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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)
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)
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)
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)
OBJECTIVE To report a new technique of laparoscopic ovarian drilling using a 5-Fr bipolar electrode. DESIGN Retrospective study (case series). SETTING University hospital. PATIENT(S) Patients presenting with polycystic ovarian syndrome. INTERVENTION(S) Laparoscopic ovarian drilling using a 5-Fr bipolar probe. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Feasibility of(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)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate postoperative satisfaction, including improvements in quality of life, among patients who had undergone labia minora reduction. METHODS In a retrospective descriptive study, women who had undergone labiaplasty for hypertrophy of the labia minora between January 2005 and December 2009 were contacted by telephone. The women were asked(More)