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OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to compare the use of bipolar vessel sealing system (BVSS) with conventional suture ligature in vaginal hysterectomy (VH) on a non-prolapsed uterus. STUDY DESIGN Women referred for VH for uterine myoma were randomized to BVSS (n=45) or conventional suture ligature VH (n=45). Exclusion criteria were uterine prolapse and(More)
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease associated with several comorbidities. A few decades ago, it was considered an exclusive skin disease but today it is considered a multisystem disease. It is believed that 73% of psoriasis patients have at least one comorbidity. Studies have demonstrated the association of psoriasis with inflammatory bowel(More)
BACKGROUND Obesity is considered a chronic low-grade inflammatory disease that shares mediators of inflammation with psoriasis, such as TNF-α and IL-6. The relationship between these two conditions involves factors such as predisposition and response to therapy, in addition to an association with cardiovascular disease. OBJECTIVES The aim of the present(More)
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