Chiara Pozzan

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BACKGROUND The aim of this prospective randomized study was to measure patients' discomfort after hysteroscopy with CO(2) or normal saline. METHODS A total of 415 patients was randomized to two groups according to distension medium (CO(2), n = 201; normal saline, n = 214). The nature of randomization was to alternate distension media on a weekly basis.(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare uterine artery blood flow in normal first-trimester pregnancies with those complicated by uterine bleeding. METHODS Uterine artery blood flow was investigated by transvaginal color Doppler in 46 pregnant women affected by uterine bleeding and in a control group of 35 women with normal intrauterine pregnancy. Gestational age ranged(More)
PURPOSE OF INVESTIGATION The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of laparoscopic hysterectomy versus the transabdominal approach with systemic pelvic lymphadenectomy in early stage endometrial cancer. METHODS From January 1996 to April 2002, 59 women were treated for endometrial cancer at the Department of Gynecology in Padova, Italy (29(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the safety and effectiveness of a new technique for hysteroscopic resection of uterine submucous myomas with high intramural involvement (G2 type, European Society of Hysteroscopy classification). DESIGN Prospective study (Canadian Task Force classification II-1). SETTING University hospital. PATIENTS Forty-four women. (More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonographic endometrial thickness and outpatient hysteroscopy, to establish the most appropriate exam for the diagnosis of endometrial cancer in postmenopausal women with abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB). The secondary aim was to develop a multivariable approach considering clinical history as an added(More)
OBJECTIVE Hysteroscopic endometrial resection is an innovative and conservative surgical technique considered, very often, as an alternative to hysterectomy. The aim of the study was to evaluate long-term efficacy of endometrial resection performed in women with menorrhagia. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study of 111 premenopausal women with menorrhagia,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of hysteroscopic metroplasty under laparoscopic guidance in the treatment of infertile women with a diagnosis of septate uterus and the impact of this surgical procedure on reproductive outcome. STUDY DESIGN From January 1996 to December 2000, 36 women referred to our endoscopy center underwent hysteroscopic(More)
The aim of this retrospective study was to compare stage, disease-free survival and overall survival in patients suffering from endometrial cancer who underwent hysteroscopy and those who did not. Between January 1, 1990 and June 30, 2001, 181 patients were referred to our Gynaecologic Department for primary endometrial carcinoma; from clinical charts we(More)
Adenosarcoma of the ovary is a rare condition. We report a case of a 32-year-old patient that has been treated in our Department. The diagnosis of ovarian adenosarcoma was carried out after laparoscopy with removal of an ovarian endometriotic cyst. Laparoscopic homolateral ovariectomy was then performed and conservative treatment was decided on considering(More)
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