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BACKGROUND Hysterectomy guidelines highlight an increase in urinary tract injuries with laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH). This national survey analyses complications of LH, abdominal hysterectomy (AH) and vaginal hysterectomy (VH). METHODS A prospective cohort undergoing hysterectomy for benign indications during 2006 was drawn from 53 hospitals in Finland;(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of the study was to examine the role of microsatellite instability (MSI) and BRAF(V600E)mutation in colorectal cancer (CRC) by categorising patients into more detailed subtypes based on tumour characteristics. METHODS Tumour samples from 762 population-based patients with sporadic CRC were analysed for MSI and BRAF(V600E) by(More)
BACKGROUND Complications of laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH) have been evaluated with particular focus on quantities of urinary tract injuries. An earlier survey in the 1990s on LH in Finland indicated a decreasing trend in complications; our aim was to evaluate the current complications and hysterectomy trends. METHODS All hysterectomies in Finland(More)
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