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07 January 15

the orientation lecture for the new interns round (January- February) will be held on Saturday 10th January at 8.30am in the main lecture hall, 5th floor new OBGYN Hospital.... to be followed by your first lecture about "how to deal in the emergency department, unit 10" (given by Dr Ayman Hany, both lectures r made together on the same day

07 January 15


07 January 15

البقاء لله

توفي الي رحمه الله تعالى والد/ د. مصطفى محمود رجائى  
مدرس مساعد/ بمستشفى أمراض النساء التوليد
يوم الاثنين الموافق5/1/ 2015
العزاء :- تليفونيا

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Status of clomiphene citrate and metformin for infertility in PCOS.

Misso ML, Teede HJ, Hart R, Wong J, Rombauts L, Melder AM, Norman RJ, Costello MF;


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Different surgical techniques to reduce post-operative adhesion formation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ten Broek RP, Kok-Krant N, Bakkum EA, Bleichrodt RP, van Goor H; Human Reproduction Update (Aug 2012)

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Ultrasound cervical measurement and prediction of spontaneous preterm birth in ICSI pregnancies: a prospective controlled study

Vol 18. No 2. 2009 296-300 Reproductive BioMedicine Online; on web 19 December 2008


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Analysis of 2,386 consecutive cycles of in vitro fertilization or intracytoplasmic sperm injection using autologous oocytes in women aged 40 years and above

Fertility and Sterility_ Vol. 94, No. 5, October 2010


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To close or not to close? A systematic review and a meta-analysis of peritoneal non-closure and adhesion formation after caesarean section.


Cheong YC, Premkumar G, Metwally M, Peacock JL, Li TC.


Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2009 Nov;147(1):3-8. Epub 2009 Jul 10.




University of Southampton, Level F, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton SO16 5YA, United Kingdom. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Many gynaecologists do not currently close the peritoneum after caesarean section (CS). Recently, several studies examining adhesion formation after repeat CS appear to favour closure of the peritoneum after caesarean section. We performed a systematic review of the current available evidence with regard to the long-term outcome, mainly in terms of adhesion formation after closure versus non-closure of peritoneum during CS. We undertook a literature search between January 1995 and February 2008 using MEDLINE, Pubmed, EMBASE, Cochrane central controlled trials register and Cochrane pregnancy and childbirth group trials register. We also had searched all the references cited in the relevant studies. Both English and non-English language papers were included. Prospective studies which compared peritoneal closure versus non-closure during CS in terms of adhesion formation were included. Studies were included if they had a primary objective to examine adhesion formation in a repeat caesarean section, had a clear study design, had an adhesion scoring system, excluded patients who had adhesions in the primary caesarean section or interim surgeries after the primary caesarean section, and had no usage of anti-adhesion agents in the primary caesarean section. Retrospective studies which were performed by case-notes review alone, were excluded. Eleven studies were identified via our search strategy. Five were retrospective and six were prospective. Out of the eleven studies, three satisfied the inclusion criteria and were included (n=249); two studies were follow-ups of RCTs and one was not randomised. Out of 249 women included in the analysis, 110 had peritoneal closure during CS whereas the other 139 did not have peritoneal closure. Meta-analysis was performed using the two randomised studies plus (i) the unadjusted estimate from the non-randomised study and (ii) the reported adjusted estimate, adjusted for baseline differences in the groups. Non-closure of the peritoneum during CS resulted in a significantly increased likelihood of adhesion formation in both meta-analyses--OR (95% CI): (i) 2.60 (1.48-4.56) and (ii) 4.23 (2.06-8.69). This systematic review has demonstrated that according to current data in the literature, there is some evidence to suggest that non-closure of the peritoneum after caesarean section is associated with more adhesion formation compared to closure.


19596507 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Full text: Elsevier Science


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Prospective randomized study for hydrotubation versus no hydrotubation before intrauterine insemination in unexplained infertility


Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. doi:10.1016/j.rbmo.2010.01.003

1472-6483/$ - see front matter ª 2010, Reproductive Healthcare Ltd.

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The evaluation of the offline analysis of archived three dimensional (3D) volume datasets in the diagnosis of fetal brain abnormalities.

Accepted in ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology Journal December 2010



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