Jaques Donnez

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi Laparoscopic excision of deep endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Catholic University of Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, Brussels 1200, Belgium
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 31:567-80, ix. 2004
  2. ncbi Didelphic uterus and obstructed hemivagina: recurrent hematometra in spite of appropriate classic surgical treatment
    Olivier Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 63:98-101. 2007
  3. ncbi Preservation of fertility in young cancer patients: contribution of transmission electron microscopy
    Alessandra Camboni
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Reprod Biomed Online 17:136-50. 2008
  4. pmc Incidence of reversible amenorrhea in women with breast cancer undergoing adjuvant anthracycline-based chemotherapy with or without docetaxel
    Martine Berliere
    Gynecology, Breast Clinic, Cancer Center, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Cancer 8:56. 2008
  5. doi Ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation in cancer patients
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 24:87-100. 2010
  6. ncbi The role of cryopreservation for women prior to treatment of malignancy
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 10, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 17:333-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Ascites and pelvic masses: an unusual case of endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 83:195-7. 2005
  8. ncbi Livebirth after orthotopic transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissue
    J Donnez
    Department of Gynaecology, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, B 1200, Brussels, Belgium
    Lancet 364:1405-10. 2004
  9. ncbi Typical and subtle atypical presentations of endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Catholic University of Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 16:431-7. 2004
  10. ncbi Surgical management of endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 18:329-48. 2004

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  1. ncbi Laparoscopic excision of deep endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Catholic University of Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, Brussels 1200, Belgium
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 31:567-80, ix. 2004
    ..This article reviews the classification, the diagnosis, and the surgical treatment of deep endometriosis (adenomyotic disease)...
  2. ncbi Didelphic uterus and obstructed hemivagina: recurrent hematometra in spite of appropriate classic surgical treatment
    Olivier Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 63:98-101. 2007
    ..Laparoscopic subtotal hemihysterectomy had to be performed to avoid retention of hematometra and secondary pelvic inflammatory disease...
  3. ncbi Preservation of fertility in young cancer patients: contribution of transmission electron microscopy
    Alessandra Camboni
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Reprod Biomed Online 17:136-50. 2008
    ..Fine ultrastructural details highlighted by TEM studies will be useful for the further optimization of these emerging technologies...
  4. pmc Incidence of reversible amenorrhea in women with breast cancer undergoing adjuvant anthracycline-based chemotherapy with or without docetaxel
    Martine Berliere
    Gynecology, Breast Clinic, Cancer Center, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Cancer 8:56. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence of reversible amenorrhea in women with breast cancer undergoing adjuvant anthracycline-based chemotherapy with or without docetaxel...
  5. doi Ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation in cancer patients
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 24:87-100. 2010
    ..This article reports the techniques and results of orthotopic transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissue. Among almost 30 cases reported in the literature, six live births have been achieved to date...
  6. ncbi The role of cryopreservation for women prior to treatment of malignancy
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 10, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 17:333-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this review is to investigate recent advances in xenografting, as well as in orthotopic and heterotopic autotransplantation of human cryopreserved ovarian tissue...
  7. ncbi Ascites and pelvic masses: an unusual case of endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 83:195-7. 2005
    ..We describe an unusual case of ascites caused by the rupture of a large endometrioma...
  8. ncbi Livebirth after orthotopic transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissue
    J Donnez
    Department of Gynaecology, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, B 1200, Brussels, Belgium
    Lancet 364:1405-10. 2004
    ..In 1997, biopsy samples of ovarian cortex were taken from a woman with stage IV Hodgkin's lymphoma and cryopreserved before chemotherapy was initiated. After her cancer treatment, the patient had premature ovarian failure...
  9. ncbi Typical and subtle atypical presentations of endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Catholic University of Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 16:431-7. 2004
    ..To review the concept of typical, subtle and invisible endometriosis and analyze the evolution and progression of the disease, as well as some factors possibly involved in the pathogenesis...
  10. ncbi Surgical management of endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 18:329-48. 2004
    ..In case of rectovaginal adenomyotic nodules, surgery must be considered as first-line therapy, medical therapy being relatively in-efficacious...
  11. ncbi Equivalence of the 3-month and 28-day formulations of triptorelin with regard to achievement and maintenance of medical castration in women with endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology and Andrology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Service de Gynecologie, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 81:297-304. 2004
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  12. ncbi Taking a history in the evaluation of infertility: obsolete or venerable tradition?
    Jacques Donnez
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Department of Gynecology, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 81:16-7; discussion 18. 2004
    ..Taking a relevant history that includes pelvic inflammatory disease or exposure to sexually transmitted diseases is not obsolete...
  13. ncbi Restoration of ovarian function after orthotopic (intraovarian and periovarian) transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissue in a woman treated by bone marrow transplantation for sickle cell anaemia: case report
    J Donnez
    Gynecology Research Unit, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 21:183-8. 2006
    ..Restoration of endocrine ovarian function occurred after ovarian cortical strips, biopsied and cryopreserved before chemotherapy, were reimplanted into the ovary itself and a periovarian peritoneal window...
  14. ncbi Orthotopic transplantation of fresh ovarian cortex: a report of two cases
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 84:1018. 2005
    ..To report two cases of orthotopic transplantation of fresh ovarian tissue...
  15. doi Unusual complication after uterine artery embolization and laparoscopic myomectomy in a woman wishing to preserve future fertility
    Olivier Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 90:2007.e5-9. 2008
    ..To report a case of uterine fistula arising after laparoscopic myomectomy after a uterine artery embolization...
  16. ncbi Restoration of ovarian function in orthotopically transplanted cryopreserved ovarian tissue: a pilot experience
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 10, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Reprod Biomed Online 16:694-704. 2008
    ..Grafts remained functional in all the women. Transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissue to an orthotopic site appears to restore ovarian endocrine function, without any signs of disease recurrence...
  17. ncbi Primary ovarian adenocarcinoma developing in ovarian remnant tissue ten years after laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy for endometriosis
    Olivier Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:752-7. 2007
    ..We discuss the management of pelvic masses suspected of malignancy after bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and the possible role of endometriosis in the development of malignancy in ovarian remnant syndrome...
  18. ncbi Allograft of ovarian cortex between two genetically non-identical sisters: case report
    J Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 22:2653-9. 2007
    ..Restoration of ovarian function was achieved after six months. Oocyte retrieval and embryo development were demonstrated...
  19. ncbi Laparoscopic repair of wide and deep uterine scar dehiscence after cesarean section
    Olivier Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 89:974-80. 2008
    ..To propose a new laparoscopic technique for repair of scar dehiscence after cesarean section...
  20. ncbi Posthysterectomy pelvic adenomyotic masses observed in 8 cases out of a series of 1405 laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomies
    Olivier Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:156-60. 2007
    ..To analyze the prevalence of an unexpected complication due to morcellation and to describe the appearance of this complication on magnetic resonance imaging, as well as its therapy...
  21. ncbi Ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation: a review
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod Update 12:519-35. 2006
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  22. ncbi Laparoscopic management of peritoneal endometriosis, endometriotic cysts, and rectovaginal adenomyosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 997:274-81. 2003
    ..In conclusion, peritoneal endometriosis, ovarian endometriosis, and rectovaginal adenomyotic nodules must be considered as three separate entities with different pathogeneses that require a different therapeutic approach...
  23. ncbi The efficacy of medical and surgical treatment of endometriosis-associated infertility and pelvic pain
    Jaques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaites St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 54:2-7; discussion 7-10. 2002
    ..The mean pregnancy rate of 50% reported in the literature following surgery provides scientific proof that operative treatment should be undertaken first to give our patients the best chance of conceiving naturally...
  24. ncbi Ureteral endometriosis: a complication of rectovaginal endometriotic (adenomyotic) nodules
    Jacques Donnez
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Service de Gynecologie, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 77:32-7. 2002
    ..To present data from 18 cases of ureteral endometriosis...
  25. ncbi Laparoscopic myolysis
    J Donnez
    Département de gynécologie, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc UCL, Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod Update 6:609-13. 2000
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  26. ncbi The efficacy of medical and surgical treatment of endometriosis-associated infertility: arguments in favour of a medico-surgical aproach
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynaecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod Update 8:89-94. 2002
    ..In moderate and severe endometriosis, this review provides arguments in favour of a medico-surgical approach and discusses the possibility of combining medical and surgical therapy...
  27. ncbi Bladder endometriosis must be considered as bladder adenomyosis
    J Donnez
    Service de Gynecologie, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 74:1175-81. 2000
    ..To present data from a series of 17 cases of bladder endometriosis...
  28. ncbi Endometrial laser intrauterine thermotherapy: the first series of 100 patients observed for 1 year
    J Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 74:791-6. 2000
    ....
  29. ncbi What are the implications of myomas on fertility? A need for a debate?
    J Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Catholic University of Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 17:1424-30. 2002
    ..The absence of an answer to this crucial question is probably due to the fact that we have not yet conducted the appropriate prospective studies required to obtain any clear results...
  30. ncbi Unusual growth of a myoma during pregnancy
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 78:632-3. 2002
  31. ncbi Current thinking on the pathogenesis of endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Catholic University of Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 54:52-8; discussion 59-62. 2002
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  32. ncbi Typical and subtle atypical presentations of endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, St Luc s Hospital, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 30:83-93, viii. 2003
    ..Red flame-like lesions, glandular excrescences, and subovarian adhesions must be considered as the most active lesions. Sometimes, however, subtle endometriotic lesions can be the only lesions seen at laparoscopy...
  33. ncbi A randomized, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging trial comparing fulvestrant with goserelin in premenopausal patients with uterine fibroids awaiting hysterectomy
    Jacques Donnez
    Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 79:1380-9. 2003
    ..To compare the use of a new antiestrogen fulvestrant with goserelin in reducing uterine fibroid growth before hysterectomy...
  34. ncbi Endometrial laser intrauterine thermo-therapy (ELITT): a revolutionary new approach to the elimination of menorrhagia
    J Donnez
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Department of Gynecology, Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 11:363-70. 1999
    ..Among these procedures is low-dose laser radiation of the endometrium with the diode source, which is characterized by the highest incidence of amenorrhea...
  35. ncbi Does ovarian surgery for endometriomas impair the ovarian response to gonadotropin?
    J Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 76:662-5. 2001
    ..To evaluate the ovarian response to stimulation conducted for IVF treatment in women who have undergone conservative surgery for endometriomas...
  36. ncbi Safety of conservative management and fertility outcome in women with borderline tumors of the ovary
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 79:1216-21. 2003
    ..To assess the safety of fertility-sparing treatment and the remaining chance of childbearing after surgery...
  37. ncbi Efficacy of in vitro fertilization after chemotherapy
    Marie Madeleine Dolmans
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 83:897-901. 2005
    ..To evaluate if in vitro fertilization (IVF) with embryo cryopreservation can be proposed to patients immediately after one or two regimens of chemotherapy...
  38. doi Frozen-thawed ovarian tissue retransplants
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Semin Reprod Med 27:472-8. 2009
    ..This article reports the techniques and results of orthotopic transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissue. Among almost 30 cases reported in the literature, 6 live births have been achieved to date...
  39. doi IVF outcome in patients with orthotopically transplanted ovarian tissue
    Marie Madeleine Dolmans
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 10 B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 24:2778-87. 2009
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the quality of oocytes and embryos derived from frozen-thawed transplanted ovarian tissue...
  40. doi Complications, pregnancy and recurrence in a prospective series of 500 patients operated on by the shaving technique for deep rectovaginal endometriotic nodules
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 25:1949-58. 2010
    ..The debate continues between advocates of the shaving technique and supporters of bowel resection in case of deep endometriosis with rectal muscularis involvement, despite little evidence for better improvement with bowel resection...
  41. ncbi Iron overload in the peritoneal cavity of women with pelvic endometriosis
    Anne Van Langendonckt
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 78:712-8. 2002
    ..To examine the possible involvement of iron in the physiopathology of endometriosis...
  42. ncbi Pelvic mass in a woman with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome
    Pascale Jadoul
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 81:203-4. 2004
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging and laparoscopy demonstrated the presence of a myoma in a woman with Rokitansky syndrome...
  43. ncbi Diagnosis and imaging of adenomyotic disease of the retroperitoneal space
    Jean Squifflet
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 54:43-51. 2002
    ..This anatomical classification based on clinical examination and imaging will allow us in the future to define the most appropriate treatment for each entity...
  44. ncbi Assessment of cadmium impregnation in women suffering from endometriosis: a preliminary study
    Jean François Heilier
    Industrial Toxicology and Occupational Medicine Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 30 54 Clos Chapelle aux Champs, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Toxicol Lett 154:89-93. 2004
    ..These data, therefore, do not support a role for cadmium in the onset or the growth of endometriosis or deep endometriotic (adenomyotic) nodules of the recto-vaginal septum...
  45. ncbi Serum dioxin-like compounds and aromatase (CYP19) expression in endometriotic tissues
    Jean François Heilier
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Industrial Toxicology and Occupational Medicine Unit, 53 02 Avenue E Mounier, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Toxicol Lett 167:238-44. 2006
    ..We conclude that DLCs do probably not facilitate the growth of endometriotic lesions by up-regulating the local expression of aromatase...
  46. ncbi Breast tuberculosis imaging
    Latifa Fellah
    Department of Radiology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 86:460-1. 2006
    ..We report unusual magnetic resonance images of breast tuberculosis before and after treatment. Magnetic resonance imaging may assess the efficiency of treatment of breast tuberculosis...
  47. ncbi Environmental and host-associated risk factors in endometriosis and deep endometriotic nodules: a matched case-control study
    Jean François Heilier
    Industrial Toxicology and Occupational Medicine Unit, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 30 54 Clos Chapelle aux Champs B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Environ Res 103:121-9. 2007
    ..We conclude that PE and DEN share similar patterns of risk or protective factors...
  48. ncbi Expression of aromatase (P450 aromatase/CYP19) in peritoneal and ovarian endometriotic tissues and deep endometriotic (adenomyotic) nodules of the rectovaginal septum
    Jean François Heilier
    Industrial Toxicology and Occupational Medicine Unit, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 85:1516-8. 2006
    ..Compared with peritoneal endometriosis, ovarian endometriosis exhibits an 8-fold higher expression of aromatase, which suggests that aromatase inhibitors may be particularly active in this form of endometriosis...
  49. ncbi Characterization of iron deposition in endometriotic lesions induced in the nude mouse model
    Anne Van Langendonckt
    Department of Gyneacology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 19:1265-71. 2004
    ....
  50. doi Laparoscopic management of endometriomas using a combined technique of excisional (cystectomy) and ablative surgery
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 94:28-32. 2010
    ..To describe and evaluate a new technique of laparoscopic treatment of endometriomas that combines excisional and ablative surgery...
  51. ncbi Organochlorines and endometriosis: a mini-review
    Jean François Heilier
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Industrial Toxicology and Occupational Medicine Unit, Brussels, Belgium
    Chemosphere 71:203-10. 2008
    ..The type of control women, the nature of the chemicals measured, and the definition of the disease could modulate the ability to detect the possible relationship between endometriosis and organochlorine exposure...
  52. doi Antiangiogenic and vascular-disrupting agents in endometriosis: pitfalls and promises
    Anne Van Langendonckt
    Department of Gynaecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Mol Hum Reprod 14:259-68. 2008
    ..The aim of this review is to explore the merits and limitations of vascular therapy for the treatment of endometriosis...
  53. ncbi Laparoscopic ovariectomy for whole human ovary cryopreservation: technical aspects
    Pascale Jadoul
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 87:971-5. 2007
    ..To describe the technique of laparoscopic ovariectomy with a view to cryopreservation of a whole ovary with its vascular pedicle...
  54. doi Options for fertility preservation in prepubertal boys
    Christine Wyns
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod Update 16:312-28. 2010
    ..This paper covers current options for ITT cryopreservation and fertility restoration...
  55. ncbi Iatrogenic peritoneal adenomyoma after laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomy and uterine morcellation
    Olivier Donnez
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Department of Gynecology, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 86:1511-2. 2006
    ..Histologic examination confirmed smooth muscle hyperplasia infiltrated by numerous endometrial glands (adenomyosis)...
  56. doi Evaluation of estrogen treatment in an immunodeficient mouse endometriosis model
    Sebastien Colette
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 68:262-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to adapt a previously developed heterologous murine model to the study of estrogens and test the impact of estrone treatment on endometriosis development...
  57. ncbi Pre- and post-surgical management of endometriosis
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Semin Reprod Med 21:235-42. 2003
    ..In cases of rectovaginal adenomyotic nodule, surgery must be considered as first-line therapy, medical therapy being relatively inefficacious...
  58. doi Iron storage is significantly increased in peritoneal macrophages of endometriosis patients and correlates with iron overload in peritoneal fluid
    Jean Christophe Lousse
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 91:1668-75. 2009
    ..To further investigate peritoneal iron disruption in endometriosis by studying iron storage in peritoneal macrophages of patients with endometriosis compared with controls...
  59. doi Survival of human pre-antral follicles after cryopreservation of ovarian tissue, follicular isolation and in vitro culture in a calcium alginate matrix
    Christiani A Amorim
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Emmanuel Mounier 52, bte 5247, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 24:92-9. 2009
    ..On the basis of this assumption, the aim of our study was to investigate in vitro survival and growth of pre-antral follicles after cryopreservation of ovarian tissue and follicular isolation, followed by encapsulation in alginate beads...
  60. doi Differential expression of genes from the homeobox A cluster in deep endometriotic nodules and peritoneal lesions
    Anne Van Langendonckt
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 94:1995-2000. 2010
    ..To compare expression of homeobox A (HOXA) genes involved in the differentiation of the female reproductive tract in deep endometriotic nodules and peritoneal lesions...
  61. ncbi Autotransplantation of frozen-thawed ovarian tissue in a young woman: ultrastructure and viability of grafted tissue
    Alessandra Camboni
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 90:1215-8. 2008
    ..The stroma contained numerous viable and ultrastructurally normal blood vessels but showed poor cellular density...
  62. ncbi Quantification of endometriotic lesions in a murine model by fluorimetric and morphometric analyses
    Sylvie Defrere
    Department of Gynaecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 21:810-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to develop two new methods of quantifying endometriosis-like lesions in a nude mouse model: fluorimetry and morphometry...
  63. ncbi Oxidative stress and peritoneal endometriosis
    Anne Van Langendonckt
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 77:861-70. 2002
    ..To review the literature associating pelvic endometriosis with oxidative stress and to discuss the potential causes and consequences of a pro-oxidant environment in the peritoneal cavity...
  64. ncbi Increased dioxin-like compounds in the serum of women with peritoneal endometriosis and deep endometriotic (adenomyotic) nodules
    Jean François Heilier
    Industrial Toxicology and Occupational Medicine Unit, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 84:305-12. 2005
    ..To investigate the possible association between the body burden of dioxin-like compounds and endometriotic disease...
  65. ncbi Ficoll density gradient method for recovery of isolated human ovarian primordial follicles
    Belen Martinez-Madrid
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 82:1648-53. 2004
    ..To develop a simple and efficient technique to allow rapid recovery of a maximum number of good quality isolated follicles...
  66. ncbi Freeze-thawing intact human ovary with its vascular pedicle with a passive cooling device
    Belen Martinez-Madrid
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 82:1390-4. 2004
    ..To test the feasibility of freezing intact human ovary using a passive cooling device...
  67. doi Both host and graft vessels contribute to revascularization of xenografted human ovarian tissue in a murine model
    Anne Sophie Van Eyck
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 93:1676-85. 2010
    ..To characterize the human ovarian xenograft revascularization process...
  68. ncbi Potential involvement of hemoglobin and heme in the pathogenesis of peritoneal endometriosis
    Anne Van Langendonckt
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 77:561-70. 2002
    ..To test whether hemoglobin may accumulate in the peritoneal cavity in case of endometriosis and to assess whether heme oxygenases (HO), detoxifying heme, are expressed in ectopic endometrium and peritoneal cells...
  69. ncbi Nuclear factor-kappa B is constitutively activated in peritoneal endometriosis
    Reinaldo Gonzalez-Ramos
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Mol Hum Reprod 13:503-9. 2007
    ..The involvement of p50/p65 dimers in NF-kappaB activation suggests implication of the classic NF-kappaB activation pathway, making it an attractive therapeutic target in endometriosis...
  70. ncbi Short-term transplantation of isolated human ovarian follicles and cortical tissue into nude mice
    Marie Madeleine Dolmans
    Gynecology Research Unit, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Reproduction 134:253-62. 2007
    ..One week after grafting, well-structured stroma-like tissue of human origin was observed around the isolated follicles. The potential origin of this stroma is discussed...
  71. ncbi Neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with primarily unresectable, advanced-stage ovarian cancer
    Filomena Mazzeo
    Medical Oncology Unit, Centre du Cancer, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Gynecol Oncol 90:163-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this review is to report our experience and the feasibility of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with advanced-stage ovarian cancer...
  72. ncbi Time course of pelvic endometriotic lesion revascularization in a nude mouse model
    Julie Eggermont
    Department of Gynaecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 84:492-9. 2005
    ..To assess the timing of endometrial lesion revascularization in a murine model...
  73. ncbi Using a laparoscope manipulator (LAPMAN) in laparoscopic gynecological surgery
    Roland Polet
    Department of Gynecology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Louvain en Woluwe, Belgium
    Surg Technol Int 17:187-91. 2008
    ..It has been tested successfully in pilot studies in laparoscopic gynecologic surgery...
  74. ncbi Clinical evaluation of endometriosis and differential response to surgical therapy with and without application of Oxiplex/AP* adhesion barrier gel
    Gere S diZerega
    Livingston Reproductive Biology Laboratories, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Fertil Steril 87:485-9. 2007
    ..To correlate parameters of endometriosis obtained during routine clinical evaluation with the subsequent formation of adhesions following surgical treatment by laparoscopy...
  75. ncbi Effect of an oral contraceptive pill on follicular development in IVF/ICSI patients receiving a GnRH antagonist: a randomized study
    Judith A F Huirne
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre VUMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reprod Biomed Online 13:235-45. 2006
    ..GnRH antagonist regimen, pretreated with OC, prevented the early endogenous FSH rise and improved follicular homogeneity, resulting in more oocytes. As a consequence of the extended treatment period, more rhFSH was required...
  76. ncbi Dienogest is as effective as triptorelin in the treatment of endometriosis after laparoscopic surgery: results of a prospective, multicenter, randomized study
    Michel Cosson
    Department of Gynecologic Surgery, Maternité Jeanne de Flandres, Lille, France
    Fertil Steril 77:684-92. 2002
    ..To compare the efficacy of Dienogest versus Decapeptyl at 3.75 mg as consolidation therapy for surgery in the treatment of endometriosis...
  77. doi [Incidence of endometrial carcinoma after hysterectomy for atypical hyperplasia or FIGO stage IA carcinoma diagnosed on endometrial biopsy or endometrial resection]
    Stéphane Ploteau
    Département de gynécologie obstétrique et médecine de reproduction, CHU de Nantes, France
    Bull Cancer 95:556-62. 2008
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  78. ncbi Dioxin-like compounds and endometriosis: a study on Italian and Belgian women of reproductive age
    Elena De Felip
    Laboratory of Comparative Toxicology and Ecotoxicology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Toxicol Lett 150:203-9. 2004
    ..In particular, total TEQs in Italian and Belgian women without endometriosis were respectively 18 and 45 pg WHO-TE/g lb...
  79. ncbi Increased serum polychlorobiphenyl levels in Belgian women with adenomyotic nodules of the rectovaginal septum
    Jean François Heilier
    Fertil Steril 81:456-8. 2004
    ..The sum of bulk polychlorobiphenyl levels was significantly higher in women with rectovaginal adenomyosis than in women with endometriosis and controls...
  80. ncbi Cryopreservation and xenotransplantation of human ovarian tissue: an ultrastructural study
    Stefania A Nottola
    Department of Anatomy, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 90:23-32. 2008
    ..To analyze the ultrastructure of human ovarian follicles after cryopreservation and short-term xenografting...
  81. ncbi Increased activation of nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-kappaB) in isolated peritoneal macrophages of patients with endometriosis
    Jean Christophe Lousse
    Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique, FNRS, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 90:217-20. 2008
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