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  1. Content type: Original Article

    A Spigelian hernia is a rare hernia through the Spigelian fascia between the rectus muscle and the semilunar line. This hernia is well known in surgery. Symptoms vary from insidious to localised pain, an inter...

    Authors: Anastasia Ussia, Fabio Imperato, Larissa Schindler, Arnaud Wattiez and Philippe R. Koninckx

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:8

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  2. Content type: Original Article

    Oophoropexy for ovarian torsion is easy to be done by many tools either suturing to the lateral pelvic wall, plication of the ovarian ligament or even fixation to the back of the uterus, but it is little bit d...

    Authors: Tamer A. Hosny

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:7

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  3. Content type: Original Article

    Studies have shown that vaginal vault prolapse can affect up to 43% of women following hysterectomy for pelvic organ prolapse. Many techniques have been described to prevent and treat vaginal vault prolapse. T...

    Authors: Kathy Niblock, Emily Bailie, Geoff McCracken and Keith Johnston

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:3

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  4. Content type: Original Article

    Uterovaginal prolapse in very elderly women is a growing problem due to increased life expectancy. Surgeons and anaesthetists may be wary of performing quality of life surgery on this higher risk group. Where ...

    Authors: Samuel W. King, Helen Jefferis, Simon Jackson, Alexander G. Marfin and Natalia Price

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:2

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  5. Content type: Original Article

    This follow-up RCT was conducted to evaluate laparoscopic psychomotor skills retention after finishing a structured training program. In a first study, 80 gynecologists were randomly allocated to four groups t...

    Authors: Carlos Roger Molinas and Rudi Campo

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2016 13:962

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  6. Content type: Original Article

    In recent years, training and education in endoscopic surgery has been critically reviewed. Clinicians, both surgeons as gynaecologist who perform endoscopic surgery without proper training of the specific psy...

    Authors: Rudi Campo, Arnaud Wattiez, Vasilis Tanos, Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo, Grigoris Grimbizis, Diethelm Wallwiener, Sara Brucker, Marco Puga, Roger Molinas, Peter O’Donovan, Jan Deprest, Yves Van Belle, Ann Lissens, Anja Herrmann, Mahmood Tahir, Chiara Benedetto…

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2016 13:957

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  7. Content type: Original Article

    Haptic feedback is drastically reduced in laparoscopic surgery compared to open surgery. Introducing enhanced haptic feedback in laparoscopic instruments might well improve surgical safety and efficiency. In t...

    Authors: Chantal C. J. Alleblas, Michel P. H. Vleugels and Theodoor E. Nieboer

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2016 13:959

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  8. Content type: Original Article

    Urinary tract endometriosis (UTE) is a rare form of deep infiltrating endometriosis. We studied the operative treatment of UTE and evaluated postoperative recurrences and fertility outcomes. This is a retrospe...

    Authors: Liisu Saavalainen, Oskari Heikinheimo, Aila Tiitinen and Päivi Härkki

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2016 13:958

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  9. Content type: Original Article

    Uterine polyps can cause abnormal bleeding in women. Conventional practise is to remove them under general anaesthesia but advances in technology have made it possible to perform polypectomy in the office sett...

    Authors: Natalie A. M. Cooper, Lee Middleton, Paul Smith, Elaine Denny, Lynda Stobert, Jane Daniels and T. Justin Clark

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2016 13:946

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  10. Content type: Original Article

    Pelvic surgery can affect ovarian reserve, but estimates of the potential effect of different surgical procedures are lacking. This study examines the markers of ovarian reserve after different procedures in o...

    Authors: Oybek Rustamov, Monica Krishnan, Stephen A Roberts and Cheryl T Fitzgerald

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2016 13:940

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  11. Content type: Review Article

    The use of robot-assisted surgery (RAS) has gained popularity in the field of gynaecology, including pelvic floor surgery. To assess the benefits of RAS, we conducted a systematic review of randomized controll...

    Authors: Geertje Callewaert, Jan Bosteels, Susanne Housmans, Jasper Verguts, Ben Van Cleynenbreugel, Frank Van der Aa, Dirk De Ridder, Ignace Vergote and Jan Deprest

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2016 13:930

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  12. Content type: Original Article

    New surgical techniques and technology have simplified laparoscopic hysterectomy and have enhanced the safety of this procedure. However, the surgical colpotomy step has not been addressed. This study evaluate...

    Authors: L. van den Haak, J. P. T. Rhemrev, M. D. Blikkendaal, A. C. M. Luteijn, J. J. van den Dobbelsteen, S. R. C. Driessen and F. W. Jansen

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2016 13:929

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  13. Content type: Opinion

    What is the recommended diagnostic work-up of female genital anomalies according to the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)/European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (ESGE) system...

    Authors: Grigoris F. Grimbizis, Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo, Sotirios H. Saravelos, Stephan Gordts, Caterina Exacoustos, Dominique Van Schoubroeck, Carmina Bermejo, Nazar N. Amso, Geeta Nargund, Dirk Timmermann, Apostolos Athanasiadis, Sara Brucker, Carlo De Angelis, Marco Gergolet, Tin Chiu Li, Vasilios Tanos…

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 13:909

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  14. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of the study was to evaluate whether hysteroscopic metroplasty for septate uterus represents a risk factor of adverse outcome in pregnancy, during labor, and after delivery. This is a retrospective com...

    Authors: Nataša Kenda Šuster and Marco Gergolet

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 13:916

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  15. Content type: Original Article

    The FAST-EU Trial was designed to establish the effectiveness and confirm the safety of transcervical intrauterine sonography-guided radiofrequency ablation with the VizAblate™ System in the treatment of sympt...

    Authors: Hans Brölmann, Marlies Bongers, José Gerardo Garza-Leal, Janesh Gupta, Sebastiaan Veersema, Rik Quartero and David Toub

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 13:915

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  16. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    Vesicovaginal fistulas (VVF) constitute the most common type of genitourinary fistulas. In developed countries, VVF are almost always iatrogenic and frequently a secondary result of gynecological surgery. Some...

    Authors: Antoni Llueca, Jose Luis Herraiz, Miguel Rodrigo, Yasmin Mazzouzi, Dolores Piquer, Miriam Guijarro, Arhoa Cañete and Javier Escrig

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:913

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  17. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    The aim of this study is to assess the use of intraoperative transvaginal ultrasonography (TVS) to locate deep myomas that were not identified on laparoscopic view. The design of this study is a prospective ob...

    Authors: P .G Paul, Dimple K. Ahluwalia, Dhivya Narasimhan, Gaurav Chopade, Saurabh Patil, Varsha Rengaraj and Tanuka Das

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:912

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  18. Content type: Original Article

    Since the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy on a pregnant lady in 1991, a plethora of articles and case studies have been published addressing laparoscopy and their role in pregnancy. The Royal College of Obs...

    Authors: Mohammed Rizk and Haitham Salem

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:910

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  19. Content type: Original Article

    The study aims to describe patient characteristics, uterine cavity shape and histopathology, complications, and long-term clinical outcomes of women who failed hysteroscopic rollerball or loop endometrial abla...

    Authors: Grace W. Yeung, George A. Vilos, Angelos G. Vilos, Ayman Oraif, Hanin Abduljabar and Basim Abu-Rafea

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:907

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  20. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    This paper demonstrates the feasibility of a salpingectomy for ectopic pregnancy by transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES). Conventional, reusable laparoscopic instruments were u...

    Authors: Van Peer Sarah and Baekelandt Jan

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:904

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  21. Content type: Original Article

    Premenopausal dysfunctional bleeding (PDB) is a common medical problem. Surgery is typically performed after the failure of a medical approach. Surgical options include endometrial ablation techniques or a hys...

    Authors: S. Knaepen and S. Van Calenbergh

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:902

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  22. Content type: Original Article

    The diagnosis and management of non-puerperal uterine inversion can be challenging. The majority of cases are caused by benign leiomyomas, but 15 % are related to a malignant mass. Published case reports can g...

    Authors: Vasileios Minas, Antonios Anagnostopoulos and Nahid Gul

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:899

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  23. Content type: Original Article

    Endometriosis affects women in reproductive age and can involve bowel in 6–12 % of the patients. In case of bowel occlusion or deep pain, radical laparoscopic endometriosic surgery associated with bowel resect...

    Authors: Silvia Baggio, Paola Pomini, Alessandro Zecchin, Simone Garzon, Cecilia Bonin, Lorenza Santi, Anna Festi and Massimo Piergiuseppe Franchi

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:901

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  24. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the feasibility and safety of adnexectomy by transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES) for benign adnexal masses. Conventional, reusable...

    Authors: Anneleen Reynders and Jan Baekelandt

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:900

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  25. Content type: Original Article

    We report a case of a woman with chronic right-sided pelvic pain with an unusual combination of broad ligament defects and associated terminal ileum and caecum herniation. Reduction of the hernia and closure o...

    Authors: Charlotte Palmer, David Rowlands and Vasileios Minas

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:898

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  26. Content type: Original Article

    Although extensive lavage is useful in peritoneal infections as diverticulitis, the extent of peritoneal lavage that should be used at the end of surgery is unclear. A randomised controlled trial comparing sta...

    Authors: Carlo De Cicco, Ron Schonman, Anastasia Ussia and Philippe R. Koninckx

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:897

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  27. Content type: Review Article

    There is a concern regarding the risk of occult leiomyosarcomas found at surgery for presumed benign fibroids. We sought to produce a comprehensive review of published data addressing this issue and provide hi...

    Authors: Elizabeth A. Pritts, David J. Vanness, Jonathan S. Berek, William Parker, Ronald Feinberg, Jacqueline Feinberg and David L. Olive

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:894

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  28. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    Robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery (RALS) is making an increasingly significant contribution to the field of gynaecological surgery. RALS offers similar patient benefits to standard laparoscopic surgery (SL...

    Authors: A. M. Hurley, P. J. Kennedy, L. O’Connor, T. G. Dinan, J. F. Cryan, G. Boylan and B. A. O’Reilly

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:891

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  29. Content type: Original Article

    Total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) in the presence of patients with previous cesarean section (CS) is becoming increasingly common. When performing TLH in these patients, bladder adhesions to the uterus may...

    Authors: C. Celle, C. Pomés, G. Durruty, M. Zamboni and M. Cuello

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:896

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  30. Content type: Review Article

    This review summarises current understanding and research on the association between anxiety and outpatient hysteroscopy. Women undergoing hysteroscopy suffer from significant levels of anxiety, with repercuss...

    Authors: Pietro Gambadauro, Ramesan Navaratnarajah and Vladimir Carli

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:895

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  31. Content type: Review Article

    To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of pictorial blood loss assessment chart (PBLAC) compared to objective measurements of menstrual blood loss (MBL), a systematic search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cumulative Index t...

    Authors: Sherif A. El-Nashar, Sherif A. M. Shazly and Abimbola O. Famuyide

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:893

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  32. Content type: Original Article

    The objective of the study was to assess the safety and efficacy of conservative laparoscopic electrocoagulation adenomyolysis (CLEA) in the management of women with symptomatic adenomyosis. The study design i...

    Authors: Hosam Abdel-Fattah, Nasser El-Lakkany, Adel Saad Helal, Alaa Mosbah, El-Said Abdel-Hady and Mahmoud Abdel-Shaheed

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:890

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  33. Content type: Review Article

    Intrauterine and intraabdominal adhesions are a major cause for infertility. The most recent investigations have demonstrated the potential of intraperitoneal adhesion barriers combined with good surgical tech...

    Authors: Verguts Jasper, Bosteels Jan, Corona Roberta, Hamerlynck Tjalina, Mestdagh Greet, Nisolle Michelle, Puttemans Patrick, Squifflet Jean-Luc, Van Herendael Bruno and Weyers Steven

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:887

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  34. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    This study compares pain and tiredness experienced by a student and gynaecological surgeons of varying experience between straight sticks (SS) and single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) in vitro. Data was...

    Authors: Debjani Mukhopadhyay and Thomas E. J. Ind

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:888

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  35. Content type: Original Article

    Studies have shown an increased risk of vaginal cuff dehiscence following total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH). Patient variables associated with dehiscence have not been well described. This study aims to id...

    Authors: Nicole M. Donnellan, Suketu Mansuria, Nancy Aguwa, Deirdre Lum, Leslie Meyn and Ted Lee

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:882

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  36. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    The risk of intraperitoneal fragment dissemination of uterine tissue, especially the dissemination of unexpected leiomyosarcoma during electromechanical morcellation, has been increasingly debated during the l...

    Authors: Henrik Halvor Springborg and Olav Istre

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:879

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