Francois Closon

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Uterine fibromatosis is a frequent benign gynaecological disease causing heavy menstrual bleeding and in some cases anaemia. Until now, medical treatment aimed to obtain amenorrhea by administration of progestins or Gn-RH agonists. By inducing hypo-oestrogenism, a reduction of myoma size is observed with Gn-RH agonists but after cessation of the treatment,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate use rates and immediate postoperative complications of the use of an adhesion barrier in myomectomy or hysterectomy. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study. Using the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample, we examined the records of women with primary discharge diagnosis of uterine myoma during(More)
Most women with uterine myoma are asymptomatic and do not require any treatment. However, myoma can also lead to menorrhagia, pressure symptoms, abdominal pain, and infertility. Management of symptomatic women with myoma depends on several factors, including age, desire for fertility, and myoma characteristics. Uterine myoma that distorts the uterine(More)
Hysteroscopy has become an important tool to evaluate intrauterine pathology. In most cases, the pathology can be diagnosed and treated in the office or outpatient setting. The ability to use normal saline as a distending medium allows the procedure to be performed using bipolar energy. During hysteroscopic myomectomy, visualization can remain unobstructed(More)
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