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  1. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    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

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  2. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    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

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  3. Content type: Review Article

    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

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  4. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  5. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  6. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    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

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  7. Content type: Opinion

    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

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  8. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  9. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    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

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  10. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  11. Content type: Original Article

    This was a prospective, longitudinal, multicenter, single-arm controlled trial, using independent core laboratory validation of MRI results, to establish the effectiveness and confirm the safety of the VizAbla...

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

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 12:873

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  12. Content type: Opinion

    Undergraduate medical education does not usually involve training in laparoscopic skills despite the fact that minimal access surgery has become the norm in the developed world. We designed a study to evaluate...

    Authors: Taner Shakir, Tae Lee, Jeffrey Lim and Kevin Jones

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:870

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  13. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  14. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    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

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  15. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this study is to evaluate anatomical differences in vaginal length and axis between transvaginal mesh surgery (TVM) and laparoscopic sacropexy (LSC) by pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Twent...

    Authors: Hiromi Kashihara, Virginie Emmanuelli, Edouard Poncelet, Chrystèle Rubod, Jean-Philippe Lucot, Bram Pouseele and Michel Cosson

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:864

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  16. Content type: Original Article

    The objective of this study is to develop a risk-adjusted real-time quality control system in laparoscopic hysterectomy with respect to blood loss, operative time and adverse events in order to signal derailin...

    Authors: A. R. H. Twijnstra, M. D. Blikkendaal, S. R. C. Driessen, E. W. van Zwet, C. D. de Kroon and F. W. Jansen

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:866

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  17. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  18. Content type: Editorial Comment

    Authors: Jan Bosteels, Ben Van Calster, Steven Weyers, Frederic Amant and Jan Deprest

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:858

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  19. Content type: Original Article

    This retrospective observational study was designed to assess patients’ satisfaction after anterior rectopexy, with or without sacropexy, for treatment of symptomatic rectocele in a group of women with anterio...

    Authors: M. J. W. Bogaerts-Samama, S. R. C. Driessen, E. Jenninga, J. B. V. M. Delemarre, J. B. Trimbos and M. E. Westerweel

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:862

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  20. Content type: Review Article

    The management of patients with breast cancer during pregnancy is very demanding and it should be better performed in highly qualified and experienced centers. Referral to institutes and physicians trained in ...

    Authors: Antonio Toesca, Oreste Gentilini, Fedro Peccatori, Hatem A. Azim Jr. and Frederic Amant

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:860

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  21. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    The current case series was done to evaluate the feasibility of transfundal hysteroscopy (TFH) in helping the development of new cervical canal in cases with cervical aplasia. Five cases with obstructive cervi...

    Authors: Ali M. El Saman, Magdi M. Amin, Mohamad T. Khalaf, Dina M. Habib, Omar M. Shaaban and Alaa M. Ismail

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:856

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  22. Content type: Short Communication

    There is currently little guidance in the literature as to whether routine endometrial sampling is indicated after a normal or atrophic cavity has been visualised at outpatient hysteroscopy for post-menopausal...

    Authors: Siobhan Corcoran and Cathy Burke

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:855

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  23. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this study was to assess the effect of ovarian suspension to the round ipsilateral ligament with a resorbable suture, performed during laparoscopic surgery for endometrioma, on postoperative ovarian...

    Authors: Massimiliano Pellicano, Pierluigi Giampaolino, Giovanni Antonio Tommaselli, Ursula Catena, Carmine Nappi and Giuseppe Bifulco

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:854

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  24. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    The primary aim of this study is to evaluate the technique of ovarian reconstruction without suturing after laparoscopic cystectomy of endometrioma. The secondary aim is to find the pregnancy rate following th...

    Authors: P. G. Paul, Harneet Kaur, Dhivya Narasimhan, Gaurav Chopade and Dimple Kandhari

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:853

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  25. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    Management of adnexal masses during pregnancy is challenging for most gynecologists. When surgery is needed, a minimally invasive approach should be preferred. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety ...

    Authors: Alejandro Correa-Paris, Elena Suárez-Salvador, Antonia Gomar Crespo, Oriol Puig Puig, Jordi Xercavins and Antonio Gil-Moreno

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:851

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  26. Content type: Original Article

    Simultaneous bilateral ectopic pregnancies occurring spontaneously or following assisted conception techniques, although rare, present the clinician with diagnostic uncertainty and management dilemmas which ma...

    Authors: Arpita Ghosh, Daniel Borlase, Tosin Ajala, Anthony James Kelly and Zaky Ibrahim

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:849

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  27. Content type: Original Article

    The purpose of this study is to compare success rate, patient satisfaction, discomfort, procedure time and intraoperative adverse events of hysteroscopic (Essure®) versus laparoscopic sterilisation. This study...

    Authors: Niblock Kathy, Connor Katie, Morgan David and Johnston Keith

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:850

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  28. Content type: Original Article

    Primary retroperitoneal ectopic pregnancy represents an extremely unusual entity with a rather obscure pathogenesis. Implantation in the retroperitoneal space has been reported to occur both spontaneously and ...

    Authors: Athanasios Protopapas, Nikolaos Akrivos, Stavros Athanasiou, Ioannis Chatzipapas, Aikaterini Domali and Dimitrios Loutradis

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:847

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  29. Content type: Review Article

    Fibroids may give rise to specific obstetrical complications such as pain due to degeneration, fetal malpresentation, or placenta previa. For all these reasons, surgical resection of the fibroid may be indicat...

    Authors: J. Claeys, I. Hellendoorn, T. Hamerlynck, J. Bosteels and S. Weyers

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:842

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  30. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility, efficacy, safeness, and patients’ acceptability of a modified transcervical endometrial resection (TCER) technique for the treatment of menorrhagia. Eighty...

    Authors: Pietro Litta, Luigi Nappi, Pasquale Florio, Luca Mencaglia, Mario Franchini and Stefano Angioni

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:844

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  31. Content type: Original Article

    Pregnancy in a uterine rudimentary horn carries a high risk of uterine rupture with severe and potentially lethal intra-abdominal haemorrhage. There is now growing evidence that this condition can be safely ma...

    Authors: Vasileios Minas, Elizabeth Shaw and Thomas Aust

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:836

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  32. Content type: Original Article

    This study aims to estimate the safety, efficacy, and patient acceptability of adding vaginoscopic office hysteroscopy (VOH) to the routine infertility diagnostic work-up for evaluation of the endometrial cavi...

    Authors: Atef M. Darwish, Ahmad I. Hassanin, Mahmoud A. Abdel Aleem, Ibraheem I. Mohammad and Islam H. Aboushama

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:840

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  33. Content type: Opinion

    While surgery is gaining in efficiency it is equally getting more and more complex. Meanwhile patients are getting more and more demanding. In the past decades, safety and quality have become prominent criteri...

    Authors: S. Weyers, S. Van Calenbergh, Y. Van Nieuwenhove, G. Mestdagh, M. Coppens and J. Bosteels

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:839

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  34. Content type: Original Article

    Despite the upcoming use of hysteroscopy and increased applicability during the last decades, little work has been done regarding the development of hysteroscopic training models in comparison to laparoscopy. ...

    Authors: J. A. Janse, C. J. Tolman, S. Veersema, F. J. M. Broekmans and H. W. R. Schreuder

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:833

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  35. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    Uterine fibroids are a prevalent disorder; with the exception of myomectomy, there are no treatments that are generally accepted as compatible with future fertility and fecundity. Radiofrequency ablation is a ...

    Authors: José Gerardo Garza-Leal, Iván Hernández León and David Toub

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2014 11:830

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  36. Content type: Original Article

    In endometrial (pre)malignancy the pre-operative work-up is primarily based on the histopathological specimen obtained. Total laparoscopic hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (TLH + BSO) in presu...

    Authors: P. A. H. H. van der Heijden, Y. P. Geels, S. H. M. van den Berg-van Erp, L. F. A. G. Massuger and M. P. M. L. Snijders

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2013 11:823

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