female genital diseases


Summary: Pathological processes involving the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).

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  1. Darville T, O Neill J, Andrews C, Nagarajan U, Stahl L, Ojcius D. Toll-like receptor-2, but not Toll-like receptor-4, is essential for development of oviduct pathology in chlamydial genital tract infection. J Immunol. 2003;171:6187-97 pubmed
    ..TLR2 is an important mediator in the innate immune response to C. trachomatis infection and appears to play a role in both early production of inflammatory mediators and development of chronic inflammatory pathology...
  2. Sagar M, Lavreys L, Baeten J, Richardson B, Mandaliya K, Ndinya Achola J, et al. Identification of modifiable factors that affect the genetic diversity of the transmitted HIV-1 population. AIDS. 2004;18:615-9 pubmed
    ..Infection with multiple viral variants was associated with higher plasma HIV-1 RNA levels and faster CD4 T-cell decline...
  3. Shin H, Franceschi S, Vaccarella S, Roh J, Ju Y, Oh J, et al. Prevalence and determinants of genital infection with papillomavirus, in female and male university students in Busan, South Korea. J Infect Dis. 2004;190:468-76 pubmed
    ..Little is known about the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in young adults in Asia...
  4. Lyons J, Ito J, Pena A, Morre S. Differences in growth characteristics and elementary body associated cytotoxicity between Chlamydia trachomatis oculogenital serovars D and H and Chlamydia muridarum. J Clin Pathol. 2005;58:397-401 pubmed
  5. Lyons J, Ito J, Morre S. The influence of vaginally applied imiquimod on the course of Chlamydia trachomatis serovar D infection in a murine model. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2005;13:1-3 pubmed
  6. Deeb M, Awwad J, Yeretzian J, Kaspar H. Prevalence of reproductive tract infections, genital prolapse, and obesity in a rural community in Lebanon. Bull World Health Organ. 2003;81:639-45 pubmed
    ..To determine the prevalence of reproduction-related illnesses in a rural community in Lebanon...
  7. Kjetland E, Ndhlovu P, Mduluza T, Gomo E, Gwanzura L, Mason P, et al. Simple clinical manifestations of genital Schistosoma haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005;72:311-9 pubmed
    ..Mucosal sandy patches seem to be pathognomonic for S. haematobium infection in the female genitals. Coexistence of ova and other lesions may not be causal...
  8. Kjetland E, Kurewa E, Mduluza T, Midzi N, Gomo E, Friis H, et al. The first community-based report on the effect of genital Schistosoma haematobium infection on female fertility. Fertil Steril. 2010;94:1551-3 pubmed publisher
    ..S. haematobium ova in genital tissue was found to be significantly associated with infertility...
  9. Zimmer M, Pomorski M, Wiatrowski A, Fuchs T, Myszczyszyn G. Application of endoscopy in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2008;29:11-5 pubmed
    ..They should be considered diagnostics and treatment of choice in the pathology of vulva, vagina, developmental anomalies of sex organ and adnexal tumors in patients of the developmental age. ..

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  1. Pouquet M, Mathonnet M, Aubard Y, Rouanet J, Maubon A. [Post therapeutic female pelvis MR imaging]. J Radiol. 2008;89:142-61 pubmed
    ..The main complications and failures will be mentioned and informed. Finally the keys that will allow to understand these complications and failures will be boarded. ..
  2. Ngou J, Diallo F, Nzoghe P, Ndong P, Mounanga M. [Ten years of laparoscopy and laparoscopic surgery at the Jeanne Ebori foundation in Libreville (Gabon)]. Sante. 2009;19:181-4 pubmed publisher
    ..7%) and visceral wounds (1.3%). In view of the public health benefits of this technology, the authors recommend it be acquired in developing countries to improve the therapeutic approach available to their doctors and patients. ..
  3. Markos A. Caffeine-related genital skin pain. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2008;12:38-9 pubmed
    ..Genital hyperesthesia is more recognized in women but may affect men. We report both a female and a male patient in whom caffeine intake was associated with genital hyperesthesia. ..
  4. Ridpath J, Driskell E, Chase C, Neill J, Palmer M, Brodersen B. Reproductive tract disease associated with inoculation of pregnant white-tailed deer with bovine viral diarrhea virus. Am J Vet Res. 2008;69:1630-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Fawns from does that had serum anti-BVDV antibodies prior to inoculation were protected against BVDV infection in utero. ..
  5. Anzellotti F, Franciotti R, Bonanni L, Tamburro G, Perrucci M, Thomas A, et al. Persistent genital arousal disorder associated with functional hyperconnectivity of an epileptic focus. Neuroscience. 2010;167:88-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Treatment completely abolished PGAD symptoms and functional hyperconnectivity. The functional hyperconnectivity found in the neuronal network including the epileptic focus could suggest a possible central mechanism for PGAD. ..
  6. Darville T, Welter Stahl L, Cruz C, Sater A, Andrews C, Ojcius D. Effect of the purinergic receptor P2X7 on Chlamydia infection in cervical epithelial cells and vaginally infected mice. J Immunol. 2007;179:3707-14 pubmed
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that P2X7R affects Chlamydia infection by directly inhibiting infection in epithelial cells, rather than through the ability of P2X7R to modulate IL-1beta secretion. ..
  7. Childs D, Leyendecker J. MRI of the pelvis: a guide to incidental findings for musculoskeletal radiologists. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2008;12:83-103 pubmed publisher
    ..We then discuss the MRI appearance of common pathological entities encountered in these organ systems and the key imaging findings that should warrant a recommendation for further radiologic and/or clinical evaluation. ..
  8. Hourani R, Hachem K, Haddad Zebouni S, Mansour F, Elhage A, Checrallah A, et al. The multiple ultrasound patterns of ectopic pregnancy. J Med Liban. 2008;56:27-34 pubmed
    ..Knowledge of all these patterns is helpful in establishing an early correct diagnosis, therefore leading to elective and conservative management in stable patients and preventing tubal rupture or substantial hemorrhage. ..
  9. Cano Alonso R, Borruel Nacenta S, Díez Martínez P, María N, Ibáñez Sanz L, Zabía Galíndez E. Role of multidetector CT in the management of acute female pelvic disease. Emerg Radiol. 2009;16:453-72 pubmed publisher
  10. Zhang X, Shen Q, Wang G, Yu Y, Sun Y, Yu G, et al. Risk factors for reproductive tract infections among married women in rural areas of Anhui Province, China. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2009;147:187-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Among married women in rural China, the prevalence of RTIs was high, indicating the need for health education. ..
  11. Aboud S, Msamanga G, Read J, Mwatha A, Chen Y, Potter D, et al. Genital tract infections among HIV-infected pregnant women in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia. Int J STD AIDS. 2008;19:824-32 pubmed publisher
    ..BV was the most common genital tract infection followed by candidiasis and trichomoniasis. Differences in burdens and risk factors call for enhanced interventions for identification of genital tract infections among HIV-infected women. ..
  12. Ali A, Tharwat M, Al Sobayil F. Hormonal, biochemical, and hematological profiles in female camels (Camelus dromedarius) affected with reproductive disorders. Anim Reprod Sci. 2010;118:372-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, this is the first report characterizing blood constituents in female camels with various reproductive disorders. These profiles may be valuable in clarifying the etio-pathogenesis of these disorders. ..
  13. Allen Davis W, Fletcher H, Davis C, Frankson M. Commonly used botanicals and vitamins and their impact on blood pressure and blood loss in surgical gynaecology patients. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2010;30:272-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Blood loss was greater with recent use of certain anticoagulant botanicals. We conclude that the use of certain botanicals may increase blood pressure or increase surgical bleeding and patients and doctors should be aware of their risk. ..
  14. Donaghay M, Lessey B. Uterine receptivity: alterations associated with benign gynecological disease. Semin Reprod Med. 2007;25:461-75 pubmed
  15. Montagnana M, Franchi M, Danese E, Gotsch F, Guidi G. Disseminated intravascular coagulation in obstetric and gynecologic disorders. Semin Thromb Hemost. 2010;36:404-18 pubmed publisher
    ..This article reviews the etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations, laboratory diagnosis, and therapy of pregnancy- and gynecologic-related DIC. ..
  16. Padhye S. A study of Body Mass Index (BMI) of Nepalese women attending gynaecology clinic. JNMA J Nepal Med Assoc. 2007;46:185-8 pubmed
    ..In eleven percent no gynaecological abnormalities were detected (NAD). Commonly diagnosed conditions were vaginitis, UTI, PID, primary subfertility and menstrual disorders were the commonly diagnosed conditions. ..
  17. Calderón Vidal M, Zamora Meraz R, Zavaleta Bustos M, Rita Escamilla M, Santibáñez Moreno G, Castorena Arellano G, et al. [Postoperative analgesia in gyneco-obstetrics]. Ginecol Obstet Mex. 2009;77:82-8 pubmed
    ..1. Systematic pain evaluation and its scaled management, according to severity, are essential to improve postoperative health care quality. 2. Studies, as the one presented here, are desirable in any postoperative setting. ..
  18. Swarbrick C, Foley E, Sanmani L, Patel R. Do 'do not attends' at a genitourinary medicine service matter?. Int J STD AIDS. 2010;21:326-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Sending a SMS text message to patients who DNA notifying them of the time of walk-in services might be the most effective way of recapturing these patients without compromising future clinic appointment slots. ..
  19. Pilewska A, Jakiel G, Kanadys K, Kozak Ł, Wernecki W, Malec K. Gynaecological operation as an objective stressor in women. Ginekol Pol. 2007;78:777-82 pubmed
    ..Trauma caused by surgical intervention as a biological stressor induced an increased prolactin concentration in blood serum during the postoperative period. ..
  20. Powers K, Miller W, Pilcher C, Mapanje C, Martinson F, Fiscus S, et al. Improved detection of acute HIV-1 infection in sub-Saharan Africa: development of a risk score algorithm. AIDS. 2007;21:2237-42 pubmed
    ..Using this algorithm, we could identify 95% of AHI cases by performing nucleic acid or protein tests in only 40% of patients. Risk score algorithms could enable rapid, reliable AHI detection in resource-limited settings. ..
  21. Hassan M, Othman E, Hornung D, Al Hendy A. Gene therapy of benign gynecological diseases. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2009;61:822-35 pubmed publisher
    ..This review provides an update on developing gene therapy approaches to treat common gynecological diseases such as uterine leiomyoma and endometriosis. ..
  22. Johnson B, Porter J. Preoperative evaluation of the gynecologic patient: considerations for improved outcomes. Obstet Gynecol. 2008;111:1183-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Much of the preoperative evaluation falls easily into the purview of the gynecologist, with advice presented as to when medical consultation should be considered. ..
  23. Hoory T, Monie A, Gravitt P, Wu T. Molecular epidemiology of human papillomavirus. J Formos Med Assoc. 2008;107:198-217 pubmed publisher
  24. Chimura T, Murayama K, Ogawa H, Hirayama T, Numazaki M. [Clinical examination of doripenem for infectious diseases in gynecological and associated fields]. Jpn J Antibiot. 2008;61:82-6 pubmed
    ..7%) of the 30 strains. 4) There were no side effects nor abnormalities in the laboratory data related to this agent. These results suggest the usefulness of DRPM in the treatment of gynecological infectious diseases...
  25. Christian J, Barrier B, Schust D, Miedema B, Thaler K. Culdoscopy: a foundation for natural orifice surgery--past, present, and future. J Am Coll Surg. 2008;207:417-22 pubmed publisher
  26. Jombo G, Enenebeaku M. Genital mycoplasma infections among women in an urban community of northern Nigeria: do we need to search for them?. Niger J Med. 2008;17:310-6 pubmed
    ..05). Mycoplasmas are common genital organisms, hence should be sought out for from ECS probably on routine basis for suspected genital tract infections. ..
  27. Maubon A, Pouquet M, Piver P, Mazet N, Viala Trentini M, Rouanet J. [Imaging of female infertility]. J Radiol. 2008;89:172-83 pubmed
    ..Imaging modalities are essentially non ionising (US and MRI). Hysterosalpingogram retains its indication to study tubal patency, it can be completed by tubal catheterisation in cases of proximal tubal obstruction. ..
  28. Petrikovsky B, Pingle P, Savyon L. Does viewing of surgical specimen improve patient satisfaction? A cohort study. Int J Surg. 2008;6:136-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, this difference was significantly greater in those who encountered intra- and/or postoperative complications. ..
  29. Biggs W, Williams R. Common gynecologic infections. Prim Care. 2009;36:33-51, viii pubmed publisher
    ..Presenting symptoms and signs are helpful in determining the source of infection, but often a battery of tests must be performed to make a definitive diagnosis. ..
  30. Kanerva A, Raki M, Hemminki A. Gene therapy of gynaecological diseases. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2007;7:1347-61 pubmed
    ..This review focuses on existing and developmental gene transfer applications for gynaecological diseases. ..
  31. Hickey D, Aldwell F, Beagley K. Transcutaneous immunization with a novel lipid-based adjuvant protects against Chlamydia genital and respiratory infections. Vaccine. 2009;27:6217-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Protection at both the respiratory and genital mucosae was achieved without the requirement for potentially toxic adjuvants, suggesting that Lipid C may provide a safe effective mucosal adjuvant for human vaccination. ..
  32. Iyer V, Lee S. Gynecologic imaging: current and emerging applications. J Postgrad Med. 2010;56:117-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, the role of F18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in the management of gynecological malignancies, and pitfalls associated with their use are examined. ..
  33. Check J, Katsoff D, Kaplan H, Liss J, Boimel P. A disorder of sympathomimetic amines leading to increased vascular permeability may be the etiologic factor in various treatment refractory health problems in women. Med Hypotheses. 2008;70:671-7 pubmed
    ..Thus, these studies strongly suggest that physicians be aware of this condition involving a deficit in the sympathetic nervous system when faced with various enigmatic complaints especially if standard therapy has not proven effective. ..
  34. Ghindea R, Csutak O, Stoica I, Vassu T. [Biotherapeutic use of yeasts--importance of probiotic products]. Bacteriol Virusol Parazitol Epidemiol. 2008;53:57-63 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, the data comprised in this paper, presents an interesting argument for using yeasts as biotherapeutic agents, an alternative to conventional treatments. ..
  35. Ogunbiyi S, Modarai B, Smith A, Burnand K. Quality of life after surgical reduction for severe primary lymphoedema of the limbs and genitalia. Br J Surg. 2009;96:1274-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim was to assess the quality of life (QoL) of patients who had surgery for primary lymphoedema...
  36. Davies S, Baber J, Dayan L. A hood for a hawk: when to use chaperones in sexual health clinics. Sex Health. 2007;4:205-6 pubmed
  37. Mihu D, Imre S, Vlase L, Achim M, Cuciureanu M. New method for determination of dydrogesterone in human plasma for therapeutic drug monitoring in gynecological disorders. Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. 2008;112:837-42 pubmed
    ..The validated LC/MS method could be applied for determination of dydrogesterone in human plasma for therapeutic drug monitoring in gynecological disorders. ..
  38. Bonomi A, Anderson M, Reid R, Rivara F, Carrell D, Thompson R. Medical and psychosocial diagnoses in women with a history of intimate partner violence. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169:1692-7 pubmed publisher
    ..48), urinary tract infections (1.79), headaches (1.57), and contusions/abrasions (1.72). Past-year IPV history was strongly associated with a variety of medical and psychosocial conditions observed in clinical settings. ..
  39. Mainiero A, Schnatz P. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia presenting with localized gynecologic symptoms. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2010;14:63-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient remains asymptomatic and is currently monitored for disease progression. Early CLL can present with localized gynecologic symptoms or cervical lesions. The recognition of early disease can assure optimal treatment. ..
  40. Penkov A. [Influence of occupational vibration on the female reproductive system and function]. Akush Ginekol (Sofiia). 2007;46:44-8 pubmed
    ..Experimental animal studies on the reproduction function suggest harmful effects on the fetus, and dystrophic and morphological changes in the uterus and ovaries in animals. ..
  41. Kaminski P, Bobrowska K, Pietrzak B, Bablok L, Wielgos M. Gynecological issues after organ transplantation. Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2008;29:852-6 pubmed
    ..All transplant women must undergo regular gynecological screening for premalignant and malignant lesions of sex organs and breast...
  42. Casanelli J, Keli E, N Dri J, Aboua G, Keita M, Meneas G, et al. [Evaluation of a four-year experience with laparoscopic surgery in Abidjan, Ivory Coast]. Med Trop (Mars). 2007;67:481-4 pubmed
  43. Ekwempu C, Ocheke A, Ocheke A, Uba F. A 10-year audit of gynaecological surgeries performed in the paediatric age group at the Jos University Teaching Hospital. Afr J Paediatr Surg. 2010;7:178-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Though the number of surgeries performed on children for gynaecologic reasons may appear small, the skills required to manage them should be enhanced and the requisite facilities provided. ..
  44. Stang A. Genital and nongenital nonmelanoma skin cancer: more epidemiological studies are needed. J Invest Dermatol. 2007;127:2296-9 pubmed
    ..Mortality of NMSC has declined over time. Ethnicity-specific incidence and survival analyses of NMSC can be used to determine to what degree earlier detection and/or more efficient therapies have contributed to these observations. ..
  45. Thiboutot D, Harper J, O Connell K, Rich P, Sondheimer S. Improving outcomes through collaboration. Cutis. 2008;81:26-31 pubmed
    ..Female patients should be advised to see their gynecologists annually for breast and pelvic examinations and to discuss their concerns surrounding the use of OCs. ..
  46. Tan B, Ong C. Ultrasonographical diagnosis of acute gynaecological pain. Singapore Med J. 2008;49:511-5; quiz 516 pubmed
    ..This article provides a pictorial review of the common gynaecological causes of pelvic pain. ..
  47. Santen S, Seth N, Hemphill R, Wrenn K. Chaperones for rectal and genital examinations in the emergency department: what do patients and physicians want?. South Med J. 2008;101:24-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study was to compare patients' preferences and physicians' practice for the presence of chaperones during genitourinary examinations...
  48. Kamaya A, Shin L, Chen B, Desser T. Emergency gynecologic imaging. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2008;29:353-68 pubmed
    ..The imaging features of these and other important clinical entities in the female pelvis will be presented...
  49. Skorzyński W, Jakiel G, Przesmycki K. [Haemodynamics during gynaecological laparoscopy]. Anestezjol Intens Ter. 2008;40:7-12 pubmed
    ..The goal of the study was to compare haemodynamics before and after CO2 desufflation, performed at the end of surgery...
  50. Athanasiou S, Pitsouni E, Iavazzo C, Karamanis E, Falagas M. World wide web resources on obstetrical and gynecological infections. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2007;2007:29232 pubmed publisher
    ..We believe that the availability of such a list will help in the education of students and clinicians interested in obstetrical and gynecological infections...
  51. Zhang F, Li S, Yang J, Pang W, Yang L, He C. Isolation and characterization of Chlamydophila psittaci isolated from laying hens with cystic oviducts. Avian Dis. 2008;52:74-8 pubmed
    ..The high presence of chlamydial antigen is consistent with the cystic oviducts and poor egg production. We conclude that the isolated C psittaci is most likely associated with cystic oviducts in laying hens...
  52. Freeman J, McBride S, Heffernan H, Bathgate T, Pope C, Ellis Pegler R. Community-onset genitourinary tract infection due to CTX-M-15-Producing Escherichia coli among travelers to the Indian subcontinent in New Zealand. Clin Infect Dis. 2008;47:689-92 pubmed publisher
    ..All had a history of travel to the Indian subcontinent and lacked traditional risk factors for urinary tract infection due to a multidrug-resistant organism...
  53. Strissel P, Oppelt P, Cupisti S, Stiegler E, Beckmann M, Strick R. Assessment of pituitary and steroid hormones and members of the TGF-beta superfamily for ovarian function in patients with congenital uterus and vaginal aplasia (MRKH syndrome). Horm Metab Res. 2009;41:408-13 pubmed publisher
    ..A model is discussed regarding our findings and the loss of ovarian-uterine communication...
  54. Lewis A, Kaufman M, Wolter C, Phillips S, Maggi D, Condry L, et al. Genitourinary fistula experience in Sierra Leone: review of 505 cases. J Urol. 2009;181:1725-31 pubmed publisher
    ..We reviewed cases of genitourinary fistula resulting from birth trauma in Sierra Leone to determine factors predictive of successful operative repair...
  55. Hornor G. Common conditions that mimic findings of sexual abuse. J Pediatr Health Care. 2009;23:283-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This article will discuss some of the more common findings mistaken for sexual abuse and assist the pediatric nurse practitioner in correctly recognizing these findings and responding appropriately...
  56. Keltz M, Lang J, Berin I. A 5-mm open-entry technique achieves safe, single-step, cosmetic laparoscopic entry. JSLS. 2007;11:195-7 pubmed
    ..To reduce these risks, a novel method of open laparoscopy was introduced into our clinical practice, and its efficacy was evaluated...
  57. O Connell C, Ingalls R, Andrews C, Scurlock A, Darville T. Plasmid-deficient Chlamydia muridarum fail to induce immune pathology and protect against oviduct disease. J Immunol. 2007;179:4027-34 pubmed
    ..muridarum. If plasmid-cured derivatives of human C. trachomatis biovars exhibit similar phenotypic characteristics, they have the potential to serve as vaccines to prevent human disease...
  58. Roca B. [Chlamydial infections]. An Med Interna. 2007;24:292-9 pubmed
    ..psittaci and C. pneumoniae, which mostly produce respiratory infections. The last two microorganisms are now classified in a different genus, known as Chlamydophila...
  59. Lubbad A, Al Hindi A. Bacterial, viral and fungal genital tract infections in Palestinian pregnant women in Gaza, Palestine. West Afr J Med. 2007;26:138-42 pubmed
    ..Of the sexually transmitted infections childbearing women, Chlamydia trachomatis, Human papilloma virus (HPV) and Candida albicans are of special importance...
  60. Guaschino S, Benvenuti C. SOPHY project: an observational study of vaginal pH, lifestyle and correct intimate hygiene in women of different ages and in different physiopathological conditions. Part II. Minerva Ginecol. 2008;60:353-62 pubmed
  61. Duffy S, Distler W, Howell A, Cuzick J, Baum M. A lower incidence of gynecologic adverse events and interventions with anastrozole than with tamoxifen in the ATAC trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009;200:80.e1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Results of the Arimidex, Tamoxifen, Alone or in Combination (ATAC) trial have shown that tamoxifen is associated with a significantly higher incidence of gynecologic adverse events than anastrozole...
  62. Oh S, Kwon J, Lee J, Han E, Bang D. Behcet's disease: remission of patient symptoms after oral contraceptive therapy. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2009;34:e88-90 pubmed publisher
    ..This case suggests that sex hormones might be considered as one of the aggravating or inducing factors in BD...
  63. AbdullGaffar B, Kamal M, Khalid M, Samuel R, AlGhufli R. Lubricant, mucus, and other contaminant materials as a potential source of interpretation errors in ThinPrep cervical cytology. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2010;14:22-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Boxborough, MA) liquid-based cervical cytology...
  64. Liu W, Kelly K. Prostaglandin E2 modulates dendritic cell function during chlamydial genital infection. Immunology. 2008;123:290-303 pubmed
    ..Taken together, the data suggest that exposure of infected cDCs to PGE2 drives production of a diverse adaptive immune response with implications for regulating tissue inflammation...
  65. Zairi A, Tangy F, Saadi S, Hani K. In vitro activity of dermaseptin S4 derivatives against genital infections pathogens. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2008;50:353-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the structure-activity relationship between the native DS4 and their derivatives, a set of chemically modified peptides was synthesized and evaluated...
  66. Sharma S, Gupta B. Prevalence of RTIs/STDs amongst married women in the reproductive age group of (15-44 yrs) in a rural area of Distt. Sirmour (H.P.). J Commun Dis. 2007;39:133-6 pubmed
  67. Milovanovic A, Dotlic J, Jakovljevic B, Milovanovic J, Petković S, Djorac A, et al. [Comparative analysis of gynaecological status of workers from textile and metal industry]. Srp Arh Celok Lek. 2008;136:131-5 pubmed
    ..Female workers in textile and metal industry are exposed to various physical and chemical hazards that can lead to the occurrence of gynaecological diseases...
  68. Moniz R, Chan A, Kelly K. Identification of dendritic cell subsets responding to genital infection by Chlamydia muridarum. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2009;55:226-36 pubmed publisher
    ..cDCs are prepared for induction of antichlamydial T-cell responses, whereas pDCs have characteristics associated with the differentiation of non-Th1 cell subsets...
  69. Valentin L. Characterising acute gynaecological pathology with ultrasound: an overview and case examples. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2009;23:577-93 pubmed publisher
    ..If ultrasound findings are completely normal, then the risk of significant pelvic pathology is probably small...
  70. Kjaer S, Sigurdsson K, Iversen O, Hernandez Avila M, Wheeler C, Perez G, et al. A pooled analysis of continued prophylactic efficacy of quadrivalent human papillomavirus (Types 6/11/16/18) vaccine against high-grade cervical and external genital lesions. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2009;2:868-78 pubmed publisher
    ..The efficacy of quadrivalent HPV vaccine against high-grade cervical and external anogenital neoplasia remains high through 42 months post vaccination...
  71. Kulkarni M, ROGERS R. Vaginal hysterectomy for benign disease without prolapse. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2010;53:5-16 pubmed publisher
    ..The focus of this chapter is to provide comprehensive review of vaginal hysterectomy for the practicing clinician...
  72. Were E, Nyaberi Z, Buziba N. Integrating cervical cancer and genital tract infection screening into mother, child health and family planning clinics in Eldoret, Kenya. Afr Health Sci. 2010;10:58-65 pubmed
    ..It also presents an opportunity for management of female genital tract infection...
  73. Tanaka S, Brock J. Pediatric urologic conditions, including urinary infections. Med Clin North Am. 2011;95:1-13 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article, an initial approach in the primary care office and a guide to specialty referral for pediatric urologic conditions of the urinary tract, male genitalia, and female genitalia are suggested...
  74. Dmitrieva O, Fedchenko T, Goncharenko D, Iurtaeva E, Pichugin A. [Forensic-medical obstetric-gynecological examinations in cases on professional delinquency of medical personnel]. Sud Med Ekspert. 2007;50:24-7 pubmed
    ..Detection and forensic-medical analysis of the above defects contribute to optimization of the diagnosis and treatment both in obstetric-gynecological practice and in wide medical practice...
  75. Silva F, Rodrigues A, Rego I, Santos R, Oliveira R, Silva T, et al. Genital lesions and distribution of amastigotes in bitches naturally infected with Leishmania chagasi. Vet Parasitol. 2008;151:86-90 pubmed
    ..These findings support the notion that L. chagasi does not have genital tropism in the bitch, which is in contrast to our previous findings in naturally infected male intact dogs...
  76. Jones V, Smith S, Omar H. Nonsexual transmission of anogenital warts in children: a retrospective analysis. ScientificWorldJournal. 2007;7:1896-9 pubmed
    ..Thus, these patients should be handled differently by the legal system unless other reasons for suspicion exist. This study also showed the importance of maternal gynecologic history...
  77. Dongre A, Deshmukh P, Garg B. The effect of community-based health education intervention on management of menstrual hygiene among rural Indian adolescent girls. World Health Popul. 2007;9:48-54 pubmed
    ..To study the effect of a community-based health education intervention on awareness and behaviour change of rural adolescent girls regarding their management of menstrual hygiene...
  78. Clarke B, McCluggage W. Iatrogenic lesions and artefacts in gynaecological pathology. J Clin Pathol. 2009;62:104-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Changes associated with non-surgical management of uterine leiomyomas are also described. It behoves the pathologist to be aware of these iatrogenic lesions and artefacts in order to prevent diagnostic errors...
  79. Siedentopf F. [Chronic pelvic pain in women from a gynecologic viewpoint]. Urologe A. 2009;48:1193-4,1196-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Multidisciplinary therapeutic approaches are helpful. Basic psychosomatic care and psychotherapy should be integrated into the therapeutic concept at an early stage of the disease...
  80. Lavitola P, Spina G, Sampaio R, Tarasoutchi F, Grinberg M. Bleeding during oral anticoagulant therapy: warning against a greater hazard. Arq Bras Cardiol. 2009;93:174-9 pubmed
    ..Bleeding is one of the main concerns in patients undergoing oral anticoagulation therapy...
  81. Han E, Mekasha S, Ingalls R. Fibroblast growth factor-inducible 14 (Fn14) is expressed in the lower genital tract and may play a role in amplifying inflammation during infection. J Reprod Immunol. 2010;84:16-23 pubmed publisher
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    ..Quinolone therapy for genital chlamydial infections with tosufloxacin doses of 150 mg b.i.d. was confirmed to be effective as recommended in the guidelines. Moreover, tosufloxacin at 300 mg q.d. was shown to be an effective therapy...
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