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Arleen H Song

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Selected Publications

The increasing use of robot-assisted approach for hysterectomy results in decreasing rates of abdominal hysterectomy and traditional laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Journal Article Arch Gynecol Obstet · January 2014 PURPOSE: To compare the frequency of minimally invasive surgical approach to hysterectomy between two time periods, during which the use of the robotic technique has rapidly increased. METHODS: This study is a retrospective review of 623 consecutive patien ... Full text Link to item Cite

Perioperative outcomes of robotic versus laparoscopic hysterectomy for benign disease.

Journal Article JSLS · 2013 BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: We compared the perioperative outcomes of hysterectomy performed by robotic (RH) versus laparoscopic (LH) routes for benign indications using the Dindo-Clavien scale for classification of the surgical complications. METHODS: Retr ... Full text Link to item Cite

Risk factors for postoperative urinary retention after laparoscopic and robotic hysterectomy for benign indications.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · September 2012 OBJECTIVE: To estimate the occurrence of postoperative urinary retention after traditional laparoscopic and robotic hysterectomy. METHODS: We performed a chart review of all patients who underwent total or supracervical hysterectomy using a laparoscopic (n ... Full text Link to item Cite

The role of robotic surgery in gynecology.

Journal Article Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol · August 2007 PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To discuss the recent experience and feasibility of integrating robot-assisted technology into minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. Current applications in gynecology and their associated outcomes will be analyzed. RECENT FINDINGS: Si ... Full text Link to item Cite

Global Endometrial ablation devices: Minimally invasive alternatives to hysterectomy

Journal Article Female Patient -Practical Ob Gyn Medicine then Ob Gyn Edition- · 2007 Cite

Adolescent chronic pelvic pain.

Journal Article J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol · December 2005 The presentation of chronic pelvic pain in the adolescent can at times be quite daunting. A careful and insightful approach to obtaining the history and physical examination must be implemented while maintaining an appreciation of the various stages of ado ... Full text Link to item Cite

Preliminary experience with robot-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy.

Journal Article J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc · November 2004 The following retrospective case series evaluated the technique and feasibility of integrating robot-assisted technology in the performance of a laparoscopic myomectomy in order to overcome the limitations of conventional laparoscopy. We attempted 35 robot ... Full text Link to item Cite

Common gastrointestinal problems in women and pregnancy

Journal Article Clinics in Family Practice · September 1, 2004 Women are challenged with unique presentations of GI disorders due to their unique anatomy and due to pregnancy and childbirth. Some GI disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome, are more prevalent in women. Diagnosis of IBS is often difficult, and a mul ... Full text Cite

Endoscopic management of leiomyomata.

Journal Article Semin Reprod Med · May 2004 Prior to the advent of modern minimally invasive surgery techniques, the primary surgical management of symptomatic leiomyomata for women desiring future fertility or uterine conservation was through laparotomy. Today, many cases of intramural and subserou ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effects of classical and atypical antipsychotic drugs on isolation-induced aggression in male mice.

Journal Article Eur J Pharmacol · January 24, 1989 A series of classical, atypical and putative antipsychotic drugs were compared for their ability to inhibit isolation-induced intraspecies aggression with affinity for D-2 dopamine receptors and induction of akinesia. The majority of drugs tested significa ... Full text Link to item Cite

N‐alkyl‐substituted aryl‐piperazine drugs: Relationship between affinity for serotonin receptors and inhibition of aggression

Journal Article Drug Development Research · January 1, 1988 Buspirone is the first of several N‐alkyl‐substituted aryl‐piperazine‐containing drugs to be approved for use as an anxiolytic agent. These drugs do not interact with the benzodiazepine‐GABA receptor complex and therefore do not share the sedating and anti ... Full text Cite