Leila Foroughinia

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate ovarian tissue inadvertently excised with benign cysts during laparotomy or laparoscopy. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Private and university hospitals. PATIENT(S) 260 women, 20 to 35 years old, with unilateral benign ovarian cysts. INTERVENTION(S) One hundred fifty women operated by laparoscopic cystectomy stripping(More)
BACKGROUND Single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) represents the latest advancement in minimally invasive surgery, combining the benefits of conventional laparoscopic surgery, such as less pain and faster recovery, with improved cosmesis. Although the successful use of this technique is well reported in general surgery and urology, there is a lack of(More)
Recurrent hydatidiform mole (RHM) is defined by the occurrence of repeated molar pregnancies in affected women. Two genes, NLRP7 and KHDC3L, play a causal role in RHM and are responsible for 48-80% and 5% of cases, respectively. Here, we report the results of screening these two genes for mutations in one Iranian and one Indian patient with RHM. No(More)
BACKGROUND Sex workers and HIV seropositive women are at high risk of abnormal cervical cytology. The objective of this study was to compare the cervical cytology among three groups of women: active sex workers, HIV-infected women, and general population in Iran. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study performed in Hazrat Zeinab, Lavan clinics and drop(More)
BACKGROUND Recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA) is defined as three or more sequential abortions before the twentieth week of gestation. There are evidences to support an allo-immunologic mechanism for RSA. One of the methods for treatment of RSA is leukocyte therapy; however there is still controversy about effectiveness of this method. OBJECTIVES To(More)
OBJECTIVE Polyhydramnios can lead to maternal and fetal complication during pregnancy, so diagnosis and management can decrease some perinatal complications. STUDY DESIGN One hundred and fourteen singleton pregnancies were diagnosed with idiopathic polyhydramnios in the department of obstetrics at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences between January 2000(More)
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