Chance favors the prepared mind: How incidental findings of asymptomatic pink papules led to the diagnosis of Reed syndrome
A 66-year-old female was referred to dermatology for melanonychia, which was later identified as a splinter hemorrhage on examination. Incidentally, she was found to have two 4-mm asymptomatic firm smooth pink papules on the upper forehead and multiple similar lesions on the posterior neck and upper back. Further history revealed that the patient had suffered from severe uterine fibroids requiring hysterectomy at age 34. The patient ’s mother, two daughters, and maternal aunt also had severe uterine fibroids requiring hysterectomy, and her mother, daughter, and maternal cousin had similar skin lesions.
A California appeals court has ruled a transgender man can sue a Catholic hospital for canceling his hysterectomy
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 -- Hysterectomy, even with ovarian conservation, is associated with an increased long-term risk for de novo depression, according to a study published online Aug. 30 in Menopause. Shannon K. Laughlin-Tommaso, M.D., from the...
Postoperative nausea and vomiting is common with intrathecal morphine use in total abdominal hysterectomy. Which antiemetic is most effective for these patients?BMC Anesthesiology
AbstractPurposePernicious placenta previa induces severe hemorrhage during cesarean section. Abdominal aorta balloon occlusion (AABO) is considered as an effective operation for patients with pernicious placenta previa. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical application of abdominal aortic balloon occlusion in the placenta previa and cesarean section by systematic review and meta-analysis.MethodsMEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, Web of Science, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), WAN-FANG DATA and CQVIP were searched from inception to Jan. 15th, 2019. Operative time, intraoperative blood loss vo...
ConclusionsThis study revealed that diffuse-type 53BP1 expression may be beneficial to estimate genomic instability during dedifferentiation from LM to DLMS.
TUESDAY, Sept. 17, 2019 -- Having a hysterectomy can be a traumatic experience, and new research now shows it may also increase the long-term risk for depression and anxiety. " Our study shows that removing the uterus may have more effect on...
NIH-supported clinical study will continue to follow patients for five-year outcomes
A NEW incision-free hysterectomy promises a swift recovery and no scarring. Heather West, 53, from Gravesend, Kent, was one of the first in the UK to benefit, as she tells ROGER DOBSON.
This randomized clinical trial compares effectiveness and adverse events of transvaginal mesh –augmented hysteropexy vs vaginal hysterectomy with suture apical uterosacral ligament suspension in postmenopausal women with symptomatic uterovaginal prolapse.
Uncontained uterine power morcellation, a laparoscopic hysterectomy technique, may worsen outcomes for women who have undiagnosed uterine cancer.