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Endometrial fat cell metaplasia. An incidental shiny gold spot inside the uterus.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 12. Epub 2019 Apr 12.

University of Miami, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences Department, Miami, Florida, USA. Electronic address:

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April 2019
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Tubal Remnant with Rectosigmoid Stricture in the Background of Endometriosis.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 12. Epub 2019 Apr 12.

Department of Gynecological Surgery, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Arizona, USA.

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Sentinel lymph node biopsies in endometrial cancer - practice patterns among Gynecologic Oncologists in the United States.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 10. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine. Electronic address:

Study Objective: To evaluate practice patterns among gynecologic oncologists with regards to sentinel lymph node injection and biopsy in endometrial cancer.

Design: Observational study with no control group.

Setting And Patients: Active members of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology. Read More

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April 2019
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Same-Day Discharge Following Vaginal Hysterectomy with Pelvic Floor Reconstruction: a Pilot Study.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 10. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Department of Gynecologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic Arizona; 5777 East Mayo Boulevard; Phoenix, Arizona 85054. Electronic address:

Study Objective: Determine safety and feasibility of same-day discharge in patients undergoing vaginal hysterectomy with pelvic floor reconstruction.

Design: Prospective cohort pilot study.

Setting: Single academic medical center. Read More

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April 2019
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Learning curve analysis of transvaginal natural orifice adnexal surgery.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 10. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, (Drs. Y.-T. Huang, Wu, Wang and Weng) Taoyuan, Taiwan.

Study Objective: This study was designed to evaluate the learning curve of transvaginal natural orifice surgery (NOS) for adnexal tumors based on the type of procedure (adnexectomy or cystectomy).

Design: Retrospective cohort study.

Setting: Tertiary-care university hospital. Read More

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Laparoscopic resection of diaphragmatic endometriosis in 10 steps.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 10. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Jean Perrin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Study Objective: Laparoscopic resection of diaphragmatic endometriosis has the advantages of a minimally invasive approach. The standardization and description of the technique are the main objectives of this video. We described the procedure in 10 steps to make it easier and safer. Read More

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Transvaginal Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Hysterectomy and Apical Suspension of the Vaginal Cuff to the Utero-Sacral Ligament.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 10. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel. Electronic address:

Objective: Transvaginal Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (vNOTES) offers similar advantages of traditional vaginal surgery including no incisional pain as well as a better cosmetic outcome. Furthermore, vNOTES allows the surgeon to overcome the limited surgical space and lack of exposure when using the traditional vaginal instrumentation. Vaginal utero-sarcral ligament suspension subsequent to vaginal hysterectomy has the advantages of mesh-free, minimally invasive approach for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Read More

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Vaginal Vault Traumatic Neuromas.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 10. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa ON; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON. Electronic address:

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Use of augmented reality in Gynecologic surgery to visualize adenomyomas.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 6. Epub 2019 Apr 6.

Department of Gynecological surgery. Clermont-Ferrand, France; EnCoV, IP, UMR 6602 CNRS, Université Clermont Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France; Department of Anatomy, Medecine Faculty, Clermont Auvergne University, France.

Augmented Reality (AR) is a surgical guidance technology that allows key hidden subsurface structures to be visualized by endoscopic imaging. We report here two cases of patients with adenomyoma and selected for Augmented Reality technique. The adenomyomas were localized using AR during laparoscopy. Read More

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Differences in Postoperative Morbidity Among Obese Patients Undergoing Abdominal versus Laparoscopic Hysterectomy for Benign Indications.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 6. Epub 2019 Apr 6.

George Washington University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Washington, DC. Electronic address:

Study Objective: To analyze the interaction between the route of hysterectomy for benign disease and postoperative morbidity among patients stratified by BMI and to test for a dose-dependent relationship between obesity severity and postoperative morbidity.

Design: Retrospective cohort study.

Patients: Benign hysterectomy cases were abstracted from the American College of Surgeons National Safety and Quality Improvement Program from 2005-2016. Read More

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A National Survey of Umbilical Endometriosis in Japan.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 6. Epub 2019 Apr 6.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tokyo.

Study Objective: To identify the clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, operative or medical management, and postoperative recurrence of umbilical endometriosis.

Design: A retrospective national survey.

Setting: Obstetrics and gynecology and plastic surgery departments at a teaching hospital in Japan. Read More

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Seven hormonal biomarkers for diagnosing endometriosis: a meta-analysis and adjusted indirect comparison of diagnostic test accuracy.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 6. Epub 2019 Apr 6.

Evidence-Based Medicine Center, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China. Electronic address:

Objective: To compare the diagnostic accuracy of different hormonal biomarkers and to find the most effective hormonal biomarker for the diagnosis of endometriosis.

Data Sources: We conducted a systematic search using PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and China Biomedical Literature to identify relevant studies from the first day of databases to August 2018.

Methods Of Study Selection: Two independent reviewers screened for study eligibility and extracted data. Read More

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April 2019
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Regarding "Total laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy for a 6095-g myomatous uterus in a patient of the Jehovah's witness faith".

Authors:
Alessandro Loddo

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 5. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

University Hospital of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy, SS 554 km 4,500 Monserrato (CA), Italy. Electronic address:

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Robot-assisted sentinel lymph node mapping and inguinal lymph node dissection, using near-infrared fluorescence, in vulvar cancer.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 5. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Drs. Mohammad and Hunter), University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Electronic address:

The surgical treatment of vulvar cancer has undergone many changes over the last century. The morbidity of open inguinal incisions prompts the search for a minimally-invasive approach to lymph node dissection. This study reports the outcomes of four patients with vulvar cancer, undergoing robotic sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping and lymph node (LN) dissection with near-infrared fluorescence. Read More

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In Vivo Comparison of MONOFIX, A Novel Barbed Suture with a Triangular Stopper, with Preexisting Products in a Porcine Model.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 5. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Electronic address:

Study Objective: MONOFIX, a new absorbable barbed suture device, has a triangular stopper at the end to hold the suture to the tissue without hooking the looped end or knotting. The aim of this study was to compare the biomechanical strength and histologic features of MONOFIX with other barbed suture devices using a porcine model.

Design: Evidence obtained from a well-designed, controlled trial without randomization SETTING: Randomized, laboratoy, in vivo. Read More

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April 2019
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Author's Reply.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 5. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles CA, Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, 8635 W 3rd St, Ste 160-W, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Electronic address:

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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.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Apr 2. Epub 2019 Apr 2.

Department of Woman and Child Health, Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli, IRCCS, Rome, Italy.

Objective: The effect of the different types of vaginal cuff closures on post-hysterectomy sexual function has not been investigated in depth. We evaluated if there is a difference between transvaginal vs. a laparoscopic closure after total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) on female sexual function, using a validated questionnaire. Read More

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April 2019
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Racial Disparities in Response to an FDA Safety Communication Regarding the Use of Power Morcellation for the Treatment of Uterine Leiomyoma.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 29. Epub 2019 Mar 29.

Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Study Objective: To 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. Read More

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March 2019
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Predictors of Overnight Admission After Laparoscopic Myomectomy in a High-Volume Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Setting.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 29. Epub 2019 Mar 29.

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Chapel Hill, NC. Electronic address:

Study Objective: Our 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.

Design: A Single-center retrospective cohort study. Read More

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March 2019
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Compartment syndrome of the hand after laparoscopic gynecological surgery.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 29. Epub 2019 Mar 29.

Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Bogota, D.C., Colombia. Electronic address:

Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) of the hand is a potentially devastating and infrequent condition observed after trauma, arterial injury, or after prolonged compression of the upper limb. 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. Read More

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Effect of Perioperative Transfusion on Postoperative Morbidity Following Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy For Benign Indications.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 28. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

George Washington University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Washington, DC, USA. Electronic address:

Study Objective: To examine the impact of perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion on postoperative infectious wound occurrences, Sepsis related events and venous thromboembolism.

Design: Retrospective cohort study.

Setting: Hospitals Participating in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP). Read More

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March 2019
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Direct Methotrexate Injection into the Gestational Sac for Nontubal Ectopic Pregnancy: A Review of Efficacy and Outcomes from a Single Institution.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 28. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Study Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of nontubal ectopic pregnancy (NTEP) management with direct methotrexate (MTX) injection into the gestational sac.

Design: Retrospective Chart Review SETTING: Tertiary academic and teaching hospital PATIENTS: All cases of confirmed NTEP were retrospectively identified from 2012 to 2017.

Intervention: Ultrasound-guided direct injection of MTX into the fetal pole and surrounding gestational sac and a single dose of systemic MTX with or without fetal intracardiac injection of potassium chloride (KCl). Read More

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The Effect of Low-Pressure Pulmonary Recruitment Maneuver on Post-Laparoscopic Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 28. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea (Dr. Kim). Electronic address:

Study Objective: Post-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 HO, which is lower than previously studied pressure for reducing PLSP.

Design: Randomized controlled trial. Read More

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Surgical Trends and Time-Frame Comparison of Surgical Types of Hysterectomy: A Nationwide, Population-Based 15-Year Study.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 27. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chi Mei Foundation Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Study Objective: To investigate the surgical trends among different types of hysterectomy (abdominal, vaginal, laparoscopic, and subtotal) over a 15-year period in Taiwan.

Design: A retrospective cohort study.

Setting: Population-based National Health Insurance research database (NHIRD). Read More

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Increased fetal chromosome detection with the use of operative hysteroscopy during evacuation of products of conception for diagnosed miscarriage.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 26. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute, Chicago, IL.

Study Objective: Primary 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 suction curettage.

Design: Retrospective chart study SETTING: Private, minimally invasive surgery and infertility practice with academic-community hospital affiliation. Read More

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March 2019
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Uterine Inversion Presenting as Pelvic Organ Prolapse in a Patient with Leiomyosarcoma.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 26. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

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March 2019
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Laparoscopic myomectomy: an alternative approach to tackling submucous fibroids?

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 26. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

Department of Women's Health, Whipps Cross Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, Whipps Cross Road, London, E11 1NR.

Study Objective: To evaluate the differences in peri-operative outcomes and immediate complication rates between laparoscopic myomectomy for submucous fibroids and laparoscopic myomectomy for fibroids in other locations.

Design: Retrospective cohort study SETTING: University-affiliated hospital in London, UK PATIENTS: Three hundred fifty patients with symptomatic uterine fibroids underwent laparoscopic myomectomy. Thirty-three of these were performed for submucous fibroids (group 1), three hundred seventeen were for fibroids in other uterine locations (group 2). Read More

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Emergent laparoscopic removal of perforating intrauterine device during pregnancy under regional anesthesia. A Case Report.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 23. Epub 2019 Mar 23.

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, United States of America.

Study Objectives: 1. To describe a technique for laparoscopic removal of a perforating intrauterine device during pregnancy. 2. Read More

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Advancing the science of uterine transplantation: minimizing living donor risk on a path to surgical innovation.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 20. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

Chief of Staff, Chief Academic Officer, Medical Director. Cleveland Clinic London. 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT PHONE 1+44(0)2039504488; Professor of Surgery Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. 9500 Euclid Avenue - A81|Cleveland, Ohio USA. Electronic address:

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The Technique of Vaginal Septum as Uterine Septum: A New Approach for the Hysteroscopic Treatment of Vaginal Septum.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 20. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

From "Arbor Vitae" Centre, Clinica Nuova Villa Claudia, Rome, Italy (Drs Mazzon, Di Angelo Antonio, and Villani), Department of Surgical and Biomedical Sciences, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, S. Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy (Drs Gerli and Favilli), Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Translational Medicine, Sant'Andrea Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology University of Rome "Sapienza" Italy (Dr Assorgi).. Electronic address:

Study Objectives: To evaluate the outcomes of a new hysteroscopic technique for the treatment of longitudinal vaginal septum.

Design: A retrospective study.

Setting: Arbor Vitae Center for Endoscopic Gynecology, Rome, Italy. Read More

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March 2019
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Intrauterine Protrusion of Metal Coils: A Rare Complication of Uterine Artery Embolization.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 21. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kawasaki Municipal Kawasaki Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan (all authors).

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Two Modest Proposals: Thoughts from the Fibroid/Leiomyosarcoma Controversies.

Authors:
David L Olive

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 20. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

President, Wisconsin Fertility Institute, Middleton, Wisconsin. Electronic address:

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Identifying pre-operative Factors Associated with Non-Responders in Women Undergoing Comprehensive Surgical Treatment for Endometriosis.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 15. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

Consultant Gynaecologist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Surrey County University NHS Hospital Trust, Egerton Road, Guildford, GU2 7XX.

Study Objective: To examine whether existing quality of health outcome measures can be used to predict or have an association with non-response surgery for endometriosis.

Design: Retrospective cohort study SETTINGS: Single endometriosis referral centre PATIENTS: 198 women undergoing surgery for Endometriosis INTERVENTION: Patients were given validated health questionnaires including Endometriosis Health Profile 30 (EHP-30), Gastrointestinal Quality of Life Index (GIQLI), EQ5D, hospital anxiety and depression score (HADS) pre-operatively and at 12 months post full surgical excision of endometriosis. Visual analogue scales were also used measuring dyschezia, dysmenorrhoea, dyspareunia and chronic pelvic pain. Read More

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March 2019
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Double Standard or Double-Blinded? An Argument for All Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journals.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 15. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

George Washington University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington, DC.

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Factors That Impact Fertility after Hysteroscopic Adhesiolysis for Intrauterine Adhesions and Amenorrhea: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 14. Epub 2019 Mar 14.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Hunan, China (all authors). Electronic address:

Study Objective: To identify factors that affect reproductive outcomes after hysteroscopic adhesiolysis in patients with severe intrauterine adhesions (IUAs, scored between 9 and 12 according to the American Fertility Society classification) and amenorrhea.

Design: A retrospective cohort study.

Setting: A university-affiliated hospital. Read More

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March 2019
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Assessment of Tubal Patency: A Prospective Comparison of Diagnostic Hysteroscopy and Laparoscopic Chromopertubation.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 15. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

Department of Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria (Drs. Ott, Hager, Nouri, Marschalek, and Kurz). Electronic address:

Study Objective: To evaluate whether the presence of a visualizable "flow" effect in the fallopian tube ostia in hysteroscopy was predictive of tubal patency.

Design: A prospective cohort study.

Setting: In a prospective study, infertile women who underwent surgery because of infertility between March and November 2018 were included. Read More

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March 2019
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Bleeding Nodule on the Ligamentum Hepatogastricum: An Unexpected Ectopic Pregnancy.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 13. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, China (all authors).. Electronic address:

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March 2019
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Workplace Harassment and Discrimination in Gynecology: Results of the AAGL Member Survey.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 13. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Levine Cancer Institute at Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC.

Study Objective: To characterize workplace and sexual harassment and discrimination among physicians in gynecology.

Design: A beta-tested internet survey was distributed by email using the REDCap platform. All responses were anonymous. Read More

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Author's Reply.

Authors:
Steven Radtke

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 11. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

El Paso, Texas.

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March 2019
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Clinical Success Rate of Extensive Hysteroscopic Cesarean Scar Defect Excision and Correlation to Histologic Findings.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 8. Epub 2019 Mar 8.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Hashomer, Israel (all authors).

Study Objective: Cesarean scar defect (CSD) is often associated with postmenstrual bleeding, infertility, and pain. Hysteroscopic CSD repair was described in the past, mainly as excision of the proximal edge of the defect to allow continuous blood flow during menstruation. In this study we aimed to evaluate the efficacy of extensive hysteroscopic cesarean scar niche excision in symptomatic patients. Read More

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March 2019
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A Retrospective Review of Vaginal Cuff Dehiscence: Comparing Absorbable and Nonabsorbable Sutures.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 7. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

Tower Surgical Partners, Rockville, Maryland.

Study Objective: To compare the rate of spontaneous and complete vaginal cuff dehiscence (VCD) using absorbable versus nonabsorbable sutures for vaginal cuff closure.

Design: Retrospective comparative cohort design.

Setting: Freestanding ambulatory surgery center in suburban Maryland. Read More

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March 2019
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Evaluating Chronic Endometritis in Women with Recurrent Implantation Failure and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss by Hysteroscopy and Immunohistochemistry.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 6. Epub 2019 Mar 6.

Research Center for Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy, Ahvaz, Iran (Dr. Choghakabodi).

Study Objective: The identification of less invasive methods with acceptable diagnostic value for evaluating intrauterine abnormalities can improve the satisfaction of patients and physicians. Although hysteroscopy plus biopsy has favorable predictive and diagnostic values, limited studies have evaluated its value, and the exact value of this method is not completely understood. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of chronic endometritis in patients with recurrent implantation failure (RIF) and recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) by hysteroscopy and immunohistochemistry. Read More

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March 2019
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Endometriosis of the Appendix: When to Predict and How to Manage-A Multivariate Analysis of 1935 Endometriosis Cases.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 5. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy (Drs.Mabrouk, Raimondo, Mastronardi, Del Forno, Arena, Sutherland, Borgia, Mattioli, Terzano, and Seracchioli).

Study Objective: To evaluate appendiceal endometriosis (AE) prevalence and risk factors in endometriotic patients submitted to surgery.

Design: A retrospective cohort study.

Setting: A tertiary level referral center, university hospital. Read More

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Structured Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Reports for Patients with Suspected Endometriosis: Guide for Imagers and Clinicians.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 6. Epub 2019 Mar 6.

Section of Benign Gynecology, Women's Health Institute (Dr. Kho), Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

In this article we propose a structured imaging report applied to ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging in patients with suspected endometriosis. Read More

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March 2019
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Vaginal Teratoma: A Fistulized or Parasitic Recurrent Ovarian Teratoma? A Case Report.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Mar 1. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics (Drs. Pace, Petignat, and Dubuisson).

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March 2019
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Voiding Trial in Office after Unsuccessful Voiding Trial in Postoperative Unit: How Many More Days Is Enough?

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Feb 28. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona (Drs. Behbehani, Kunze, Wasson, and Yi).

Study Objective: To determine the incidence of a successful in-office voiding trial after minimally invasive hysterectomy.

Design: A retrospective cohort study.

Setting: A tertiary care academic center. Read More

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February 2019
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Magnetic Resonance and Intraoperative Imaging of a Periurethral Leiomyoma.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2019 Feb 28. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Departments of Urology (Drs. Sussman Tano, and Brucker).

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February 2019
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