Cécile Malartic

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Deeply infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) manifests itself mainly in the form of pain, predominantly deep dyspareunia, and painful functional symptoms that are aggravated monthly during menstruation, with the semiology being directly correlated with the location of the lesions (bladder, rectum). A workup to assess the extent of the disease is necessary to(More)
INTRODUCTION Cesarean scar pregnancy is the rarest kind of ectopic pregnancy. The immediate prognosis depends on the risks associated with uterine rupture and massive bleeding. CASE PRESENTATION A 32-year-old woman (gravida 2, para 1) presented with massive vaginal bleeding. A Cesarean scar pregnancy was diagnosed. She was treated by local methotrexate(More)
In cases of serious bleeding postpartum, resuscitation and surgical techniques are complementary and should be adapted to both the etiology and severity of bleeding. In extremely severe cases, the performance of a hysterectomy should not be delayed. For women with stable hemodynamic status, so-called "conservative" surgical techniques can instead be used.(More)
With fifteen years of development, laparoscopy for myomectomy has proven its advantages. However, this technique remains controversial concerning its feasibility and the quality of uterine scar obtained. Laparoscopic myomectomy (LM) is usually indicated when number of myomas is less than 3 to 4 with a 8 to 9 cm maximal size. Surgical technique is(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to analyze the potential of abdominopelvic ultrasonography at the initial examination in women with severe postpartum hemorrhage. STUDY DESIGN One hundred twenty-five women were included in the study. The therapeutic approaches that were performed to stop the bleeding were evaluated for each category of(More)
Borderline ovarian tumors account for 15-20% of all ovarian epithelial tumors and are diagnosed primarily in young women who want to preserve their childbearing potential. Due to the absence of specific preoperative criteria, diagnosis is often made during surgery or after the anatomopathologic examination. The management of borderline ovarian tumors with(More)
Sentinel lymph node biopsy is nowadays an accepted method of staging breast cancer patients. In case of an injection of radioactive colloid, preoperative lymphoscintigraphy is recommended to establish a lymphatic mapping and to predict the number of sentinel lymph nodes identified during surgery. Preoperative lymphoscintigraphy does not decrease the(More)
In 10 to 15% of cases, breast cancer occurs in women under the age of 40. Thanks to the development of novel therapeutic approaches in the past few years, breast cancer prognosis is today far more acute than before and a pregnancy can be planned in these young women. They are expecting from their physician clear information about possibilities for pregnancy(More)
Ultrasonographic and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging examinations of 68 women with uterine fibroids were reviewed to determine whether MR imaging may alter the therapeutic approach based on ultrasonography alone before uterine embolization. Therapeutic decisions based on ultrasonography alone were compared to those obtained after MR imaging. Discordant(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the relationship between the severity of dysmenorrhea and endometrioma. METHODS Descriptive study with prospective design. Two hundred and thirty-nine women with histologically proved endometriomas. The severity of dysmenorrhea was assessed prospectively with a 10-cm visual analog scale. Various indicators concerning the(More)