T Falcone

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Robotic tubal anastomosis: technical aspects
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    JSLS 15:10-5. 2011
  2. pmc The new Rapid-i carrier is an effective system for human embryo vitrification at both the blastocyst and cleavage stage
    Nina N Desai
    Department of OB GYN Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic Fertility Center, Beachwood, OH, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 11:41. 2013
  3. pmc Three dimensional culture of fresh and vitrified mouse pre-antral follicles in a hyaluronan-based hydrogel: a preliminary investigation of a novel biomaterial for in vitro follicle maturation
    Nina Desai
    Cleveland Clinic Fertility Center, Department of OB GYN and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Beachwood, OH, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 10:29. 2012
  4. pmc Vitrification of isolated mice blastomeres using a closed loading device
    Amr Kader
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute and Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 7:17. 2009
  5. pmc Morphology and function of cryopreserved whole ovine ovaries after heterotopic autotransplantation
    Anna T Grazul-Bilska
    Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 6:16. 2008
  6. pmc Cryopreservation/transplantation of ovarian tissue and in vitro maturation of follicles and oocytes: challenges for fertility preservation
    Alex C Varghese
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 6:47. 2008
  7. pmc Three-dimensional in vitro follicle growth: overview of culture models, biomaterials, design parameters and future directions
    Nina Desai
    Department of OB GYN and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Fertility Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:119. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Reproductive outcome after transplantation of ovarian tissue: a systematic review
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Hum Reprod 23:2709-17. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery
    Tommaso Falcone
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 46:37-43. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive management of uterine fibroids
    Tommaso Falcone
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 14:401-7. 2002

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Publications108 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Robotic tubal anastomosis: technical aspects
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    JSLS 15:10-5. 2011
    ..To describe the surgical technique of robotic tubal anastomosis...
  2. pmc The new Rapid-i carrier is an effective system for human embryo vitrification at both the blastocyst and cleavage stage
    Nina N Desai
    Department of OB GYN Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic Fertility Center, Beachwood, OH, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 11:41. 2013
    ..We further compare outcomes to those achieved with the cryoloop, an "open" vitrification system routinely used in our laboratory...
  3. pmc Three dimensional culture of fresh and vitrified mouse pre-antral follicles in a hyaluronan-based hydrogel: a preliminary investigation of a novel biomaterial for in vitro follicle maturation
    Nina Desai
    Cleveland Clinic Fertility Center, Department of OB GYN and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Beachwood, OH, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 10:29. 2012
    ..Testing of novel biomaterials for the 3-D culture of follicles may ultimately lead to a culture model that can support the longer in vitro culture intervals needed for in vitro maturation of human oocytes from ovarian tissue biopsies...
  4. pmc Vitrification of isolated mice blastomeres using a closed loading device
    Amr Kader
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute and Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 7:17. 2009
    ..Using a cryotip and propagation in microvolumes, isolated mice blastomeres were vitrified and warmed with 100% post-warming survival...
  5. pmc Morphology and function of cryopreserved whole ovine ovaries after heterotopic autotransplantation
    Anna T Grazul-Bilska
    Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 6:16. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc Cryopreservation/transplantation of ovarian tissue and in vitro maturation of follicles and oocytes: challenges for fertility preservation
    Alex C Varghese
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 6:47. 2008
    ..The scope of this article is to take a comprehensively look at the challenges still faced in order for these novel technologies to be routinely employed with the aim of successful fertility preservation...
  7. pmc Three-dimensional in vitro follicle growth: overview of culture models, biomaterials, design parameters and future directions
    Nina Desai
    Department of OB GYN and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Fertility Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:119. 2010
    ..We also try to present an overview of outcomes with various biomaterials and animal models and also the limitations of the existing systems...
  8. doi request reprint Reproductive outcome after transplantation of ovarian tissue: a systematic review
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Hum Reprod 23:2709-17. 2008
    ..We systematically reviewed reproductive function after OTT for fertility preservation in women at high risk of premature ovarian failure (POF)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery
    Tommaso Falcone
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 46:37-43. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive management of uterine fibroids
    Tommaso Falcone
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 14:401-7. 2002
    ..Many minimally invasive techniques have recently been introduced for the management of uterine fibroids. The purpose of this review is to analyse recent data for techniques that are used to manage uterine fibroids...
  11. doi request reprint Clinical management of endometriosis
    Tommaso Falcone
    Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:691-705. 2011
    ..The technique used to safely and completely remove the disease is discussed. The specific areas of involvement include the pelvic side wall, the cul-de-sac, and bladder peritoneum...
  12. doi request reprint Hysterectomy for benign disease
    Tommaso Falcone
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:753-67. 2008
    ..In our experience, previous cesarean delivery, large uterus, or request for removing the ovaries are not valid reasons for excluding vaginal hysterectomy as an approach...
  13. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic microsurgical tubal anastomosis: a human pilot study
    T Falcone
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Fertil Steril 73:1040-2. 2000
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and safety of a robotic device to perform a laparoscopic tubal anastomosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint What the internist needs to know about infertility
    T Falcone
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 68:65-72; discussion 73. 2001
    ..Some causes of infertility are associated with significant medical problems such as diabetes and abnormal lipids; these should be assessed and a long-term management plan implemented...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ovarian function preservation in the cancer patient
    Tommaso Falcone
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 81:243-57. 2004
    ..To review the clinical modalities that are available to women receiving potentially sterilizing cancer therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery for mass lesions
    Tommaso Falcone
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 48:353-60. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint The elusive diagnostic test for endometriosis
    Tommaso Falcone
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 80:886-8. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Robotics in gynecology
    Tommaso Falcone
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:1483-9, xii. 2003
    ..The rapid evolution of robotics will likely allow for more widespread application in all surgical specialties in the future...
  19. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic management of uterine fibroids: an update
    E Soto
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH 44195, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 64:507-20. 2012
    ..Adequate preoperative evaluation with careful selection of the best operative approach for each particular patient constitutes the basis of safe and effective surgery for the operative management of uterine myomas...
  20. doi request reprint Robotics in reproductive surgery: strengths and limitations
    M Catenacci
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Placenta 32:S232-7. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Restoration of ovarian function after autotransplantation of intact frozen-thawed sheep ovaries with microvascular anastomosis
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 79:594-602. 2003
    ..To test the feasibility of transplanting an intact frozen-thawed ovary with microvascular anastomosis of the ovarian vascular pedicle to the deep inferior epigastric vessels...
  22. doi request reprint Reproductive organ transplantation: advances and controversies
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:2031-55. 2008
    ..To review the advances and controversies in the field of reproductive organ transplantation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of diethylstilbestrol on reproductive function
    J M Goldberg
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 72:1-7. 1999
    ..To review the effects of in utero exposure to diethylstilbestrol (DES) on m├╝llerian development and subsequent reproductive function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Full robotic assistance for laparoscopic tubal anastomosis: a case report
    T Falcone
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 9:107-13. 1999
    ..The patient recovered uneventfully after surgery and was discharged within 24 h after the procedure. Laparoscopic microsurgical tubal anastomosis with full robotic assistance is feasible and safe in humans...
  25. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis
    Michelle Catenacci
    The Cleveland Clinic, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:351-61. 2009
    ..For pelvic pain, surgery has been shown to improve symptoms although there is a significant placebo effect with surgery. Finally, hysterectomy can be offered to women who fail initial conservative surgery...
  26. ncbi request reprint Gross and histologic characteristics of laparoscopic injuries with four different energy sources
    P K Tulikangas
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 75:806-10. 2001
    ..To compare the gross and histologic effects of bipolar and monopolar cautery, ultrasonic scalpel, and CO(2) laser on porcine ureter, bladder, and rectum...
  27. ncbi request reprint Serum and peritoneal abnormalities in endometriosis: potential use as diagnostic markers
    S Gupta
    Reproductive Research Center, Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 58:527-51. 2006
    ..Potential new therapeutic agents include modulators, such as cytokine receptor blockers and angiogenic receptor blockers, presently used for treating endometriosis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessment of laparoscopic injuries by three methods
    P K Tulikangas
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 76:817-9. 2001
    ..To compare laparoscopic, gross, and fluorescent assessment of laparoscopic pelvic injuries...
  29. ncbi request reprint Catamenial epilepsy: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Neurology 61:S2-15. 2003
    ..Larger multicenter trials, as well as further investigation of the pathophysiology of the disorder, are needed to identify the most effective treatment for women with catamenial epilepsy...
  30. doi request reprint Post-menopausal endometriosis with inferior vena cava invasion requiring surgical management
    R Flyckt
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, A81, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Hum Reprod 26:2709-12. 2011
    ..Medical management with AIs can be attempted for extra-pelvic endometriosis status post hysterectomy; however, the efficacy in this setting is limited. Surgical management may be necessary for bulky or invasive disease...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of intrauterine and intracervical insemination with frozen donor sperm: a meta-analysis
    J M Goldberg
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44915, USA
    Fertil Steril 72:792-5. 1999
    ..To determine whether artificial insemination with frozen donor sperm yielded a higher pregnancy rate per cycle by intracervical (ICI) or intrauterine (IUI) techniques. A meta-analysis was performed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal fluid environment in endometriosis. Clinicopathological implications
    M A Bedaiwy
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 55:333-45. 2003
    ....
  33. pmc Superovulation and intrauterine insemination in cases of treated mild pelvic disease
    M Singh
    Center for Advanced Research in Human Reproduction and Infertility, Urological Institute and Department of Gynecology-Obstetrics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, A81, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Assist Reprod Genet 18:26-9. 2001
    ..However, SO/IUI still remains a reasonable option for both these groups prior to IVF-ET...
  34. ncbi request reprint Varicocelectomy improves intrauterine insemination success rates in men with varicocele
    J A Daitch
    Center for Advanced Research in Human Reproduction and Infertility, Urological Institute, Department of Gynecology-Obstetrics and Biostatistics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 165:1510-3. 2001
    ..A functional factor not measured on routine semen analysis may affect pregnancy rates in this setting. Men should be screened for varicocele before intrauterine insemination is initiated for male factor infertility...
  35. ncbi request reprint Robotically assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy and adnexal surgery
    H Margossian
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center and Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:161-5. 2001
    ..No complications occurred. No ureteral injuries were found on necropsy. CONCLUSION: Although designed for laparoscopic microsuturing, this robotic technology has the potential to be used for more complex gynecologic procedures...
  36. doi request reprint Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) surgery in patients with benign adnexal disease
    Pedro F Escobar
    Department of OB GYN and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:2074.e7-10. 2010
    ..To present our initial experience in laparoscopic surgery for benign adnexal disease performed exclusively through an umbilical incision using a single three-channel port and flexible laparoscopic instrumentation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Tubal anastomosis by robotic compared with outpatient minilaparotomy
    Allison K Rodgers
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44159, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1375-80. 2007
    ..To compare tubal anastomosis by robotic system compared with outpatient minilaparotomy...
  38. ncbi request reprint How should we advise patients about the contraceptive patch, given the FDA warning?
    Holly L Thacker
    Women s Health Center at The Gault Women s Health and Breast Pavilion, Department of General Internal Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:45-7. 2006
  39. doi request reprint Evaluation of a novel single-port robotic platform in the cadaver model for the performance of various procedures in gynecologic oncology
    Pedro F Escobar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195
    Gynecol Oncol 120:380-4. 2011
    ..The purpose of this protocol was to evaluate the feasibility and reproducibility of a dedicated da Vinci® single-port robotic platform in cadavers for the performance of various gynecologic oncology procedures...
  40. ncbi request reprint In vitro fertilization update
    Jeffrey M Goldberg
    Head, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 74:329-38. 2007
    ..We provide an overview of the current and experimental assisted reproductive technology techniques...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical pregnancy and live births after transfer of embryos vitrified on day 3
    Nina Desai
    Cleveland Clinic Fertility Center, Department of OB GYN and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 26900 Cedar Rd, Beachwood, OH 44122, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 20:808-13. 2010
    ..A total of 78 infants have been born with no major congenital malformations. These data attest to the efficacy and safety of the vitrification technique for cryopreservation of human embryos at the 6- to 8-cell stage...
  42. pmc Incidence of lower urinary tract injury at the time of total laparoscopic hysterectomy
    J Eric Jelovsek
    Cleveland Clinic, Section of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    JSLS 11:422-7. 2007
    ..To determine the incidence of and risk factors for injury to the lower urinary tract during total laparoscopic hysterectomy...
  43. doi request reprint Endometriosis-induced alterations in mouse metaphase II oocyte microtubules and chromosomal alignment: a possible cause of infertility
    Gihan Mansour
    Ob Gyn and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:1894-9. 2010
    ..To examine the effect of peritoneal fluid (PF) of patients with endometriosis on the cytoskeleton of metaphase II oocytes and correlate the results with the stage of endometriosis and the duration of infertility...
  44. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoendoscopic single-site surgery in gynecology: initial report and technique
    Pedro F Escobar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, Section of Gynecologic Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:589-91. 2009
    ..We present our initial clinical experience and technique with robotic-assisted single-port surgery in gynecology...
  45. pmc A simple and efficient method for preparation of isolated ovarian follicles for transmission electron microscopy
    Nina Desai
    Department of Ob Gyn, Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Assist Reprod Genet 27:97-101. 2010
    ..A simple method for preparation of isolated ovarian follicles for transmission electron microscopy (TEM) using transwell inserts is described...
  46. ncbi request reprint Association between time from endometriosis surgery and outcome of in vitro fertilization cycles
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Reprod Med 53:161-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of time from surgery on the outcome of subsequent in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles in endometriosis patients...
  47. pmc Vitrification of mouse embryo-derived ICM cells: a tool for preserving embryonic stem cell potential?
    Nina Desai
    Department of Ob Gyn, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Women s Health Institute, Beachwood, OH, USA
    J Assist Reprod Genet 28:93-9. 2011
    ..Vitrification technology presents new opportunities for preservation of embryo derived stem cells without first establishing a viable ESC line. This study tests the feasibility of cryopreserving ICM cells using vitrification...
  48. ncbi request reprint Fertility preservation and pregnancy outcome after malignancy
    Tommaso Falcone
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 17:21-6. 2005
    ..This article discusses the mechanisms of reproductive failure after cancer therapy and the currently available fertility preservation strategies...
  49. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic microsurgical tubal anastomosis with and without robotic assistance
    Jeffrey M Goldberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Hum Reprod 18:145-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the duration of the procedure and hospitalization, blood loss and clinical outcomes for laparoscopic microsurgical tubal anastomosis performed with and without robotic assistance...
  50. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of ureteral injuries
    Harout Margossian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 10:373-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate the laparoscopic approach for repairing ureteral injuries, and assess the effect of ureteral dissection (ureterolysis) on tissue healing...
  51. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy for adnexal masses in the second trimester of pregnancy
    Kevin J Stepp
    Department of Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, A81, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 10:55-9. 2003
    ..To assess the safety of laparoscopic treatment of adnexal masses in the second trimester of pregnancy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Endometriosis-related pelvic pain: what is the evidence?
    James L Whiteside
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 46:824-30. 2003
  53. ncbi request reprint Anatomy of ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerves in relation to trocar placement and low transverse incisions
    James L Whiteside
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics A81, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1574-8; discussion 1578. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to map the course of the ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerves...
  54. ncbi request reprint Endometriosis: still tough to diagnose and treat
    Marjan Attaran
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 69:647-53. 2002
    ..The following review will familiarize the practicing physician with available therapies to maintain and enhance reproductive potential and control pelvic pain in women with endometriosis...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hormones and seizures
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Section of Epilepsy, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, S51, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 71:S11-8. 2004
    ..It is important for the physician to work closely with the patient to determine whether her seizures are indeed catamenial and to design an appropriate treatment plan...
  56. ncbi request reprint Total antioxidant capacity and reactive oxygen species in amniotic fluid
    Janet M Burlingame
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and The Collaborative Biostatistics Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:756-61. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic management of endometriosis
    C C G Chen
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 58:347-60. 2006
    ..Excision of deeper lesions of the bladder and ureter require resection. This can be accomplished laparoscopically but requires experience with laparoscopic suturing...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prediction of endometriosis with serum and peritoneal fluid markers: a prospective controlled trial
    M A Bedaiwy
    Center for Advanced Research in Human Reproduction, Infertility, and Sexual Function, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Hum Reprod 17:426-31. 2002
    ..The objective of this prospective controlled trial was to investigate the ability of a group of serum and peritoneal fluid (PF) markers to predict, non-surgically, endometriosis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Endometriosis: a critical appraisal of the advances and the controversies of a challenging health problem
    M A Bedaiwy
    Department of Obstetric and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 61:285-98. 2009
    ..Prospective randomiazed controlled trials proved that surgical treatment of endometriosis is better than placebo for endometriosis related pain and infertility for patients with stage I and II disease...
  60. ncbi request reprint Robotics in gynecologic surgery
    A C Frick
    Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 61:187-99. 2009
    ..However, further research is warranted to better evaluate the relative benefits and costs of robotic assisted gynecologic surgery...
  61. doi request reprint Evaluation of post-thaw DNA integrity of mouse blastocysts after ultrarapid and slow freezing
    Amr Kader
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:2087-94. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of vitrification and two other methods of slow cryopreservation on DNA integrity in expanded and nonexpanded blastocysts...
  62. doi request reprint Mouse blastocyst previtrification interventions and DNA integrity
    Amr Kader
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, and Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:1518-25. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of implementing different previtrification interventions on the postwarming DNA integrity of vitrified blastocysts...
  63. ncbi request reprint Harvesting and autotransplantation of vascularized ovarian grafts: approaches and techniques
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:360-71. 2007
    ..The inferior epigastric vessel is probably the most suitable heterotopic vascularizing vessel. End-to-end anastomosis yields the highest patency rate of vascularized grafts...
  64. ncbi request reprint Differential growth of human embryos in vitro: role of reactive oxygen species
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Center for Advanced Research in Human Reproduction, Infertility, and Sexual Function, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 82:593-600. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship of early human embryonic development with the level of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the culture media on the first day (day 1 ROS) after insemination...
  65. doi request reprint Robotic gynecologic surgery: past, present, and future
    Chi Chiung Grace Chen
    Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:335-43. 2009
    ..Disadvantages include the learning curve associated with learning a new surgical technique and the equipment and operating costs of the robot and of using the robot...
  66. ncbi request reprint Heterotopic autotransplantation of the ovary with microvascular anastomosis: a novel surgical technique
    Elisabeth Jeremias
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 77:1278-82. 2002
    ..To test the feasibility of transplanting an entire ovary with anastomosis of the ovarian vascular pedicle...
  67. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of endometriosis: a 7-year follow-up on the requirement for further surgery
    Khashayar Shakiba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44159, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1285-92. 2008
    ..To investigate the need for further surgery after laparoscopic excision of endometriosis or hysterectomy...
  68. ncbi request reprint The effect of endometriosis on in vitro fertilization outcome
    M Catenacci
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44159, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 60:209-21. 2008
    ..Treatment options for women seeking pregnancy include surgical removal and/or in vitro fertilization. The aim of this study was to review current literature on the pathogenesis of endometriosis and treatment options for infertility...
  69. ncbi request reprint The impact of peritoneal fluid from healthy women and from women with endometriosis on sperm DNA and its relationship to the sperm deformity index
    Gihan Mansour
    Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 92:61-7. 2009
    ..To study the effect of peritoneal fluid (PF) from healthy women and from women with endometriosis on sperm DNA and its relationship to sperm morphology as assessed by the sperm deformity index (SDI)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Vaginal extraction of the intact specimen following laparoscopic radical nephrectomy
    Inderbir S Gill
    Section of Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Urological Institute, A 100, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Urol 167:238-41. 2002
    ..We report the detailed technique and results of transvaginal extraction of the intact laparoscopic radical nephrectomy specimen...
  71. doi request reprint Effect of varying equilibration time in a two-step vitrification method on the post-warming DNA integrity of mouse blastocysts
    Amr Kader
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, and Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:2640-5. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of equilibration time on the DNA integrity of vitrified-warmed mouse blastocysts...
  72. ncbi request reprint Protein supplementation and the incidence of apoptosis and oxidative stress in mouse embryos
    Navid Esfandiari
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:653-60. 2005
    ..To estimate the effect of protein supplementation of culture media on reactive oxygen species production and incidence of apoptosis in preimplantation mouse embryos...
  73. ncbi request reprint Robotically assisted gynaecological surgery
    Tommaso Falcone
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 5:72-4. 2002
    ..Future clinical trials will assess whether other gynaecological procedures can be performed with robotic assistance...
  74. ncbi request reprint Assessment of tissue injury in cryopreserved ovarian tissue
    Elisabeth Jeremias
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 79:651-3. 2003
  75. ncbi request reprint Alterations in mitochondria membrane potential and oxidative stress in infertile men: a prospective observational study
    Xia Wang
    Center for Advanced Research in Human Reproduction, Infertility, and Sexual Function, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 80:844-50. 2003
    ..To evaluate the mitochondrial membrane potential (MMP) of spermatozoa and its correlation with semen parameters and production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in infertile men and healthy donors...
  76. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress is associated with increased apoptosis leading to spermatozoa DNA damage in patients with male factor infertility
    Xia Wang
    Center for Advanced Research in Human Reproduction, Infertility, and Sexual Function, Department of Obsterics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 80:531-5. 2003
    ....
  77. doi request reprint Relationship of reactive oxygen species levels in day 3 culture media to the outcome of in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:2037-42. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship of early human embryonic development parameters to day 3 reactive oxygen species (D-3 ROS) levels in culture media...
  78. ncbi request reprint Ovarian tissue banking for cancer patients: reduction of post-transplantation ischaemic injury: intact ovary freezing and transplantation
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, A81, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Hum Reprod 19:1242-4. 2004
    ..Research in the development of technology to cryopreserve whole organs as well surgical techniques for the auto-transplantation of an ovary with its vascular pedicle should be encouraged...
  79. ncbi request reprint Tumour necrosis factor-alpha blockers: potential limitations in the management of advanced endometriosis? A case report
    Khashayar Shakiba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Hum Reprod 21:2417-20. 2006
    ..This also could explain why suppression of TNF-alpha showed no effect on infertility. However, use of TNF-alpha-blockers before IVF might increase the success rate in advanced endometriosis...
  80. ncbi request reprint Role of total antioxidant capacity in the differential growth of human embryos in vitro
    Mohamed Bedaiwy
    Center for Advanced Research in Human Reproduction, Infertility, and Sexual Function, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 86:304-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship of early human embryonic development parameters with day 1 culture media total antioxidant levels (day 1 TAC)...
  81. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal fluid leptin is associated with chronic pelvic pain but not infertility in endometriosis patients
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Center for Advanced Research in Human Reproduction, Infertility, and Sexual Function, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Urological Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Hum Reprod 21:788-91. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the peritoneal fluid levels of leptin in patients with endometriosis and idiopathic infertility and compare them with a control group of tubal ligation/reanastomosis patients...
  82. ncbi request reprint Cryopreservation of intact human ovary with its vascular pedicle
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Hum Reprod 21:3258-69. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the immediate post-thawing injury to the human ovary that was cryopreserved either as a whole with its vascular pedicle or as ovarian cortical strips...
  83. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of follicular fluid cytokines: relationship to subsequent pregnancy in IVF cycles
    Mohamed Bedaiwy
    Reproductive Research Centre, Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology and Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 15:321-5. 2007
    ..0002). Higher concentrations of IL-12 and lower concentrations of IL-6 in the peri-ovulatory FF are associated with a negative outcome in IVF treatment. Interleukins-12 and IL-6 are biological markers that appear to affect IVF outcome...
  84. ncbi request reprint Treatment strategies for endometriosis
    Allison K Rodgers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology A81, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44159, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:243-55. 2008
    ..The presentation and physical appearance of endometriosis is extremely variable and can be characterized by a chronic intraperitoneal inflammatory process and adhesions. The only definitive diagnostic technique is laparoscopy...
  85. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic robotic gynecologic surgery
    Arnold P Advincula
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical Center, L 4000 Women s Hospital, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 31:599-609, ix-x. 2004
    ..The field of surgical robotics is evolving at an ever increasing pace, however, and gynecologists need to participate in its development...
  86. doi request reprint L-carnitine supplementation reduces oocyte cytoskeleton damage and embryo apoptosis induced by incubation in peritoneal fluid from patients with endometriosis
    Gihan Mansour
    Reproductive Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:2079-86. 2009
    ..To investigate the protective effect of L-carnitine (LC) against deleterious substances present in the peritoneal fluid (PF) of patients with endometriosis, which may affect the oocyte cytoskeleton and embryogenesis...
  87. doi request reprint Evidence of 'genuine empty follicles' in follicular aspirate: a case report
    N Desai
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Ob Gyn, 26900 Cedar Road, Beachwood, OH 44122, USA
    Hum Reprod 24:1171-5. 2009
    ..We speculate that this may be the first actual evidence to support the existence of true empty follicles, which if left to grow in vivo might lead to empty graffian follicles and genuine EFS...
  88. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of ureteral injuries
    P K Tulikangas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 8:259-62. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Laparoscopic ureteroureterostomy is feasible in some cases of ureteral injury. Experience with laparoscopic suturing is necessary to perform this procedure...
  89. ncbi request reprint Effect of ovarian involvement on peritoneal fluid cytokine concentrations in endometriosis patients
    Mohamed Ali Bedaiwy
    Reproductive Research Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:620-5. 2007
    ..Ovarian involvement does not alter the pattern of cytokines. It appears that the inflammatory mediators of endometriosis are similar with and without ovarian involvement...
  90. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy in the second trimester of pregnancy
    Kevin Stepp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, A81, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 31:485-96, vii. 2004
    ..Strategies to reduce the risk of complications while performing laparoscopy on a pregnant patient are discussed...
  91. ncbi request reprint Robotics in reproductive medicine
    Julie Sroga
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Ohio State University, 1654 Upham Drive, Means Hall 567 Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Front Biosci 13:1308-17. 2008
    ..As robotic assisted surgery has emerged, this technology provides a feasible option for minimally invasive surgery, impacts surgical education, and plays a role in telepresence surgery...
  92. ncbi request reprint Effects of temperature on sperm motion characteristics and reactive oxygen species
    Navid Esfandiari
    Center for Advanced Research in Human Reproduction Infertility, and Sexual Function, Urological Institute, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 47:227-33. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effect of temperature on sperm motility, sperm motion characteristics, and production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in semen...
  93. ncbi request reprint Robotics in reproductive medicine
    Sejal P Dharia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Fertil Steril 84:1-11. 2005
    ..To review the history, development, current applications, and future of robotic technology...
  94. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical cystectomy in the female
    Alireza Moinzadeh
    Section of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Glickman Urological Institute and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 173:1912-7. 2005
    ..Additionally, perioperative and short-term oncological outcome data are presented...
  95. ncbi request reprint Cryopreservation of intact ovaries--size is a variable?
    Tommaso Falcone
    Fertil Steril 83:1587; author reply 1588. 2005
  96. ncbi request reprint Reproductive implications of endoscopic third ventriculostomy for the treatment of hydrocephalus
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 140:55-60. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare reproductive function after two neurosurgical procedures for treating non-neoplastic hydrocephalus; endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) and ventriculo-peritoneal shunt (VP)...
  97. ncbi request reprint The impact of morbid obesity, pneumoperitoneum, and posture on respiratory system mechanics and oxygenation during laparoscopy
    Juraj Sprung
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Anesth Analg 94:1345-50. 2002
    ..02). In conclusion, respiratory mechanics during laparoscopy are affected by obesity and pneumoperitoneum but vary little with body position. The PaO(2) was adversely affected only by increased body weight...
  98. ncbi request reprint Technical challenges in freeze-thawing of human ovary
    Mohamed A Bedaiwy
    Fertil Steril 83:1068-9; author reply 1069-70. 2005
  99. ncbi request reprint Vitamin C and vitamin E supplementation reduce oxidative stress-induced embryo toxicity and improve the blastocyst development rate
    Xia Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Advanced Research in Human Reproduction, Infertility, and Sexual Function, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 78:1272-7. 2002
    ..Exposure of mouse embryos to ROS for extended periods results in embryotoxicity. Vitamin C is more effective than vitamin E in reversing ROS-induced mouse embryo toxicity...
  100. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic resection of deep pelvic endometriosis with rectosigmoid involvement
    Hans J Duepree
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, and The Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:754-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe our experience with planned complete laparoscopic management of deep pelvic endometriosis with bowel involvement...
  101. ncbi request reprint Analysis of apoptotic cell death, Bcl-2, and p53 protein expression in freshly fixed and cryopreserved ovarian tissue after exposure to warm ischemia
    Mahmoud R Hussein
    Department of Pathology, Assiut University School of Medicine, Assiut, Egypt
    Fertil Steril 85:1082-92. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of ischemia time on the expression of Bcl-2 and p53 proteins on freshly fixed and cryopreserved-thawed ovarian tissue...