Michel Boulvain

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of preterm delivery: new interventions]
    Michel Boulvain
    Département de Gynécologie et d Obstétrique, HUG, Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2396-8, 2400. 2006
  2. pmc Randomized comparison of vaginal self-sampling by standard vs. dry swabs for human papillomavirus testing
    Isabelle Eperon
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Boulevard de la Cluse 30, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 13:353. 2013
  3. pmc Awareness of HPV and cervical cancer prevention among Cameroonian healthcare workers
    Catherine McCarey
    Geneva University School of Medicine, Geneve, Switzerland
    BMC Womens Health 11:45. 2011
  4. pmc Complications associated with transobturator sling procedures: analysis of 233 consecutive cases with a 27 months follow-up
    Isabelle Kaelin-Gambirasio
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Gynecology, Perineology Unit, University Hospitals of Geneva, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Womens Health 9:28. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Risks of induction of labour in uncomplicated term pregnancies
    M Boulvain
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:131-8. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint [Management of gestational diabetes: what's new in 2005?]
    M Boulvain
    Unite de Developpement en Obstetrique, Département de Gynécologie et d Obstétrique, HUG, 1211 Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 2:119-21. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Moxibustion for breech version: a randomized controlled trial
    Marie Julia Guittier
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Geneva s University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1034-40. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of anal sphincter tears to prevent fecal incontinence: a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel Ladislas Faltin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva and University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Obstet Gynecol 106:6-13. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's health 18 years after rupture of the anal sphincter during childbirth: I. Fecal incontinence
    Daniel L Faltin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1255-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Medical researchers evaluate their methodological skills
    Thomas V Perneger
    Quality of Care Unit, Geneva University Hospitals, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1323-9. 2004

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of preterm delivery: new interventions]
    Michel Boulvain
    Département de Gynécologie et d Obstétrique, HUG, Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2396-8, 2400. 2006
    ..We hope that these two trials will provide us with valid evidence on the effectiveness of these interventions to decrease the risk of preterm delivery and of neonatal consequences...
  2. pmc Randomized comparison of vaginal self-sampling by standard vs. dry swabs for human papillomavirus testing
    Isabelle Eperon
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Boulevard de la Cluse 30, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 13:353. 2013
    ..To evaluate if human papillomavirus (HPV) self-sampling (Self-HPV) using a dry vaginal swab is a valid alternative for HPV testing...
  3. pmc Awareness of HPV and cervical cancer prevention among Cameroonian healthcare workers
    Catherine McCarey
    Geneva University School of Medicine, Geneve, Switzerland
    BMC Womens Health 11:45. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to assess knowledge and awareness of cervical cancer prevention among Cameroonian healthcare workers...
  4. pmc Complications associated with transobturator sling procedures: analysis of 233 consecutive cases with a 27 months follow-up
    Isabelle Kaelin-Gambirasio
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Gynecology, Perineology Unit, University Hospitals of Geneva, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Womens Health 9:28. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to describe early and late complications associated with TOT procedures and identify risk factors for erosions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risks of induction of labour in uncomplicated term pregnancies
    M Boulvain
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:131-8. 2001
    ..Induction of labour should be reserved for cases where maternal and perinatal benefits outweigh the risk of these complications...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Management of gestational diabetes: what's new in 2005?]
    M Boulvain
    Unite de Developpement en Obstetrique, Département de Gynécologie et d Obstétrique, HUG, 1211 Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 2:119-21. 2006
    ..Until recently, there was no evidence that this approach is beneficial. This year, the results of a randomised trial showed a reduction of perinatal mortality and morbidity associated with management of gestational diabetes...
  7. doi request reprint Moxibustion for breech version: a randomized controlled trial
    Marie Julia Guittier
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Geneva s University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1034-40. 2009
    ..To estimate the efficacy of moxibustion between 34 and 38 weeks of gestation to facilitate the cephalic version of fetuses in breech presentation and the acceptability of this method by women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of anal sphincter tears to prevent fecal incontinence: a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel Ladislas Faltin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva and University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Obstet Gynecol 106:6-13. 2005
    ..This study examined whether diagnosis of these tears by ultrasonography, followed by immediate surgical repair, reduces the occurrence of incontinence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's health 18 years after rupture of the anal sphincter during childbirth: I. Fecal incontinence
    Daniel L Faltin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1255-9. 2006
    ..We studied the long-term outcome after an anal sphincter tear...
  10. ncbi request reprint Medical researchers evaluate their methodological skills
    Thomas V Perneger
    Quality of Care Unit, Geneva University Hospitals, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1323-9. 2004
    ..Clinical epidemiology and statistics skills of clinical researchers are often limited. We assessed methodological skills of medical researchers and identified factors associated with higher skill levels...
  11. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pelvic organ prolapse repair after hysterectomy
    Patrick Dällenbach
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Gynecology, Urogynecology Unit, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Obstet Gynecol 110:625-32. 2007
    ..To estimate the incidence and identify the risk factors for pelvic organ prolapse repair after hysterectomy...
  12. doi request reprint Incidence rate and risk factors for vaginal vault prolapse repair after hysterectomy
    Patrick Dällenbach
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Gynecology, Perineology Unit, University Hospitals of Geneva, 30 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1623-9. 2008
    ..9; 95% CI 0.5-1.8).Vaginal vault prolapse repair after hysterectomy is an infrequent event and is due to preexisting weakness of pelvic tissues...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Postpartum hemmorhage: prevention and treatment by arterial embolization and activated recombinant factor VII]
    Olivier Irion
    Service d Obstétrique, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 4:2269-70, 2272, 2274-5. 2008
    ..Embolization is effective in 75-100% of cases, thus avoiding hysterectomy. When possible, transfer to a center offering embolization shoud be decided early...
  14. ncbi request reprint Oral misoprostol or vaginal dinoprostone for labor induction: a randomized controlled trial
    Patrick Dällenbach
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:162-7. 2003
    ..The objective of the study was to compare the effectiveness, safety, and side effects of low-dose oral misoprostol with vaginal dinoprostone for cervical ripening and labor induction...
  15. doi request reprint Side-effects of moxibustion for cephalic version of breech presentation
    Marie Julia Guittier
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    J Altern Complement Med 14:1231-3. 2008
    ..Several trials were conducted to evaluate the efficacy, but there are few reports on the safety of moxibustion. Our objective was to assess the side-effects and acceptability of this intervention...
  16. doi request reprint Care of women with female genital mutilation/cutting
    Jasmine Abdulcadir
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals of Geneva, 30, Bld de la Cluse, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:w13137. 2011
    ..Finally, it reports on the discussions surrounding pricking/nicking and the proposals for alternative rituals in recent years...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the Bishop score before labour induction at term
    Ellen F Faltin-Traub
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva 14 1211, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:178-81. 2004
    ..To evaluate the agreement within three pairs of observers regarding the Bishop score and an informal global evaluation of the cervix (favourable/unfavourable)...
  18. doi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis with low-molecular-weight heparin after cesarean delivery
    Marc Blondon
    General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 103:129-37. 2010
    ..Our decision analysis suggests that the benefits of LMWH after cesarean delivery exceed the risks. This benefit is, however, very low in women with no risk factors...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Antenatal screening for Down syndrome: a smattering of epidemiology]
    Michel Boulvain
    Service d obstétrique HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 4:2276-8, 2280. 2008
    ..For women with an intermediate risk (1/380 to 1/1000), a genetic son gram allows a reassessement of the risk and may help couples to make a decision of invasive sampling...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: update 2010]
    N Jastrow
    Service d Obstétrique, Département de gynécologie et obstétrique HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 6:2000-2, 2004. 2010
    ..VBAC should be proposed to women with good prognosis of VBAC success and low risk of uterine rupture. We aimed to review antepartum and intrapartum factors that are required for a safe VBAC...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Is preeclampsia a new cardiovascular and end-stage renal diseases risk marker?]
    G Martillotti
    Départment de Gynécologie et Obstétrique, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 5:1752-4, 1756-7. 2009
    ..Women with early onset/severe preeclampsia, recurrent preeclampsia, or preeclampsia with onset as a multipara appear to be at highest risk of cardiovascular disease later in life, including during the premenopausal period...
  22. ncbi request reprint [The epidemic of cesarean sections: a necessary evil?]
    O Irion
    Service d obstétrique HUG, 121 I Gèneve
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2566-9. 2005
    ..To respect physiology is obstetrician's primary duty, corresponding to the wish of women. Hospitals and clinics have to publish their cesarean section rate...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic and prognostic evaluations of sterility and the Sierre Hospital. 389 cases]
    C Stan
    Département de Gynécologie et d Obstétrique, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 129:1321-7. 1999
    ..We evaluate the diagnostic approach to infertile couples at the Regional Hospital of Sierre...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Gynaecology-obstetrics. Invasive prenatal diagnosis and in utero surgical treatments: what is new?]
    E Antonelli
    Unité de médecine foetale et d échographie, Service d Obstétrique, Département de Gynécologie et d Obstétrique, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 1:31-4. 2005
    ..In 2004, the results of the randomized trial comparing treatment options in the case of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome were published. We summarize in this article the current knowledge on invasive fetal therapy...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Changes in D-dimer levels during pregnancy and the postpartum period: results of two studies]
    F Boehlen
    Unite d hémostase, Service d angiologie et hémostase
    Rev Med Suisse 1:296-8. 2005
    ..This increase of DD values until 4 to 6 weeks after delivery correlates with the length of antithrombotic prophylaxis recommended for women at high risk of VTE...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of anal sphincter tears by postpartum endosonography to predict fecal incontinence
    D L Faltin
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Obstet Gynecol 95:643-7. 2000
    ..To determine whether anal endosonography immediately after vaginal delivery can predict subsequent fecal incontinence...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intraobserver and interobserver agreement in the diagnosis of anal sphincter tears by postpartum endosonography
    D L Faltin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 21:375-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate intraobserver and interobserver agreement in the diagnosis of anal sphincter tears by endosonography when performed immediately postpartum by resident obstetricians...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sonographic detection of fluid collections and postoperative morbidity following Cesarean section and hysterectomy
    E Antonelli
    Unite de Developpement en Obstetrique, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 23:388-92. 2004
    ..To evaluate the clinical significance of sonographically detected fluid collections following Cesarean section and hysterectomy, and to identify risk factors associated with their formation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prediction of preterm delivery by fetal fibronectin: a meta-analysis
    G Faron
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Universite Laval, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 92:153-8. 1998
    ..To assess the cervicovaginal fetal fibronectin test to predict preterm delivery...
  30. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous delivery or manual removal of the placenta during caesarean section: a randomised controlled trial
    Michel Morales
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    BJOG 111:908-12. 2004
    ..To compare blood loss with spontaneous delivery and manual removal of the placenta during caesarean section...
  31. ncbi request reprint Women's health 18 years after rupture of the anal sphincter during childbirth: II. Urinary incontinence, sexual function, and physical and mental health
    Maria Otero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1260-5. 2006
    ..We studied maternal health 18 years postpartum in women having sustained an anal sphincter tear and controls...
  32. ncbi request reprint Home-based versus hospital-based postnatal care: a randomised trial
    Michel Boulvain
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    BJOG 111:807-13. 2004
    ..To compare a shortened hospital stay with midwife visits at home to usual hospital care after delivery...
  33. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics for preterm rupture of the membranes: a systematic review
    Sara Kenyon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1051-7. 2004
    ..We sought to evaluate the administration of antibiotics to pregnant women with preterm rupture of membranes (PROM)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Fetal bradycardia due to intrathecal opioids for labour analgesia: a systematic review
    Chahe Mardirosoff
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Polyclinique de Savoie, Annemasse, France
    BJOG 109:274-81. 2002
    ..To evaluate fetal and maternal adverse effects of intrathecal opioid analgesia during labour...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nonclosure of the peritoneum during caesarean section: long-term follow-up of a randomised controlled trial
    Edith Roset
    Unite de Developpement en Obstetrique, Departement of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, University of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 108:40-4. 2003
    ..To compare long-term morbidity of nonclosure and closure of the peritoneum at caesarean section...
  36. doi request reprint Correlation between referral ultrasound with suspected foetal anomalies and autopsy examination in two prenatal diagnosis centres. Impact of the routine use of 3D/4D scan
    Olivier Picone
    Service de gynécologie obstétrique et médecine de la reproduction, Hopital Antoine Beclere, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris AP HP, 157 rue de la Porte de Trivaux, Clamart Cedex, France
    Prenat Diagn 28:191-6. 2008
    ..To compare ultrasound diagnosis with autopsy findings in two tertiary referral foetal medicine centres, only one routinely using 3D and 4D ultrasound, and to compare results between the centres...
  37. ncbi request reprint Human chorionic gonadotropin follow-up in patients with molar pregnancy: a time for reevaluation
    Patrick Petignat
    Obstet Gynecol 102:642-3; author reply 643. 2003
  38. doi request reprint Normal fetal urine production rate estimated with 3-dimensional ultrasonography using the rotational technique (virtual organ computer-aided analysis)
    Cyril Touboul
    Service de gynécologie obstétrique et médecine de la reproduction, Hopital Antoine Beclere, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, and Université Paris Sud, Clamart, France
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:57.e1-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess hourly fetal urine production rates (HFUPRs) and establish a nomogram by measuring bladder volumes with 3-dimensional ultrasound...
  39. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic laser surgery versus serial amnioreduction for severe twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
    Marie Victoire Senat
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Université Paris Ouest Versailles St Quentin, Centre Hospitalier Intercommunale Poissy St Germain, Poissy, France
    N Engl J Med 351:136-44. 2004
    ..We conducted a randomized trial to compare the efficacy and safety of these two treatments...
  40. ncbi request reprint Home-based care after a shortened hospital stay versus hospital-based care postpartum: an economic evaluation
    Stavros Petrou
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK
    BJOG 111:800-6. 2004
    ..To compare the cost effectiveness of early postnatal discharge and home midwifery support with a traditional postnatal hospital stay...