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  1. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  2. Content type: Correction

    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

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

  3. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  4. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  5. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  6. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  7. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  8. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  9. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  10. Content type: Review Article

    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

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  11. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  12. Content type: Original Article

    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

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

  13. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  14. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    In the last few decades, the introduction of technologies such as single-site surgery, robotics, and sentinel lymph node detection has reduced invasiveness in the treatment and staging of endometrial cancer pa...

    Authors: Liliana Mereu, Alice Pellegrini, Roberta Carlin, Erica Terreno, Claudia Prasciolu and Saverio Tateo

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:14

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  15. Content type: Original Article

    Forty percent of exploratory laparoscopies are performed for chronic pelvic pain (CPP). However, a final diagnosis is still unreported in 35% of the patients. We decided to evaluate the identification of patho...

    Authors: Géraldine Brichant, Marie Denef, Linda Tebache, Gaëlle Poismans, Serena Pinzauti, Valérie Dechenne and Michelle Nisolle

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:13

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  16. Content type: Review Article

    Treatment of retained products of conception (RPOC) can be expectant, medical or operative. Surgical removal of RPOC may lead to intrauterine adhesions (IUA) and Asherman’s syndrome.

    Authors: Tjalina W. O. Hamerlynck, Dora Meyers, Hannelore Van der Veken, Jan Bosteels and Steven Weyers

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:12

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  17. Content type: Original Article

    Data concerning laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (LSCP) in elder women are scarce. We compared intra-operative and early-postoperative complications associated with laparoscopic colpo-, cervico-, or hysteropexy in ...

    Authors: Karlien Vossaert, Susanne Housmans, Stefaan Pacquée, Geertje Callewaert, Laura Cattani, Frank Van der Aa, Albert Wolthuis, André D’hoore, Philip Roelandt and Jan Deprest

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:11

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  18. Content type: Correction

    Following the publication of this article [1], the authors have removed the “Maslach Burnout Inventory, Forms: General Survey, Human Services Survey & Educators Survey” from the supplementary materials of the ...

    Authors: Na’ama O. Al-Ma’mari, Ashley I. Naimi and Togas Tulandi

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:10

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    The original article was published in Gynecological Surgery 2016 13:955

  19. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a congenital anomaly with high mortality and morbidity mainly due to pulmonary hypoplasia and hypertension. Temporary fetal tracheal occlusion to promote prenatal lung ...

    Authors: Lennart Van der Veeken, Francesca Maria Russo, Luc De Catte, Eduard Gratacos, Alexandra Benachi, Yves Ville, Kypros Nicolaides, Christoph Berg, Glenn Gardener, Nicola Persico, Pietro Bagolan, Greg Ryan, Michael A. Belfort and Jan Deprest

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:9

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  20. Content type: Original Article

    Pelvic endometriosis is often mentioned as one of the variables influencing surgical outcomes of laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH). However, its additional surgical risks have not been well established. The aim o...

    Authors: Evelien M. Sandberg, Sara R. C. Driessen, Evelien A. T. Bak, Nan van Geloven, Judith P. Berger, Mathilde J. G. H. Smeets, Johann P. T. Rhemrev and Frank Willem Jansen

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:8

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  21. Content type: Original Article

    Laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH) for the treatment of early-stage endometrial carcinoma/cancer (EC) has demonstrated to be safe in several randomized controlled trials. Yet, data on implementation of LH in clini...

    Authors: Tim Wollinga, Nicole P. M. Ezendam, Florine A. Eggink, Marieke Smink, Dennis van Hamont, Brenda Pijlman, Erik Boss, Elisabeth J. Robbe, Huy Ngo, Dorry Boll, Constantijne H. Mom, Maaike A. van der Aa, Roy F. L. P. Kruitwagen, Hans W. Nijman and Johanna M. A. Pijnenborg

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:7

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  22. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    Uterine manipulator is a very useful tool in performing total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) for large uteri; however, in some cases, it cannot be used due to unfavorable anatomical conditions. The feasibilit...

    Authors: Antonio Macciò, Clelia Madeddu, Paraskevas Kotsonis, Giacomo Chiappe, Fabrizio Lavra, Ivan Collu and Roberto Demontis

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:6

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  23. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the original article [1] it was brought to our attention that author Laura Delgaty was incorrectly included as Laura Delegate. The correct spelling of the author’s name is included in the ...

    Authors: Chou Phay Lim, Mark Roberts, Tony Chalhoub, Jason Waugh and Laura Delgaty

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:5

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    The original article was published in Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:4

  24. Content type: Original article

    Fresh frozen cadaver training has been proposed as a better model than virtual reality simulators in laparoscopy training. We aimed to explore the relationship between cadaveric surgical training and increased...

    Authors: Chou Phay Lim, Mark Roberts, Tony Chalhoub, Jason Waugh and Laura Delgaty

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:4

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:5

  25. Content type: Original Article

    Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are the most popular form of contraception used worldwide; however, IUD is not risk-free. IUD migrations, especially uterine perforations, were frequently occurred in patients. The ...

    Authors: Xin Sun, Min Xue, Xinliang Deng, Yun Lin, Ying Tan and Xueli Wei

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:3

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  26. Content type: Original Article

    There are safety concerns regarding the use of mesh in vaginal surgery with a call for long-term follow-up data. This study was designed to evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of vaginal repairs perform...

    Authors: Natasha Curtiss and Jonathan Duckett

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2018 15:1

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  27. Content type: Original Article

    Training of basic laparoscopic psychomotor skills improves the acquisition of more advanced laparoscopic tasks, such as laparoscopic intra-corporeal knot tying (LICK). This randomized controlled trial was desi...

    Authors: Carlos Roger Molinas, Maria Mercedes Binda, Cesar Manuel Sisa and Rudi Campo

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:29

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  28. Content type: Opinion

    What does this document on the surgical treatment of endometriosis jointly prepared by the European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (ESGE), ESHRE, and the World Endometriosis Society (WES) provide?

    Authors: Ertan Saridogan, Christian M. Becker, Anis Feki, Grigoris F. Grimbizis, Lone Hummelshoj, Joerg Keckstein, Michelle Nisolle, Vasilios Tanos, Uwe A. Ulrich, Nathalie Vermeulen and Rudy Leon De Wilde

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:27

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  29. Content type: Original article

    The need for any treatment following an endometrial ablation is frequently cited as “failed therapy,” with the two most common secondary interventions being repeat ablation and hysterectomy. Since second-gener...

    Authors: Jordan Klebanoff, Gretchen E. Makai, Nima R. Patel and Matthew K. Hoffman

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:26

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  30. Content type: Original Article

    Increased awareness of leiomyosarcoma (LMS) risk during myomectomy or hysterectomy is essential. Objective and correct reasoning should prevail on any decision regarding the extent and type of surgery to emplo...

    Authors: Vasilios Tanos, Hans Brölmann, Rudi Leon DeWilde, Peter O’Donovan, Elina Symeonidou and Rudi Campo

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:25

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  31. Content type: Techniques and Instrumentation

    Sentinel Lymphonode analysis has become a barely new and innovative way to treat early stages of endometrial cancer (Ballester et al., Lancet Oncol 469–476, 2011; Buda et al., Ann Surg Oncol 2975-81, 2016). In...

    Authors: Stefano Restaino, Carlo Ronsini, Angelo Finelli, Emanuele Perrone, Giovanni Scambia and Francesco Fanfani

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:23

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  32. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this study was to analyse the demographic data and peri-operative outcomes of women undergoing a laparoscopic myomectomy and assess what factors, if any, precluded using the laparoscopic approach.

    Authors: Rebecca Mallick and Funlayo Odejinmi

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:22

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  33. Content type: Original Article

    Microsurgical tenets and peritoneal conditioning during laparoscopic surgery (LS) decrease postoperative adhesions and pain. For a trial in human, the strong beneficial effects of N2O needed to be confirmed in op...

    Authors: Roberta Corona, Maria Mercedes Binda, Leila Adamyan, Victor Gomel and Philippe R. Koninckx

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:21

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  34. Content type: Original Article

    The risk-benefit of contraception with Essure® is being readdressed due to an increase of reports of adverse effects with this device. Our aim was to proceed to an internal quality evaluation and to identify o...

    Authors: Sara Câmara, Filipa de Castro Coelho, Cláudia Freitas and Lilia Remesso

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:20

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  35. Content type: Original Article

    Methods available for assessing the learning curve, such as a predefined number of procedures or direct mentoring are lacking. Our aim was to describe the use of a statistical method to identify the minimal tr...

    Authors: Vered H. Eisenberg, Juan L. Alcazar, Nissim Arbib, Eyal Schiff, Reuven Achiron, Motti Goldenberg and David Soriano

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:19

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  36. Content type: Original Article

    Ultrasonography is a first-line imaging in the investigation of women’s irregular bleeding and other gynaecological pathologies, e.g. ovarian cysts and early pregnancy problems. However, teaching ultrasound, e...

    Authors: Amal Alsalamah, Rudi Campo, Vasilios Tanos, Gregoris Grimbizis, Yves Van Belle, Kerenza Hood, Neil Pugh and Nazar Amso

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:18

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  37. Content type: Original Article

    Uterine-preserving prolapse surgery offers the chance to retain fertility; however, limited data is available for the safety of pregnancy following surgery and the effect of pregnancy on surgical outcome. Our ...

    Authors: Helen Jefferis, Natalia Price and Simon Jackson

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:16

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  38. Content type: Review article

    The multidisciplinary team (MDT) is considered good practice in the management of chronic conditions and is now a well-established part of clinical care in the NHS. There has been a recent drive to have MDTs i...

    Authors: Lilian Ugwumadu, Rima Chakrabarti, Elaine Williams-Brown, John Rendle, Ian Swift, Babbin John, Heather Allen-Coward and Emmanuel Ofuasia

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:15

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  39. Content type: Original Article

    Pain can interfere with office procedures in gynaecology. The aim of this study is to measure the positive effect of music in gynaecological office procedures.

    Authors: N. Mak, I. M. A. Reinders, S. A. Slockers, E. H. M. N. Westen, J. W. M. Maas and M. Y. Bongers

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:14

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  40. Content type: Original article

    Training of basic laparoscopic psychomotor skills improves both acquisition and retention of more advanced laparoscopic tasks, such as laparoscopic intra-corporeal knot tying (LICK). This randomized controlled...

    Authors: Carlos Roger Molinas, Maria Mercedes Binda and Rudi Campo

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:12

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  41. Content type: Original article

    The demand for uterus-sparing treatments is increasing as more women postpone childbirth to their 30–40s, when fibroids are more symptomatic. With an increasing choice of treatment options and changing care-pr...

    Authors: R. Fusun Sirkeci, Anna Maria Belli and Isaac T. Manyonda

    Citation: Gynecological Surgery 2017 14:11

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