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  1. Pelvic organ prolapse can be repaired vaginally or laparoscopically. Studies comparing vaginal repair with sacrospinous ligament fixation (SSLF) or uterosacral ligament suspension (V-USLS) have found no differ...

    Authors: Martina G. Gabra, Veronica Winget, Mohammad T. Torabi, Ilana Addis, Kenneth Hatch and John Heusinkveld

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:15

    Content type: Original Article

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  2. This study aimed to determine the possible prognostic factors correlated with the treatment modalities of tubo-ovarian abscesses (TOAs) and thus to assess whether the need for surgery was predictable at the ti...

    Authors: Murat Gözüküçük and Esra Gülen Yıldız

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:14

    Content type: Original Article

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  3. Endometriosis impairs the quality of life (QoL) of many women, including their social relationships, daily activity, productivity at work, and family planning. The aim of this review was to determine the instr...

    Authors: Maurizio Nicola D’Alterio, Stefania Saponara, Mirian Agus, Antonio Simone Laganà, Marco Noventa, Emanuela Stochino Loi, Anis Feki and Stefano Angioni

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:13

    Content type: Review Article

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  4. This study aimed to describe the efficacy of hysteroscopy in the management of women with the persistent gestational trophoblastic disease (PGTD)/GTN to reduce the need for chemotherapy.

    Authors: Fatemeh Davari Tanha, Saghar Samimi Sede, Fariba Yarandi, Elham Shirali, Maliheh Fakehi, Zeinab Shaker, Mahsa Ghajarzadeh and Marjan Ghaemi

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:12

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. Septate uterus is a common Mullerian ducts anomaly. The aim of our pilot study was the evaluation of diode laser hysteroscopic metroplasty efficacy to increase endometrial volume in women with septate uterus.

    Authors: Luigi Nappi, Maddalena Falagario, Stefano Angioni, Vincenzo De Feo, Michele Bollino and Felice Sorrentino

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:11

    Content type: Original Article

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  6. Currently, the intrauterine device (IUD) is one of the most used contraceptive methods worldwide, since it has shown to be effective and reversible. One of its complications is the migration of the device, whi...

    Authors: Henry Robayo-Amortegui, Marcela Rincon-Vanegas, Adolfredo Ballestas-Blanquicet and Jair Ruiz-Fonseca

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:9

    Content type: Short Communication

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  7. One of the major drawbacks of gynecologic laparoscopy is post-laparoscopic shoulder pain (PLSP) that is believed to result from intra-abdominal CO2 retention leading to peritoneal and diaphragmatic stretching and...

    Authors: Amphan Chalermchockcharoenkit, Pattaya Hengrasmee, Paiboon Sophontanarak, Korakot Sirimai, Pavit Sutchritpongsa and Pisutt Srichaikul

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:8

    Content type: Original Article

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  8. Hysteroscopy training requires the development of specific psychomotor skills. Few validated low-cost models exist in hysteroscopy. The main objective of this study is to determine face, content, and construct...

    Authors: Ana Rita Peixoto Panazzolo, Leisa Beatriz Grando, Lia Karina Volpato and Getúlio R. de Oliveira Filho

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:7

    Content type: Original Article

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  9. Femoral nerve injury following gynecologic surgery may be a postoperative complication, leading to medical malpractice claims and litigation.

    Authors: Piergiorgio Fedeli, Maurizio Guida, Pasquale Giugliano, Laura Letizia Mazzarelli, Annalisa D’Apuzzo, Roberto Scendoni and Giuseppe Vacchiano

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:6

    Content type: Short Communication

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  10. Vulvar cancer is a rare gynecological malignancy that primarily affects women of postmenopausal age. Treatment is mainly surgical, particularly for vulvar squamous cell carcinoma, the most prevalent histotype....

    Authors: P. Scollo, M. Ferrara, B. Pecorino, A. B. Di Stefano and G. Scibilia

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:4

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. The incidence of adnexal masses, due to large use of ultrasound during pregnancy, has considerably increased during last years. Large percentage of ovarian masses found during pregnancy consists in simple cyst...

    Authors: Simona Martone, Libera Troìa and Stefano Luisi

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:3

    Content type: Review Article

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  12. Uterine rupture is a potentially fatal complication during pregnancy, delivery, or postpartum. Women attempting a trial of labor after a cesarean section have an increased risk of a subsequent rupture. We repo...

    Authors: Sanne J. M. Zilver, Wouter Wegdam and Angelo B. Hooker

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:2

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  13. Emergency peripartum hysterectomy is a major operation performed when conservative measures fail to stop life-threatening postpartum hemorrhage. It is associated with a high rate of maternal morbidity among su...

    Authors: Hasan Rawashdeh, Rawan Obeidat and Lubna Masaadeh

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2021 18:1

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. There are a number of techniques documented in the literature to perform laparoscopic hysterectomy, and here, we propose a safe and novel technique that obviates the need for a pelvic assistant, removes the ne...

    Authors: Ahmed M. Gendia, Noel E. Donlon and Waseem M. Kamran

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2020 17:14

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  15. Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH) is characterized by congenital aplasia of the uterus and upper 2/3 of the vagina, with normal female secondary sexual characteristics and a normal karyotype (46, ...

    Authors: Ibrahim Amadou Magagi, Harissou Adamou, Souleymane Oumarou Garba, Maazou Halidou, Ousseini Adakal, Oumarou Habou, Maman Bachir Abdoulaye, Madi Nayama and Rachid Sani

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2020 17:11

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. In the last two decades, many reports demonstrated the unreliability of endometrial biopsy pathology showing an AH (atypical hyperplasia) to exclude a synchronous EEC (endometrioid endometrial carcinoma), with...

    Authors: Giancarlo Garuti, Stefano Angioni, Liliana Mereu, Stefano Calzolari, Luca Mannini, Federica Scrimin, Paolo Casadio, Davide De Alberti, Luigi Nappi, Enrico Busato, Francesco P. G. Leone, Gaetano Perrini, Vito Cela and Massimo Luerti

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2020 17:10

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. Our objective is to show a feasible approach to the hysteroscopic procedures when the cervical canal has a diameter smaller than the lesion. Our study is designed as a case series and illustration of the surgi...

    Authors: Stefano Calzolari, Chiara Comito, Dora Pavone, Flavia Sorbi, Eleonora Castellacci, Giovanna Giarrè, Karin Louise Andersson, Valeria Dubini and Felice Petraglia

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2020 17:8

    Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

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  18. Non-hysteroscopic myomectomy is infrequently performed in a freestanding ambulatory setting, in part due to risks of intraoperative hemorrhage. There are also concerns about increased surgical risks for morbid...

    Authors: Paul MacKoul, Natalya Danilyants, Faraj Touchan, Louise Q. van der Does, Leah R. Haworth and Nilofar Kazi

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2020 17:7

    Content type: Original Article

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  19. Endometrial stromal sarcomas are rare malignant mesenchymal tumors, occurring in the age group of 45–55 years. We report a case of low-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma in a 39-year-old woman, whose ultrasound...

    Authors: Daniilidis Angelos, Liberis Anastasios, Miliaras Dimosthenis, Dampali Roxani, Papanikolaou Alexis and Dinas Konstantinos

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2020 17:6

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  20. Retained placenta tissue is a rare condition, and its diagnosis and surgical treatment are often challenging. Conventionally, the surgical management of such cases is largely performed using blind dilation and...

    Authors: Daniilidis Angelos, Liberis Anastasios, Papandreou Panagiotis, Sidiropoulos Konstantinos, Pratilas George and Dinas Konstantinos

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2020 17:5

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  21. Robot-assisted laparoscopy has been developed to overcome some of the important limitations of conventional laparoscopy. In particular, the provision of stable magnified three-dimensional vision, tremor filter...

    Authors: Marcus Carey, Anish Bali, Ivilina Pandeva, Ashish Pradhan and Mark Slack

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2020 17:2

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. To determine the accuracy of transvaginal 3D ultrasound scan (TV 3D US) in detecting partial septate uterus (PSU) in patients with recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL).

    Authors: O. Abuzeid, J. LaChance, J. Hebert, M. I. Abuzeid and R. Welch

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:14

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. Deeply infiltrating endometriosis has an estimated prevalence of 1% in women of reproductive age. Ninety percent have rectovaginal lesions but disease may also include the bowel, bladder and ureters. Current p...

    Authors: Marianne Wild, Tariq Miskry, Asmaa Al-Kufaishi, Gillian Rose and Mary Crofton

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:12

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. Complications after laparoscopic gynecological surgery may increase patients’ morbidity and mortality; therefore, their timely diagnosis and early treatment would help clinicians to avoid life-threatening situ...

    Authors: Antonio Macciò, Giacomo Chiappe, Paraskevas Kotsonis, Fabrizio Lavra, Romualdo Nieddu, Paolo Onnis, Elisabetta Sanna, Valerio Mais and Clelia Madeddu

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:11

    Content type: Original Article

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  25. To extend the benefits of minimally invasive surgery, an increasing enthusiasm has emerged for the laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery (LESS). The idea of LESS is to allow inserting multiple laparoscopic ins...

    Authors: Alexander Mustea, Bernd Holthaus, Haytham Elmeligy, Stefanie Krüger-Rehberg, Dominika Trojnarska, Zaher Alwafai, Juliane Sternberg, Matthias B. Stope, Thomas Kohlmann, Ivo Meinhold-Heerlein and Dominique Koensgen

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:9

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. In the publication of this article [1], the contributing author Wesam Aleyadeh was missing. This has now been updated in this correction.

    Authors: Rami Kilani and Wesam Aleyadeh

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:8

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:16

  27. Endometrial ablation (EA) is a frequently used treatment for abnormal uterine bleeding, mainly due to the low risks, low costs and short recovery time associated with the procedure. On the short term, it seems...

    Authors: K. Y. R. Stevens, D. Meulenbroeks, S. Houterman, T. Gijsen, S. Weyers and B. C. Schoot

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:7

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. To compare surgical outcomes of patients with leiomyomas after robotic-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy (RALM), laparoscopic myomectomy (LsM), or laparotomic myomectomy (LtM) and to construct a useful algorith...

    Authors: Silvie Aendekerk, Jasper Verguts, Susanne Housmans and Dirk Timmerman

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:6

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. With surgical care contributing to the rising healthcare costs around the globe, quantifying the value of surgical modalities is critical to pushing healthcare systems in the direction of greater sustainabilit...

    Authors: Natalya Danilyants, Paul MacKoul, Louise van der Does, Leah Haworth and Rupen Baxi

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:5

    Content type: Original Article

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  30. With advances in diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, earlier detection of ectopic pregnancy with minimal symptoms makes laparoscopic management more common. However, if diagnostic delay occurs, significant ...

    Authors: Akihiro Takeda, Shiori Tsuge, Mayu Shibata, Sanae Shinone and Hiromi Nakamura

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:4

    Content type: Original Article

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  31. To review women with symptomatic and clinically progressive endometriosis after menopause in the absence of estrogen intake or excessive systemic endogenous production.

    Authors: Fernanda de Almeida Asencio, Helizabet Abdalla Ribeiro, Paulo Ayrosa Ribeiro, Mario Malzoni, Leila Adamyan, Anastasia Ussia, Victor Gomel, Dan C. Martin and Philippe R. Koninckx

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:3

    Content type: Original Article

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  32. Pelvic exenteration (PE) is indicated in cases of unresponsive, recurrent pelvic cancer or for palliative intent. Despite the fact that the surgery is associated with a high rate of morbidity, it is currently ...

    Authors: Víctor Lago, Ines Poveda, Pablo Padilla-Iserte, Eduardo Simón-Sanz, Álvaro García-Granero, Jose Luis Pontones, Luis Matute and Santiago Domingo

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:1

    Content type: Original Article

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  33. The Bristol enquiry and national surveys have highlighted medicolegal concerns, reduction in training time available for trainees and the change from trainees performing procedures for the first time on patien...

    Authors: Prasanna Raj Supramaniam, Monica Mittal, Rebecca Davies, Lee Nai Lim and Kirana Arambage

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:21

    Content type: Original Article

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  34. Interstitial pregnancies (IP) can be treated medically or surgically. The most common complication remains hemorrhage. The risk of that may be reduced by elective uterine artery embolization (UAE) prior to sur...

    Authors: Iris Verbeeck, Francesca Donders, Pieter-Jan Buyck, Dirk Timmerman, Andries Van Holsbeeck, Sandra A Cornelissen, Anne-Sophie Van Rompuy, Lien Van den Haute, Sylvie Gordts, Carla Tomassetti and Jan Deprest

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:18

    Content type: Review Article

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  35. Abdominal wall tumors are rare and include heterogeneous diseases. Among them, desmoid tumors are the most frequent and are often diagnosed in young women during or early after pregnancy; inflammatory response...

    Authors: Antonio Macciò, Paraskevas Kotsonis, Fabrizio Lavra, Giacomo Chiappe, Ester Mura, Luca Melis and Clelia Madeddu

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:17

    Content type: Original Article

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  36. Competence in laparoscopic skills is important for all gynaecological surgeons. Most residency programmes teach technical skills in the operating room and through lectures, where the evaluation of surgical ski...

    Authors: Rami Kilani

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:16

    Content type: Original Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Gynecological Surgery 2019 16:8

  37. Relieving postoperative pain and prompt resumption of physical activity are of the utmost importance for the patients and surgeons. Infiltration of local anesthetic is frequently used methods of pain control p...

    Authors: Ibrahim A. El sharkwy, Elsayed H. Noureldin, Ekramy A. Mohamed and Ali A. Mohamed

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:15

    Content type: Original Article

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