Uma R. Panganamamula

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OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to assess whether prior uterine surgery is a risk factor for adenomyosis. METHODS Medical records of women who had a hysterectomy for benign conditions between January of 1995 and June of 2002 were reviewed. Women with and without adenomyosis were compared with respect to history of prior uterine surgery, such as(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare perioperative outcome measures of abdominal and vaginal hysterectomies in obese women. METHODS We reviewed the charts of all obese women (body mass index more than 30 kg/m(2)) who underwent abdominal or vaginal hysterectomy for benign gynecologic conditions in our institution between 1997 and 2002. Laparoscopically assisted vaginal(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare perioperative outcomes of total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) between obese and nonobese women. METHODS The medical charts of all women who underwent TAH for benign gynecological conditions at Temple University Hospital between 1997 and 2002 were reviewed. We excluded those who had concomitant surgery except for adnexal removal. The(More)
To evaluate the effects of obesity on the perioperative outcomes in women who underwent vaginal hysterectomy. In this retrospective cohort study of all women who underwent vaginal hysterectomy for benign disorders at Temple University from January 1997 to December 2002, perioperative indices were compared between 149 obese (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2) and 175 non-obese(More)
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