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Female genital mutilation and infections: a systematic review of the clinical evidence
- C. Iavazzo, T. Sardi, I. Gkegkes
- Medicine, BiologyArchives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
- 12 January 2013
A variety of infections can occur after FGM, including UTIs, genitourinary tract infections, abscess formation and septicemia or even HIV infection, which can be a great burden for the families.
Robotic assisted vs laparoscopic and/or open myomectomy: systematic review and meta-analysis of the clinical evidence
Minimally invasive techniques have the advantage of less blood loss, less need for blood transfusion and less hospital stay, and long-term outcomes still need to be clarified including pain control, fertility and pregnancy rates postoperatively, as well as possible recurrence rates.
Sutures versus Staples for the Management of Surgical Wounds: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
- C. Iavazzo, I. Gkegkes, E. Vouloumanou, I. Mamais, G. Peppas, M. Falagas
- MedicineThe American surgeon
- 1 September 2011
It is suggested that staples are associated with fewer wound infections compared with sutures in the evaluated types of surgery, however, in a rather limited number of studies, the use of staples was associated with more pain.
Robotics in general surgery: A systematic cost assessment
The present evidence reveals that robotic surgery, under specific conditions, has the potential to become cost-effective.
Mesh-related infections after pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery.
Can the preoperative Ca-125 level predict optimal cytoreduction in patients with advanced ovarian carcinoma? A single institution cohort study.
Fertility sparing management and pregnancy in patients with granulosa cell tumour of the ovaries
Of crucial importance is the preservation of fertility by conserving the uterus and the contralateral ovary, while close monitoring is essential in order to achieve early identification and treatment of a possible recurrence.
Endometrial polyps and their relationship in the pregnancy rates of patients undergoing intrauterine insemination.
- T. Kalampokas, D. Tzanakaki, S. Konidaris, C. Iavazzo, E. Kalampokas, O. Gregoriou
- MedicineClinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology
It is proposed that hysteroscopic polypectomy of any size appears to improve fertility in women with otherwise unexplained infertility.
Dilemmas in the management of patients with vulval epithelioid sarcoma: a literature review.