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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of metronidazole versus no treatment for the empiric treatment of inflammatory cytologic changes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with inflammatory changes on Pap smear were serially assigned to receive no treatment or metronidazole by one of three regimens: 2 grams orally as a single dose, 500 milligrams orally twice… (More)
A case of squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the anal canal was discovered incidentally during a hemorrhoidectomy in a man. The anal canal was evaluated by colposcopy prior to ablation of the lesion with a CO2 laser. To our knowledge, this technique has not been reported previously.
A 27-year-old woman, gravida 3, para 2002, underwent repeat cesarean section and inadvertent cystotomy, with subsequent development of a vesicouterine fistula. The fistula did not resolve with prolonged bladder catheterization and required total abdominal hysterectomy with resection of the fistula tract and primary closure for definitive treatment.
BACKGROUND Neovaginal reconstruction after pelvic exenteration has several advantages. Besides the obvious psychosocial benefit to the patient and her partner, the incorporation of viable tissue into the pelvic cavity decreases the incidence of infection and small-bowel complications. Several surgical techniques are available to the gynecologic oncologist… (More)