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INTRODUCTION Placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT) is a rare variant of gestational trophoblastic disease that has been re-described during the 1970s. MATERIALS AND METHODS The patients' age at presentation, presenting symptoms, description of last pregnancy, treatment, and outcome were analyzed in five patients diagnosed as PSTT in our department(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness and safety of misoprostol and mifepristone, followed when needed by misoprostol, for the treatment of women with early pregnancy failure. DESIGN Prospective randomized nonblinded controlled trial. SETTING University-affiliated tertiary medical center. PATIENT(S) One hundred fifteen consecutive women diagnosed as(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess obstetric performance and fetal outcomes after laparoscopy or laparotomy performed during pregnancy. DESIGN Nationwide, multicenter, retrospective chart review (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING Seventeen hospitals throughout Israel: 12 university or university-affiliated hospitals and 5 general hospitals. (More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the long-term outcome of intrauterine pregnancies after treatment of heterotopic pregnancies. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study (Canadian Task Force classification II-3). SETTING Tertiary center university hospital. PATIENTS All women who underwent surgery because of heterotopic pregnancy over 12 years. INTERVENTION(More)
BACKGROUND Torsion of the ovary is an urgent event for fertile women. Until recent years, the common treatment for twisted ischemic ovaries was salpingo-oophorectomy. We have demonstrated in the past that the ovary can be salvaged provided detorsion is performed. We studied the outcome of women undergoing minimal surgery for ischemic ovaries versus the(More)
AIMS To determine the incidence and severity of acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA) in hospitalised women with and without a history of endometriosis. METHODS Retrospective analysis of hospital records retrieved for all women hospitalised with PID or TOA between January 2008 and December 2011 in a tertiary referral(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate fertility outcomes in infertile women with severe endometriosis (The revised American Fertility Society classification [AFS] 3-4) and repeated IVF failures, who underwent surgery due to exacerbation of endometriosis-related symptoms. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING University hospital. PATIENT(S) All women who failed(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical and surgical features of thoracic endometriosis syndrome (TES) represented by catamenial pneumothorax and pelvic endometriosis and to describe their association with infertility. DESIGN Retrospective clinical study (Canadian Task Force classification: II-2). SETTING Academic tertiary referral endometriosis(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare the diagnosis and management of ectopic (EP) and heterotopic pregnancies (HP). DESIGN Retrospective comparative study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING University tertiary referral center for endoscopic surgery. PATIENTS Twelve women with HP and 210 women with laparoscopically confirmed EP. INTERVENTION(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of color Doppler imaging during sonohysterography in the diagnosis of residual trophoblastic tissue. METHODS This prospective cohort study involved 25 consecutive women with clinical and sonographic signs of an echogenic intrauterine mass who were referred to the sonography unit of our institution(More)