Roberta Granese

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OBJECTIVE To report the development of parasitic myomas after the use of a morcellator. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Tertiary care referral center for the treatment of benign gynecologic pathologies. PATIENT(S) Women undergoing surgery for uterine fibroids. INTERVENTION(S) Chart review. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Presence of parasitic(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the risk of the association of single umbilical artery and aneuploidies. METHODS In a general unselected obstetric population of 12,672 singleton pregnant women from January 1998 to December 2002, we detected 61 fetuses (prevalence, 0.48%) with single umbilical artery (SUA) on prenatal ultrasound at 16 to 23 menstrual weeks. RESULTS(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term results of a laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy for the treatment of vaginal vault prolapse. STUDY DESIGN Between January 1999 and January 2007, 165 laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy procedures, using a polypropylene mesh, were performed on women affected by vaginal vault prolapse. Intraoperative(More)
OBJECTIVE Endometrial hyperplasia without cytological atypia is commonly treated with progestins, but other treatment regimes may be available with equivalent efficacy and low side effects. DESIGN A randomized double-blind, placebo and progesterone-controlled clinical trial to evaluate the effects of genistein aglycone in reducing endometrial hyperplasia.(More)
I would like to call attention to the case of a 34-year-old primipara, at 32 weeks of pregnancy, with a history of surgery for ovarian endometriosis (stage IV), who presented with a subacute abdominal condition and hemoperitoneum due to loss of integrity of the uterus at the site of a prior endometriosis surgery scar. She had prior laparoscopic surgery in(More)
The primary aim of the study was to analyze the endometrioma recurrence rate in patients who underwent laparoscopic excision followed by postoperative long-term regimen of oral contraceptives (OCs). 168 patients who underwent a conservative laparoscopic surgery for endometrioma, during the period between September 2009 and August 2010 in three university(More)
Ovarian cancer is one of the most frequent solid tumor that shows clearly biphasic behaviour in response to chemotherapy, with the majority of patients who achieved complete remission after the first cycle of chemotherapy, and subsequently present a relapse which, in most cases, leads to death. Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) arises as a consequence of(More)
AIM The aim of the study is to verify whether tension free cystocele repair is really a good choice for the correction of moderate or severe cystocele. The surgical approach is transvaginal and involves the use of nonabsorbable prolene mesh. METHODS We enrolled 177 women with a combined genital prolapse, characterized by second degree cystocele, first(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to review prenatally diagnosed tumors of the head and neck in the fetus and to report antenatal and postnatal outcomes. METHODS PubMed/Medline, EMBASE/SCOPUS, Cochrane database and Google Scholar were reviewed over the last 20 years. No language or article type restriction was used. RESULTS A total of 1940 record were(More)