Géraldine Porcu

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of termination of pregnancy using mifepristone and misosprostol at more than 15 weeks' gestation in patients with uterine scar due to previous cesarean section. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study was conducted in a tertiary maternity ward between January 2000 and October 2004. A total of 252 women(More)
The aim of this study was to describe the association between various percentages of macronuclear spermatozoa (MNSs), sperm chromosomal abnormalities, and reproductive failure in 4 patients. One patient had a familial history of perinatal deaths. Patients were selected according to the coexistence of normal-sized spermatozoa and MNSs (19%, 22%, 29.5%, and(More)
We report ICSI pregnancies in two couples with a history of long standing primary infertility in which the sperm of the male partner were either acephalic or had abnormal head-midpiece attachments. The two couples, in which the men are brothers, underwent ICSI. Sperm were analysed by transmission electron microscopy and immunocytochemistry with an anti-MPM2(More)
BACKGROUND Pregnancy-related hip diseases epidemiology has been poorly evaluated. We report our experience of gestational and postpartum hip diseases and evaluate their incidence. METHODS (1) Prospective survey: all pregnant or early postpartum women suspected to have hip involvement during their follow-up in an Obstetric unit were referred to a(More)
OBJECTIVE To study maternal and anthropomorphic parameters as potential risk factors for shoulder dystocia. MATERIAL AND METHOD From a series of 9667 vaginal deliveries between January 1998 and December 2003, a total of 138 cases complicated by shoulder dystocia were retrospectively identified and compared with a control group of 138 uncomplicated vaginal(More)
Acquired fetal brain disorders represent the third indication of fetal brain MRI, after ventricular dilatation and malformations of the central nervous system. MRI is an adequate imaging technique for evaluating fetal brain damage. Fetal brain response to brain injury may be acute, chronic or a combination of acute and chronic. An acute response is not as(More)
Endometritis represent a debatable entity because genital infectious disease is a contre-indication of endoscopy. So, the diagnosis is rarely realized by hysteroscopy. Two kinds of endometritis are discerned: acute endometritis characterized by an oedema of bleeding endometrium, covered by an abnormal mucus; chronic endometritis with areas of red(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study is to assess fertility outcome and obstetrical prognosis of 63 patients after hysteroscopic section of uterine septa. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a retrospective study about 63 patients consulting for septate uterus and repeated pregnancy loss or abnormal fetal presentation between January 1988 and December 1996 in La(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate a conservative cold-knife section technique for treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). This procedure can be adapted to patient age, preservation of childbearing potential and extent of dysplasia. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Gynecological Oncology Department in French Public(More)