Sexual function after laparoscopic vs. transvaginal closure of the vaginal vault after laparoscopic hysterectomy: a secondary analysis of a randomized trial by the italian society of gynecological endoscopy, using a validated questionnaire
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Stefano Uccella, Vito Andra Capozzi, Matteo Ricco, Emanuele Perrone, Margherita Zanello, Stefania Ferrari, Pier Carlo Zorzato, Renato Seracchioli, Antonella Cromi, Maurizio Serati, Raffaella Ergasti, Francesco Fanfani, Roberto Berretta, Mario Malzoni, Stefano Cianci, Enrico Vizza, Maurizio Guido, Francesco Legge, Giuseppe Ciravolo, Salvatore Gueli AllettiAbstractObjectiveThe effect of the different types of vaginal cuff closures on post-hysterectomy sexual function has not been investigated in depth. We evaluated if th...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - April 3, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Predictors of Overnight Admission After Laparoscopic Myomectomy in a High-Volume Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Setting
Publication date: Available online 29 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Gaby Moawad, Daniel Park, Marloes Maasen, Anja Forst, Paul TyanAbstractStudy ObjectiveOur primary goal was to uncover preoperative and intraoperative risk factors that prevented Same-Day Discharge (SDD) after myomectomy in a setting where SDD was the standard of care. Uncovered predictors would serve to enhance patient counseling and medical optimization before surgery.DesignA Single-center retrospective cohort study.SettingSingle urban university hospital center by fellowship-trained minimally invasive gynecologic su...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 31, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Compartment syndrome of the hand after laparoscopic gynecological surgery
We present the case of a patient diagnosed with compartment syndrome of the hand after laparoscopic surgery for an epithelial ovarian cancer. Is a 42-year-old woman with incidental finding of high-grade ovarian serous carcinoma after an emergency surgery. On imaging evaluation, the patient was found to have evidence of residual retroperitoneal adenopathy and, was taken to the operating room for a staging procedure by laparoscopy. In the immediate postoperative period, she developed a compartment syndrome of the right hand that required multiple fasciotomies and multidisciplinary management by plastic surgery, orthopedics, ...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 31, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Racial Disparities in Response to an FDA Safety Communication Regarding the Use of Power Morcellation for the Treatment of Uterine Leiomyoma
Publication date: Available online 30 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Tomomi Matsushita, Akihiko Sekizawa, Lisa K. JacobsAbstractStudy objectiveTo investigate whether the rate of increase in the performance of abdominal myomectomy over a laparoscopic approach after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety communication regarding morcellator use for myomectomy differs among races.DesignRetrospective cohort studySettingThe American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement (NSQIP) data during 33 months before and after the FDA communication in April 2014.Patients...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 31, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Effect of Perioperative Transfusion on Postoperative Morbidity Following Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy For Benign Indications
Publication date: Available online 28 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Paul Tyan, Ali Taher, Erin Carey, Richard Amdur, Cole Messersmith, Hannah N. Robinson, Alex Gu, Maria V. Vargas, Gaby N. MoawadAbstractStudy ObjectiveTo examine the impact of perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion on postoperative infectious wound occurrences, Sepsis related events and venous thromboembolism.DesignRetrospective cohort study.SettingHospitals Participating in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP).PatientsPatients who underwent a minimally invasive...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 29, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

The Effect of Low-Pressure Pulmonary Recruitment Maneuver on Post-Laparoscopic Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Publication date: Available online 28 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Jiyoung Lee, Chunghyun Park, Jihee Kim, Yumin Ki, Sun Hee Cha, Jong Yeop KimAbstractStudy ObjectivePost-laparoscopic shoulder pain (PLSP) is effectively reduced by a pulmonary recruitment maneuver (PRM). The goal of this study is to assess the efficacy of a PRM using maximal inspiratory pressure of 30 cm H2O, which is lower than previously studied pressure for reducing PLSP.DesignRandomized controlled trial.SettingA university hospital.PatientsEighty-four patients who were undergoing elective gynecologic laparoscopy.I...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 29, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Surgical Trends and Time-Frame Comparison of Surgical Types of Hysterectomy: A Nationwide, Population-Based 15-Year Study
ConclusionThis 15-year study describes an increase of LHs and SAHs over time and provides evidence of surgical trends and a paradigm shift of hysterectomies. Surgical skills and performance extended from high- to low-surgical volume gynecologists and from medical centers to regional and local hospitals. This shift may have a great influence on patient and healthcare provider choice of treatment. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 28, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Direct Methotrexate Injection into the Gestational Sac for Nontubal Ectopic Pregnancy: A Review of Efficacy and Outcomes from a Single Institution
Conclusion(s)Direct MTX injection into the gestational sac for NTEP treatment is safe and effective. The failure rate of 7% is considerably lower than what previously reported for a failure of systemic MTX in similar cases (25%). Resolution of serum hCG after treatment can be quite prolonged even in uncomplicated cases. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 28, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Increased fetal chromosome detection with the use of operative hysteroscopy during evacuation of products of conception for diagnosed miscarriage
Publication date: Available online 26 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, Ina Zamfirova, Charles E. MillerAbstractStudy ObjectivePrimary objective is to determine whether incorporation of operative hysteroscopy with biopsy of products of conception, in conjunction with a suction curettage for a first trimester missed abortion, affected the rate of maternal cell contamination when chromosomal analysis was performed on the products of conception. Secondary objective was to determine the rates of retained products of conception with incorporation of hysteroscopy post su...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 28, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Uterine Inversion Presenting as Pelvic Organ Prolapse in a Patient with Leiomyosarcoma
Publication date: Available online 26 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Leanne Free, Merima Ruhotina, Gnankang Sarah Napoe, Lindsey Beffa, Kyle Wohlrab (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 28, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Laparoscopic myomectomy: an alternative approach to tackling submucous fibroids?
ConclusionLaparoscopic myomectomy for submucous fibroids has similar peri-operative outcomes and immediate complications to laparoscopic myomectomy for other fibroids and can be considered for large or type 2 submucous fibroids. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 28, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Emergent laparoscopic removal of perforating intrauterine device during pregnancy under regional anesthesia. A Case Report
ConclusionLaparoscopic removal of perforated IUD during pregnancy under regional anesthesia is a feasible and safe option that should be considered when needed. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 25, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Two Modest Proposals: Thoughts from the Fibroid/Leiomyosarcoma Controversies
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): David L. Olive (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 24, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

The Technique of Vaginal Septum as Uterine Septum: A New Approach for the Hysteroscopic Treatment of Vaginal Septum
ConclusionThe technique of VaSUS for the resectoscope of LVS appears to be safe and effective with good outcomes, even in terms of dyspareunia. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 24, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Advancing the science of uterine transplantation: minimizing living donor risk on a path to surgical innovation
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Rebecca Flyckt, Ruth M. Farrell, Tommaso Falcone (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 24, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Intrauterine Protrusion of Metal Coils: A Rare Complication of Uterine Artery Embolization
Publication date: Available online 21 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Takuma Yoshimura, Yoshifumi Kasuga, Takayuki Higuchi, Bao-Liang Lin (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 24, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Voiding Trial in Office after Unsuccessful Voiding Trial in Postoperative Unit: How Many More Days Is Enough?
Publication date: Available online 28 February 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Sadikah Behbehani, Tiffany Pham, Katie Kunze, Megan Wasson, Johnny YiABSTRACTStudy ObjectiveTo determine the incidence of a successful in-office voiding trial after minimally invasive hysterectomy.DesignA retrospective cohort study.SettingA tertiary care academic center.PatientsAll patients undergoing minimally invasive hysterectomies (vaginal, laparoscopic, or robotic) from January 2013 to July 2018 who have an unsuccessful voiding trial in the postoperative unit.InterventionsA voiding trial.Measurements and Main ...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 20, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Author's Reply
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Marron Wong, Stephanie Morris, Karen Wang, Khara Simpson (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 17, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Regarding “Successful Laparoscopic Surgery without Neuromuscular Blockade in a Patient with Malignant Hyperthermia Susceptibility”
Publication date: Available online 18 February 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Ha Jung Kim, Jae Moon Choi, Won Uk Koh, Jin Sun Kim, Hong Seuk Yang (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 16, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Management of Submucosal Myomas Not Completely Resected
Publication date: Available online 18 February 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Franklin D. Loffer (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 16, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Double Standard or Double-Blinded? An Argument for All Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journals
Publication date: Available online 15 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Gaby Moawad, Paul Tyan, Sara Rahman (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 16, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Factors that Impact Fertility after Hysteroscopic Adhesiolysis for Intrauterine Adhesions and Amenorrhea: A Retrospective Cohort Study
ConclusionYounger age, earlier treatment within disease course, fewer cervical canal adhesions, and fewer surgical procedures improve reproductive outcome in patients with severe IUAs and amenorrhea. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 15, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Identifying pre-operative Factors Associated with Non-Responders in Women Undergoing Comprehensive Surgical Treatment for Endometriosis
ConclusionThere are minimal pre-operative factors that are associated with non-response for women having surgery for endometriosis. The severity of pain experienced by women with endometriosis may be used to predict their response to surgery. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 15, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Errata
Publication date: Available online 15 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 15, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Assessment of tubal patency: A Prospective comparison of diagnostic hysteroscopy and laparoscopic chromopertubation
Publication date: Available online 15 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Johannes Ott, Marlene Hager, Kazem Nouri, Julian Marschalek, Christine KurzAbstractStudy objectiveTo evaluate whether the presence of a visualizable “flow” effect in the Fallopian tube ostia in hysteroscopy was predictive of tubal patency.DesignProspective cohort study.SettingIn a prospective study, infertile women who underwent surgery due to infertility, between March and November 2018, were included. The main outcome parameter was Fallopian tube patency assessed by laparoscopic chromopertubation. The pr...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 15, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Bleeding nodule on the ligamentum hepatogastricum - an unexpected ectopic pregnancy
Publication date: Available online 13 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Xuegong Ma, Fei Teng, Chao Gao, Yali Han, Yan Sheng, Xiaoyan Li, Ying Luo (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 14, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Workplace Harassment and Discrimination in Gynecology: Results of the AAGL Member Survey
Publication date: Available online 13 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Jubilee Brown, Lane Drury, Kyle Raub, Barbara Levy, Paula Brantner, Thomas C. Krivak, Linda Bradley, R. Wendel NaumannAbstractStudy ObjectiveTo characterize workplace and sexual harassment and discrimination among physicians in gynecology.DesignA beta-tested internet survey was distributed by email using the REDCap platform. All responses were anonymous.SettingThe survey was distributed to the 7026 physician members of an international gynecologic society (AAGL), including faculty and trainees.PatientsN/AInterventions...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 14, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Regarding “Para-cervical block as a strategy to reduce postoperative pain after laparoscopic hysterectomy: A randomized controlled trial.”
Publication date: Available online 11 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Danielle Lovett-Carter (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 11, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Author's Reply (Regarding “Para-cervical block as a strategy to reduce postoperative pain after laparoscopic hysterectomy: A randomized controlled trial.”)
Publication date: Available online 11 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Steven Radtke (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 11, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

In Vivo Adenomyosis Tissue Sampling Using a Transvaginal Ultrasound–guided Core Biopsy Technique for Research Purposes: Safety, Feasibility, and Effectiveness
ConclusionsNo serious complications caused by the uterine biopsies were observed. This technique opens up the possibility of investigating early stages of adenomyosis and the inner myometrium containing the junctional zone independent of hysterectomy specimens. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 10, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

A Retrospective Review of Vaginal Cuff Dehiscence: Comparing Absorbable to Nonabsorbable Sutures
ConclusionOur data suggest that using a nonabsorbable suture may be an effective approach to prevent spontaneous vaginal cuff dehiscence, but the benefits should be weighed against the inherent risk associated with a second procedure to remove sutures. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 8, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Clinical success rate of extensive hysteroscopic cesarean scar defect (CSD) excision and correlation to histological findings
In this study we aimed to evaluate the efficacy of extensive hysteroscopic cesarean scar niche excision in symptomatic patients.DesignPatients were followed for a minimum of 1 year following hysteroscopic CSD excision. Clinical information obtained included detailed obstetric history, preoperative and postoperative menstruation pattern.PatientsSymptomatic patients who were treated with hysteroscopic CSD excision. Patients were considered eligible for the procedure in case myometrial thickness of 2mm or more was observed on sonohysterography (SHG)SettingTertiary referral centerInterventionsExtensive CSD excision was perform...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 8, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Evaluating chronic endometritis in women with recurrent implantation failure and recurrent pregnancy loss by hysteroscopy and immunohystochemistry
ConclusionHysteroscopy is a reliable diagnostic technique in patients with RIF after IVF and RPL that can reliably diagnose chronic endometritis. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 7, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Endometriosis of the appendix: when to predict and how to manage? multivariate analysis of 1,935 endometriosis cases
ConclusionAmong patients with endometriosis submitted to surgery, AE was observed in 2.6% and it was associated with adenomyosis, large right endometrioma, bladder endometriosis, deep posterior pelvic endometriosis, left deep lateral pelvic endometriosis and ileo-cecal involvement. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 6, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Structured US and MRI imaging report for patients with suspected endometriosis: Guide for Imagers and Clinicians
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Leandro A Mattos, Manoel O Goncalves, Marina P Andres, Scott W Young, Myra Feldman, Mauricio S Abrao, Rosanne M KhoSummaryThis paper proposes a structured imaging report applied to US and MRI in patients with suspected endometriosis. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 6, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Vaginal Teratoma: A Fistulized or Parasitic Recurrent Ovarian Teratoma? A Case Report
Publication date: Available online 1 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Margherita Pace, Anastasia Kalovidouri, Ana Ghinescu, Jean-Christophe Tille, Patrick Petignat, Jean Dubuisson (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

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Publication date: March–April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
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Editorial Board
Publication date: March–April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Board Of Directors-Ed Calendar
Publication date: March–April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

International Societies
Publication date: March–April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

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Publication date: March–April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

A Rare Case of Ectopic Pregnancy at a Previous Laparoscopic Adenomyomectomy Scar
Publication date: March–April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): Ma Li, Chen Kailun (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Laparoscopic Nerve-Sparing Radical Hysterectomy vs Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy in Cervical Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Efficacy and Bladder Dysfunction
Publication date: March–April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): Jiayue Wu, Taiyang Ye, Jianwei Lv, Zhihong He, Jie ZhuABSTRACTIt is widely accepted that nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy is associated with less postoperative morbidity compared with radical hysterectomy, whereas clinical safety is similar in the 2 procedures. However, there is insufficient evidence to compare these procedures performed via a laparoscopic approach. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies to compare the clinical efficacy and the rate of bladder dysfunction, includin...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Non-malignant Sequelae after Unconfined Power Morcellation
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)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

East and South East Asian Ethnicity and Moderate-to-Severe Endometriosis
ConclusionModerate-to-severe endometriosis was more common in women with East or South East Asian ethnicity in our tertiary referral center.  This could be explained by East/South East Asians with minimal to mild disease being less likely to seek care or genetic/environmental differences that increase the risk of more severe disease among East/South East Asians. (ClinicalTrials.gov, NCT02911090.) (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Vaginal Repair of Cesarean Section Scar Diverticula Diagnosed in Non-pregnant Women
Publication date: March–April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): Huihui Chen, Husheng Wang, Jieru Zhou, Ying Xiong, Xipeng WangAbstractStudy ObjectiveCesarean section scar diverticulum (CSD) lead to many long-term complications. CSD is more prevalent in patients with a retroflexed uterus than in those with an anteflexed uterus. Therefore, we wanted to estimate the association between flexion of the uterus and the outcome of treatment for CSD treated by vaginal repair.DesignRetrospective cohort study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2).SettingUniversity hospital.Pa...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Microwave Ablation for Subserosal Uterine Myomas
Publication date: March–April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): Yu Yang, Yanli Hao, Jing Zhang, Zhiyu Han, Jie Yu, Fangyi Liu, Xia Ma, Ruifang XuABSTRACTStudy ObjectiveTo prospectively evaluate the clinical effectiveness and safety of ultrasound-guided percutaneous microwave ablation for symptomatic subserosal uterine myomas.DesignProspective observational study (Canadian Task Force classification II-1).SettingA teaching hospital (Department of Interventional Ultrasound, General Hospital of Chinese PLA, Beijing, China).PatientsSixty-nine patients with symptomatic subse...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Misdiagnosis of Leiomyosarcoma after Radiofrequency Ablation of Uterine Myomas
This report highlights the challenges of accurate histologic diagnosis in the setting of using new therapeutic modalities. Clinicians should report such interventions to pathologists at the time of surgery to allow for accurate diagnosis. (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Regarding "Modified Laparoscopic Lateral Suspension: The Mulayim Technique"
Publication date: March–April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): Murat Yassa, Ozan Dogan, Niyazi Tug (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Author's Reply
Publication date: March–April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): Baris Mulayim (Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - March 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research