Pantelis Trompoukis

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OBJECTIVE To report on the prevalence, surgical management, and outcome of urinary tract endometriosis (UTE) in a cohort of 221 patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for severe endometriosis. UTE can cause significant morbidity, such as silent kidney or progressive renal function loss. Its frequency is underestimated and data on laparoscopic management(More)
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS Urinary retention after radical laparoscopic surgery for severe endometriosis is a clinically relevant complication. We hypothesized a relationship between the amount of resected nerves and the occurrence of urinary retention. METHODS We evaluated, retrospectively, a cohort of 221 patients. The expression of nerves in the(More)
Deep endometriosis is still a challenging disease in terms of diagnosis and treatment. About 10-12% of women of reproductive age will have a form of endometriosis. This can affect pelvic as well as extra pelvic locations. Risk of malignant transformation has been studied over a long period of time. Medical and surgical treatments can be proposed to patients(More)
Objective. To reevaluate the long-term effectiveness and safety of laparoscopy in benign ovarian pathology. Materials and Methods. 1522 women with benign adnexal cysts, laparoscopically treated in the 3rd Department of Ob/Gyn, General University hospital "Attikon" and "Lito" Maternity Hospital between July 1998 and December 2006, were included. Results. The(More)
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to deficiency of the enzyme 21-hydroxylase (21-OH) is distinguished in classical (C-CAH) and non-classical form (NC-CAH), and it is also one of the most common autosomal recessive inherited disorders in humans. The prevalence of C-CAH is between 1:10,000 and 1:15,000 among the live neonates of North America and(More)
Whether the peritoneum covering the mesh used in laparoscopic procedures to treat pelvic organ prolapse needs to be sutured is controversial. Herein is reported a case of small bowel obstruction through the mesh, which was sutured at the level of the sacral promontory. The objective of this case report was to emphasize the importance of peritonization, or(More)
OBJECTIVE The study aimed to estimate the incidence of increased nuchal translucency in the first trimester ultrasound scan results (cut-off limit 2.5 mm) and to evaluate the predictive value of increased nuchal translucency as a screening test for the detection of fetal chromosomal abnormalities. METHODS We used the ultrasound scan results of nuchal(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to emphasize on the diagnostic effectiveness of fetal MRI that led to increased utilization in fetal medicine as well as its value in prognosis and decision making in the modern obstetric practice. METHODS One hundred five (n = 105) pregnant women were referred for a fetal MRI examination after a high detailed ultrasound(More)
A case of heterotopic pregnancy after spontaneous conception with abortion of the intrauterine pregnancy and subsequent rupture of the ectopic pregnancy is presented. A 34-year-old woman at five weeks of gestation presented with a ruptured ectopic pregnancy after spontaneous abortion of an intrauterine pregnancy with mIU/ml beta3hCG as low as 125 mIU/ml.(More)
In young members of a large family from a Greek island with a closed society, clinical and hormonal symptoms of 21-OH deficiency (CAH) were present. To discriminate those affected from those unaffected, we measured the basal and ACTH stimulated 30 values of 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-0HP) progesterone (P) and cortisol (F) in combination with HLA-phenotypes(More)
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