Does the Vaginal Flora Modify When a Synthetic Mesh is Used for Genital Prolapse Repair in Postmenopausal Women? A Pilot, Randomized Controlled Study

Conclusions In this pilot study, the use of synthetic mesh by vaginal or abdominal route did not affect the vaginal flora in postmenopausal women operated on by POP surgery.
Source: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: Surgery is effective in achieving successful closure of diverticular colovaginal fistula. Smokers should be encouraged to stop before embarking on an elective repair. Although the use of fecal diversion and omental pedicle flaps did not correlate with success, they should be used when clinically appropriate. See Video Abstract at FÍSTULAS COLOVAGINALES DIVERTICULARES ¿QUÉ FACTORES CONTRIBUYEN AL ÉXITO DEL TRATAMIENTO QUIRÚRGICO? ANTECEDENTES: La enfermedad diverticular es la causa principal de fístulas colovaginales. La cirugí...
Source: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Contributions: Benign Source Type: research
ConclusionsTraditionally, patients with vesicovaginal fistula after pelvic radiation therapy and multiple abdominal surgeries are managed by laparotomy. This video demonstrates a feasible robotic approach to vesicovaginal fistula repair, with superior imaging affording a three-dimensional vision and stabilization of instruments allowing wrist-like movements.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Authors: Weintraub AY PMID: 31280515 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Vaginal mesh-augmentation concomitant with vaginal hysterectomy for pelvic organ prolapse repair does not carry an increased risk of erosion. PMID: 31280509 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Genitourinary injury occurs in 1.8% of hysterectomies for benign indications; immediate identification and repair is associated with a reduced risk of subsequent genitourinary fistula formation. PMID: 31306326 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
Conclusions and Relevance More level 1 data are needed in order to robustly understand long-term differences in outcomes between native tissue uterine-conserving versus vaginal hysterectomy surgical approaches in women with uterovaginal prolapse. Target Audience Obstetricians and gynecologists, family physicians. Learning Objectives After completing this activity, the learner should be better able to explain why uterine-sparing procedures for uterovaginal prolapse are becoming more popular in the United States; compare similarities and differences in subjective and objective outcomes between the MP and TVH; describ...
Source: Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey - Category: OBGYN Tags: CME ARTICLES Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Use of NPWT with the microadhesive dressing proved successful in the management of this complex and challenging ECF.
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Challenges in Practice Source Type: research
Abstract Transvaginal small bowel evisceration is a rare, life-threatening condition, requiring urgent surgical intervention. In our case, ischemia developed in the intestinal segment with evisceration, with a laceration in the small intestine of the mesentery, and finally, a small bowel resection was required. An 89-year-old woman was brought to the hospital with a sudden onset of abdominal pain, which lasted for 4 hours. Upon the examination, it was found that approximately 50 cm of the small intestine was eviscerated from the vagina, with its mesentery. The intestines were edematous, and also there were signs o...
Source: Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery : TJTES - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg Source Type: research
Conclusion Despite ACGME recommendations, data suggest that many graduating residents may not be comfortable with these complex procedures. [...] Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: American Journal of Perinatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewThe diagnosis of placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) is based on evaluation of risk factors and imaging findings. Ultrasound (US) is widely available and relatively cheap; magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is expensive and not universally available. We review performance, interpretation, accuracy, and pitfalls of MRI, and whether it has a role in the management of PAS.Recent FindingsRecent meta-analyses showed excellent diagnostic accuracy in depth of placental invasion. Specific MRI features (intraplacental T2 dark bands, myometrial disruption, uterine bulge, and uteroplacental or parametrial hypervasc...
Source: Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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