Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy for Endometriosis and an Arteriovenous Malformation

ConclusionTo conclude, preoperative embolization of the arteriovenous shunt improves surgery, avoiding excessive bleeding and permitting easier radical hysterectomy for deep pelvic endometriosis. Similar cases have been published [1], but to our knowledge, our video is the first regarding this subject. It appears that embolization can fail, but hysterectomy remains the gold standard treatment [2].
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: Some early-life factors including breastfeeding, neonatal vaginal bleeding and paternal smoking were associated with subsequent, surgically confirmed endometriosis in this cohort of Chinese women. PMID: 31055972 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care Source Type: research
ConclusionProgestin therapy with D or N appears to be effective in reducing the size of endometriomas and related symptoms, with a greater effect on symptoms relief and higher tolerability in women treated with D.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Rationale: The purpose of this case report was to raise awareness regarding endometriosis on the surface of the uterus mimicking malignant tumor and thus manage it accurately. Patient concerns: A 40-year-old Asian woman with a 2-year history of lower abdomen pain was admitted to our department with elevated serum cancer antigen (CA) 125 level, weight loss, and pelvic mass from 20 days previously. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a high volume of effusion in the pelvic cavity, an irregular occupying lesion on the surface of the fundus of the uterus, and multiple nodules. Diagnoses: Postoperative pathology confirm...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
AbstractIntroductionAdenomyosis is a benign uterine disease where endometrial glands and stroma are found within the myometrium surrounded by an area of hypertrophic myometrium. Symptomatology includes heavy menstrual bleeding and pelvic pain. The pathogenesis of adenomyosis is not known; however, animal models have shown increased uterine concentration of prolactin as a risk factor. Prolactin acts as a smooth muscle cell mitogen. If prolactin is central to adenomyosis pathogenesis, reducing uterine prolactin could be a possible medical treatment option. In this pilot study we aim to evaluate the effect of bromocriptine, a...
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research
ConclusionSurgical standardization is important to guide the general/colorectal surgeon in the effective approach of intestinal endometriosis.ResumoObjetivoDemonstrar a padronização da cirurgia de endometriose profunda com acometimento intestinal.MétodosEstudo prospectivo que avaliou 74 mulheres submetidas à cirurgia padronizada para endometriose profunda intestinal. Divididas em dois grupos, segundo os achados da ultrassonografia anorretal tridimensional, o Grupo I com lesões acometendo a gordura perirretal e o Grupo II com lesões acometendo, pelo menos, a camada muscular pr&oacut...
Source: Journal of Coloproctology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
ConclusionThere was a low recurrence rate following surgery, and hormonal treatment is an option, although the current findings suggested that surgical therapy be the first choice of treatment for umbilical endometriosis.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Menstrual symptoms such as dysmenorrhea, heavy menstrual bleeding, and perimenstrual mood disorders are known to be widespread among the general population. From studies in patients with endometriosis and premenstrual disorder, it has been shown that these symptoms can have a large impact on women ’s quality of life and account for substantial health care use. Furthermore, it is estimated that many women initially do not consult a doctor while facing menstrual symptoms. Consequently, the impact of menstrual symptoms on daily activities in the general population is unknown.
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Original Research Source Type: research
Menstrual symptoms like dysmenorrhea, heavy menstrual bleeding, and perimenstrual mood disorders are known to be widespread among the general population. From studies in patients with endometriosis and premenstrual disorder, it has been shown that these symptoms can have a large impact on women ’s quality of life and account for substantial healthcare use. Furthermore, it is estimated that many women initially do not consult a doctor while facing menstrual symptoms. Consequently, the impact of menstrual symptoms on daily activities in the general population is unknown.
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Original Research: Gynecology Source Type: research
ConclusionMorcellation of nonmalignant tissue is not without consequence. Pathology confirmed endometriosis was documented for the first time in 20.4% of patients who underwent a second surgery. This finding raises the suspicion that morcellation and dispersion of the uterine specimen may be associated in the development of endometriosis.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The presence of a rectosigmoid nodule of endometriosis greater than 5.20 mm thick on RS-EUS might predict the need for bowel resection. PMID: 30783373 [PubMed - in process]
Source: World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: World J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
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