According to the findings of a new intervention review and meta-analysis, neither paracervical block with lidocaine nor conscious sedation significantly reduced overall pain scores for tubal sterilization with hysteroscopy.
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This patient had severe adhesions of the bladder and uterus following an extensive abdominal myomectomy. The bladder injury was recognized at the time of hysterectomy. A two layer closure is demonstrated using laparoscopic intracorporeal knot tying techniques.
A prospective case series analysis has shown that single incision laparoscopic surgery is a technique that is both feasible and safe for the surgical management of a variety of gynecological conditions.
Obesity does not impact perioperative outcomes in women undergoing robotic hysterectomy, according to a recent study.
Cystoscopy performed with a laparoscope is more time-efficient and cost-effective than cystoscopy with the traditional cystoscope, according to a randomized pilot study.
Removing specimens transvaginally during laparoscopic resection of adnexal masses is associated with less postoperative pain than transumbilical removal, according to a new study.
A 39 year-old woman presented with urinary frequency and pelvic pressure. On pelvic examination, a large pelvic mass was felt adjacent to the uterus, deep in the pelvis. MRI showed a 12 cm subserosal fibroid adjacent to the right side of the uterus.
No single technique is superior at preventing major vascular or visceral complications during laparoscopic entry, according to a Cochrane review, but certain techniques confer advantages.
Laparoscopy has short-term advantages and seemingly equivalent long-term outcomes as compared with laparotomy for endometrial cancer according to a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Emerging information on the link between ovarian cancer and endometriosis gives us an unprecedented opportunity to develop comprehensive screening plans for early detection and prevention of specific types of ovarian cancer.