gynecologic surgical procedures

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Summary: Surgery performed on the female genitalia.

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  1. ncbi Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) in gynecology: a multi-institutional evaluation
    Amanda Nickles Fader
    Section of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:501.e1-6. 2010
  2. ncbi Laparoscopic entry: a review of techniques, technologies, and complications
    George A Vilos
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 29:433-65. 2007
  3. ncbi Study of the OPRM1 A118G genetic polymorphism associated with postoperative nausea and vomiting induced by fentanyl intravenous analgesia
    W Zhang
    Department of Anesthesiology, First Affiliated Hospital, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China
    Minerva Anestesiol 77:33-9. 2011
  4. ncbi Laparoscopic surgery is not inherently dangerous for patients presenting with benign gynaecologic pathology. Results of a meta-analysis
    C Chapron
    Service de Chirurgie Gynecologique, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, CHU Cochin Saint Vincent de Paul, 75014 Paris, France
    Hum Reprod 17:1334-42. 2002
  5. ncbi Abdominal radical trachelectomy as a fertility-sparing procedure in women with early-stage cervical cancer in a series of 61 women
    Hiroshi Nishio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 115:51-5. 2009
  6. ncbi Complication and reoperation rates after apical vaginal prolapse surgical repair: a systematic review
    Gouri B Diwadkar
    Department of Ob Gyn, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44198, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:367-73. 2009
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi Pretreatment with sufentanil reduces myoclonus after etomidate
    L Hueter
    Klinik fuer Anesthesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena, Germany
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:482-4. 2003
  9. pmc A prospective study of the feasibility and acceptability of a Web-based, electronic patient-reported outcome system in assessing patient recovery after major gynecologic cancer surgery
    Vaagn Andikyan
    Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 127:273-7. 2012
  10. ncbi What is the optimal goal of primary cytoreductive surgery for bulky stage IIIC epithelial ovarian carcinoma (EOC)?
    D S Chi
    Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 103:559-64. 2006

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  1. ncbi Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) in gynecology: a multi-institutional evaluation
    Amanda Nickles Fader
    Section of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:501.e1-6. 2010
    ..The study objectives were to determine the surgical outcomes of a large series of gynecology patients treated with laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS)...
  2. ncbi Laparoscopic entry: a review of techniques, technologies, and complications
    George A Vilos
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 29:433-65. 2007
    ..To provide clinical direction, based on the best evidence available, on laparoscopic entry techniques and technologies and their associated complications...
  3. ncbi Study of the OPRM1 A118G genetic polymorphism associated with postoperative nausea and vomiting induced by fentanyl intravenous analgesia
    W Zhang
    Department of Anesthesiology, First Affiliated Hospital, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China
    Minerva Anestesiol 77:33-9. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate whether the genetic polymorphism of OPRM1 A118G contributed to the variability in nausea and vomiting during fentanyl analgesia in patients undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy or myomectomy...
  4. ncbi Laparoscopic surgery is not inherently dangerous for patients presenting with benign gynaecologic pathology. Results of a meta-analysis
    C Chapron
    Service de Chirurgie Gynecologique, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, CHU Cochin Saint Vincent de Paul, 75014 Paris, France
    Hum Reprod 17:1334-42. 2002
    ..Laparoscopic surgery presents a large number of advantages over laparotomy. The goal of this work was to check whether these benefits outweigh any greater risk of complications...
  5. ncbi Abdominal radical trachelectomy as a fertility-sparing procedure in women with early-stage cervical cancer in a series of 61 women
    Hiroshi Nishio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 115:51-5. 2009
    ..This retrospective study was conducted as a review of a series of women who had undergone abdominal radical trachelectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy for early-stage cervical cancer...
  6. ncbi Complication and reoperation rates after apical vaginal prolapse surgical repair: a systematic review
    Gouri B Diwadkar
    Department of Ob Gyn, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44198, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:367-73. 2009
    ..To compare postoperative complication and reoperation rates for surgical procedures correcting apical vaginal prolapse...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. ncbi Pretreatment with sufentanil reduces myoclonus after etomidate
    L Hueter
    Klinik fuer Anesthesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena, Germany
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:482-4. 2003
    ..Myoclonic movements are a common problem during the induction of general anesthesia with etomidate. We investigated the influence of pretreatment with the opioid sufentanil on the incidence of etomidate-induced myoclonus...
  9. pmc A prospective study of the feasibility and acceptability of a Web-based, electronic patient-reported outcome system in assessing patient recovery after major gynecologic cancer surgery
    Vaagn Andikyan
    Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 127:273-7. 2012
    ..The purposes of this study are to evaluate the feasibility of capturing patient-reported outcomes (PROs) electronically and to identify the most common distressing symptoms in women recovering from major gynecologic cancer surgery...
  10. ncbi What is the optimal goal of primary cytoreductive surgery for bulky stage IIIC epithelial ovarian carcinoma (EOC)?
    D S Chi
    Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 103:559-64. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze survival rates at very specific residual disease diameters to determine the optimal goal of primary cytoreduction for bulky stage IIIC EOC...
  11. ncbi Does intraabdominal pressure affect development of subcutaneous emphysema at gynecologic laparoscopy?
    Dae Woo Lee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bucheon St Mary s Hospital, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, Bucheon, Korea
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 18:761-5. 2011
    ..To estimate the effect of intraabdominal pressure and risk factors related to the occurrence of subcutaneous emphysema during laparoscopic surgery...
  12. ncbi Oncological safety of laparoscopic-assisted vaginal radical trachelectomy (LARVT or Dargent's operation): a comparative study with laparoscopic-assisted vaginal radical hysterectomy (LARVH)
    Pierangelo Marchiole
    University of Genova, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 106:132-41. 2007
    ..Our objective was to know if performing radical trachelectomy in order to preserve the fertility of a young patient with an early cervical cancer is associated or not with an increased risk of operative morbidity or tumor recurrence...
  13. ncbi Anterior colporrhaphy versus transvaginal mesh for pelvic-organ prolapse
    Daniel Altman
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Clinical Science, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 364:1826-36. 2011
    ..The use of standardized mesh kits for repair of pelvic-organ prolapse has spread rapidly in recent years, but it is unclear whether this approach results in better outcomes than traditional colporrhaphy...
  14. ncbi Surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse in women: a short version Cochrane review
    C Maher
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:3-12. 2008
    ..Pelvic organ prolapse may occur in up to 50% of parous women. A variety of urinary, bowel and sexual symptoms may be associated with prolapse...
  15. ncbi Surgical treatment of endometriosis: a prospective randomized double-blinded trial comparing excision and ablation
    Martin Healey
    Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Fertil Steril 94:2536-40. 2010
    ..To compare reduction of pain following laparoscopy after ablation or excision of endometriosis...
  16. ncbi Minimal access approach to the management of large ovarian cysts
    S M Goh
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, 229899, Singapore, Singapore
    Surg Endosc 21:80-3. 2007
    ..This approach has the advantages of minimising the risk of spillage of cyst fluid, a smaller incision compared to laparotomy, as well as faster recovery. We advocate this method for large unilocular benign cysts...
  17. ncbi Early experience with mesh excision for adverse outcomes after transvaginal mesh placement using prolapse kits
    Beri Ridgeway
    Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:703.e1-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the complications, treatments, and outcomes in patients choosing to undergo removal of mesh previously placed with a mesh procedural kit...
  18. ncbi Uterus transplantation in the rat: model development, surgical learning and morphological evaluation of healing
    Caiza A Wranning
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1239-47. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to develop and evaluate a model for uterus transplantation in the rat that can be reproduced and used in future studies concerning critical aspects of uterine function after transplantation...
  19. ncbi Laparoendoscopic single-site and natural orifice surgery in gynecology
    Pedro F Escobar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:2497-502. 2010
    ..To evaluate the current literature on the use of single port and natural orifice surgery in gynecology...
  20. ncbi Clinical experience with epoetin alfa in the management of hemoglobin levels in orthopedic surgery and cancer. Implications for use in gynecologic surgery
    T G Stovall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tennessee, 853 Jefferson Avenue, Room E 102, Memphis, TN 38103-2896, USA
    J Reprod Med 46:531-8. 2001
    ..Extensive clinical experience with epoetin alfa in anemic patients undergoing major elective orthopedic surgery or those with gynecologic cancer provides a strong basis for its use in gynecologic surgery...
  21. ncbi Uterus transplantation in the baboon: methodology and long-term function after auto-transplantation
    A Enskog
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg S 413 45, Sweden
    Hum Reprod 25:1980-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to extend the UTx research into a non-human primate species by developing surgical techniques for uterus retrieval and transplantation in the baboon...
  22. ncbi A retrospective review of the GelPort system in single-port access pelvic surgery
    Mark A Rettenmaier
    Hoag Cancer Center, Newport Beach, California, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:743-7. 2009
    ..The GelPort system has been previously reported in gastric, colorectal, and urologic single-port access procedures but has yet to be described during pelvic surgery...
  23. ncbi Efficacy and safety of transvaginal mesh kits in the treatment of prolapse of the vaginal apex: a systematic review
    B Feiner
    Division of Urogynaecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Royal Women s, Mater and Wesley Hospitals, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    BJOG 116:15-24. 2009
    ..Vaginal mesh kits are being used to surgically treat apical vaginal prolapse; however, their safety and efficacy are currently unknown...
  24. ncbi Laparoscopic sacral colpopexy with Gynemesh as graft material--experience and results
    Neena Agarwala
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:577-83. 2007
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of Prolene (Ethicon, Inc., Johnson and Johnson, Somerville, NJ) graft for sacral colpopexy and ease of use laparoscopically...
  25. ncbi The use of synthetic mesh in pelvic reconstructive surgery
    Beri Ridgeway
    Department of Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:136-52. 2008
    ..Procedural kits for vaginal placement of synthetic materials are becoming popular, though long-term outcome and safety data are lacking...
  26. ncbi Adept (icodextrin 4% solution) reduces adhesions after laparoscopic surgery for adhesiolysis: a double-blind, randomized, controlled study
    Colin B Brown
    University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 88:1413-26. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of Adept (4% icodextrin solution) in reducing adhesions after laparoscopic gynecological surgery involving adhesiolysis...
  27. ncbi Long-term follow-up after conservative surgery for rectovaginal endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica dell Università di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1020-4. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term results in patients who received conservative surgical treatment for rectovaginal endometriosis...
  28. ncbi Graft use in transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair: a systematic review
    Vivian W Sung
    Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1131-42. 2008
    ..To estimate the anatomic and symptomatic efficacy of graft use in transvaginal prolapse repair and to estimate the rates and describe the spectrum of adverse events associated with graft use...
  29. ncbi Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy for severe vaginal vault prolapse: five-year outcome
    Jim W Ross
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, Salinas, California 93901, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:221-6. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy of the laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy in the treatment of severe vaginal prolapse...
  30. ncbi Fertility preservation in young women with epithelial ovarian cancer
    Jason D Wright
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Cancer 115:4118-26. 2009
    ..In young women, this results in the loss of reproductive function and estrogen deprivation. In the current study, the authors examined the safety of fertility-conserving surgery in premenopausal women with epithelial ovarian cancers...
  31. ncbi Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery in gynecology: review of literature and available technology
    Shitanshu Uppal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 18:12-23. 2011
    ..Although LESS surgery provides another option in the arena of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, the ultimate role of this approach remains to be determined...
  32. ncbi Multidisciplinary convalescence recommendations after gynaecological surgery: a modified Delphi method among experts
    A Vonk Noordegraaf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, AMC UMCG UWV VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 118:1557-67. 2011
    ..To generate structured detailed uniform convalescence recommendations after gynaecological surgery by a modified Delphi method amongst experts and a representative group of physicians...
  33. ncbi [First abdominal access in gynecological laparoscopy: which method to utilize?]
    A Tinelli
    Unità Operativa di Ginecologia ed Ostetricia Ospedale Vito Fazzi, Lecce, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 58:429-40. 2006
    ..In this paper we describe the large range of methods for open and closed laparoscopy and for direct access, that permit to perform a first abdominal laparoscopical access, and their major possible problems...
  34. ncbi Surgical and pathologic outcomes of fertility-sparing radical abdominal trachelectomy for FIGO stage IB1 cervical cancer
    Nadeem R Abu-Rustum
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, Gynecology Service, New York, NY, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 111:261-4. 2008
    ..To describe the surgical and pathologic findings of fertility-sparing radical abdominal trachelectomy using a standardized surgical technique, and report the rate of post-trachelectomy adjuvant therapy that results in permanent sterility...
  35. ncbi Is there any possibility of fertility-sparing surgery in patients with clear-cell carcinoma of the ovary?
    Hiroaki Kajiyama
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 111:523-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the clinical outcome of patients with clear-cell carcinoma of the ovary (CCC) who would usually undergo radical surgery...
  36. ncbi Complications of laparoscopic surgery
    Javier F Magrina
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona 85259, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:469-80. 2002
  37. ncbi Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery in gynecology
    Amanda Nickles Fader
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21204, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:331-8. 2010
    ..To review the contemporary literature on laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) advances in gynecology...
  38. ncbi A randomized, controlled pilot study of the safety and efficacy of 4% icodextrin solution in the reduction of adhesions following laparoscopic gynaecological surgery
    G S diZerega
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Hum Reprod 17:1031-8. 2002
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  39. ncbi A novel technique to apply a Seprafilm (hyaluronate-carboxymethylcellulose) barrier following laparoscopic surgeries
    Yi Chen Chuang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, E Da Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 90:1959-63. 2008
    ..To describe a novel technique for application of a Seprafilm (modified hyaluronate-carboxymethylcellulose) barrier laparoscopically, and to assess the adequacy of coverage of desired sites...
  40. ncbi Peritoneal adhesions: etiology, pathophysiology, and clinical significance. Recent advances in prevention and management
    T Liakakos
    3rd Academic Department of Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Dig Surg 18:260-73. 2001
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  41. ncbi Anatomical study of the obturator foramen and dorsal nerve of the clitoris and their relationship to minimally invasive slings
    Chahin Achtari
    Urogynaecology Department, Mercy Hospital for Women, Clarendon Street, East Melbourne, 3002, Victoria, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:330-4. 2006
    ..The objective of the study is to clarify potential risks to the dorsal nerve of the clitoris (DNC) and obturator canal using different minimally invasive slings...
  42. ncbi Tension-free vaginal tape, suprapubic arc sling, and transobturator tape in the treatment of mixed urinary incontinence in women
    Jae Seung Paick
    Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:123-9. 2008
    ..031-10.887; P = 0.044). Our findings suggest that low MUCP and the presence of uninhibited detrusor contraction during cystometry should be considered to be at high risk of treatment failure of UUI after surgery in these patients...
  43. ncbi Effectiveness of tension-free vaginal tape compared with transobturator tape in women with stress urinary incontinence and intrinsic sphincter deficiency: a randomized controlled trial
    Lore Schierlitz
    Department of Urogynecology, Mercy Hospital for Women, Heidelberg, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1253-61. 2008
    ..To compare efficacy of transobturator tape with tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women with intrinsic sphincter deficiency...
  44. ncbi Laparoscopy versus laparotomy for the surgical management of apparent early stage ovarian cancer
    Fabio Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Del Ponte Hospital, Piazza Biroldi 1, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 105:409-13. 2007
    ..To compare the results of laparoscopic staging of apparent early ovarian cancer (EOC) with those obtained with comprehensive surgical staging via laparotomy...
  45. ncbi A 5-year prospective follow-up study of vaginal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
    Ann Miedel
    Department of Clinical Science and Education, Sodersjukhuset, Section of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska Institutet, 118 83, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1593-601. 2008
    ..An improvement was seen in difficulty in emptying bowel 1 year after surgery (54%). Patients were primarily cured from mechanical symptoms. Re-operation rate was 9.7%; if additional operation for incontinence was included, it was13.5%...
  46. ncbi Functional results and quality-of-life after bilateral sacrospinous ligament fixation for genital prolapse
    Emmanuel David-Montefiore
    Service de Gynecologie, obstétrique et médecine de la reproduction, Hopital Tenon, Université Saint Antoine Paris IV, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Paris, 4 rue de la Chine, 75020 Paris Cedex 20, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 132:209-13. 2007
    ..To evaluate intra- and post-operative complications, anatomical results, quality-of-life and sexuality after bilateral sacrospinous ligament fixation (SSLF)...
  47. ncbi Laparoscopic radical trachelectomy or parametrectomy and pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy for cervical or vaginal stump carcinoma: report of six cases
    Z Liang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, People s Republic of China
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1713-6. 2006
    ..8 days. There was no intraoperative or postoperative complication. Laparoscopic radical parametrectomy with pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy for cervical or vaginal stump carcinoma can be successfully and safely accomplished...
  48. ncbi A fertility-preserving option in early cervical carcinoma: laparoscopy-assisted vaginal radical trachelectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy
    Yong Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400038, PR China
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 136:90-3. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the feasibility and outcome of laparoscopic radical vaginal trachelectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy in women treated with early cervical cancers who wish to maintain fertility...
  49. ncbi Symptom resolution and sexual function after anterior vaginal wall repair with or without polypropylene mesh
    Kari Nieminen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tampere University Hospital, P O Box 2000, 33521, Tampere, Finland
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1611-6. 2008
    ..001). The dyspareunia score was statistically significantly lower in the mesh group (p = 0.015). The mesh exposure rate was 8%. Sensation of vaginal bulge was relieved more efficiently by the mesh technique without causing dyspareunia...
  50. ncbi Arterial blood concentration of sevoflurane during single-breath induction and tracheal intubation in gynecologic patients
    Tso Chou Lin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tri Service General Hospital National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Anesth 20:496-500. 2008
    ..To investigate sevoflurane blood concentrations on loss of consciousness during single-breath induction and ensuing tidal volume ventilation...
  51. doi A statement for extensive primary cytoreductive surgery in advanced ovarian cancer
    C Pomel
    Department of Gynaecological Oncology, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London, UK
    BJOG 115:808-10. 2008
  52. ncbi Radical vaginal trachelectomy vs. radical hysterectomy for small early stage cervical cancer: a matched case-control study
    M E Beiner
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gynecol Oncol 110:168-71. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy and outcome from radical vaginal trachelectomy (RVT) compared to a matched group of patients undergoing radical hysterectomy for small early stage cervical cancer...
  53. ncbi "Schauta sine utero": technique and results of laparoscopic-vaginal radical parametrectomy
    Christhardt Köhler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Friedrich Schiller University, Bachstrasse 18, 07740, Jena, Germany
    Gynecol Oncol 91:359-68. 2003
    ..We evaluated whether radical parametrectomy without or with cervical stump exstirpation can be performed by a combined laparoscopic-vaginal approach...
  54. ncbi Review of transobturator and retropubic tape procedures for stress urinary incontinence
    Pallavi M Latthe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:331-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this review is to assess the recent evidence on effectiveness and complications of these tapes in stress urinary incontinence...
  55. ncbi Laparoscopic-assisted radical parametrectomy including pelvic and/or paraaortic lymphadenectomy in women after prior hysterectomy-three cases
    Yoon S Lee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kyungpook National University, School of Medicine, 50 Samduk 2 Ga, Taegu, Korea 700 412
    Gynecol Oncol 91:619-22. 2003
    ..This type of surgery for invasive cervical cancer after a hysterectomy or vaginal stump metastasis traditionally requires a major laparotomy; however, a minimal-access approach is now being applied to this type of procedure...
  56. ncbi Oncologic outcome of fertility-sparing radical trachelectomy versus radical hysterectomy for stage IB1 cervical carcinoma
    John P Diaz
    Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 111:255-60. 2008
    ..To compare the oncologic outcomes of women who underwent a fertility-sparing radical trachelectomy (RT) to those who underwent a radical hysterectomy (RH) for stage IB1 cervical carcinoma...
  57. ncbi Effectiveness of the TVT procedure as a repeat mid-urethra operation for treatment of stress incontinence
    K Palva
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 2, Helsinki, P O Box 140, 00029 HUS, Finland
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:769-74. 2009
    ....
  58. ncbi Diaphragmatic surgery during primary debulking in 89 patients with stage IIIB-IV epithelial ovarian cancer
    D Tsolakidis
    Division of Gynaecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Gynecol Oncol 116:489-96. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the role of diaphragmatic surgery in achieving optimal debulking in patients with advanced ovarian cancer and the assessment of the relative post-operative complications...
  59. ncbi Traditional native tissue versus mesh-augmented pelvic organ prolapse repairs: providing an accurate interpretation of current literature
    E J Stanford
    Delta County Memorial Hospital, 236 Cottonwood Rd, Delta, CO 81416, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:19-28. 2012
    ..An understanding of the published literature and knowledge of individual surgeon factors are important in deciding which surgical approach to use and how to best counsel patients during informed consent...
  60. ncbi Primary surgical repair of anterior vaginal prolapse: a randomised trial comparing anatomical and functional outcome between anterior colporrhaphy and trocar-guided transobturator anterior mesh
    A Vollebregt
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Spaarne Hospital Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    BJOG 118:1518-27. 2011
    ..To compare anterior colporrhaphy with a trocar-guided transobturator mesh procedure (Avaulta(®) anterior)...
  61. ncbi Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery: the evidence for the repairs
    Alex Gomelsky
    Department of Urology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    BJU Int 107:1704-19. 2011
    ..Recent warnings by the USA Food and Drug Administration and other groups regarding adverse events further complicate the decision to use synthetic mesh...
  62. ncbi Laparoscopic management of large ovarian tumors: clinical tips for overcoming common concerns
    Jin Hwa Hong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 38:9-15. 2012
    ..This study was performed to assess the feasibility and efficacy of laparoscopic management for patients with large ovarian tumors...
  63. ncbi Native tissue repairs in anterior vaginal prolapse surgery: examining definitions of surgical success in the mesh era
    Una Lee
    Section of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 22:265-70. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the outcomes of native tissue repair of anterior vaginal prolapse repair in the mesh era...
  64. ncbi Gasless laparoscopic myomectomy. Indications, surgical technique and advantages of a new procedure for removing uterine leiomyomas
    Alfredo Damiani
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, International School of Gynecological Endoscopy, S Pio X Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Reprod Med 48:792-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the feasibility, safety and reliability of gasless laparoscopic myomectomy (GLM) using a new subcutaneous lifting system (Laparotenser, Lucini L&T, Milan, Italy) for removing subserosal and intramural leiomyomas...
  65. ncbi Low-weight polypropylene mesh for anterior vaginal wall prolapse: a randomized controlled trial
    Reijo Hiltunen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Central Hospital of South Ostrobothnia, Seinajoki, Finland
    Obstet Gynecol 110:455-62. 2007
    ..To compare anterior colporrhaphy with and without a tailored mesh...
  66. ncbi Repair of the anterior vaginal compartment
    Sarah Hamilton Boyles
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 48:682-90. 2005
  67. ncbi Laparoscopy and gynecologic oncology
    Jennifer E Cho
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:313-26. 2009
    ..Significant progress has been made in the last 2 decades in gynecologic malignancy. In this study, the application of laparoscopy in cervical, endometrial, and ovarian cancer will be presented...
  68. ncbi Simultaneous laparoscopic uterine artery ligation and laparoscopic myomectomy for symptomatic uterine myomas with and without in situ morcellation
    Wen Chun Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hum Reprod 26:1735-40. 2011
    ..To determine the optimal surgical approach for laparoscopic uterine artery ligation (LUAL) combined with myomectomy in the management of women with symptomatic uterine fibroids...
  69. ncbi McIndoe procedure for vaginal agenesis: long-term outcome and effect on quality of life
    Christopher J Klingele
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1569-72; discussion 1572-3. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate quality of life, sexual function, and long-term outcome in women after undergoing the McIndoe procedure for vaginal agenesis...
  70. ncbi Tertiary cytoreduction in patients with recurrent ovarian carcinoma
    Mario M Leitao
    Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 95:181-8. 2004
    ..The literature on the role of cytoreductive surgery beyond the secondary cytoreductive setting is limited. In this study, we reviewed the outcomes of patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian carcinoma who underwent tertiary cytoreduction...
  71. ncbi Complete laparoscopic excision of endometriosis in teenagers: is postoperative hormonal suppression necessary?
    Patrick Yeung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27704, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:1909-12, 1912.e1. 2011
    ..To determine long-term outcomes after complete laparoscopic excision done at a tertiary referral center in a teenager population, who were not specifically advised to take postoperative hormonal suppression...
  72. ncbi Laparoscopic myomectomy focusing on the myoma pseudocapsule: technical and outcome reports
    Andrea Tinelli
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Experimental Endoscopic Surgery, Imaging, Minimally Invasive Therapy and Technology, Vito Fazzi Hospital, P zza Muratore, 73100 Lecce, Italy
    Hum Reprod 27:427-35. 2012
    ..Our aim was to assess surgical complaints and reproductive outcomes of laparoscopic intracapsular myomectomies by a prospective observational study run in University affiliated hospitals...
  73. pmc Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary care program on recovery and return to work of patients after gynaecological surgery; design of a randomized controlled trial
    Antonie Vonk Noordegraaf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:29. 2012
    ..In order to empower patients in recovery and return to work, a multidisciplinary care program consisting of an e-health intervention and integrated care management including participatory workplace intervention was developed...
  74. ncbi Prospective evaluation for the feasibility and safety of vaginal birth after laparoscopic myomectomy
    Jun Kumakiri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:420-4. 2008
    ..To estimate the feasibility and safety of vaginal birth after laparoscopic myomectomy (LM)...
  75. ncbi Adhesion formation after intracapsular myomectomy with or without adhesion barrier
    Andrea Tinelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vito Fazzi Hospital, Lecce, Italy
    Fertil Steril 95:1780-5. 2011
    ..To show the prevention of adhesion formation by placing an absorbable adhesion barrier after intracapsular myomectomy...
  76. pmc Can prolonged sick leave after gynecologic surgery be predicted? An observational study in The Netherlands
    Hans A M Brolmann
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1181HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 23:2237-41. 2009
    ..This study investigated the relation of the Recovery Index 10, the RI-6 (a subset of 6 questions), and the type of surgery to sick leave...
  77. ncbi Questionnaire analysis of recovery of activities of daily living after laparoscopic surgery
    Iwaho Kikuchi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:16-9. 2008
    ..A questionnaire survey of patients discharged after laparoscopic surgery was performed to investigate and analyze the recovery of activity of daily living (ADL) 1 month after surgery...
  78. ncbi Robotic gynecologic surgery
    Anthony G Visco
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1369-84. 2008
    ..Well-designed, prospective studies with well-defined clinical, long-term outcomes, including complications, cost, pain, return to normal activity, and quality of life, are needed to fully assess the value of this new technology...
  79. ncbi Pain control in laparoscopic gynecologic surgery with/without preoperative (preemptive) parecoxib sodium injection: a randomized study
    Sarwinee Ratchanon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital, University of Bangkok Metropolis, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 94:1164-8. 2011
    ..To determine the effectiveness of preoperative parecoxib sodium injection for pain relief after laparoscopic gynecologic surgery...
  80. ncbi Prediction of operation time for laparoscopic myomectomy by ultrasound measurements
    Wen Chiung Hsu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Surg Endosc 21:1600-6. 2007
    ..This study aimed to develop a regression-based prediction equation for operation time for laparoscopic myomectomy (LM) using ultrasound measurement...
  81. ncbi Myoma pseudocapsule: a distinct endocrino-anatomical entity in gynecological surgery
    Andrea Tinelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vito Fazzi Hospital, Piazza Muratore, Lecce 73100, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 25:661-7. 2009
    ....
  82. ncbi A simple clinical maneuver to reduce laparoscopy-induced shoulder pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Phelps
    Department of Anesthesia, Southwest Healthcare System, Murrieta, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1155-60. 2008
    ..To estimate the efficacy of a simple clinical maneuver that facilitates removal of residual abdominal carbon dioxide (CO2) after laparoscopic surgery to reduce shoulder pain...
  83. ncbi Use of three-dimensional ultrasonography in the evaluation of uterine perfusion and healing after laparoscopic myomectomy
    Wen Chun Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 92:1110-5. 2009
    ..To evaluate vascular perfusion and uterine healing after laparoscopic myomectomy using three-dimensional power Doppler ultrasound (3D-PDU)...
  84. ncbi Laparoscopic sacral colpopexy versus total vaginal mesh for vaginal vault prolapse: a randomized trial
    Christopher F Maher
    Wesley, Royal Brisbane, and Mater Urogynaecology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:360.e1-7. 2011
    ..To compare the laparoscopic sacral colpopexy and total vaginal mesh for vaginal vault prolapse...
  85. ncbi Modified uterine transplant procedure in the sheep model
    Edwin R Ramirez
    Antelope Valley Hospital, Lancaster, California, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:311-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of this project is to develop a uterine transplant procedure in the sheep model that may be suitable for human uterine transplants...
  86. ncbi Building the evidence base for postoperative and postpartum advice
    Lucas Minig
    Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:892-900. 2009
    ..for postdischarge instructions related to physical activity after the most common obstetric and gynecologic surgical procedures, we conclude that the available data do not support many of the recommendations currently provided...
  87. ncbi Anterior or posterior sacrospinous vaginal vault suspension: long-term anatomic and functional evaluation
    R P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:199-204. 2001
    ..To compare vaginal anatomy and sexual function after the conventional posterior and anterior sacrospinous vault suspension...
  88. ncbi Clinical evaluation of a viscoelastic gel for reduction of adhesions following gynaecological surgery by laparoscopy in Europe
    P Lundorff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Viborg Hospital, Viborg, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 20:514-20. 2005
    ..Commonly used adhesion prevention devices either cannot be applied or are difficult to use via laparoscopy. A viscoelastic gel was developed specifically for adhesion prophylaxis during minimally invasive surgery...
  89. ncbi Bloodless surgery in a Jehovah's Witness patient with a 12.7-kg uterine leiomyosarcoma
    Nimesh P Nagarsheth
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, New Jersey, USA
    J Surg Educ 64:212-9. 2007
    ..The techniques of bloodless surgery have been incorporated in order to care for a patient with a large uterine sarcoma with involvement and invasion into adjacent organs...
  90. pmc Reduced-force closed trocar entry technique: analysis of trocar insertion force using a mechanical force gauge
    James Fanning
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania State University, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    JSLS 15:59-61. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare standard trocar entry with our reduced-force closed trocar entry technique by measuring trocar insertion force using a mechanical force gauge...
  91. ncbi Does the Prolift system cause dyspareunia?
    Joye K Lowman
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:707.e1-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the de novo dyspareunia rate with the Prolift procedure...
  92. ncbi Pre-clinical evaluation of a next-generation spray adhesion barrier for multiple site adhesion protection
    Roger Ferland
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Surg Technol Int 18:137-43. 2009
    ....
  93. ncbi Experimental uterus transplantation
    Mats Brannstrom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Hum Reprod Update 16:329-45. 2010
    ..Uterus transplantation (UTx) is developed in animal models as a future method to treat uterine factor infertility...
  94. ncbi Operative complications in HIV-infected women undergoing gynecologic surgery
    C A Sewell
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Harvey 319, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Reprod Med 46:199-204. 2001
    ..To examine complications in HIV-positive women and controls undergoing gynecologic surgery and to evaluate the prognostic value of immune function for postoperative morbidity...
  95. ncbi Laparoscopic excision of large ovarian cysts
    Hesham A F Salem
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 28:290-4. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to check the ability of operative laparoscopy to help in the management of large ovarian cysts that may reach above the level of the umbilicus...
  96. ncbi Initial laparoscopic access in postmenopausal women: a preliminary prospective study
    Andrea Tinelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vito Fazzi Hospital, Lecce, Italy
    Menopause 16:966-70. 2009
    ..Because more than 50% of major laparoscopic complications occur during initial entry under the abdominal skin, the efficacy and the safety of two laparoscopic access techniques were compared in postmenopausal women...
  97. ncbi Robotic-assisted laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy for treatment of vaginal vault prolapse
    David S Di Marco
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55901, USA
    Urology 63:373-6. 2004
    ..To describe and demonstrate the use and benefit of robotic-assisted laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy in the treatment of posthysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse...
  98. ncbi Outcome after anterior vaginal prolapse repair: a randomized controlled trial
    John N Nguyen
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Bellflower, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:891-8. 2008
    ..To report 1-year outcomes of a randomized controlled trial comparing polypropylene mesh-reinforced anterior vaginal prolapse repair with anterior colporrhaphy...
  99. ncbi Abdominal access in gynaecological laparoscopy: a comparison between direct optical and blind closed access by Verres needle
    Andrea Tinelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vito Fazzi Hospital, Lecce, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 148:191-4. 2010
    ..In order to minimize first access-related complications in laparoscopy, several techniques and technologies have been introduced in the past years. This investigation compares two laparoscopic access techniques...
  100. ncbi Surgical management of deeply infiltrating endometriosis: an update
    Charles Chapron
    Service de Chirurgie Gynecologique, Unité de Chirurgie, Clinique Universitaire Baudelocque, 123, boulevard Port Royal, CHU Cochin Saint Vincent de Paul, 75014 Paris, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1034:326-37. 2004
    ..Further studies are needed to specify the place and modalities of medical treatments preoperatively and postoperatively...
  101. ncbi Surgical skills assessment: a blinded examination of obstetrics and gynecology residents
    Barbara A Goff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98195 6460, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:613-7. 2002
    ..Our goal was to establish the feasibility, reliability, and validity of our surgical skills assessment instrument when administered in a blinded fashion...

Research Grants61

  1. Hormone markers during pregnancy and ovarian concer risk
    Sven Cnattingius; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The Swedish research registers will allow us to perform a large cost-effective cohort study where information on markers of hormone exposure during pregnancy has been collected prospectively. ..
  2. Developing Physics-Based Virtual Simulation Technology for Natural Orifice Transl
    DANIEL BOUGERE JONES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  3. The role of novel, uncultivable bacteria in incident PID
    CATHERINE L contact HAGGERTY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. STRAW+10: Addressing the Unfinished Agenda of Staging Reproductive Aging - RESUBM
    Sioban D Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We also propose to extend the STRAW recommendations to be more broadly applicable to the range of women's diverse experience of reproductive aging. ..
  5. Cranberry as a Strategy for Preventing CAUTI Post Gynecologic Surgery
    Betsy Foxman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The conduct/ results of this pilot /feasibility study will prepare us for the conduct of a large scale clinical trial. ..
  6. Bilateral oophorectomy and cancer risk and mortality in African American women
    Deborah A Boggs; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..It is particularly important to elucidate the long-term health effects of bilateral oophorectomy and hysterectomy in this population of women because of the high prevalence of these surgeries. ..
  7. ICE-FREE PRESERVATION OF OVARIES FOR LONG-TERM FECUNDITY
    Ying Song; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  8. CHROMOSOME PAIRING AND NONDISJUNCTION IN HUMAN MEIOSIS
    Edith Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Multicolor FISH will be used to evaluate for heterologous associations in early meiosis to determine their significance in the formation of structural rearrangements. ..
  9. IN VIVO REGULATION OF STAR IN THE HUMAN CORPUS LUTEUM
    JEROME STRAUSS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of these studies will provide a framework for understanding the role of StAR in the control of human luteal steroidogenesis. ..
  10. ANESTHETIC ACTION AND VIRUS REPLICATION
    Paul Knight; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..By correlating these in vivo results with our in vitro results we hope to establish a firm molecular basis for our clinical findings...
  11. Surgical Adhesions: Role of T cells in Pathogenesis
    Arthur Tzianabos; Fiscal Year: 2005
    The development of adhesions associated with abdominal and gynecologic surgical procedures causes severe morbidity and can be fatal. These structures are also associated with infertility and chronic pelvic pain in women...
  12. Gel-forming Systems for Adhesion Prevention
    SHALABY SHALABY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This will not only benefit patients, but also reduce the cost of healthcare. ..
  13. IN UTERO DES EXPOSURE: CANCER AND MEDICAL ILLNESSES
    PETER O BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..9, a two-fold difference in the rates of many common medical diseases and surgical procedures at the p=.05 level...
  14. AN EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDY OF BREAST CANCER RISK FACTORS
    William Dupont; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..We will also use Third National Cancer Survey data from Atlanta and data from the Cancer in Connecticut series to form two standard populations for further comparisons with our study group. ..
  15. Natural History of POP-- A Prospective Cohort Study
    Ingrid Nygaard; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The national cost burden is large. This project will provide fundamental data to guide future decisions about intervention threshold, preventative measures, and risk factor modification. ..
  16. Function of the Urethra in Continent Women
    Kimberly Kenton; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Normative ranges will be calculated for EMG, current perception thresholds, and urethral pressures for Caucasian and African American women. These data can then be used by other centers as reference data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. BOTULINUM TOXIN THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/CHRON*
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Strategies Against HPV Related Genital Diseases in Women
    Bradley Monk; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It is expected that Dr. Monk will have obtained extramural funding for both his laboratory and clinical studies by the end of the period of support requested. ..
  20. Patient-centered goals for pelvic floor dysfunction
    Kathie Hullfish; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Patient goals, combined with clinical and QOL measures, may be used to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary, patient-centered approaches to prevention, management, treatment, and rehabilitation. ..
  21. Treatment Investigation for Posterior Prolapse
    GEOFFREY CUNDIFF; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..All subjects will be followed for a total of three years. ..
  22. Health Services Use: Analysis of ACTIVE Data
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The trial data currently are being archived for public use and are available only to the ACTIVE investigators. ..
  23. Training Program for Geriatric Social Workers
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Wayne State University Clinical Translational Science
    Michael Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Limited Access Dataset: ACTIVE Study Phase II
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will make the remainder of the study data available for public use. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Treatment of Endometriosis-Associated Pelvic Pain
    David Guzick; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, a cost-effectiveness analysis will be performed by calculating the cost per unit reduction in pain score for each treatment. ..
  27. Interactive Decision Aid for Advance Care Planning
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Biobehavioral Effects of Emotional Expression in Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The effects of the intervention should be evident throughout recovery and across indices of quality of life, mental health, subjective symptoms of stress, and immune function. ..
  29. Pelvic Floor Changes Before and After Birth
    REBECCA GLENN ROGERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will provide fundamental data to guide future decisions about labor interventions to prevent PF changes as well as data-based decisions regarding maternal request cesarean. ..
  30. Limited Access Dataset: The ACTIVE Study
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The Coordinating Center for the ACTIVE trial, the New England Research Institutes, will perform this work. ..
  31. Biobehavioral Effects of Yoga During Cancer Treatment
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Supplementing Relaxation & Music for Postoperative Pain
    Marion Good; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Knowledge of the effects of patient teaching and non-invasive methods to reduce post-operative pain, stress, and immune function may facilitate postoperative recovery with lower health-care cost. ..
  33. Brief Psychosocial Intervention for Head and Neck Cancer Patients and Partners
    DONNA POSLUSZNY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Twenty of these couples will also participate in a qualitative[unreadable] interview. Ten additional couples will be recruited to test the feasibilty of the psychosocial intervention. ..
  34. Reproductive Risk Factors for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    Jeanette Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Identification of risk factors for prolapse will help guide the development of preventive intervention trials to test the efficacy of modifying risk factors for pelvic organ prolapse. ..
  35. Collagenolysis and Elastolysis in Urinary Incontinence
    Bertha Chen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our goal is to identify specific pathophysiologic changes related to reproductive events and aging which underlie the development of SUI as a first step to identifying potential targets for therapeutic intervention. ..
  36. Economic Analysis of the Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network Trials (E-UITN)
    Leslee L Subak; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study assembles a group of senior investigators with expertise in economics, cost-effectiveness and UI treatment. The E- UITN will provide critical economic data for commonly used treatments for incontinence. ..
  37. Characterizing Mammalian Embryonic polyA Binding Protein
    Emre Seli; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  38. Raloxifene in Women with AD: Randomized Controlled Trial
    VICTOR HENDERSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is anticipated that findings from this pilot study will provide useful guidance to plan and conduct future studies of raloxifene in women with mild to moderate symptoms of dementia due to AD. ..
  39. Economic Analysis of the EPRIDE
    Leslee Subak; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The E- PRIDE ancillary study allows us to efficiently evaluate the cost-utility of a novel treatment approach - weight reduction -- for incontinence. ..
  40. Treatment of Endometriosis with NA vs GnRH Agonist
    Ozgul Muneyyirci Delale; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The objectives will be compared between the group at 12, 24 and 52 weeks of treatment and at 6 month intervals during the follow-up period. ..
  41. Female Pelvic Floor Disorders and Sexual Functions
    Victoria Handa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This powerful combination will provide the candidate with the necessary skills and experience to become a successful, independently funded investigator. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. PREGNANCY OUTCOME AFTER TREATMENT OF CERVICAL DYSPLASIA
    Lynn Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Outcome of the first >/= 20 week pregnancy following diagnosis will be compared for 535 treated women and 535 women not requiring treatment, using multiple logistic and linear regression models to control for confounding. ..
  43. PRESURGICAL STRESS REDUCTION MENTAL HEALTH AND CANCER
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We hypothesize that pre-surgical stress management will reduce the negative impact of RP assessed by psychological, physiological, and quality of life measures. ..
  44. FOOD FOR LIFE: HEALTHIER MEALS ELDERS CAN LIVE WITH
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..2. To rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of using the package in a workshop in improving participants' diet. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: NOT AVAILABLE ..
  45. ADVANCED STAGE CHRONIC DISEASE: SYMPTONS, DISTRESS, CARE
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, the study will provide data on the amount, source, and costs of care that will improve planning and coordination of end-of-life care. ..
  46. U of R Human Subjects Collaborative Research Enhancement
    David Guzick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This can be viewed as the first steps in the development of an interoperative clinical research network as envisioned within the NIH Strategic Plan. ..
  47. ATR in Human Cancer and Anticancer Therapy
    William Cliby; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Using xenograft models we will develop a gene therapy model of ATR disruption to test the safety and efficacy of targeting ATR for anticancer therapy. ..
  48. International Center of TCM for Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  49. Communicating to Improve the Quality of Informal Care
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  50. Validation of Medicare Claims to Define Chemotherapy Use
    Deborah Schrag; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This knowledge has the potential to lay the groundwork for development of an inexpensive and efficient system for monitoring and improving the quality of US cancer care. ..
  51. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    David Guzick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Since much of the current space will continue to house vision science, this C06 award will create a substantial net increase in vision-research facilities and capabilities. ..
  52. Doctor-Older Patient Communication About Alcohol Misuse
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The program can also be used in medical schools and by advance practice nurses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Communicating with Older Drivers: A Web-based Course
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The Web-based program will be marketed as a CME product for physicians through NERI's E-commerce Website and the Boston University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Beneath the Urologic Iceberg: A Qualitative Study
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. Patient-Oriented Models for Urinary Function in Women
    Linda Brubaker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] b. To model urinary storage in health and disease [unreadable] c. To model urinary emptying in health and diseas [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. URINE LOSS AND PROLAPSE IN NUNS AND THEIR PAROUS SISTERS
    GUNHILDE BUCHSBAUM; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A matched pair logistic regression will be performed to obtain an adjusted estimate of the impact of familiality and vaginal delivery in UT and POP, taking into account other risk factors. ..
  57. COMPUTER AIDED STRESS REDUCTION, MENTAL HEALTH & CANCER
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  58. ANESHETIC MODULATION OF NATIVE NICOTINIC RECEPTORS
    Pamela Flood; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The resulting information will provide understanding of the molecular mechanism underlying one of the anesthetic effects that limit anesthetic safety. ..
  59. Biology of the Primate Ovarian Surface Epithelium
    Jay W Wright; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..g. infertility) and pathology (e.g. tumorigenesis). The result of this project will generate a comprehensive tissue archive to be used in future studies and collaborations with other investigators. ..
  60. MENTORING & ADVANCED RESEARCH TRAINING FOR WRHR SCHOLARS
    Jonathan Berek; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This cadre of Scholars will be among future leaders in women's reproductive health research in the United States. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Genotype /phenotype correlations in infertility
    LAWRENCE LAYMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The elucidation and analysis of gene mutations in infertile patients will be important to determine the genetic basis of some forms of infertility and to determine the underlying mechanisms of puberty and reproduction...