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Premature ovarian failure is defined as cessation of ovarian function under the age of 40 years and affects approximately 1% of women in the general population. The aetiology of this disorder is still unknown in most cases. Although there have been some reports of familial premature ovarian failure, very little is known about the incidence and inheritance(More)
Genetic factors may influence the timing of menopause. Premature ovarian failure (POF) has recently been identified as a genetic entity, but no genetic data are available on early menopause (EM). We investigated 36 patients with EM (age of menopause between 40 and 45 years of age) using cytogenetic and pedigree analysis. In 30 patients of this study the EM(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of vaginal cuff dehiscence after minimally invasive hysterectomy, we reported our series of total laparoscopic hysterectomies with transvaginal colporraphy. STUDY DESIGN We then conducted a systematic search of PubMed to retrieve published series of laparoscopic and robotic hysterectomies, in which different techniques(More)
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