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Laparoscopic identification of pelvic nerves in patients with deep infiltrating endometriosis
BackgroundNerve sparing is suggested for cancer surgery, but no experience is available for deep endometriosis. The aim of this study was to laparoscopically identify the pelvic nerves in theExpand
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Transvaginal salpingosonography for the assessment of tubal patency in infertile women: methodological and clinical experiences.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the advantages and accuracy of transvaginal salpingosonography in the assessment of tubal patency with regards to laparoscopic chromopertubation. SETTING InfertilityExpand
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Surgicopathologic outcome of laparoscopic versus open radical hysterectomy.
OBJECTIVE To compare the surgicopathologic outcome of total laparoscopic radical hysterectomy (LRH) with that of abdominal radical hysterectomy (ARH) for the treatment of early-stage cervical cancer.Expand
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A comparison of urinary complications following total laparoscopic radical hysterectomy and laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy to open abdominal surgery.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare total laparoscopic radical hysterectomy (TLRH) and laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy (LPS) to total abdominal radical hysterectomy (TARH) andExpand
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Laparoscopic vs. open treatment of endometrial cancer in the elderly and very elderly: An age-stratified multicenter study on 1606 women.
UNLABELLED Objective To investigate in depth the effect of increasing age on the peri-operative outcomes of laparoscopic treatment for endometrial cancer, compared to open surgery, withExpand
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Role of transvaginal sonography in the detection of endometriomata
  • E. Volpi, Tiziana De Grandis, Giancarlo Zuccaro, Antonio La Vista, Piero Sismondi
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU
  • 1 March 1995
Endometriosis is a common cause of pelvic pain and infertility in young women. Transvaginal sonography is major means for diagnosing ovarian masses. In our study, we scanned 60 patients withExpand
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Ultrasound evaluation of uterine wound healing following laparoscopic myomectomy: preliminary results.
The purpose of our work was to study the evolution of the uterine scar following laparoscopic myomectomy, as imaged by ultrasonography and Doppler velocimetry of the uterine arteries. WeExpand
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Genital and peritoneal tuberculosis: potential role of laparoscopy in diagnosis and management.
Genital and peritoneal tuberculosis are rare in developed countries and can mimic ovarian cancer. We report two different cases that came to our attention, both in a month. The first patient wasExpand
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The effect of a uterine manipulator on the recurrence and mortality of endometrial cancer: a multi‐centric study by the Italian Society of Gynecological Endoscopy
BACKGROUND: Although widely adopted, the use of a uterine manipulator during laparoscopic treatment of endometrial cancer represents a debated issue, and some authors hypothesize that it potentiallyExpand
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A new technique to test tubal patency under transvaginal sonographic control
Objective. Since 1990 we have undertaken a trial to evaluate if TVS, even without contrast media, could diagnose tubal patency.
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