Editorial

Training in ObGyn in Europe neighborhood

Loutradis Dimitris

 
There are still variations in ObGyn training across Europe due to political, social and cultural reasons, influencing the quality of training. Initiatives to promote an equivalent high level of training across Europe to secure women’s healthcare and facilitate the mobility of ObGyn trainees and specialists across Europe are promoted. Under this aspect the regulation of training posts may should internationally than locally regulated. However, national economy strongly affects the quality of training in some countries raising a barrier to the uniformity of education…

Review

Complications and Management of Asymptomatic Patients with Measles Infection During Pregnancy

Zacharias N Fasoulakis, Georgios Galazios, Vasileios Liberis, Emmanuel N Kontomanolis

 

Measles virus is a member of the family Paramyxoviridae that causes an epidemic disease with worldwide distribution, with the main symptom of this systematic disease being a prodrome of fever and a pathognomonic enanthema (Koplik spots), followed by a maculopapular rash. The rash usually appears about 14 days after the patient’s exposure and even though vaccination has led the virus to be limited to preschool children and young adults, measles infection can cause severe and even fatal complications in adults, pregnant women and immunocomprised patients…

Review

What the Gynecologist expect from Ultrasounds

Antonios Koutras, Nikolaos Thomakos, Panagiotis Antsaklis, Aris Antsaklis, Dimitrios Loutradis

 

Diagnostic medical ultrasound was first developed in the 1960s but it did not become part of routine clinical practice until the late 1970s. TVUS was introduced in the 1980s and it has expanded rapidly because of the improved quality of pelvic imaging provided bu high frequency transducers (5-7 Hz). It is generally accepted that ultrasound is the most important and primary tool in Gynecology. It represents essential part of the diagnostic process in examining the female pelvis and the first investigation for the majority of relative symptoms. Emphasis must be given in how to maximize image quality and how to recognize normal and pathologic features…

Case Report

Adnexal torsion during pregnancy: A rare cause of acute abdomen

Konstantinos Zacharis, Stavros Kravvaritis, Theodoros Charitos, Eleni Chrysafopoulou, Anastasia Fouka

 

 
Ovarian torsion is caused by rotation of the ovary or adnexa with the vascular pedicle on its axis resulting in arterial and venous obstruction. Here we report a case of a pregnant woman presented to the emergency department in early second trimester with acute abdomen. History revealed the presence of an ovarian mass detected by ultrasonography 6 months before pregnancy. Sonographic examination showed right adnexal mass with abnormal Doppler velocimetry and thus immediate laparotomy was decided. Right salpingo-oophorectomy was performed and post-operative course of the patient was uneventful…

Letter to the Editor

Report on the activities of the Hellenic Committee of Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynecology representatives for the year 2018 and planning of future activities

Anastasios Potiris, Athanasios Douskos

 

 
First of all, via this letter, we would like to inform you about the actions in which we participated in 2018. After the establishment of the Hellenic Committee of Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynecology, we took part in the annual Scientific Meeting and Council of the European Network of Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ENTOG) as well as in the 26th European Congress of the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (EBCOG), both of which were successfully held in Paris and you have received our preceding reports…