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OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness and safety of vasopressin with epinephrine for reducing blood loss during laparoscopic myomectomy. STUDY DESIGN Sixty patients undergoing laparoscopic myomectomy were allocated at random to receive either dilute vasopressin or epinephrine into the serosal and/or overlying myometrium, and just around the myoma. The(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to investigate whether opportunistic salpingectomy has any deleterious effects on ovarian reserve and increases surgical risk in patients undergoing laparoscopic hysterectomy. DESIGN A multicentre, randomised controlled trial. SETTING Three university hospitals in Korea. POPULATION Sixty-eight patients undergoing(More)
The authors present a case of intra-abdominal recurrent leiomyosarcoma invading a large area of the abdominal wall. The patient underwent cytoreductive surgery, including resection of the rectus abdominis muscle, followed by reconstruction of the defect using synthetic mesh. The tumor was surgically removed by en bloc resection, including most of the rectus(More)
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