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  1. The audit objectives: To assess the outcome of the treatment of: (1) heavy menstrual bleeding by transcervical resection of the endometrium, (2) post-resection uterine stenosis and haemat...

    Authors: F. M. S. Basama, H. Muppala and T. C. M. Inglis

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 4:35

    Content type: Original Article

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  2. To explore and analyse patients’ views and comments on microwave endometrial ablation (MEA), we designed a simple and concise questionnaire of 10 items that the participants answered by ticking boxes. They wer...

    Authors: Emad Louis, P. Gardiner, N. Elkington, J. Frappell and J. Morsman

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:195

    Content type: Original Article

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  3. In combination with high-resolution ultrasound (US), vacuum-assisted biopsy (VB) is a patient friendly, outpatient diagnostic procedure with the potential for curative resection of selected lesions and thus re...

    Authors: U. Krainick-Strobel, M. Hahn, V. F. Duda, S. Paepke, U. Peisker, S. Petrich, P. Scheler, U. Schwarz-Böger, H. P. Sinn, S. Heywang-Köbrunner and I. Schreer

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:250

    Content type: Statement and Commentary

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  4. Essure™ hysteroscopic sterilisation is a minimally invasive, outpatient approach to female sterilisation, which avoids the possible complications of laparoscopic sterilisation. We present our experience of the...

    Authors: Madhavi Vellayan, Andrew Baxter, Mary Connor and Val Brown

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:249

    Content type: Rapid Communication

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  5. While abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy is still considered the gold standard for the surgical treatment of endometrial cancer, the laparosco...

    Authors: Uwe Ulrich, Kerstin Rhiem, Elisabeth Janschek and Andreas D. Ebert

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 4:3

    Content type: Review Article

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  6. To evaluate diagnostic efficacy of transvaginal saline infusion sonohysterography (TV-SHG) in the evaluation of uterine cavities in tamoxifen (TAM) administered asymptomatic postmenopausal breast cancer patien...

    Authors: M. Inal, Y. Yildirim, A. Incebiyik, M. Sanci and C. Ispahi

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:233

    Content type: Original Article

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  7. Abdominal surgery is considered as the leading cause of peritoneal adhesions and almost universally as adhesiogenic. Peritoneal injury at the time of surgery initiates an inflammatory reaction determining fibr...

    Authors: Carlos Roger Molinas, Maria Mercedes Binda and Philippe Robert Koninckx

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:236

    Content type: Review Article

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  8. To evaluate a new technique designed to facilitate bladder dissection during laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH). Minimal access surgery unit, James Cook University Hospital. A retrospective revi...

    Authors: Gasser El Bishry and Graham Phillips

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:197

    Content type: Original Article

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  9. Endometriosis is a common gynaecological pathology with pelvic and extra-pelvic localisations. We report a case of endometriosis of the round ligament revealed by an intermittent hernia. The endometriosis of t...

    Authors: Anne Hoffbeck, David Hamid, Carole Meyer, Marie-Noëlle Roedlich, Renaud Haberstich and Jean-Jacques Baldauf

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:217

    Content type: Case Report

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  10. The objective was to construct a laparoscopic transabdominal isthmic cerclage in a patient with cervical agenesis at Kadir Has University, Metropolitan Florence Nightingale Hospital. A 39-year-old woman diagno...

    Authors: Yücel Karaman, Banu Bingol and Ziya Günenc

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 4:204

    Content type: Case Report

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  11. A cohort of 108 women with chronic pelvic pain underwent a laparoscopy, and a diagnosis of endometriosis was made in 88 (81%). Pre-operative and 2 years post-operative pain scores, using a ranked ordinal scale...

    Authors: S. Banerjee, K. D. Ballard, D. P. Lovell and J. Wright

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:206

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. The radicality of the resective technique at transcervical endometrial resection (TCRE) may affect both the safety and efficacy. We evaluated both a more and a less extreme technique and compared results with ...

    Authors: J. T. McH. Clark, L. Dupuch, I. Balchin, D. L. Byrne and J. M. Frappell

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:172

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. Gonadal sex cord stromal tumors contain some of the most morphologically interesting neoplasms of the gonads, and these lead to many important issues in differential diagnosis. Granulosa cell tumors are much m...

    Authors: Cevahir Tekcan, Murat Naki, Aykut Coskun, Sebnem Erguler, Kadir Guzin, Nese Yucel and Ebru Zemheri

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:218

    Content type: Case Report

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  14. Vaginal clear cell adenocarcinoma (VCCA) is most commonly related to in utero diethylstilbestrol (DES) use. Primary VCCA is an extremely rare entity except for this well-known condition. In this paper, a 23-ye...

    Authors: Kadir Güzin, Semra Kayataş Eser, Ayşe Yiğit and Ebru Zemheri

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:182

    Content type: Case Report

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  15. We report on a patient who presented with symptoms of acute abdomen and sudden abdominal pain that had started 4 h before hospitalization. Emergent laparoscopy was immediately done. A perforated peptic ulcer i...

    Authors: Dubravko Barisic, Ante Corusic, Mario Coric and Bosko Romic

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:193

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Urinary stress incontinence (USI) is more common in obese women. The influence of obesity on surgical treatment for USI is controversial. We sought to determine whether obesity affects the outcome of the tensi...

    Authors: Alexander Tsivian, Menahem Neuman, Oded Kessler, Baruch Mogutin, Doron Korczak, Samuel Levin and A. Ami Sidi

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:205

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. Uterine leiomyomas are by far the most common benign tumours of the female genital tract. The true incidence of leiomyomas during pregnancy is, however, unknown. Although leiomyomas usually remain asymptomatic...

    Authors: Leonor Santos, Luís Vicente, Maria João Nunes, Isabel Nery, Manuela Caetano and Noémia Assunção

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:210

    Content type: Case Report

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  18. The objective was to compare the outcome of a combined total hysterectomy-vaginectomy-phalloplasty procedure vs. a vaginectomy-phalloplasty procedure in female-to-male (FTM) gender dysphoric individuals, and t...

    Authors: S. Weyers, G. Selvaggi, S. Monstrey, M. Dhont, R. Van den Broecke, P. De Sutter, G. De Cuypere, G. T‘ Sjoen and P. Hoebeke

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:203

    Content type: Original Article

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  19. Although secondary involvement of the genital tract by non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is not uncommon, primary malignancies are very rare. We describe a case of primary non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of the cervix in a 44-yea...

    Authors: P. G. Paul, Aby Koshy and Tony Thomas

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:209

    Content type: Case Report

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  20. The objective was too evaluate the pregnancy rate and the chance of term pregnancy following hysteroscopic myomectomy depending on the type of the myoma. Between February 2000 and October 2005, a total of 25 p...

    Authors: Stamatellos Ioannis, Apostolides Aristotelis, Tantsis Antonios, Stamatopoulos Panagiotis and Bontis John

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:207

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. We report on a 35-year-old woman with spontaneous bilateral tubal pregnancy. This is a rare and complex condition with uncertain etiology. Despite preoperative work-up that included clinical examination, seria...

    Authors: Ioannis Stamatellos, Eutychia Anagnostou, Panagiotis Stamatopoulos and Ioannis Bontis

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:194

    Content type: Case report

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  22. The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of vaginal misoprostol and an osmotic dilator in achieving cervical ripening before operative hysteroscopy in pre-menopausal women. One hundred patien...

    Authors: Dan Yu, Tin-Chiu Li, Enlan Xia and Xiaowu Huang

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:199

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. Uterine perforation is a rare but potentially life-threatening complication associated with the use of intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs). Following perforation, the IUD can migrate to the peritoneal ca...

    Authors: Juergen Zieren, Boris Moebius, Bettina Zieren and Charalambos Menenakos

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:200

    Content type: Case Report

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  24. Primary breast carcinoma of the vulva is very rare, with only 13 cases so far reported in the English literature since 1936. We present the 14th case of primary breast cancer in the vulva and the second case w...

    Authors: D. Gopinath, S. Sasson and I. D. Nuttall

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:198

    Content type: Case Report

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  25. This study was designed to test the effect of recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator (rt-PA) in reducing adhesion formation and to observe its influence on peritoneal neoangiogenesis. In 20 Wistar rats,...

    Authors: G. Bigatti, N. Segers, W. Boeckx, L. Gruft, A. Mariani and I. Brosens

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2006 3:170

    Content type: Original Article

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