Stefano Bettocchi

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Magnetic Resonance Colonography May Predict the Need for Bowel Resection in Colorectal Endometriosis.

Biomed Res Int 2017 25;2017:5981217. Epub 2017 Sep 25.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy.

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July 2018

Management of Asymptomatic Submucous Myomas in Women of Reproductive Age. A Consensus Statement from the Global Congress on Hysteroscopy Scientific Committee.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2018 Jul 13. Epub 2018 Jul 13.

Second Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, "Aldo Moro" University, Bari, Italy.

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July 2018

Colpocytological abnormalities in HIV infected and uninfected pregnant women: prevalence, persistence and progression.

J Obstet Gynaecol 2018 May 1;38(4):526-531. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

a Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology , University "Aldo Moro" of Bari, Policlinico of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare , Bari , Italy.

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May 2018

Re: Inositol treatment of anovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomised trials.

BJOG 2018 Feb 16;125(3):385. Epub 2017 Aug 16.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, D.I.M.O. Department, University of Bari 'Aldo Moro', Bari, Italy.

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February 2018

PKB/Akt and MAPK/ERK phosphorylation is highly induced by inositols: Novel potential insights in endothelial dysfunction in preeclampsia.

Pregnancy Hypertens 2017 Oct 10;10:107-112. Epub 2017 Jul 10.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar, Verona, Italy. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Predicting IVF Outcome: A Proposed Web-based System Using Artificial Intelligence.

In Vivo 2016 Jul-Aug;30(4):507-12

First Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University "Aldo Moro", Bari, Italy.

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July 2017

Hysteroscopic Patterns in Women on Treatment With Ulipristal Acetate 5 mg/day: A Preliminary Study.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2016 Jul-Aug;23(5):664-9. Epub 2016 Jan 20.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, D.I.M.O. Department, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Baro, Italy. Electronic address:

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June 2017

Putative Key Role of Inositol Messengers in Endothelial Cells in Preeclampsia.

Int J Endocrinol 2016 21;2016:7695648. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar, Verona, Italy.

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September 2016

Leiomyomas and genomics.

Minerva Ginecol 2016 Jun 29;68(3):274-82. Epub 2016 Jan 29.

Units of Assisted Reproduction and Minimally Invasive Surgery Units, 3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece -

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June 2016

Office myomectomy.

Minerva Ginecol 2016 Jun 29;68(3):321-7. Epub 2016 Feb 29.

Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy -

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June 2016

The OPPIuM technique: office hysteroscopic technique for the preparation of partially intramural leiomyomas.

Minerva Ginecol 2016 Jun 29;68(3):328-33. Epub 2016 Feb 29.

II Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, University "Aldo Moro", Bari, Italy -

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June 2016

Resectoscopic myomectomy.

Minerva Ginecol 2016 Jun 23;68(3):334-44. Epub 2016 Mar 23.

Arbor Vitae Center, Villa Claudia Hospital, Rome, Italy -

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June 2016

The destiny of myomas.

Minerva Ginecol 2016 Jun;68(3):259-60

nd Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, "Aldo Moro" University, Bari, Italy. -

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June 2016

Laparoscopic treatment of early-stage endometrial cancer with and without uterine manipulator: Our experience and review of literature.

Surg Oncol 2016 Jun 23;25(2):98-103. Epub 2016 Mar 23.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical School of Padova, Italy.

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June 2016

Challenging the cervix: strategies to overcome the anatomic impediments to hysteroscopy: analysis of 31,052 office hysteroscopies.

Fertil Steril 2016 May 9;105(5):e16-e17. Epub 2016 Feb 9.

Department of Neuroscience and Reproductive and Odontostomatologic Science, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy. Electronic address:

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May 2016

A standardized formula based on 2D fetal thigh measurements improves the accuracy of intrapartum birth weight estimation.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2016 Apr 28;133(1):122-3. Epub 2015 Dec 28.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar, Verona, Italy.

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April 2016

Review: MicroRNAs in assisted reproduction and their potential role in IVF failure.

In Vivo 2015 Mar-Apr;29(2):169-75

3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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December 2015

Morphokinetic parameters of early embryo development via time lapse monitoring and their effect on embryo selection and ICSI outcomes: a prospective cohort study.

J Assist Reprod Genet 2015 Apr 24;32(4):563-70. Epub 2015 Jan 24.

Assisted Reproduction Unit, 3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Rimini 1, Chaidari, Athens, Greece, 12642,

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April 2015

Statistical limits in sonographic estimation of birth weight.

Arch Gynecol Obstet 2015 Jan 29;291(1):59-66. Epub 2014 Jul 29.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria General Hospital, Via Don A. Sempreboni, 5, 37024, Negrar, VR, Italy,

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January 2015

Estimation of birthweight by measurement of fetal thigh soft-tissue thickness improves the detection of macrosomic fetuses.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2014 Dec 17;93(12):1325-8. Epub 2014 Sep 17.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar, Verona, Italy.

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December 2014

Clinical aspects of hysteroscopic diagnosis of atypical endometrial hyperplasia.

Hum Pathol 2014 Sep 15;45(9):1982. Epub 2014 May 15.

Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari, Bari Italy.

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September 2014

Potential Pathophysiological Mechanisms of the Beneficial Role of Endometrial Injury in In Vitro Fertilization Outcome.

Reprod Sci 2014 Aug 6;21(8):955-965. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Medico Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva (SAMeR), Especialista Universitario en Ginecologıa y Obstetricia, Magister en Efectividad Clinica, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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August 2014

Transvaginal ovarian trauma, poor responders and improvement of success rates in IVF: anecdotal data and a hypothesis.

Med Hypotheses 2014 Aug 23;83(2):227-31. Epub 2014 Apr 23.

2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece. Electronic address:

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August 2014

Cornual pregnancy after surgical treatment of an incarcerated fallopian tube: a case report.

J Reprod Med 2013 Nov-Dec;58(11-12):550-2

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Policlinico of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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April 2014

"Tubal ostium sunshine": hysteroscopic sign of chronic salpingitis.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2012 Nov-Dec;19(6):676-7

Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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May 2013

Ultrasonographic and hysteroscopic outcomes of uterine scar healing after cesarean section: comparison of two types of single-layer suture.

J Obstet Gynaecol Res 2012 Nov 21;38(11):1302-7. Epub 2012 May 21.

Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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November 2012

Effect of avoiding bladder flap formation in caesarean section on repeat caesarean delivery.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2011 Dec 11;159(2):300-4. Epub 2011 Oct 11.

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Santa Maria Hospital, Bari, Italy.

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December 2011

Post-laparoscopic mesh in post-menopausal umbilical hernia repair: a case series.

Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 2011 Sep 19;20(5):290-5. Epub 2011 Jan 19.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vito Fazzi Hospital, Lecce, Italy.

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September 2011

Diagnosis of colorectal endometriosis: contribution of contrast enhanced MR-colonography.

Eur Radiol 2011 Jul 19;21(7):1553-63. Epub 2011 Feb 19.

Department of Internal Medicine and Public Health (Di.M.I.M.P.)-Section of Diagnostic Imaging, University Hospital "Policlinico", Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy.

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July 2011

Intentional etanercept use during pregnancy for maintenance of remission in rheumatoid arthritis.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2011 Jan-Feb;29(1):93-5. Epub 2011 Feb 23.

Department of Internal Medicine and Public Health, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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May 2011

Fertility-enhancing hysteroscopic surgery.

Semin Reprod Med 2011 Mar 24;29(2):75-82. Epub 2011 Mar 24.

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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March 2011

Review of new office-based hysteroscopic procedures 2003-2009.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2010 Jul-Aug;17(4):436-48

Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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September 2010

Assessment of estrogen receptors and apoptotic factors in cryopreserved human ovarian cortex.

Syst Biol Reprod Med 2009 Dec;55(5-6):236-43

University of Bari, Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Centre of Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction and Gametes Cryopreservation, Azienda Ospedaliera, Ospedale Policlinico Consorziale, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11-70124, Bari, Italy.

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December 2009

Apoptosis in normal ovaries of women with and without endometriosis.

Reprod Biomed Online 2009 Dec;19(6):808-15

Centre of Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction and Gametes Cryopreservation, Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11-70124 Bari, Italy.

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December 2009

Hysteroscopic identification of hydatidiform mole.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2009 Jul-Aug;16(4):408-9

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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October 2009

Vaginoscopy to identify vaginal endometriosis.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2009 Mar-Apr;16(2):128-9

Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples, Italy.

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August 2009

Hysteroscopic removal of gauze packing inadvertently sutured to the uterine cavity: report of 2 cases.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2009 Jan-Feb;16(1):88-91

Department of General and Specialistic Surgical Sciences, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Italy.

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March 2009

Role of hysteroscopy in evaluating chronic pelvic pain.

Fertil Steril 2008 Oct 19;90(4):1191-6. Epub 2007 Sep 19.

Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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October 2008

The destiny of myomas: should we treat small submucous myomas in women of reproductive age?

Fertil Steril 2008 Oct 27;90(4):905-10. Epub 2007 Dec 27.

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, II Unit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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October 2008

Hysteroscopic resection of uterine leiomyosarcoma: a case report and literature review.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2008 May-Jun;15(3):380-3

Department of Surgical Sciences, Unit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Foggia, Italy.

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August 2008

Office hysteroscopy in an in vitro fertilization program.

Gynecol Endocrinol 2008 Aug;24(8):465-9

Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Gynecology and Obstetric Section A, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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August 2008

Hysteroscopic myomectomy: a comprehensive review of surgical techniques.

Hum Reprod Update 2008 Mar-Apr;14(2):101-19. Epub 2007 Dec 6.

Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Italy.

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March 2008

Endometrial vaporization of the cervical stump employing an office hysteroscope and bipolar technology.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2007 Nov-Dec;14(6):767-9

Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology-II Unit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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December 2007

Do uterine fibroids affect IVF outcomes?

Reprod Biomed Online 2007 Dec;15(6):686-91

Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, University of Medical Science of Bari, Policlinico of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11, 70100 Bari, Italy.

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December 2007

Office vaginoscopic treatment of an isolated longitudinal vaginal septum: a case report.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2007 Jul-Aug;14(4):512-5

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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September 2007

Office hysteroscopic metroplasty: three "diagnostic criteria" to differentiate between septate and bicornuate uteri.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2007 May-Jun;14(3):324-8

Department of General and Specialistic Surgical Sciences, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Italy.

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June 2007

Correlation between serum levels of CA 125 and follicular loss after laparoscopic cystectomy in women with ovarian endometrioma.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2007 Mar-Apr;14(2):223-7

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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May 2007

Spontaneous left broad ligament pregnancy after ipsilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2006 Mar-Apr;13(2):84-5

Department of General and Specialistic Surgical Sciences, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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July 2006

Hysteroscopy and menopause: past and future.

Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 2005 Aug;17(4):366-75

Department of General and Surgical Sciences, Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology II, University of Bari, Bari, Italy. s.bettocchi@

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August 2005

Office hysteroscopy.

Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 2004 Sep;31(3):641-54, xi

Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of General and Specialistic Surgical Sciences, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70125 Bari, Italy.

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September 2004

Simultaneous bilateral tubal pregnancies and intrauterine pregnancy with five fetuses.

J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 2004 May;11(2):195-6

Department of General and Specialist Surgical Sciences, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Italy.

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May 2004

The role of office hysteroscopy in menopause.

J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 2004 Feb;11(1):103-6

Department of General and Specialistic Surgical Sciences, "A," University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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February 2004

Prospective randomized study comparing amoxicillin-clavulanic acid with cefazolin as antimicrobial prophylaxis in laparotomic gynecologic surgery.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2003 Dec;82(12):1130-4

Sezione di Ginecologia A, Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche Generali e Specialistiche, Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy.

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December 2003

Evidence of apoptosis in human primordial and primary follicles.

Hum Reprod 2003 Dec;18(12):2678-82

Department of General and Specialist Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetric Unit A, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11-70124 Bari, Italy.

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December 2003

What does 'diagnostic hysteroscopy' mean today? The role of the new techniques.

Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 2003 Aug;15(4):303-8

Department of General and Surgical Sciences, Institute of Obsterics and Gynecology II, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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August 2003

Comparison of hysteroscopic and hysterectomy findings to assess the diagnostic accuracy of office hysteroscopy in tamoxifen-treated patients with breast cancer.

J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 2003 Aug;10(3):392-5

Department of General and Specialty Surgical Science, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

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August 2003

Comparison of hysteroscopic and hysterectomy findings for assessing the diagnostic accuracy of office hysteroscopy.

Fertil Steril 2002 Sep;78(3):628-31

Department of General and Specialist Surgical Sciences, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Italy.

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September 2002

Endometrial damage by antiestrogens in a postmenopausal breast cancer patient.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2002 Feb;81(2):174-5

Department of General and Specialist Surgical Sciences, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Italy.

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February 2002