2016
DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082016ao3568
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Abstract: Objective To describe the results of treatment with CO2 laser for Bartholin gland cysts.Methods Thirty-one women with Bartholin gland cysts were treated with CO2 laser at an outpatient´s setting. Skin incision was performed with focused laser beam, the capsule was opened to drain mucoid content, followed by internal vaporization of impaired capsule.Results There were no complications. Five patients had recurrence of the cyst and were submitted to a second and successful session.Conclusion CO2 laser surgery was… Show more

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“…Some other newly used methods include CO 2 laser therapy, which decreases the risk of infection, and the recurrence rate has been observed to be very minimal [7]. For all of these treatment modalities, there is no doubt that sitz bath is highly recommended in the treatment [4] [5] [9] [10].…”
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“…Some other newly used methods include CO 2 laser therapy, which decreases the risk of infection, and the recurrence rate has been observed to be very minimal [7]. For all of these treatment modalities, there is no doubt that sitz bath is highly recommended in the treatment [4] [5] [9] [10].…”
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confidence: 99%
“…There is some evidence that broad-spectrum antibiotics should be used in some cases such as cellulitis. Moreover, in menopausal or perimenopausal Silver nitrate gland ablation [11] 7 laser, needle aspiration with or without alcohol sclerotherapy [7] 8 Gland excision [10] women with irregular, nodular glands and excisional biopsy is recommended to rule out adenocarcinoma [4] [11]. Table 3 illustrates the options of management.…”
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“…A menor capacidade de lubrificação frente à estimulação sexual pode causar a dispareunia, o que prejudicará o funcionamento sexual da mulher. 2 Os abcessos dessas glândulas são mais comuns em mulheres solteiras e de origem socioeconômica mais baixa. O padrão-ouro de tratamento é a remoção cirúrgica 3 , porém, a extirpação das glândulas de Bartholin geram alterações que comprometem a integridade dos MAPs (músculos do assoalho pélvico).…”
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“…Un paciente puede reanudar sus actividades en 4-5 días. [15][16][17][18] Otra patología anorrectal en la que se ha visto la utilidad del uso de láser es el caso de los condilomas. Casi cualquier tipo de láser puede emplearse para resecar lesiones causadas por el virus del papiloma humano; sin embargo, el láser CO 2 y el Nd:YAG son los más comúnmente empleados.…”
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