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  1. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  2. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  3. 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

    Content type: Opinion

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  4. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  6. 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

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  7. 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

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  8. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  9. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  10. 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

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  11. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  15. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  18. 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

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  19. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  21. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  22. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  24. 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

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  25. The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and outcome of laparoscopic surgery in the management of large ovarian cysts in patients treated at a university hospital. Twelve patients with large (diamet...

    Authors: J. L. Herraiz Roda, J. A. Llueca Abella, C. Catalá Masó, Y. Maazouzi, M. Colecha Morales, A. Serra Rubert, D. Piquer Simó, C. Oliva Martí and E. Calpe Gómez

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:889

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  26. The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the feasibility and safety of total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) by single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) with conventional, reusable laparoscopic instrume...

    Authors: Anneleen Reynders and Jan Baekelandt

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:886

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  27. In laparoscopy, specimens have to be removed from the abdominal cavity. If the trocar opening or the vaginal outlet is insufficient to pass the specimen, the specimen needs to be reduced. The power morcellator...

    Authors: Hans Brölmann, Vasilios Tanos, Grigoris Grimbizis, Thomas Ind, Kevin Philips, Thierry van den Bosch, Samir Sawalhe, Lukas van den Haak, Frank-Willem Jansen, Johanna Pijnenborg, Florin-Andrei Taran, Sara Brucker, Arnaud Wattiez, Rudi Campo, Peter O’Donovan and Rudy Leon de Wilde

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:878

    Content type: Review Article

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  28. The properties of meshes used in reconstructive surgery affect the host response and biomechanical characteristics of the grafted tissue. Whereas durable synthetics induce a chronic inflammation, biological gr...

    Authors: Masayuki Endo, Iva Urbankova, Jaromir Vlacil, Siddarth Sengupta, Thomas Deprest, Bernd Klosterhalfen, Andrew Feola and Jan Deprest

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:883

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. Heavy menstrual bleeding poses an important health problem, which can be managed, besides other treatments, with endometrial ablation. Nowadays, the bipolar radio frequency device (NovaSure) is the most common...

    Authors: I. Muller, J. van der Palen, D. Massop-Helmink, R. Vos-de Bruin and J. M. Sikkema

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:880

    Content type: Original Article

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  30. One recent innovation in the field of gynecology is laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS). It is associated with reduced postoperative pain and better cosmetic outcome. The present paper aims to explain ...

    Authors: Per Istre, Lars Franch Andersen and Henrik Halvor Springborg

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:881

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  31. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  32. 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

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  33. The incidence and severity of endometriosis in adolescent are comparable with the incidence in adult women. The mean delay between the onset of symptoms and the final diagnosis varies between 6.4 and 11.7 year...

    Authors: Stephan Gordts, Patrick Puttemans, Sylvie Gordts and Ivo Brosens

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2015 12:877

    Content type: Opinion

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  34. The aim of this study is to verify that 10 % of N2O in CO2 sufficiently reduces pain to permit laparoscopy under local anesthesia. In nine patients undergoing laparoscopy under local anesthesia for tubal steriliz...

    Authors: Philippe R. Koninckx, Jasper Verguts, Roberta Corona, Leila Adamyan and Ivo Brosens

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 12:872

    Content type: Original Article

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  35. The benefits of fast track regimes, i.e. reduction in hospital stay and minimization of postoperative complications, have led to their widespread use. This study tested the feasibility of a fast track programm...

    Authors: Jakob Graves Rønk Dinesen, Birgit Hessellund and Lone Kjeld Petersen

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 12:874

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  36. Although it is clear that laparoscopic surgery is beneficial to the patient, such surgery brings with it unique challenges and possible injury to the surgeon. Firstly, we sought to investigate the prevalence o...

    Authors: Declan Quinn and James Moohan

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 12:875

    Content type: Original Article

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  37. In India, 5 to 18 % of females attending infertility clinics are diagnosed to be suffering from genital tuberculosis. The present study was conducted to find out the prevalence of endometrial tuberculosis in i...

    Authors: Subrat Kumar Mohakul, Venkata Radha Kumari Beela and Purnima Tiru

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 12:865

    Content type: Original Article

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  38. The purposes of this study were to evaluate and compare the technical feasibility and the patients’ pain during hysterosalpingo-foam sonography (HyFoSy) using two different 2-mm balloon catheters. Randomized t...

    Authors: Dominique Van Schoubroeck, Thierry Van den Bosch, Lieveke Ameye, Thomas D’Hooghe and Dirk Timmerman

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 12:867

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  39. To propose a novel procedure as a safe and effective treatment for cesarean scar pregnancy (CSP), a cohort study was initiated in patients diagnosed with CSP and treated with transvaginal hysterotomy from Dece...

    Authors: Zhang Huanxiao, Chen Shuqin, Jiang Hongye, Xie Hongzhe, Niu Gang, Xu Chengkang, Guan Xiaoming and Yao Shuzhong

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 12:863

    Content type: Original Article

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