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Systematic aortic and pelvic lymphadenectomy versus resection of bulky nodes only in optimally debulked advanced ovarian cancer: a randomized clinical trial.
BACKGROUND The role of systematic aortic and pelvic lymphadenectomy in patients with optimally debulked advanced ovarian cancer is unclear and has not been addressed by randomized studies. WeExpand
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Postoperative administration of monophasic combined oral contraceptives after laparoscopic treatment of ovarian endometriomas: a prospective, randomized trial.
OBJECTIVE We sought to evaluate the efficacy of postoperative administration of monophasic, combined, low-dose oral contraceptives on endometrioma recurrence and on persistence-recurrence ofExpand
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Carboplatin plus paclitaxel once a week versus every 3 weeks in patients with advanced ovarian cancer (MITO-7): a randomised, multicentre, open-label, phase 3 trial.
BACKGROUND Carboplatin plus paclitaxel administered every 3 weeks is standard first-line chemotherapy for patients with advanced ovarian cancer. A weekly paclitaxel schedule combined with carboplatinExpand
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Vesical dysfunctions after radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer: a critical review.
Functional disorders of the lower urinary tract are the most common long-term complications following radical surgery for cancer of the uterine cervix (8-80%). These disturbances were associated toExpand
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Endometriosis and Organochlorinated Environmental Pollutants: A Case–Control Study on Italian Women of Reproductive Age
Background Endometriosis is a common gynecologic disease characterized by the ectopic growth of endometrial tissue. In industrialized countries, it affects approximately 10% of women of reproductiveExpand
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Laparoscopic excision of ovarian cysts: is the stripping technique a tissue-sparing procedure?
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the stripping technique by laparoscopy is a tissue-sparing procedure. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING University hospital. PATIENT(S) Forty-two women, 21 to 35Expand
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Quercetin potentiates the effect of adriamycin in a multidrug-resistant MCF-7 human breast-cancer cell line: P-glycoprotein as a possible target
This study demonstrates that the flavonoid quercetin (Q), a plant-derived compound with low toxicity in vivo, greatly potentiates the growth-inhibitory activity of Adriamycin (ADR) on MCF-7Expand
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Epidermal growth factor receptor in human breast cancer: correlation with steroid hormone receptors and axillary lymph node involvement.
Epidermal growth factor (EGF-R) estrogen (ER) and progesterone (PR) receptors were evaluated in 89 primary breast cancers and 23 axillary lymph node metastases. About 57% of primary and 72.2% ofExpand
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Guidelines of how to manage vesicovaginal fistula.
Vesicovaginal fistulas are among the most distressing complications of gynecologic and obstetric procedures. The risk of developing vesicovaginal fistula is more than 1% after radical surgery andExpand
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