The patient underwent hysteroscopic and laparoscopic examination
under general anaesthesia.
Procedures--Fifteen quail underwent laparoscopic examination
of the left kidneys, and 15 quail underwent laparoscopic examination
and biopsy of the left kidney.
But in such women, the absence of tubal pathology after hysterosalpingogram (HSG) or laparoscopic examination
does not rule out potential fertility problems, said Dr.
This study represents its first use for laparoscopic examination
of the pelvic and abdominal cavities in the US.
To really compare biopsy with biomarkers, the gold standard would have to be laparoscopic examination
and biopsy of the liver.
However, new technologies, especially imaging technologies, can provide an earlier diagnosis than is possible with a laparoscopic examination
In fact the first laparoscopic examination
of a human abdomen was done in Sweden in 1910 but it was not until the 1970s that it came into routine use in gynaecology, for examination and for sterilisation.
The researchers collected biopsies from 89 of the infertile controls prior to laparoscopic examination
Currently, laparoscopic examination
through an incision made in the abdominal wall is the only way to diagnose the disease.
patient, a woman who had experienced premature ovarian failure at age 14, laparoscopic examination
and ovarian biopsy showed atrophic, elongated ("streak") gonads with no follicles and a small uterus with an otherwise normal reproductive tract.
Regular laparoscopic examination
of 21 patients with chronic cirrhosis or hepatitis proved essential in diagnosing tiny nodules of hepatocellular carcinoma in 15 patients, Dr.
Patient outcome was evaluated by second-look laparoscopic examination
of 16 surgical and non-surgical sites within 12 weeks following surgery.