Luigi Fedele

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Emerging drugs for endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Deaprtment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 9:167-77. 2004
  2. doi request reprint A uterovaginal septum and imperforate hymen with a double pyocolpos
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milano, Via della Commenda 12, Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 27:1637-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Gorlin syndrome: two unusual cases of recurrent, bilateral, multinodular, calcified ovarian fibromas with conservative surgical treatment
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Fondazione Instituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico di Natura Publica IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 19:248-51. 2012
  4. pmc A prospective, randomised, controlled clinical study on the assessment of tolerability and of clinical efficacy of Merional (hMG-IBSA) administered subcutaneously versus Merional administered intramuscularly in women undergoing multifollicular ovarian sti
    Carlo Alviggi
    Department of Obstetrica Gynecological Sciences and Reproductive Medicine, Federico II University, Napoli, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 5:45. 2007
  5. pmc Recurrent microdeletion at 17q12 as a cause of Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome: two case reports
    Laura Bernardini
    Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, S San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 4:25. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic findings and pelvic anatomy in Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1111-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopically assisted uterovestibular anastomosis in patients with uterine cervix atresia and vaginal aplasia
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 89:212-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of an endoscopic ultrasound probe for the evaluation of the Müllerian rudiments in patients with Rokitansky syndrome
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 89:981-3. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Medical management of endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica Luigi Mangiagalli, Universita di Milano, Via commenda n 1220122 Milano, Italy
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 2:297-308. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new questionnaire for the presurgical diagnosis of bladder endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milano, Via della Commenda 12, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Hum Reprod 22:2698-701. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Emerging drugs for endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Deaprtment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 9:167-77. 2004
    ..This area may be of paramount importance in the near future in order to develop a therapy that could prevent or eradicate endometriosis rather than merely relieving the symptoms...
  2. doi request reprint A uterovaginal septum and imperforate hymen with a double pyocolpos
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milano, Via della Commenda 12, Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 27:1637-9. 2012
    ..Over the past 5 years of regular follow-up examinations, the patient has always reported regular menstrual cycles and an absence of pelvic pain...
  3. doi request reprint Gorlin syndrome: two unusual cases of recurrent, bilateral, multinodular, calcified ovarian fibromas with conservative surgical treatment
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Fondazione Instituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico di Natura Publica IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 19:248-51. 2012
    ..Preservation of the normal ovarian tissue is always recommended, even though there is the risk of recurrences, given the benign nature of the lesions and the young age of patients...
  4. pmc A prospective, randomised, controlled clinical study on the assessment of tolerability and of clinical efficacy of Merional (hMG-IBSA) administered subcutaneously versus Merional administered intramuscularly in women undergoing multifollicular ovarian sti
    Carlo Alviggi
    Department of Obstetrica Gynecological Sciences and Reproductive Medicine, Federico II University, Napoli, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 5:45. 2007
    ..c.) self-administered versus classical intramuscular (i.m.) injections of Merional, a new highly-purified hMG preparation...
  5. pmc Recurrent microdeletion at 17q12 as a cause of Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome: two case reports
    Laura Bernardini
    Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, S San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 4:25. 2009
    ..This disorder has an incidence of approximately 1 in 4500 newborn girls and the aetiology is poorly understood...
  6. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic findings and pelvic anatomy in Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1111-5. 2007
    ..To describe analytically the anatomic variety and laparoscopic findings observed in patients with Rokitansky syndrome throughout an 11-year span...
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopically assisted uterovestibular anastomosis in patients with uterine cervix atresia and vaginal aplasia
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 89:212-6. 2008
    ..To describe the surgical technique and the long-term anatomic and functional results of laparoscopically assisted uterovestibular anastomosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of an endoscopic ultrasound probe for the evaluation of the Müllerian rudiments in patients with Rokitansky syndrome
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 89:981-3. 2008
    ..To assess the use of an endoscopic ultrasound probe in the evaluation of the uterine horns in a series of patients who were undergoing laparoscopy for the creation of a neovagina...
  9. ncbi request reprint Medical management of endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica Luigi Mangiagalli, Universita di Milano, Via commenda n 1220122 Milano, Italy
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 2:297-308. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new questionnaire for the presurgical diagnosis of bladder endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milano, Via della Commenda 12, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Hum Reprod 22:2698-701. 2007
    ..The main objective was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a new questionnaire for the presurgical diagnosis of bladder endometriosis in patients with a high suspicion index for this disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Radical excision of inguinal endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 110:530-3. 2007
    ..We present five cases of inguinal endometriosis in which primary surgery resulted in recurrence and a second correct procedure resulted in a cure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hormonal treatments for adenomyosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Fondazione Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica II, Universita di Milano, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, Via della Commenda 12, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:333-9. 2008
    ..Despite the solid rational basis for its hormonal treatment, few studies have been performed on medical therapy for adenomyosis...
  13. doi request reprint A gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist versus a continuous oral contraceptive pill in the treatment of bladder endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica II, Universita di Milano, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 90:183-4. 2008
    ..Continuous OC therapy may be effective in the short-term treatment of bladder endometriosis...
  14. doi request reprint The laparoscopic Vecchietti's modified technique in Rokitansky syndrome: anatomic, functional, and sexual long-term results
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:377.e1-6. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to assess the anatomical and functional long-term follow-up results of the laparoscopic Vecchietti approach for the creation of a neovagina in the Rokitansky syndrome...
  15. ncbi request reprint New drugs in development for the treatment of endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Via Commenda 12, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 17:1187-202. 2008
    ..Results show appealing new possibilities are emerging from agents counteracting the endometriosis-associated inflammation. Recent data also suggests that there is still the opportunity to refine the use of already available agents...
  16. doi request reprint Creation of a neovagina in Rokitansky patients with a pelvic kidney: comparison of long-term results of the modified Vecchietti and McIndoe techniques
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica I Università di Milan Fondazione Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Via Commenda 12, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 93:1280-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate perioperative data and long-term results of Rokitansky patients with a pelvic kidney that underwent the McIndoe and modified Vecchietti procedures...
  17. ncbi request reprint Septums and synechiae: approaches to surgical correction
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica II, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 49:767-88. 2006
    ..Appropriate management is controversial but may include second loop hysteroscopy and the use of postoperative adjuvants such as systemic estrogens and intrauterine devices or systems designed to impede the development of adhesions...
  18. doi request reprint Creation of a neovagina by Davydov's laparoscopic modified technique in patients with Rokitansky syndrome
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:33.e1-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess anatomic and functional results after the laparoscopic Davydov procedure for the creation of a neovagina in Rokitansky syndrome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic creation of a neovagina with the laparoscopic Vecchietti operation: comparison of two instrument sets
    Luigi Fedele
    Dipartimento di Ostetricia, Ginecologia e Neonatologia, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, Università di Milan, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 86:429-32. 2006
    ..To compare safety and effectiveness of two different instrument sets for the laparoscopic Vecchietti operation for the creation of a neovagina...
  20. ncbi request reprint Conservative treatment of diffuse uterine leiomyomatosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica dell Università di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Via Di Rudini no 8, 20142 Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 82:450-3. 2004
    ..To describe the conservative treatment of diffuse uterine leiomyomatosis...
  21. doi request reprint Davydov's procedure for the treatment of neovaginal prolapse in Rokitansky syndrome
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milano, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 18:503-6. 2011
    ..A modified Davydov procedure was performed. No complications occurred. Vaginoscopy after 6 months showed an iodine-positive 8- × 3-cm neovagina. Functional results were assessed with the Female Sexual Function Index...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is rectovaginal endometriosis a progressive disease?
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica dell Università di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1539-42. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to observe the natural history of untreated asymptomatic rectovaginal endometriosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic removal of the cavitated noncommunicating rudimentary uterine horn: surgical aspects in 10 cases
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ospedale San Paolo, University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 83:432-6. 2005
    ..To report our experience on laparoscopic resection of the cavitated noncommunicating rudimentary horn in 10 patients with unicornuate uterus...
  24. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up after conservative surgery for bladder endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ospedale San Paolo, Italy
    Fertil Steril 83:1729-33. 2005
    ..To describe the long-term outcome of surgical conservative treatment of bladder endometriosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tailoring radicality in demolitive surgery for deeply infiltrating endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica dell Università di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Milano, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:114-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the outcome of standard extrafascial hysterectomy and tailored radical hysterectomy as a definitive treatment of recurrent deep endometriosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic excision of recurrent endometriomas: long-term outcome and comparison with primary surgery
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 85:694-9. 2006
    ..To compare the laparoscopic excision of primary versus recurrent ovarian endometriomas...
  27. doi request reprint Umbilical endometriosis: a radical excision with laparoscopic assistance
    Luigi Fedele
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milan, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, Via Commenda 12, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Int J Surg 8:109-11. 2010
    ..We here present seven cases of umbilical endometriosis treated with radical surgery with a laparoscopically-assisted approach, with a complete and long-term disease-free follow-up...
  28. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up after conservative surgery for rectovaginal endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica dell Università di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1020-4. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term results in patients who received conservative surgical treatment for rectovaginal endometriosis...
  29. doi request reprint Creation of a neovagina in Rokitansky syndrome: comparison between two laparoscopic techniques
    Stefano Bianchi
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica I, Universita di Milano, Ospedale San Giuseppe, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 95:1098-100.e1-3. 2011
    ..To compare Vecchietti's and Davydov's laparoscopic techniques for creation of a neovagina in patients with Rokitansky syndrome...
  30. doi request reprint Attractiveness of women with rectovaginal endometriosis: a case-control study
    Paolo Vercellini
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, Universita degli Studi, and Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 99:212-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate physical attractiveness in women with and without endometriosis...
  31. doi request reprint Medical treatment for rectovaginal endometriosis: what is the evidence?
    Paolo Vercellini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, University of Milan, Via Commenda 12, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 24:2504-14. 2009
    ..Surgical treatment may be effective but is associated with a high risk of morbidity and major complications. Information on the effect of medical alternatives for pain relief in this condition is scarce...
  32. doi request reprint The second time around: reproductive performance after repetitive versus primary surgery for endometriosis
    Paolo Vercellini
    Division of Gynecologic Surgery, Istituto Ostetrico e Ginecologico Luigi Mangiagalli, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 92:1253-5. 2009
    ..55; 95% confidence interval, 0.30 to 0.99), and the 12- and 24-month cumulative pregnancy rates were 13% and 22% in the former group and 25% and 30% in the latter...
  33. doi request reprint Effect of patient selection on estimate of reproductive success after surgery for rectovaginal endometriosis: literature review
    Paolo Vercellini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 24:389-95. 2012
    ..The 15% difference is statistically significant. Infertile patients with rectovaginal endometriosis considering surgery, should be carefully informed of the real probability of post-operative conception avoiding generic overestimations...
  34. doi request reprint Repetitive surgery for recurrent symptomatic endometriosis: what to do?
    Paolo Vercellini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Milan, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, Via Commenda 12 20122 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 146:15-21. 2009
    ..Studies on surgical management of recurrent rectovaginal endometriosis are warranted, due to the peculiar technical difficulties as well as the high risk of complications associated with this challenging disease form...
  35. ncbi request reprint Ovarian endometriomas and oocyte quality: insights from in vitro fertilization cycles
    Francesca Filippi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 101:988-93.e1. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether the presence of endometriomas affects ovarian function...
  36. doi request reprint Pregnancy outcome in women with endometriomas achieving pregnancy through IVF
    Laura Benaglia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 27:1663-7. 2012
    ..There is a growing consensus that ovarian endometriomas should not be systematically removed in women selected for IVF. However, some recent evidence suggested that the presence of these cysts may negatively affect the course of pregnancy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Neovaginal mucosa after Vecchietti's laparoscopic operation for Rokitansky syndrome: structural and ultrastructural study
    Luigi Fedele
    Dipartimento di Ostetricia, Ginecologia e Neonatologia, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:56-61. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate structural and ultrastructural characteristics of the mucosa of neovaginae created by Vecchietti's laparoscopic operation for Rokitansky syndrome...
  38. doi request reprint Pelvic endometriosis and hydroureteronephrosis
    Luca Carmignani
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 93:1741-4. 2010
    ..To assess whether routine renal ultrasonography may be recommended in all patients with pelvic endometriosis, in order to avoid silent ureteral involvement of the disease...
  39. doi request reprint The effect of second-line surgery on reproductive performance of women with recurrent endometriosis: a systematic review
    Paolo Vercellini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1074-82. 2009
    ..58-3.91%). Conclusions. The probability of conception after repeat surgery for recurrent endometriosis appeared limited and reduced compared with that after primary surgery. The results of IVF were not inferior to those of reoperation...
  40. doi request reprint Hyperstimulation during IVF cycles does not modify dimensions of small subserosal and intramural leiomyomas
    Laura Benaglia
    Infertility Unit, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 95:2489-91. 2011
    ..The mean ± SD diameters of the tumors at these two time points were 20.5 ± 9.5 and 20.6 ± 10.2 mm, respectively, thus supporting the conclusion that IVF does not influence the growth of these lesions...
  41. doi request reprint The vanishing endometrioma: the intriguing impact of pregnancy on small endometriotic ovarian cysts
    Laura Benaglia
    Department of Obstet Gynecol, Infertility Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:863-6. 2013
    ..A consistent proportion of cysts becomes undetectable after delivery. Further studies are warranted to clarify the mechanisms determining the disappearance of these cysts...
  42. doi request reprint In vitro fertilization outcomes in treated hypothyroidism
    Andrea Busnelli
    1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Thyroid 23:1319-25. 2013
    ..In particular, it has yet to be clarified whether levothyroxine may fully overcome the detrimental effects of hypothyroidism or, conversely, whether affected women remain at reduced prognosis for pregnancy outcomes...
  43. doi request reprint IVF and endometriosis-related symptom progression: insights from a prospective study
    Laura Benaglia
    Infertility Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via M Fanti, 6, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 26:2368-72. 2011
    ..A possible and neglected concern in women with endometriosis undergoing IVF is the potential risk of progression of the disease. We set up a prospective study mainly aimed at evaluating the impact of IVF on endometriosis-related symptoms...
  44. doi request reprint Fibroids not encroaching the endometrial cavity and IVF success rate: a prospective study
    Edgardo Somigliana
    Department of Obset Gynecol Fondazione Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 12, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Hum Reprod 26:834-9. 2011
    ..CONCLUSIONS In asymptomatic patients selected for IVF, small fibroids not encroaching the endometrial cavity did not impact on the rate of success of the procedure...
  45. doi request reprint Pregnancy in women with Alport syndrome
    Francesca Crovetto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda, 12, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:1223-7. 2013
    ..Little is known about pregnancy in women with Alport syndrome (AS), as only four cases have been reported in the literature. We herein describe the course of pregnancy in two sisters with overt forms of AS...
  46. doi request reprint In vitro fertilization outcome in women with unoperated bilateral endometriomas
    Laura Benaglia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 99:1714-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate IVF outcome in women with unoperated bilateral endometriomas...
  47. doi request reprint Long-term adjuvant therapy for the prevention of postoperative endometrioma recurrence: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Paolo Vercellini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milan and Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 92:8-16. 2013
    ..11-0.40) and 0.39 (95% confidence interval 0.23-0.66). Postoperative OC use dramatically decreased the risk of ovarian endometrioma recurrence, especially in women who used OCs regularly and for prolonged periods...
  48. ncbi request reprint Reproductive performance, pain recurrence and disease relapse after conservative surgical treatment for endometriosis: the predictive value of the current classification system
    Paolo Vercellini
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Milano, Italy
    Hum Reprod 21:2679-85. 2006
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  49. doi request reprint Post-operative endometriosis recurrence: a plea for prevention based on pathogenetic, epidemiological and clinical evidence
    Paolo Vercellini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Milan and Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 21:259-65. 2010
    ..16 (95% CI 0.04-0.65). After first-line surgery for endometriosis, women should be invited to seek conception as soon as possible. Alternatively, oral contraceptive use until pregnancy is desired should be considered...
  50. doi request reprint The unicornuate uterus with an occult adenomyotic rudimentary horn
    Giada Frontino
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:622-5. 2009
    ..Histologic study showed a cavitated adenomyotic uterine rudiment. The patients were discharged on the second postoperative day. No intraoperative or postoperative complications or recurrence of pelvic pain occurred...
  51. doi request reprint Unoperated ovarian endometriomas and responsiveness to hyperstimulation
    Laura Benaglia
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via M Fanti, 6, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 26:1356-61. 2011
    ..The main aim of this study was to compare the number of developing follicles in the affected ovary with that in the contralateral intact gonad as a control...
  52. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for deep endometriosis: a comparison with pelvic and ovarian endometriosis
    Fabio Parazzini
    Seconda Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica, Universita di Milano, Fondazione Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 90:174-9. 2008
    ..In epidemiological terms, this should be the case if deep endometriosis represents a different condition than ovarian and peritoneal endometriosis...
  53. doi request reprint Recurrent endometrioma and ovarian reserve: biological connection or surgical paradox?
    Edgardo Somigliana
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatology, Fondazione Instituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:529.e1-5. 2011
    ..On these bases, we have hypothesized that the risk of recurrence may be related to the residual ovarian reserve of the operated ovary...
  54. doi request reprint Vitamin D status in women with uterine leiomyomas
    Alessio Paffoni
    Fondazione Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Infertility Unit, via Fanti 6, 20122 Milano, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E1374-8. 2013
    ..Recent in vitro and in vivo experimental evidence supports a role of vitamin D insufficiency as an important factor in the development of uterine leiomyomas. However, epidemiological data supporting this possibility are scanty...
  55. doi request reprint "I can't get no satisfaction": deep dyspareunia and sexual functioning in women with rectovaginal endometriosis
    Paolo Vercellini
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, Università Statale di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 98:1503-11.e1. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of rectovaginal endometriosis on pain at intercourse and sexual functioning...
  56. doi request reprint Surgical excision of endometriomas and ovarian reserve: a systematic review on serum antimüllerian hormone level modifications
    Edgardo Somigliana
    Fondazione Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 98:1531-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate serum antimüllerian hormone (AMH) level modification after surgical excision of ovarian endometriomas...
  57. doi request reprint Perinatal environment and endometriosis
    Edgardo Somigliana
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 72:135-40. 2011
    ..Perinatal environmental exposure may affect fetal development and reprogram the developing organism for adult-onset disease. In this case-control study, we aimed at assessing this pathogenetic model in endometriosis...
  58. doi request reprint Endometriosis and estroprogestins: the chicken or the egg causality dilemma
    Edgardo Somigliana
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatology, Fondazione Cà Granda, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 95:431-3. 2011
    ..This might explain the previously reported mild association between endometriosis and past use of oral contraceptives...
  59. doi request reprint Oral contraceptives and risk of endometriosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Paolo Vercellini
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica I, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, Università Statale di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 12, Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod Update 17:159-70. 2011
    ..The aim of this review is to establish if OC use influences the risk of endometriosis...
  60. doi request reprint The outcomes of repeat surgery for recurrent symptomatic endometriosis
    Nicola Berlanda
    Luigi Mangiagalli Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Universita di Milano, Via della Commenda, 12 20122 Milano, Italy
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:320-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of second-line surgery in the management of recurrent endometriosis...
  61. doi request reprint Comparison of contraceptive ring and patch for the treatment of symptomatic endometriosis
    Paolo Vercellini
    Istituto Ostetrico e Ginecologico Luigi Mangiagalli, Universita degli Studi di Milano, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 93:2150-61. 2010
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of a contraceptive vaginal ring and transdermal patch in the treatment of endometriosis-associated pain...
  62. ncbi request reprint Asymmetric lateral distribution of obstructed hemivagina and renal agenesis in women with uterus didelphys: institutional case series and a systematic literature review
    Paolo Vercellini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 87:719-24. 2007
    ..To investigate if an asymmetry exists in the lateral distribution of obstructed hemivagina and renal agenesis in women with uterus didelphys...
  63. doi request reprint 'Here comes the sun': pigmentary traits and sun habits in women with endometriosis
    Edgardo Somigliana
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 25:728-33. 2010
    ..There is limited but interesting evidence suggesting that endometriosis may be associated with specific pigmentary traits and sun habits. In this case-control study, we aimed to further clarify this point...
  64. doi request reprint Rate of severe ovarian damage following surgery for endometriomas
    Laura Benaglia
    Infertility Unit, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Via M Fanti 6, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 25:678-82. 2010
    ..Of particular concern is the risk of severe ovarian damage leading to unresponsiveness to ovarian hyperstimulation. In this study, we aimed to determine the rate of this complication...
  65. doi request reprint Effect of delaying post-operative conception after conservative surgery for endometriosis
    Edgardo Somigliana
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 20:410-5. 2010
    ..However, these differences did not reach statistical significance and this advice is thus not mandatory. Larger studies are warranted to validate these conclusions...
  66. doi request reprint The 'incessant menstruation' hypothesis: a mechanistic ovarian cancer model with implications for prevention
    Paolo Vercellini
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, Università Statale di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda, 12, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 26:2262-73. 2011
    ..The use of oral contraceptives should be favoured for prolonged periods of time, especially in women with endometriosis, a population at doubled risk of gonadal malignancy...
  67. doi request reprint Compressive suture of the lower uterine segment for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage due to complete placenta previa: a preliminary study
    Mauro Penotti
    1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istituto Ostetrico e Ginecologico Luigi Mangiagalli, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 73:314-20. 2012
    ..To assess the efficacy of a uterine compression suture technique in controlling hemorrhage after removal of complete placenta previa during cesarean section...
  68. doi request reprint Ureteral and vesical endometriosis. Two different clinical entities sharing the same pathogenesis
    Nicola Berlanda
    Department Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, University of Milan, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 64:830-42. 2009
    ....
  69. doi request reprint Chronic pelvic pain in women: etiology, pathogenesis and diagnostic approach
    Paolo Vercellini
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica I, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 25:149-58. 2009
    ..CPP is a symptom, not a disease, and rarely reflects a single pathologic process. Gaining women's trust and developing a strong patient-physician relationship is of utmost importance for the long-term outcome of care...
  70. doi request reprint Decidualized ovarian endometriosis in pregnancy: a challenging diagnostic entity
    Maurizio Barbieri
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Via Commenda 12, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 24:1818-24. 2009
    ..In this study, we report on our experience and perform a review of the literature on this issue...
  71. doi request reprint Predicting factors for emergency peripartum hysterectomy in women with placenta previa
    Erika Giambattista
    Department Obstet Gynaecol, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda, 12, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 285:901-6. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to identify predictive factors for peripartum hysterectomy in women with placenta previa...
  72. ncbi request reprint Progestogens for endometriosis: forward to the past
    Paolo Vercellini
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica I, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Hum Reprod Update 9:387-96. 2003
    ..However, their contraceptive effectiveness limits their use to women who do not wish to have children in the short term...
  73. doi request reprint Medical, surgical and alternative treatments for chronic pelvic pain in women: a descriptive review
    Paolo Vercellini
    Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica I, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 25:208-21. 2009
    ..A minority of patients (3-5%) will experience worsening of pain or will develop new symptoms after surgery. Treatment of CPP, generally, requires acceptance of the concept of managing rather than curing symptoms...
  74. doi request reprint Endometriotic ovarian cysts negatively affect the rate of spontaneous ovulation
    Laura Benaglia
    Infertility Unit, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Via M Fanti 6, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 24:2183-6. 2009
    ..To clarify this aspect, we set up a prospective study in women with monolateral endometriomas in order to assess the rate of ovulation in affected ovaries...
  75. doi request reprint The role of myomectomy in fertility enhancement
    Edgardo Somigliana
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:379-85. 2008
    ..Pregnancy complications related to the presence of these lesions and to their removal are also addressed...
  76. doi request reprint Multiple extrauterine adenomyomas and uterus-like masses: case reports and review of the literature
    Silvestro Carinelli
    Department of Anatomopathology, Fondazione Instituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico di Natura Publica, Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 91:1956.e9-11. 2009
    ..To describe two rare cases of multiple extrauterine adenomyomas, their clinical management, and their response to surgical and hormone therapy with GnRH agonist...
  77. ncbi request reprint Adenomyosis: epidemiological factors
    Paolo Vercellini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Milan, and the Centre for Research in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Milan, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:465-77. 2006
    ....
  78. doi request reprint Surgery for deep endometriosis: a pathogenesis-oriented approach
    Paolo Vercellini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, University of Milan, IT 20122 Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 68:88-103. 2009
    ..Deep endometriosis is usually associated with severe symptoms and constitutes a complex treatment challenge...
  79. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive diagnosis of endometriosis: the goal or own goal?
    Edgardo Somigliana
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 25:1863-8. 2010
    ..In particular, we emphasize that this instrument may be of benefit provided that the test is not used as a screening test...
  80. doi request reprint 'Waiting for Godot': a commonsense approach to the medical treatment of endometriosis
    Paolo Vercellini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 26:3-13. 2011
    ....
  81. doi request reprint Risk factors for emergency postpartum hysterectomy: the neglected role of previous surgically induced abortions
    Manuela W Ossola
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, Fondazione Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:1450-3. 2011
    ..1-55.0), respectively. The study confirms the detrimental role of major placenta previa in influencing the risk of postpartum hysterectomy, but also suggests multiple pregnancy and surgical abortion as potential additional risk factors...
  82. doi request reprint Does induced abortion increase the risk of preterm birth? Results from a case-control study
    Fabio Parazzini
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Universita di Milano, IT 20122 Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 69:40-5. 2010
    ..We analyzed the association between previous induced abortions and risk of preterm birth...
  83. ncbi request reprint Evidence for asymmetric distribution of lower intestinal tract endometriosis
    Paolo Vercellini
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milan, Italy
    BJOG 111:1213-7. 2004
  84. doi request reprint Bladder psoas hitch in hydronephrosis due to pelvic endometriosis: outcome of urodynamic parameters
    Luca Carmignani
    Urology Unit, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, Via Morandi 30, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Fertil Steril 92:35-40. 2009
    ..To evaluate modifications in bladder sensitivity and function after ureteroneocystostomy with bladder psoas hitch for hydronephrosis due to deep pelvic endometriosis...
  85. doi request reprint Priorities for endometriosis research: a proposed focus on deep dyspareunia
    Paolo Vercellini
    Istituto Ostetrico e Ginecologico Luigi Mangiagalli, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Reprod Sci 18:114-8. 2011
    ..Time has come to address this physically and psychologically distressing affliction without embarrassment and with a decidedly multidisciplinary perspective...
  86. ncbi request reprint Evidence for asymmetric distribution of sciatic nerve endometriosis
    Paolo Vercellini
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 102:383-7. 2003
    ..To investigate if a lateral asymmetry exists in the distribution of endometriotic lesions of the sciatic nerve...
  87. ncbi request reprint A rare case of extrauterine adenosarcoma arising in endometriosis of the rectovaginal septum
    Ricciarda Raffaelli
    University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Fertil Steril 81:1142-4. 2004
    ..To present a rare case of endometrial stromal sarcoma arising in endometriosis of the rectovaginal septum...
  88. ncbi request reprint Bipolar electrocoagulation versus suture of solitary ovary after laparoscopic excision of ovarian endometriomas
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica dell Università di Verona, Policlinico Borgoroma, Verona, Italy
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:344-7. 2004
    ..To compare the functional ovarian damage associated with the use of bipolar coagulation versus ovarian suture after laparoscopic excision of ovarian endometriomas in patients with a solitary ovary...