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OBJECTIVE To assess the results and contributions of laparoscopy in the management of postoperative bleeding following laparoscopic (LH) or vaginal hysterectomy (VH). METHODS A retrospective study of a 5-year period was carried out on 1167 women who underwent laparoscopic or vaginal hysterectomy. Ten women with postoperative bleeding following(More)
AIMS The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of insulin on ceramide metabolism in skeletal muscle. METHODS Skeletal muscle cells were treated with insulin with or without palmitate for various time periods. Lipids (ceramides and TAG) were isolated and gene expression of multiple biosynthetic enzymes were quantified. Additionally, adult male(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the results and determine the contribution of laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy in the surgical treatment of women with endometrial cancer and compare with the open technique. METHODS A prospective multicenter study was carried out on 120 women who underwent laparoscopic surgery (96 women) and open procedures (24 women) for(More)
BACKGROUND We assessed the results and impact of blockage of utero-ovarian anastomoses (UOA) on clinical outcome in women treated by laparoscopic uterine artery occlusion for uterine fibroids. METHODS Between 2004 and 2005, we prospectively analyzed the clinical data for 23 laparoscopic uterine artery occlusion cases combined with blockage of(More)
  • Zdenek Holub
  • 2002
I read with great interest Herbert A. Goldfarb and Nicole J. Fanarijan's article (Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal myomectomy: a case report and literature review. JSLS. 2001;5:81-85). The aim of this article was to present a new minimally invasive technique, laparoscopic-assisted vaginal myomectomy (LAVM), used for removing multiple transmural uterine myomas(More)
BACKGROUND We assessed the results and impact of lateral uterine artery dissection on clinical outcome following laparoscopic myomectomy. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the clinical data for 27 laparoscopic myomectomy cases (Group I) and 54 laparoscopic myomectomy cases combined with lateral uterine artery dissection (Group II) between January 2001(More)
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