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Current Medical Literature

May 2001

Galactosaminoglycans from normal myometrium and leiomyoma.
Berto AG, Oba SM, Michelacci YM, Sampaio LO.
Departamento de Bioquimica, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil.
Braz J Med Biol Res 2001 May;34(5):633-7.
[Full Paper]

Laparoscopic myomectomy: technique, complications, and ultrasound scan evaluations.
Landi S, Zaccoletti R, Ferrari L, Minelli L.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ospedale Sacro Cuore-Don Calabria, via Sempreboni 5, 370024 Negrar (VR), Italy; fax 39 045 7500480.
J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 2001 May;8(2):231-40.

The use of the harmonic scalpel to reduce morbidity during open total abdominal hysterectomies with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (TAH/BSO).
Grassie K, Makii M.
Department of Surgery, Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Curr Surg 2001 May;58(3):319-322.

Quality-of-life assessment in gynecologic surgery.
Rock JA.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emory University School of Medicine, Room 4208 WMB, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.
J Reprod Med 2001 May;46(5 Suppl):515-9.

Prolapsed cervical myoma after uterine artery embolization. A case report.
Pollard RR, Goldberg JM.
Section of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.
J Reprod Med 2001 May;46(5):499-500.

Managing anemia and blood loss in elective gynecologic surgery patients.
Rock WA Jr, Meeks GR.
Departments of Pathology and of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, USA.
J Reprod Med 2001 May;46(5 Suppl):507-14.

Tumor necrosis factor-alpha expression in human uterine leiomyoma and its down-regulation by progesterone.
Kurachi O, Matsuo H, Samoto T, Maruo T.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kobe University School of Medicine, Kobe 650-0017, Japan.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2001 May;86(5):2275-80.

Vaginal expulsion of submucous myomas after laparoscopic-assisted uterine depletion of the myomas.
Liu WM, Yen YK, Wu YC, Yuan CC, Ng HT.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, 201, Sec. 2, Shih-Pai Rd., (112) Taipei, Taiwan; fax 886 2 28734101.
J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 2001 May;8(2):267-71.

Vaginal hysterectomy for enlarged uteri, with or without laparoscopic assistance: randomized study.
Darai E, Soriano D, Kimata P, Laplace C, Lecuru F.
Service de Gynecologie, Hopital Hotel-Dieu de Paris, Paris, France.
Obstet Gynecol 2001 May;97(5 Pt 1):712-6.

Utility of CD10 in Distinguishing between Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma and Uterine Smooth Muscle Tumors: An Immunohistochemical Comparison of 34 Cases.
Chu PG, Arber DA, Weiss LM, Chang KL.
Division of Pathology, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California.
Mod Pathol 2001 May;14(5):465-71.

Potentiation response of cultured human uterine leiomyoma cells to various growth factors by endothelin-1: role of protein kinase C.
Eude I, Dallot E, Vacher-Lavenu MC, Chapron C, Ferre F, Breuiller-Fouche M.
INSERM U.361, Universite Rene-Descartes, Pavillon Baudelocque, Paris, France.
Eur J Endocrinol 2001 May;144(5):543-8.

Uterine artery embolization in an undiagnosed uterine sarcoma.
Al-Badr A, Faught W.
Division Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Ob/Gyn, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Obstet Gynecol 2001 May;97(5 Pt 2):836-7.

Uterine artery embolization for leiomyomata: resource use and cost estimation.
Subramanian S, Spies JB.
Boston Scientific Corporation (S.S.), Natick, Massachusetts, and Department of Radiology (J.B.S.), Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC.
J Vasc Interv Radiol 2001 May;12(5):571-4.

Diffuse uterine leiomyomatosis with ovarian and parametrial involvement.
Robles-Frias A, Severin CE, Robles-Frias MJ, Garrido JL.
Servicio de Anatomia Patologica, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Ctra. de Cadiz s/n, 41014 Seville, Spain.
Obstet Gynecol 2001 May;97(5 Pt 2):834-5.

Regulation of human oviductin mRNA expression in vivo.
Briton-Jones C, Lok IH, Yuen PM, Chiu TT, Cheung LP, Haines C.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China.
Fertil Steril 2001 May;75(5):942-6.

Localization of a gene (MCUL1) for multiple cutaneous leiomyomata and uterine fibroids to chromosome 1q42.3-q43.
Alam NA, Bevan S, Churchman M, Barclay E, Barker K, Jaeger EE, Nelson HM, Healy E, Pembroke AC, Friedmann PS, Dalziel K, Calonje E, Anderson J, August PJ, Davies MG, Felix R, Munro CS, Murdoch M, Rendall J, Kennedy S, Leigh IM, Kelsell DP, Tomlinson IP, Houlston RS.
Molecular and Population Genetics Laboratory and Skin Tumour Laboratory, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Royal London Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
Am J Hum Genet 2001 May;68(5):1264-9.

In response to this paper published in January:

Uterine fibroids.
Elizabeth A Stewart
Lancet 2001; 357: 293-98
[Full Paper]

The following was published in May:

Treatment of uterine fibroids
Jean-Pierre Pelage, Woodruff J Walker, Olivier Le Dref, Alexandre Laurent, Roland Rymer

A S Kashyap, Surekha Kashyap
The full content of both letters of correspondence is available online here:
[Correspondence Letters]

Histopathological studies on neoplasms in the genital tract of female donkeys in Egypt.
Sokkar SM, Hamouda MA, Abdel-Rahman SM.
Dept. of Pathology, Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Cairo University.
Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 2001 May-Jun;114(5-6):166-8.

Uterine leiomyomas and their effect on in vitro fertilization outcome: a retrospective study.
Jun SH, Ginsburg ES, Racowsky C, Wise LA, Hornstein MD.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
J Assist Reprod Genet 2001 Mar;18(3):139-43.

Management of Uterine Fibroids: Evidence Report/Technology Assessment: Number 34.
Duke University Evidence-based Practice Center
AHRQ Publication No. 01-E052.

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