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  1. We present two case studies: an unusually sited isthmicocervical leiomyoma and a huge prolapsed pedunculated submucous leiomyoma of the uterus. Case 1 was a 25-year-old virginal woman with a diagnosis of cervi...

    Authors: Kadir Güzin, Selen Sezginsoy, Yildiz Ayhan Tuncay, Murat Naki and Fahrettin Kanadikirik

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2005 2:86

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. A case of intraabdominal giant cystic lesion that raised concern for pseudomyxoma peritonei preoperatively is presented here. A young woman underwent work-up for abdominal distension. Abdominal computed tomogr...

    Authors: Boris Kirshtein, Gilbert Sebbag and Isaak Pak

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2005 2:73

    Content type: Case Report

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  3. Intestinal evisceration through the vagina is rare, and transvaginal evisceration after transabdominal surgery is even more rare. Vaginal evisceration is a very rare complication of abdominal hysterectomy, but...

    Authors: C. Daza Manzano, M. A. Martìnez Maestre, C. González Cejudo and I. Peregrín Alvarez

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2005 2:80

    Content type: Case Report

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  4. Uterine leiomyomas are the most frequent benign disease of the female reproductive tract. To date, the standard treatment of uterine leiomyomas is laparotomic/laparoscopic excision in women who want to preserv...

    Authors: Stefano Palomba, Angela Falbo, Tiziana Russo and Fulvio Zullo

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2005 2:78

    Content type: Review Article

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  5. The causes of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) during the perimenopausal period in women receiving hormone replacement therapy (HRT) were investigated, along with the causes of postmenopausal bleeding, the effi...

    Authors: I. Stamatellos, P. Stamatopoulos, D. Rousso, E. Asimakopoulos, C. Stamatopoulos and I. Bontis

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2005 2:76

    Content type: Current References

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  6. The purpose of this study was to determine whether women with endometrial cancer have a higher incidence of microscopic extrauterine spread in early-stage disease when diagnosed by hysteroscopy compared with b...

    Authors: Guy Gutman, Benny Almog, Joseph B. Lessing, Amiram Bar-Am and Dan Grisaru

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2005 2:75

    Content type: Original Article

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  7. We present the case of a patient who had a pelvic mobile mass and unilateral absence of unilateral ovary and ipsilateral partial fallopian tube, which may be associated with asymptomatic adnexal torsion. She h...

    Authors: Esra Bulgan Kilicdag, Ebru Tarim, Tayfun Bagis, Erhan Simsek, Bulent Haydardedeoglu and Esra Kuscu

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2005 2:82

    Content type: Case Report

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  8. Training in minimal access surgery is the source of much discussion in European endoscopy circles. The apprenticeship model of training, long a hallmark of the British medical system, is being replaced by modu...

    Authors: Jeremy T. Wright

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2005 2:74

    Content type: Editorial

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  9. Pre-sacral or sacral plexus nerve blocks are reported in the anaesthetic literature as effective in controlling pelvic pain, but are rarely performed as they are technically difficult. The pre-sacral space, ho...

    Authors: B. J. Whitlow, D. Lovell, R. Maher and J. T. Wright

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 2:60

    Content type: Review Article

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  10. Hydrofloatation anti-adhesion solutions are often used to try to prevent adhesion formation around the ovary following surgery for endometriosis. Adhesions between the ovary and the ovarian fossa are very comm...

    Authors: T. T. Carpenter and A. Kent

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:66

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. There is a strong debate regarding the influence of laparoscopic surgery on tumor dissemination and prognosis, especially in ovarian cancer. In murine mammary cancer cell line models, the incidence of surgical...

    Authors: R. Gaetje, S. Kissler, F. Eckerdt, B. Baudendistel, M. Kaufmann and P. Oppelt

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:65

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. Patients, we are told, expect evidence-based information on which to base their consent if they are to undergo an operative procedure. Much evidence is, however, lacking, and few have any concept of the meanin...

    Authors: Jeremy Wright and Saikat Banerjee

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:69

    Content type: Editorial

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  13. Heterotopic pregnancy, defined as the simultaneous occurrence of intrauterine and extrauterine pregnancies, is rare in a natural cycle. Assisted reproductive techniques have resulted in an increased incidence....

    Authors: N. Mishra and A. Burnham

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:67

    Content type: Case Report

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  14. This study assessed the effect of lateral uterine artery dissection (LUAD) on clinical outcomes in laparoscopic myomectomy (LM). Fifteen women with symptomatic fibroids (dominant fibroid size: 3–6 cm) were ran...

    Authors: Z. Holub, A. Jabor, J. Lukáč, L. Kliment, Š. Urbánek and E. Shíbalová

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:64

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. To determine the proportion of women attending the colposcopy and general gynaecology clinic who have changed their address since the initial visit.

    Authors: Henry Annan, Jyoti Guleria and Abisoye Emmanuel

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:40

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. The intrauterine device (IUD) is a common modality of contraception in developing countries; it is inexpensive, effective, can be used for a long period of time and, most importantly, is reversible. An IUD may...

    Authors: Azan El Saadi, Indira Mohandes, Mohamed Emad and Hala Abdulbaqi

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:56

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. The objective was to assess the feasibility, acceptability, efficacy and safety of outpatient microwave endometrial ablation (MEA) under local anaesthesia in the treatment of therapy-resistant menorrhagia. Thi...

    Authors: Sherif Tawfeek, Trevor Hayes and Nick Sharp

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:58

    Content type: Original Article

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  18. The occurrence of port-site metastasis (PSM) has been reported largely after surgical laparoscopy for gastrointestinal and gynecological carcinomas, mainly ovarian and cervical neoplasia. We present an uncommo...

    Authors: Ioannis Mylonas, Eva-Maria Lochmüller, Tanja Greulich, Bernd Gerber and Klaus Friese

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:52

    Content type: Case Report

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  19. This study was carried out to assess the efficacy, complication rate and acceptability of endometrial thermal balloon ablation in a District General Hospital in the South West of England.

    Authors: J. W. Barrington, F. Bano, M. Swart and J. Montgomery

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:54

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. Tubal pregnancy is a common gynaecological emergency. Due to the accuracy of transvaginal ultrasonography and serum human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) analysis is being managed more frequently by laparoscopy ...

    Authors: Alexander E. P. Heazell, James B. Davis, Nighat R. Bhatti and Ulises Zanetto

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:53

    Content type: Case Report

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  21. Hysteroscopy procedures were retrospectively reviewed in order to reveal the diagnostic accuracy and the efficiency of the diagnostic procedures (transvaginal ultrasonography/TvUsg, saline infusion sonography/...

    Authors: Altay Gezer, Adnan Şaar, Fuat Demirkiran, Ali Benian, Yavuz Şimşek, Mustafa Albayrak and Derin Kösebay

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:50

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. Essure is a microinsert placed bilaterally into fallopian tube lumens under hysteroscopic visualization in patients seeking permanent contraception. Our multicenter clinical trial begun in 1998 required hyster...

    Authors: F. Heredia, R. Cos, S. Moros, L. Torrabadella and E. Cayuela

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:38

    Content type: Short Communication

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  23. From December 1996 to March 2004, 27 consecutive patients (both private and public) presented with large uterine fibroid masses to be removed, which subsequently weighed 500 g or more. All were scheduled for a...

    Authors: Roger McMaster-Fay

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:46

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. In April 2004 junior members of the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy met in Gloucester to discuss training in miminal access surgery in the United Kingdom. The following letter is a consensus of th...

    Authors: Tyrone Thomas Carpenter

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:43

    Content type: Statement and Commentary

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  25. Two patients with a history of low anterior resection of the rectum undergoing laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) were reported. The first patient had a low anterior resection with transverse co...

    Authors: Ting-Chung Pun and Judy Ho

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:45

    Content type: Case Report

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  26. Over the 5 years form 1997 to 2001 we audited all 384 ectopic pregnancies that were treated surgically. The rate of surgically treated ectopic pregnancies expressed as a proportion of maternities ranged from 1...

    Authors: Tyrone Thomas Carpenter and Simon Ewen

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:42

    Content type: Current References

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  27. Myomas are often located in the area of the lower uterine segment. During cesarean section they can lead to problems in delivering the baby and can make it difficult or impossible to close the uterine incision...

    Authors: Peter Oppelt, Julia Siebold, Jan Staehler, Anja Oppelt, Andreas Mueller, Manfred Kaufmann, Rudolf Baumann and Matthias W. Beckmann

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:41

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. Fetus papyraceus is a well-recognized complication of missed abortion or intrauterine fetal death. However, prolonged intrauterine retention of parts of the fetal skeleton is not adequately reported in the lit...

    Authors: P. S. Bakhshi, Gautam N. Allahbadia, Kulvinder Kaur and S. P. S. Virk

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:33

    Content type: Review Article

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  29. This study is to assess the feasibility and outcome of vaginal hysterectomies using bicoagulation forceps. Eighty patients undergoing vaginal hysterectomy for several diagnoses were enrolled. In 40 patients, b...

    Authors: Wolfgang Zubke, Sven Becker, Bernhard Krämer and Diethelm Wallwiener

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:34

    Content type: Original Article

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  30. This pilot study assessed the outcome, tissue trauma, clinical improvement and reduction in size of fibroids following laparoscopic dissection of the uterine artery (LDUA) in fibroid-related menorrhagia. Fifty...

    Authors: Z. Holub, A. Jabor, L. Kliment, J. Lukac and S. Urbanek

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:31

    Content type: Original Article

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  31. Operative hysteroscopy is an efficient alternative treatment of leiomyoma-associated menorrhagia. This manuscript describes a typical case of uterine leiomyoma that was treated using a bipolar resectoscope and...

    Authors: Frédéric van den Brûle, Crina Buicu, Jacques Dequesne, Philippe Herman and Ulysse J. Gaspard

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:35

    Content type: Case Report

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  32. Transvaginal hydrolaparoscopy is a culdoscopic approach for the inspection of the posterior pelvis, but, in contrast to culdoscopy, uses an aqueous solution for the distension of the pelvic cavity and small di...

    Authors: Hugo Verhoeven, Stephan Gordts, Rudi Campo, Patrick Puttemans and Ivo Brosens

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2004 1:30

    Content type: Original Article

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