Caroline Dhainaut

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OBJECTIVES To assess the value of MRI and ano-rectal endosonography (ARES) for the diagnosis and surgical prognosis of rectovaginal septum endometriosis and to analyse the surgical management in order to evaluate its functional results and complications. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective study of 50 consecutive patients operated for a clinical(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate safety and fertility outcome after the use of infertility drugs in patients who were treated conservatively for a borderline ovarian tumor (BOT). DESIGN A retrospective multicenter study. SETTING Centers participating in the French National Register on In Vitro Fertilization registry. PATIENT(S) Thirty patients who were treated(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyse the carcinological and obstetrical results of young women with atypical endometrial hyperplasia or endometrial adenocarcinoma, treated in a conservative way to allow pregnancy. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective analysis of 13 cases (5 adenocarcinomas and 8 atypical hyperplasias) followed in 8 French centers between 1997 and 2004.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the satisfaction and recovery of women undergoing sterilization with a permanent birth control device (Essure micro-insert). PATIENTS AND METHODS French multicenter survey carried out in 12 public and private hospitals. One thousand and thirty-two patients undergoing permanent hysteroscopic sterilization (Essure micro-insert) between(More)
OBJECTIVE To appreciate the evolution of surgical operations for female stress urinary incontinence. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixteen gynaecology departments of Parisian public hospitals were surveyed by postal questionnaire about their surgical practice for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence in two successive periods, between 1st September(More)
Evidence-based medicine is a concept developed by David Sackett and colleagues since 1980 at the Medical University center MacMaster, Hamilton city, Ontario. The main idea was to propose an evaluating tool of medical practice allowing a structured way of reasoning and the elimination of self-made opinion. We present a short explanation of evidence-based(More)
Background: The BRCA1 caretaker gene is associated with poor prognostic features in hereditary breast cancer and may also play a role in sporadic breast cancer (SBC). HER-1 and HER-2 overexpression is associated with adverse prognosis in SBC. We studied whether BRCA1 expression was associated with HER1, HER2 and other prognostic features in SBC. Patients(More)
BACKGROUND The BRCA1 caretaker gene is associated with poor prognostic features in hereditary breast cancer and may also play a role in sporadic breast cancer (SBC). HER-1 and HER-2 overexpression is associated with adverse prognosis in SBC. We studied whether BRCA1 expression was associated with HER1, HER2 and other prognostic features in SBC. PATIENTS(More)
5055 Background: The use of infertility drugs (ID) in infertile patients treated conservatively for ovarian malignancies remains theoretically contraindicated. Few recent case reports seem to suggest that ID could be used in patients treated for a borderline ovarian tumors (BOT). The aim of this multicenter retrospective study was to report the outcomes of(More)