Laurent de Landsheere

Laurent de Landsheere
University of Liège | ulg · Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

MD, PhD

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October 2010 - present
CHR Citadelle Hospital
Position
  • Medical Doctor
January 2009 - present
University of Liège
Position
  • Medical Doctor
October 2008 - October 2010
Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Lille
Position
  • Fellow

Publications

Publications (20)
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Third- and fourth-degree perineal tears are injuries involving the anal sphincter that occur during vaginal delivery. Their prevalence is between 0.25 and 6 %, which highlights the variability of obstetrical practice among different countries. This type of tear can lead to short- and long-term complications for the mothers, affecting their quality...
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Objective: To evaluate the effect of laparoscopic isthmocele repair on isthmocele-related symptoms and/or fertility-related problems. The residual myometrial thickness before and after subsequent cesarean section was also evaluated. Design: Retrospective, case series. Setting: Public university hospital. Population: Women with isthmocele (re...
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Since the introduction of laparoscopy and mini-invasive techniques, gynaecological surgery has largely evolved. However, post-operative recommendations still remain very restrictive with poor evidence from literature. The survey, performed by the GGOLFB surgical working group, shows that the post-operative advices to the patients are very heterogen...
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Objective: In sheep of reproductive age, we aimed to document decrease in epithelial thickness, glycogen amount, and other vaginal changes after castration and the effect of Er:YAG laser as used clinically. Methods: On day 0, 16 sheep underwent ovariectomy. They were randomized to sham or three vaginal Er:YAG laser applications at monthly interv...
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Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of methotrexate (MTX) in the treatment of ectopic pregnancies. We identified predictive factors of success or failure and compared our results with previous studies to make recommendations for its use. Material and methods: A cohort of 61 patients from a single center was retrospec...
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Résumé Objectifs Évaluer la place de l’hystérectomie subtotale lors de la promontofixation cœlioscopique. Méthodes Cette étude rétrospective observationnelle reprend les patientes opérées d’une promontofixation cœlioscopique entre novembre 2010 et mars 2015 au centre hospitalier régional de la Citadelle, Liège, Belgique. Les caractéristiques des...
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Background/aims: The ewe is increasingly being used as an animal model for pelvic floor disorders. The aim was to further characterize changes in the vaginal properties during its entire lifespan. Methods: Vaginal tissues were collected at different stages of reproductive life (neonatal, prepubescence, nulliparous, primiparous, multiparous, and...
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Objective Polypropylene meshes have specific complications, and in 2016 the Food and Drug Administration required a Premarket Approval for their use in pelvic prolapse repair, as there was a lack of long-term data. Our objectives were to determine the long-term reoperation rates and type in our patients after transvaginal mesh repair and to study t...
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Introduction and hypothesis Animal models are useful for investigating the genesis of pelvic floor dysfunction and for developing novel therapies for its treatment. There is a need for an alternative large-animal model to the nonhuman primate. Therefore we studied the effects of the first vaginal delivery, ovariectomy and systemic hormonal replacem...
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Surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) using transobturator tape insertion is widely accepted. However, several postoperative complications were reported in the literature including infections, abscess and fistula formation. Here, we report a case of 57-year-old female who presented with abscess and left vaginocutaneous buttock fi...
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Management of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) may be conducted by abdominal (laparotomy or laparoscopy) or vaginal approach, with or without mesh repair, mainly depending on the surgeon’s expertise. The aim of this study was to determine the trends in surgical management of POP in French-speaking Belgium. The GGOLFB Gynecologic surgery working group in...
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Introduction and hypothesis: The aim of the study was to correlate histological and biomechanical characteristics of the vaginal wall in women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Methods: Tissue samples were collected from the anterior [point Ba; POP Questionnaire (POP-Q)] and/or posterior (point Bp; POP-Q) vaginal wall of 15 women who underwent v...
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To understand the mechanical behavior of soft tissues, two fields of science are essential: biomechanics and histology. Nonetheless, those two fields have not yet been studied together often enough to be unified by a comprehensive model. This study attempts to produce such model. Biomechanical uniaxial tension tests were performed on vaginal tissue...
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Introduction and hypothesis: The purpose of this study was to analyze the histomorphometric properties of the vaginal wall in women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Methods: In 15 women undergoing surgery for POP, full-thickness biopsies were collected at two different sites of location from the anterior and/or posterior vaginal wall. Propertie...
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Introduction and hypothesis: The pathophysiology of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is incompletely understood. The purpose of this study is to describe the current knowledge about histology of the vaginal wall and its possible involvement in the pathogenesis of pelvic organ prolapse. Methods: Eligible studies were selected through a MEDLINE search...
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To comparatively define the biomechanical characteristics of the pelvic organs (the vagina, bladder, and rectum), which are crucial for the maintenance of pelvic support. Despite minimal fundamental studies, meshes are increasingly implanted into the vesicovaginal and rectovaginal spaces to replace disrupted native tissues and to treat pelvic organ...
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despite minimal fundamental works, there is an increasing use of meshes in urogynecology. The concept is mainly based on experiences with abdominal wall surgery. We aimed to compare the biomechanical properties of vaginal tissue, abdominal aponeurosis, and skin. samples from 11 fresh women cadavers without prolapse were collected. Uniaxial tension...
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The aim of this study was to explore the nature and rate of surgical intervention after transvaginal Prolift mesh repair for pelvic organ prolapse. This was a retrospective study of all patients who underwent Prolift mesh repair between January 2005 and January 2009. Patient data were obtained from medical records, and patients were telephoned to c...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate, retrospectively, the place of sub-urethral mesh readjustment when treating recurrent stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after TVT-O. Between August 2006 and August 2008, eight patients had recurrent or persistent SUI. They were treated surgically by tightening the pre-implanted sling. Medium delay between first...