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OBJECTIVE To describe a parasitic infection that probably affected the implantation of good-quality embryos in an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle. DESIGN Case report. SETTING Tertiary care center in a university hospital. PATIENT(S) A 36-year-old Caucasian female with primary unexplained infertility. The patient underwent two cycles of IVF with(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the biomechanical properties and histologic changes of different commercially available polypropylene midurethral tapes (MUTs) after implantation in the rat. METHODS Pieces of Advantage, intravaginal slingplasty (IVS), suprapubic arch sling (SPARC), and tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) were implanted over the rectus fascia of rats,(More)
The definition as well as the treatment of women with mixed urinary incontinence (MUI) is controversial. Since women with MUI are a heterogeneous group, the treatment of MUI requires an individual assessment of the symptom components: stress urinary incontinence, urinary urgency, urgency urinary incontinence, urinary frequency, and nocturia. The purpose of(More)
The antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of 76 Streptococcus agalactiae (Group B Streptococci [GBS]) isolates from vaginal specimens of pregnant women near term were correlated to their genotypes generated by Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA analysis and their virulence factors encoding genes cylE, lmb, scpB, rib, and bca by PCR. Based on the distribution(More)
OBJECTIVE To validate an Arabic version of the global Pelvic Floor Bother Questionnaire (PFBQ), a self-administered 9-item symptom assessment tool. METHODS The translation-back translation method was used to create an Arabic version of the PFBQ. Clarity of terms and face validity were ensured by modifying the translated version according to comments from(More)
The clinicopathologic findings in two patients with cervical stromal sarcoma and one with cervical leiomyosarcoma are presented. The patients were 35, 46, and 45 years, respectively. They presented with vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge, and a cervical mass of less than 5 months duration. A hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was performed(More)
Pelvic floor disorders (PFD), including urinary incontinence, anal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse, are common and have a negative effect on the quality of life of women. Treatment is associated with morbidity and may not be totally satisfactory. Prevention of PFDs, when possible, should be a primary goal. The purpose of this paper is to summarise(More)
AIMS To examine the effect of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a green tea catechin, on the bladder of rats exposed to water avoidance stress (WAS). METHODS Twenty female Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into four groups of five. The first group was exposed to WAS for7 days. The second group was pretreated with EGCG 1 mg/kg intraperitoneally (IP) for 7(More)
  • Tony Bazi
  • International Urogynecology Journal
  • 2006
A vesicovaginal fistula may occur as a surgical complication, the result of obstructed labor, or a late manifestation of radiotherapy. Surgical treatment includes many routes and techniques, with a success rate reaching 100%. The spontaneous closure of vesicovaginal fistulae after bladder drainage alone for varying periods has been reported by many. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To report on a patient with Müllerian agenesis (MA) and inguinal ovaries and to review the pertinent literature. DESIGN Case report and literature review. SETTING Clinical. PATIENT(S) A 12-year-old girl. INTERVENTION(S) Magnetic resonance imaging, review of prior ovarian biopsies, karyotyping. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Accuracy of(More)