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  1. This study was conducted to assess whether women would prefer to undergo saline infusion sonography (SIS) or office hysteroscopy for the investigation of the uterine cavity. In a randomised controlled trial, 1...

    Authors: Heleen van Dongen, Anne Timmermans, Cathrien E. Jacobi, Trudy Elskamp, Cor D. de Kroon and Frank Willem Jansen

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 8:649

    Content type: Original Article

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  2. Several endometriosis classifications were proposed, based on the assumption that endometriosis is a progressive disease, and designed to score severity of visible lesions. In addition, several specific classi...

    Authors: Philippe R. Koninckx, Anastasia Ussia, Leila Adamyan and Arnaud Wattiez

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 8:626

    Content type: Perspective

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  3. Since NovaSure® endometrial ablation (GEA) is not reliable as contraception, a reliable permanent contraceptive method which can be offered during the same operative session is often preferred by patients. We ...

    Authors: R. J. Detollenaere, M. P. H. Vleugels and H. W. F. van Eijndhoven

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 8:625

    Content type: Original Article

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  4. The purpose of this study is to gauge the management of pregnant women with a past history of cervical excisional treatments for cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia (CIN). A postal survey of 120 consultant obs...

    Authors: Faisal M. S. Basama and Periti Angala

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 8:622

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. Hysteroscopic sterilization through the Essure® method is preferably performed in the outpatient department without any form of anesthesia. This approach requires the hysteroscopic skills of the gynecologist t...

    Authors: Michel P. H. Vleugels, Sergine Heckel, Sebastian Veersema, Jean Bernard Engrand, Vincent Villefranque, Hervé Fernandez and Pierre Panel

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 8:615

    Content type: Original Article

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Gynecological Surgery 2010 8:645

  6. The aim of this work is to explore the efficacy , safety, and patients' satisfaction of laparoscopic uterosacral nerve ablation (LUNA) in relief of pain in women with chronic pelvic pain in whom diagnostic lap...

    Authors: Hossam El-Din Shawki

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 8:612

    Content type: Original Article

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  7. Diagnostic hysteroscopy is a simple procedure that can provide a good visualization of the whole uterine cavity without cervical dilation and usually without anesthesia. It has been proposed as an office metho...

    Authors: N. Koutlaki, M. Dimitraki, S. Zervoudis, P. Skafida, I. Nikas, J. Mandratzi, A. Liberis and V. Liberis

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:613

    Content type: Review Article

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  8. The aim of our study was to assess the feasibility and efficacy of laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) with the two-port method. One hundred seventy-six women with uterine diseases underwent ...

    Authors: Jong Woon Bae, Un Suk Jung, Joong Sub Choi, Jung Hun Lee, Chang Eop Son, Seung Wook Jeon and Jin Hwa Hong

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 8:611

    Content type: Original Article

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  9. We describe the first in vivo use of neutral argon plasma energy in gynaecological surgery in the UK and the largest series worldwide. The use of PlasmaJet® (PJ) in different applications in 118 selected cases...

    Authors: Thumuluru Kavitha Madhuri, Dimitri Papatheodorou, Anil Tailor, Christopher Sutton and Simon Butler-Manuel

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:591

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  10. Total laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (TLH) offers an alternative and potentially more favourable procedure for women with early endometrial neoplasia. This cohort review presents...

    Authors: Mark Roberts, Carlota Rosales and Poornima Ranka

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 8:606

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. In this third review of the series of evidence-based practice reviews of clinical practice, we examine the evidence for the use of imaging techniques in the pre-planning for surgery for deep infiltrating endom...

    Authors: A. L. Nightingale, K. D. Ballard and J. T. Wright

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:605

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. The level of difficulty of various types of hysterectomy differs and may influence the choice of either approach. When surgeons consider one specific approach to hysterectomy as more difficult, they may be rel...

    Authors: Theodoor E. Nieboer, Marc E. A. Spaanderman, Marlies Y. Bongers, Mark E. Vierhout and Kirsten B. Kluivers

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:592

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. The effect of different structured training programs on basic laparoscopic psychomotor skills (LPS), as assessed by hand–eye coordination (HEC), and on advanced LPS, as assessed by laparoscopic intracorporeal ...

    Authors: Carlos Roger Molinas and Rudi Campo

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:594

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. In this paper, we present our experience with cystoscopy and hydrodistension for the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis (IC) and association with endometriosis/adenomyosis. This is a retrospective study of 116...

    Authors: Richard L. Heaton and M. Sami Walid

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:587

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. The purpose of this study was to evaluate tissue damage caused by the PlasmaJetTM coagulator in the uterus, ovary, and fallopian tube at different power settings in vitro and then to examine the damage caused in ...

    Authors: Shilpa Deb, S. Deen, K. S. Ashford, A. Harwood, C. Newman and M. C. Powell

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:582

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. Myomectomy is a common laparoscopic procedure and is often used in patients with infertility, bleeding disorders and other symptoms caused by leiomyomas. We present a case series report based on a retrospectiv...

    Authors: A. Kavallaris, C. Panayotidis, N. Chalvatzas, C. Banz, K. Diedrich and A. Hornemann

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:580

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. Transvaginal ultrasound and office hysteroscopy are established diagnostic tools for the evaluation of infertility patients, with hysteroscopy often considered as the more precise method to evaluate the uterin...

    Authors: B. Lawrenz, E. Neunhoeffer, S. Lessmann-Bechle, D. Wallwiener, T. Fehm and S. Becker

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:578

    Content type: Original Article

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  18. This paper presents a review of the diagnosis and treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS). The incidence of fetal or neonatal mortality and preterm delivery in monochorionic twin pregnancies is s...

    Authors: Markus Hoopmann, Harald Abele, Diethelm Wallwiener and Karl Oliver Kagan

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:575

    Content type: Review Article

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  19. The purpose of this study is to determine whether injection of absolute alcohol into cysts cavities, after cyst aspiration, is useful to treat benign breast cysts (BBCs) and to reduce its rate of recurrence. F...

    Authors: Dagoberto Álvarez-Fernández, José L. González, Juan Carlos Ayala-Luna, Martha Rodríguez-Morán and Fernando Guerrero-Romero

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:559

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. The purpose of the study was to construct a clinical profile of a patient more likely to have ovarian torsion (OT). The study design was a retrospective chart review (Canadian Task Force Classification II-3). ...

    Authors: Roy Mashiach, Shikma Bar-On, Valentina Boyko, David Stockheim, Motti Goldenberg, Eyal Schiff and Daniel S. Seidman

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 7:557

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. Postmenopausal bleeding (PMB) can be due to various causes. The commonest cause is atrophy of the vagina or the endometrium. Endometrial cancer accounts for 10% cases of PMB. We present this unusual case of fi...

    Authors: Janaki Putran and Rachana Gupta

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2010 8:554

    Content type: Case Report

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  22. Metaplastic breast carcinoma represents a very rare neoplasm which accounts for less than 1% of all breast malignancies. Τhe tumour usually consists of epithelial and non-epithelial elements in different amoun...

    Authors: Nickos G. Kelessis, George D. Plataniotis, Manolis V. Agapitos, Georgia N. Ioanidou, Irene T. Georgiou and Tina E. Coclami

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2009 7:543

    Content type: Case Report

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  23. Currently, no robust evidence exists for the optimal period for maintaining the suction drainage in the groin incisions for women who undergo inguinal lymphadenectomy for vulvar carcinoma. In many cases, this ...

    Authors: Nikolaos Burbos, Mazen Abu-Freij, Mercedes Perez-Morales and Joaquin J. Nieto

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2009 8:504

    Content type: Communication

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  24. A 19-year-old patient presented with intractable uterine bleeding, 11 weeks post-abortion. A pelvic ultrasound with Doppler and color imaging suggested a uterine arteriovenous malformation. Failing conservativ...

    Authors: Angelos G. Vilos, George A. Vilos, Barbara de Vrijer, Roman Kozak and Basim Abu-Rafea

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2009 7:503

    Content type: Communication

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  25. We present a technique of direct optical entry through Palmer's point (3 cm below the left costal margin in the mid-clavicular line) as an alternative laparoscopic entry method for those gynaecological patient...

    Authors: Thomas R. Aust, Salma I. Kayani and David J. Rowlands

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2009 7:500

    Content type: Communication

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  26. We present a case of a postmenopausal diabetic hypertensive female with a solitary retroperitoneal myoma (2,025 g) and no smooth muscle (myomatic) nodules on visceral and parietal peritoneum. She complained of...

    Authors: Malina Lukanova, Ehab Akkary, Yordan Popov, Dimitar Stoykov and Margarita Nikolova

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2009 7:484

    Content type: Communication

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  27. A 33-years-old woman referred to our hospital with a huge abdominopelvic mass. Ultrasonographically, a septated cyst 24.3 × 17.6 × 16.6 cm in dimension without neovascularization was diagnosed. Serum CA125 and...

    Authors: Levent Yaşar, A. Süha Sönmez, Ali Galip Zebitay, Gezer Neslihan, H. Fehmi Yazıcıoğlu and Gülseven Mehmetoğlu

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2009 7:482

    Content type: Communication

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  28. We report a case of inadvertent insertion of a 14-Fr Foley's catheter through the orifice of one branch of a previously unrecognised duplex ureter. The unintentional insertion of the catheter occurred at ureth...

    Authors: E. Papacharalabous, M. Ford, S. Butler-Manuel and A. Tailor

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2009 8:475

    Content type: Communication

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  29. Although ectopic pregnancy diagnosed after elective termination of pregnancy is a very rare event, the incidence is increasing. The risk of mortality among women with ectopic pregnancy undergoing termination o...

    Authors: M. Hussain, M. I. Rizzuto, R. Macrae and F. Odejinmi

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2009 7:470

    Content type: Communication

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  30. Didelphic uterus with blind hemivagina and ipsilateral renal anomaly is a rare congenital malformation. The pathogenesis of this syndrome and its embryologic origin are still the subject of discussion. Due to ...

    Authors: Elke Stevens, Jan Baekelandt, Lutgarde Lemmens, Els Dufraimont, André Valcke, Marcel De Bruyn and Jan Bosteels

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2009 7:469

    Content type: Communication

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