications but it has a short residence time in the eye. The aim of this study is to develop ocular dorzolamide HCl nanoliposomes (DRZ - nanoliposomes) and to evaluate their potential use for the treatment of ocular hypertension. Nanoliposomes were prepared using Reverse-phase evaporation vesicle (REV) and thin layer hydration (TLH) method with 7:3 and 7:4 molar ratios of phosphatidylcholine:cholesterol. The physicochemical properties of the formulations were investigated...
2016: Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research: IJPR
Andrea Kakos, Valerie Allen, James Whiteside
: STUDY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate factors associated with the use of hemostatic agents during traditional laparoscopic or robotic hysterectomy. DESIGN: A retrospective cohort trial (Canadian Task Force classification III). SETTING: A single medical center in Cincinnati, OH, from August 1, 2013, to July 31, 2014. PATIENTS: Women undergoing traditional laparoscopic or robotic hysterectomies with and without the use of hemostatic agents...
August 30, 2016: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
M A Atalay, B Cetinkaya Demir, K Ozerkan
OBJECTIVE: To compare the effects of total laparoscopic hysterectomy with bilateral salpingectomy (TLH-BS) and total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingectomy (TAH-BS) on ovarian function among women of reproductive age. STUDY DESIGN: One hundred and three patients with a diagnosis of benign uterine disorder were divided into two groups in this prospective longitudinal study. Patients who had never had sexual intercourse and patients with uterovaginal disproportion underwent TAH-BS (n=57), and the remaining patients (n=46) underwent TLH-BS...
September 2016: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
Jong Bum Choi, Kyeongjin Kang, Mi Kyung Song, Suhyun Seok, Yoon Hee Kim, Ji Eun Kim
Background. Total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) causes various types of postoperative pain, and the pain pattern has not been evaluated in detail to date. This prospective observational study investigated the types of postoperative pain, intensity in the course of time, and pain characteristics during the first postoperative 72 hr after TLH. Methods. Sixty four female patients undergoing TLH were enrolled, which finally 50 patients were included for the data analyses. The locations of pain included overall pain, abdominal visceral and incisional pains, shoulder pain, and perineal pain...
2016: International Journal of Medical Sciences
Poonam Agarwal, Neeta Bindal, Reena Yadav
STUDY OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to prospectively analyze the risks and benefits of total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) compared with total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) and the effects of learning curve on them over 4 years (March 2010-April 2014). DESIGN: It was a prospective randomized study. SETTING: The study was conducted in Delhi government hospital which had no staff with previous experience of advanced laparoscopic surgeries...
October 2016: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India
Gang Luo, Lixing Huang, Yongquan Su, Yingxue Qin, Xiaojin Xu, Lingmin Zhao, Qingpi Yan
Adhesion is an important virulence trait of Vibrio alginolyticus. Bacterial adhesion is influenced by environmental conditions; however, the molecular mechanism underlying this effect remains unknown. The expression levels of flrA, flrB and flrC were significantly downregulated in adhesion-deficient V. alginolyticus strains cultured under Cu(2+), Pb(2+), Hg(2+) and low-pH stresses. Silencing these genes led to deficiencies in adhesion, motility, flagellar assembly, biofilm formation and exopolysaccharide (EPS) production...
August 3, 2016: Emerging Microbes & Infections
Antonio Pellegrino, Gianluca Raffaello Damiani, Giorgio Fachechi, Silvia Corso, Cecilia Pirovano, Claudia Trio, Mario Villa, Daniela Turoli, Aly Youssef
Despite the rapid uptake of robotic surgery, the effectiveness of robotically assisted hysterectomy (RAH) remains uncertain, due to the costs widely variable. Observed the different related costs of robotic procedures, in different countries, we performed a detailed economic analysis of the cost of RAH compared with total laparoscopic (TLH) and open hysterectomy (OH). The three surgical routes were matched according to age, BMI, and comorbidities. Hysterectomy costs were collected prospectively from September 2014 to September 2015...
July 26, 2016: Journal of Robotic Surgery
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