Erika Faivre

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The objective of this literature review was to evaluate the results obtained at vaginal myomectomy. The databases consulted were Medline, Cochrane Library, National Guideline Clearinghouse, and Health Technology Assessment Database. Keywords used for research were colpotomy, myomectomy, and vaginal myomectomy, and then abdominal myomectomy,(More)
A 34-year-old woman presented with an intermittent abdominal pain 5 years after voluntary vacuum aspiration for interruption of a first-trimester pregnancy. Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated complete septate uterus and a cystic mass that infiltrated the posterior myometrial wall of the right side of the uterus. Laparoscopy and hysteroscopy revealed an(More)
A male infant was born at 41 weeks' gestation to a 34-year-old primiparous woman after an uneventful pregnancy. Physical examination showed extreme paleness. Fetal hemoglobin was 7.6g/dl and Kleihauher exam revealed fetomaternal hemorrhage. Pathology revealed in situ intraplacental choriocarcinoma. Serum human chorionic gonadotrophin level was undetectable(More)
BACKGROUND Cystocele is a frequent and invalidating type of genital prolapse in woman. Sacropexy using synthetic mesh is considered the surgical gold standard, and the laparoscopic approach has supplanted the open abdominal route because it offers the same anatomical results with a lower morbidity. The use of mesh through the vaginal route may have many(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To estimate the accuracy of 3-dimensional (3-D) ultrasonography in the differential diagnosis of septate and bicornuate uterus compared with office hysteroscopy and pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). DESIGN Prospective cohort study (Canadian Task Force Classification II-2). SETTING University hospital. PATIENTS Thirty-one(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the diagnostic accuracy of three-dimensional ultrasound (3D-US) for determining the position of Essure microinserts and the success of sterilization by the Essure method. METHODS This retrospective observational study examined the case records of 311 women who underwent hysteroscopic sterilization from(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess reproductive outcomes in patients after surgical correction of septate uterus. DESIGN Observational retrospective study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING Two university hospitals. PATIENTS One hundred twenty-eight patients with primary infertility or recurrent miscarriage with partial (American Fertility(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the anatomic and fertility results after treatment for Asherman syndrome involving more than two separate surgical procedures. DESIGN Retrospective case series. SETTING Tertiary center. PATIENT(S) Twenty-three women who had Asherman syndrome and required more than two hysteroscopic operative procedures. INTERVENTION(S) Third or(More)
OBJECTIVE To report on the efficacy and safety of infracoccygeal sacropexy for the treatment of uterovaginal prolapse. METHOD A retrospective analysis of 87 women who underwent an infracoccygeal sacropexy procedure, 53 receiving a multifilament and 34 receiving a monofilament tape. RESULTS The mean follow-up was 27 months. Postoperative perineal pain(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate surgical management and fertility and pregnancy outcome in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). STUDY DESIGN Retrospective file review and follow-up of 74 consecutive women with PCOS resistant to citrate clomiphene (CC) who underwent ovarian drilling by fertiloscopy with bipolar energy, together with hysteroscopic surgery(More)