Michal Otčenášek

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OBJECTIVE The aim of our study was to analyze whether transabdominal and introital sonography can identify paravaginal defects and to determine changes that occur following paravaginal defect repair and Burch colposuspension. METHODS Twenty women with genuine stress incontinence took part in this prospective study. The mobility of the bladder neck was(More)
Fourteen clinical isolates of Zygomycetes were tested for their in vitro susceptibility to nine antifungal agents. Susceptibility assessment was performed using a microtiter broth dilution method. Synthetic broth with YNB and glucose was used for 5-fluorocytosine and BHI broth for all the other antimycotics. Amphotericin B exhibited the strongest activity(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to prospectively and randomly compare tension free vaginal tape (TVT) with transobturator suburethral tape (TVT O) for the surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. STUDY DESIGN 288 women with SUI were randomly assigned to either TVT (n-141) or TVT O (n-147). The preoperative evaluation(More)
Apparently healthy hair of insectivores and rodents originating from two regions situated at different altitudes in Austria was examined on the presence of dermatophytes. Dermatophytes Microsporum persicolor, Trichophyton georgiae, T. mentagrophytes var. erinacei, T. mentagrophytes var. mentagrophytes and T. terrestre were recovered from the hair of 27(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the clinical results of three minimally invasive hysterectomy techniques: vaginal hysterectomy (VH), laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH), and total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH). STUDY DESIGN A prospective, randomized study was performed at a tertiary care center between March 2004 and October 2005. A total of 125(More)
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS This study seeks to assess the effects of forceps-assisted delivery on the levator hiatus. METHODS Seventy-six women were investigated 12 months after forceps-assisted delivery. Introital three-/four-dimensional ultrasound measured volumes at rest and during the Valsalva maneuver. Morphological parameters analyzed were angle(More)
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of and morbidity associated with the tension-free vaginal tape-secur (TVT-S) procedure in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). METHODS We performed a prospective trial, examining 86 women with primary SUI. Eighty-two patients had a 1-year follow-up (dropout rate =(More)