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The medical management of symptomatic non-submucosal uterine fibroid tumors (leiomyomas or myomas) is based on the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding by any of the following: progestogens, a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device, tranexamic acid, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or GnRH analogs. Selective progesterone receptor modulators are(More)
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to develop a nomogram based on pathological hysterectomy characteristics to provide a more individualized and accurate estimation of lymph node metastasis in endometrial cancer. STUDY DESIGN Data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database for 18,294 patients who underwent hysterectomy and lymphadenectomy were(More)
To determine the prognosis and prognostic factors in a large series of mucinous borderline tumors of the ovary (MBOT). A retrospective review of patients with MBOT treated or referred to our institution. Three inclusion criteria were defined: (1) centralized histological review by our expert pathologist, (2) exclusion of peritoneal pseudomyxoma and any(More)
We report four cases of grade 2 and 3 endo-metrial adenocarcinomas managed conservatively in order to preserve fertility. In the literature, seven other cases have been reported. We discuss the management of these cases and compared the carcinologic and fertility outcomes with fertility-sparing management of grade 1 endometrial adenocarcinoma.
AIM To evaluate the outcome of a cohort of young women treated with progestin for fertility-sparing management of endometrial atypical hyperplasia (AH) and endometrial carcinoma (EC). This retrospective multicentre cohort study included women under the age of 40 years treated conservatively for AH and EC to preserve fertility using progestin for at least 3(More)
OBJECTIVE To externally validate and assess the impact of radiotherapy on the accuracy of a nomogram for predicting overall survival of women with endometrial cancer. METHODS Using data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER), we assessed the concordance indexes, the discrimination and the calibration provided by a nomogram for(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aims to show the treatment outcome in women affected by bladder endometriosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective review of records of 24 women with deep vesical endometriosis treated between 1998 and 2007. RESULTS All cases had cyclic symptoms even though they were not specific. A percentage of 66% of women had concomitantly deep(More)
Objective. To study incidence of abnormal hysteroscopic findings according to age. Methods. We retrospectively studied 557 consecutive office hysteroscopies in patients referred for incapacity to conceive lasting at least 1 year or prior to in vitro fertilization. Rates of abnormal findings were reviewed according to age. Results. In 219 cases, hysteroscopy(More)