Uterine-fibroid Risk Higher in Women With Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia Uterine-fibroid Risk Higher in Women With Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia
Black women with central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) are at increased risk for developing uterine leiomyomas (ULs), according to a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information
We report a case of a pyomyoma in which in-bag morcellation allowed for a total laparoscopic hysterectomy instead of laparotomy, which has been recognized as the standard of care to avoid the spread of infection from morcellation. A 45-year-old multiparous woman presented with sepsis, pelvic pain, and leukocytosis at 1 month after undergoing uterine artery embolization for symptomatic uterine leiomyoma. Pelvic computed tomography scan revealed a 9-cm suspected pyomyoma. A total hysterectomy was performed using a laparoscopic approach with in-bag morcellation. The intervention was successful, and the postoperative course wa...
This article describes the experience of a large multisite organization that implemented a machine-based scalp cooling program. METHODS: Nursing staff led an interprofessional team that addressed components of the program. As a result, eight sites within the authors' organization simultaneously began offering scalp cooling via machine using a single unified process. This approach was then successfully replicated one year later to prepare six additional sites to launch scalp cooling for other solid tumor types beyond breast cancer. FINDINGS: Using a structured, collaborative, and interprofessional approach to the ...
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ConclusionsOur study suggests that patients with LPM for presumed leiomyomas appear to have a considerable risk of unexpected cancers. Moreover, morcellation is potentially associated with adverse prognosis in patients with high-grade sarcomas. Informed consent on unexpected cancers that should be discussed before morcellation.
Authors: Rossi A, Garelli V, Muscianese M, Pranteda G, Caro G, D'arino A, Fortuna MC PMID: 30229638 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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(Johns Hopkins Medicine) In a study of medical records gathered on hundreds of thousands of African-American women, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have evidence that women with a common form of hair loss have an increased chance of developing uterine leiomyomas, or fibroids