Rebecca Deans

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OBJECTIVE To present our experience with hysteroscopic removal of cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy (CSP) and review the literature on the current management. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING A tertiary referral university hospital, Sydney, Australia. PATIENT(S) Six patients diagnosed with CSP. INTERVENTION(S) Four patients were successfully(More)
This article has been produced to review the literature on symptomatic and asymptomatic intrauterine adhesions. Electronic resources including Medline, PubMed, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library (including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews), Current Contents, and EMBASE were searched using the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), including all subheadings,(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess clinical characteristics and expectations in well women requesting elective labial reduction surgery. DESIGN Prospective study of women attending an outpatient gynaecology clinic. SETTING General gynaecology clinic at a Central London teaching hospital. SAMPLE Women requesting labial reduction surgery and referred by their general(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Intrauterine adhesions are a rare but significant cause of menstrual disturbance and infertility. Most cases are caused by uterine instrumentation. It is important for clinicians to understand the cause, diagnostic tools and rationale behind treatment. RECENT FINDINGS Hysteroscopy is the gold standard for diagnosis and treatment of(More)
The aim of this paper is to study the incidence and risk factors for genital prolapse in adult women with bladder exstrophy and to describe the long-term outcome of the Gore-Tex wrap procedure for genital prolapse. A retrospective observational study on adult women with classical bladder exstrophy in a tertiary referral centre for disorders of sex(More)
AIMS To assess the appearance of the post-partum uterus on transabdominal ultrasound, and to correlate these findings with maternal morbidity. METHODS In a prospective observational study, 94 women were seen within 24 h of their delivery and assessed by transabdominal ultrasound. Volumetric data were calculated from measurements of intrauterine echogenic(More)
AIM To assess the role of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing for high-risk types in an Australian population with the equivalent cytological result of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance - possible high-grade (ASC-H). METHODS A retrospective review was conducted of all patients referred with a 'possible high-grade squamous abnormality'(More)
Improvements in cancer diagnosis and treatment in patients of a reproductive age have led to significant improvements in survival rates; however, a patient's fertility can be affected by both cancer and its treatment. As survival rates improve, there is an expectation by clinicians and patients that patient's reproductive potential should be considered and(More)
PURPOSE Female survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult (CAYA) cancer who were treated with alkylating agents and/or radiation, with potential exposure of the ovaries, have an increased risk of premature ovarian insufficiency (POI). Clinical practice guidelines can facilitate these survivors' access to optimal treatment of late effects that may(More)
INTRODUCTION Premature infants, especially very low birth weight infants, and fetal growth restriction are a challenge for healthcare professionals alike owing to the consequences of these conditions. OBJECTIVE To provide information for gynecologists, pediatricians and neonatologists to identify correct outcome expectations to help them plan their(More)