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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)
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 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)
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)
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)
OBJECTIVE Recommendations for good clinical practice concerning the treatment of urinary incontinence in women are available from the HAS (Haute Autorité de santé or French National Authority for Health), the Collège national des gynécologues obstétriciens français (French national college of gynaecologists and obstetricians) and Association française des(More)
This systematic literature review is intended to clarify and evaluate the results obtained by ovarian drilling as surgical treatment for polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Four databases were consulted (Medline at the National Library of Medicine, USA; Cochrane Library, UK; National Guideline Clearinghouse, USA; and the Health Technology Assessment(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)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the fertility and obstetric outcome after surgical treatment of complete uterine and vaginal septum. DESIGN Retrospective study (Canadian Task Force Classification II-2). SETTING Teaching hospital in France. PATIENTS Twenty-two women who have experienced infertility, pregnancy losses, dyspareunia, or dysmenorrhea. (More)
Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy is one of the gold standards of pelvic organ surgery. However, this intervention is associated with long operation duration. One of the steps of this intervention (peritoneal closure) can be shortened using several methods of suturing (e.g. staples). Recently, a self-anchoring barbed suture has been described for wound closure.(More)