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Discoid or segmental rectosigmoid resection for deep infiltrating endometriosis: a case-control study

Discoid or segmental rectosigmoid resection for deep infiltrating endometriosis: a case-control study,10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.03.066,Fertility and S

Discoid or segmental rectosigmoid resection for deep infiltrating endometriosis: a case-control study   (Citations: 5)
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Journal: Fertility and Sterility - FERT STERIL , vol. 94, no. 2, pp. 444-449, 2010
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    • ...10 17.5 Fanfani et al. [33] 48 33 n.a. 12.5...
    • ...Fanfani et al. [33] investigated the results of discoid or segmental rectosigmoid resection...

    A. Kavallariset al. Follow-up of dysfunctional bladder and rectum after surgery of a deep ...

    • ...In four of these studies [30, 35, 37, 39], they compared the postoperative results between different techniques used for RVE...
    • ...The results for discoidal resection analyzed in comparative studies (Table 3) show that the rate of severe complications remains low, the symptomatic improvement stands around 90%, and the rate of relapse between 5% and 14% [30, 35, 37, 39]...
    • ...Gestation rates, though low as they are, are still higher than those obtained with radical treatments [37, 39]...
    • ...Fanfani et al. [39] compared two groups of symptomatic patients, with nodules smaller than 3 cm and stenosis of the intestinal lumen less than 60%, and observed that the group of 48 patients treated conservatively by laparoscopic discoidal resection showed less postoperative morbidity and similar rates of relapse when compared with the group of 88 patients treated via laparoscopic segmental intestinal resection...
    • ...This lower morbidity is not accompanied by a greater rate of relapse [39]; therefore, colorectal resections should be reserved for those cases where the nodule is so large that it makes the suture of the intestine technically impossible or when the patient would like to gestate immediately, ruling out prolonged hormonal treatments [30]...
    • ...Mohr et al. [35] (24 months) Brouwer and Woods [37] (68 months) Fanfani et al. [39] (32 months) Roman et al. [30] (26 months)...

    Vicente Payáet al. Surgical treatment of rectovaginal endometriosis with rectal involveme...

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