Monia Nouira

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OBJECTIVES To determine the etiologic factors explaining the appearance of uterine rupture on unscarred gravid uterus and to value the maternal and foetal prognosis of this complication. PATIENTS AND METHODS The authors report a study of 28 cases of uterine rupture on unscarred gravid uterus, recorded between January 1989 and December 1997, at the(More)
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to determine the optimal management of pregnancies beyond 41 week's gestation with a cervix unfavorable for induction. MATERIAL AND METHOD All uncomplicated pregnancies that reached 41 weeks'gestation with a Bishop score of< or =4, were randomly assigned to one of two groups RESULTS The duration of labor was shorter in the(More)
A case of ultrasonographic prenatal diagnosis of conjoined thoraco-omphalopagus twins is reported at the fifteenth week of amenorrhea. Ultrasonography is the only mean of antepartum diagnosis of conjoined twins; Several diagnostic criteria are recalled as well as etiopathogenic and epidemiological considerations of this rare malformation which may concern(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical effectiveness and safety of intracervical dinoprostone versus conservative management of term prelabor rupture of membranes. SUBJECTS AND METHODS 88 women with term prelabor rupture of membranes were assigned randomly to one of two groups RESULTS 44 women were allocated in each group. The means (+/- S. D) intervals from(More)
Vesico-uterine fistulas (VUF) are an increasingly rare entity (5% of all urogenital fistulas). The authors report two cases of VUF following cesarean section. The literature is reviewed briefly, indicating that Youssef syndrome is the commonest presentation. This lesion is certainly benign but is a source of discomfort for sexually active women. Treatment(More)
The authors report the case of a 20 year old patient in whom the clinical findings combined with the radiological signs, suggested the diagnosis of renal cancer. The histological findings after nephrectomy established the diagnosis of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis. This disease may rarely give the appearance of a renal tumor. This points out the(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the epidemiological profile, anatomo - clinic, prognostic and therapeutic of breast cancers in aged woman from the region of the Center of Tunisia. Our retrospective study concern 106 patients with mammary cancers treated between January 1990 and December 1997 at the Farhat Hached Hospital in Sousse (Tunisia). The mean age was 71 years(More)
The objective of this study was to identify the anatomical-clinical aspects and determine the prognostic factors for breast cancer in the central region of Tunisia. This retrospective study involved 729 patients suffering from breast cancer, proven either by histology or cytology, diagnosed and treated between January 1990 and June 1998 at the F. Hached(More)
The genetic bases of inherited predisposition to cancer are now established. The aim of our study is to value the knowledge, attitude and behavior of the general population about the inherited predisposition to cancer. Our study involved a population of 200 individuals. Without any history of cancer. The mean age of our population was 37.5 years (18 to 74(More)