Júlio César Rosa-e-Silva

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BACKGROUND There are many hypotheses regarding the pathogenesis of endometriosis. Most theories, including retrograde menstruation, require the existence of a uterine structure and endometrial tissue. We report endometriosis with the absence of a uterus. This finding supports the theory of coelomic metaplasia. CASE A 20-year-old with(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of storage duration on cryopreserved ovarian tissue using fresh and frozen-thawed samples. METHODS Seventeen fertile patients underwent an ovarian biopsy during elective laparoscopic tubal ligation. The tissue sample was divided into three parts: one part was processed fresh (FG), and two were slowly frozen, cryopreserved(More)
INTRODUCTION Endometrial ossification is an uncommon disease related to secondary infertility and its etiology and pathogenesis are controversial. More than 80% of reported cases occur after pregnancy. CASE PRESENTATION A 33-year-old Caucasian woman was admitted with a history of secondary infertility and with a regular menstrual cycle. She reported a(More)
Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is a highly prevalent clinical condition and is recognized as a public health problem. Although the number of qualitative studies related to the topic is increasing, it is essential that this knowledge be presented in a synthesized manner, grounded in the context of the care provided to patients with CPP, in order to increase the(More)
BACKGROUND The objectives of this study were: (i) to evaluate the effects of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) on both proliferation and apoptosis markers and hormone receptors of the eutopic and ectopic endometrium of women experiencing pain related to endometriosis and (ii) to compare the results with those obtained with GnRH(More)
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the clinical response and success rate after periuterine varices embolization in patients with chronic pelvic pain secondary to pelvic congestion syndrome and to report the safety of endovascular treatment and its rate of complications. METHODS: Retrospective cohort of patients undergoing endovascular treatment of pelvic congestion(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of physical, sexual and emotional abuse and physical and emotional neglect suffered by women with chronic pelvic pain (CPP) during childhood and whether these occurrences are associated with symptoms of pain, anxiety and depression. METHODS A case-control study was conducted on 154 women older than 18 years, 77 of(More)
— Chronic pelvic pain is a common clinical condition with negative consequences for many aspects of women's life. The clinical presentation is heterogeneous and the involvement of several body systems impairs the identification of the exact etiology of the problem. At the same time, a clinical treatment of good quality depends on the professional and the(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic pelvic pain is a common condition among women, and 10 to 30 % of causes originate from the abdominal wall, and are associated with trigger points. Although little is known about their pathophysiology, variable methods have been practiced clinically. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of local anaesthetic injections(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic pelvic pain is a disease that directly affects the social and professional lives of women. OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of this clinical condition and to identify independent factors associated with it in women living in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. METHODS A one-year cross-sectional study was conducted in a population sample of(More)
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