Stefano Uccella

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BACKGROUND Coffee and other sources of methylxanthines and risk of Type I vs Type II endometrial cancer (EC) have not been evaluated previously. METHODS Prospective cohort of 23,356 postmenopausal women with 471 Type I and 71 Type II EC cases. RESULTS Type I EC was statistically significantly associated with caffeinated (relative risk (RR)=0.65 for 4+(More)
BACKGROUND There is as yet limited evidence about fertility-sparing surgery for early ovarian cancer (EOC) carried out laparoscopically. We sought to analyze recurrence patterns and fertility outcome in a cohort of ovarian cancer patients who underwent fertility-saving laparoscopic surgical staging. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of(More)
AIM To assess long-term subjective, objective, and urodynamic outcomes of retropubic mid-urethral slings at 13-year follow-up. METHODS This was a prospective observational study. Consecutive women with proven urodynamic stress incontinence were treated with standard retropubic tension free vaginal tape (TVT). Patients with mixed incontinence and/or(More)
We read with much interest the article by Fanning et al 1 entitled " Effects of Electrosurgery and Vaginal Closure Technique on Postoperative Vaginal Cuff Dehiscence, " regarding the rate of vaginal cuff dehiscence after laparo-scopic hysterectomy. The issue is extremely important because vaginal cuff breakdown can cause severe post-operative morbidity and(More)
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