Mostafa I. Abuzeid

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We performed an innovative technique of temporary ovarian suspension after operative laparoscopy for stage 3 and 4 endometriosis and evaluated the results in a retrospective study. Subjects were 20 women who underwent operative laparoscopy for infertility. Temporary ovarian suspension to the anterior abdominal wall was performed as the last step in the(More)
Hysterosalpingography provides important information in the evaluation of infertility but is generally considered an uncomfortable and painful procedure. We evaluated various analgesics for decreasing or eliminating the discomfort from this procedure. Two types of analgesia were required to give maximum pain relief during and after the examination in the(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide reliable prognostic information for couples seeking assisted conception. DESIGN Analysis of four years' practice (1988-91). SETTING Private university service linked with NHS reproductive medicine services. PATIENTS 804 couples with various causes of subfertility, median duration five years, median age of women 34 years. (More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of subtle elevation in P levels in late follicular phase on the outcome of IVF-ET cycles, using GnRH agonist (GnRH-a) and hMG +/- FSH protocol. DESIGN A retrospective analysis of data. PATIENTS Fifty-four patients who completed 63 IVF-ET cycles were treated with midluteal GnRH-a, followed by hMG +/- pure FSH. Depending(More)
BACKGROUND Severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is potentially dangerous. The study aim was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of percutaneous pigtail catheter drainage for the management of ascites complicating severe OHSS. METHODS This was a prospective trial conducted at a private IVF centre and a tertiary teaching medical centre. A total(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE The presence of fimbrial pathology in advanced endometriosis is clearly understood. However, little is known about the prevalence of fimbrial pathology in early stages of endometriosis. The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of fimbrial pathology in patients with infertility with early stages of endometriosis. DESIGN(More)
INTRODUCTION Interstitial pregnancy is a rare and life-threatening condition. Diagnosis and appropriate management are critical in preventing morbidity and death. CASE DESCRIPTION Four cases of interstitial pregnancy are presented. Diagnostic laparoscopy followed by laparotomy and cornuostomy with removal of products of conception was performed in 1 case.(More)
The relative effectiveness of in-vitro fertilization (IVF), gamete intra-Fallopian transfer (GIFT) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) combined with superovulation in the treatment of infertility were compared in 151 couples undergoing a single cycle of treatment. Treatment was selected as appropriate (IVF for tubal disease, GIFT or IUI/superovulation for(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the outcome of IVF-ET in women who used vaginal P (vaginal P(4)) versus those who used P in oil via IM injection (IM-P(4)) for luteal support. DESIGN Retrospective cohort. SETTING Tertiary referral infertility center. PATIENT(S) A cohort of 544 women. INTERVENTION(S) In 145 women, vaginal P(4) was used, while in 399 women, IM-P(4)(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the in vivo effectiveness of recombinant (r) hCG with urinary (u) hCG during controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and intrauterine insemination (COH-IUI) cycles. DESIGN Prospective controlled clinical study. SETTING Private IVF center. PATIENT(S) Two hundred eighty-four subjects undergoing COH-IUI cycles. INTERVENTIONS(S) Women(More)