April 4th, 2020


Volume 54
Number 8
   
 Editorial
457
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.


 Original Articles
459
Yoshimitsu Kuwabara, M.D., Ph.D., Katsuya Mine, M.D., Ph.D., Akira Katayama, Ph.D., Tomoko Inagawa, M.D., Shigeo Akira, M.D., Ph.D., and Toshiyuki Takeshita, M.D., Ph.D.
Proteomic analyses demonstrated the protein profiles of gonadotropin preparations and differences in the compositions of follicle-stimulating hormone a isohormones between the recombinant and urinary preparations.


467
Andrea Ries Thurman, M.D., Dalila Harvey, M.D., and Rochelle N. Shain, Ph.D.
Although 67% of patients received a requested postpartum tubal ligation, vaginal delivery, undocumented resident status and no prenatal care were risk factors for failure to receive this requested procedure.


473
Virginia J. Homewood, M.D., Nikki B. Zite, M.D., M.P.H., and Lorraine S. Wallace, Ph.D.
Most instructions accompanying over-the-counter ovulation prediction devices are presented with a reading difficulty level, text size, diagrams and instructions that make them suboptimal for patient education.


478
Priya V. Rajan, M.D., Judith H. Chung, M.D., Manuel Porto, M.D., and Deborah A. Wing, M.D.
Discordance between biometric measurements of the fetal abdomen and head suggests an increased propensity towards shoulder dystocia in a population of nondiabetic women with suspected macrosomia.


483
Byung-Moon Kang, M.D., Yun-Hee Koo, M.D., Sa-Ra Lee, M.D., Sung-Hoon Kim, M.D., Hee-Dong Chae, M.D., and Chung-Hoon Kim, M.D.
This is the first study to determine if there is a correlation between the intraocular pressure and serum E2 level in the Korean postmenopausal population.


488
Thinh H. Duong, M.D., and Abner Korn, M.D.
Asian women with increased parity and no prior hysterectomy are at increased risk for advanced prolapse of the anterior vaginal wall.


493
Minita Patel, M.D., David M. O‘Sullivan, Ph.D., and Adam C. Steinberg, D.O.
Symptoms of anal incontinence do not have an impact on sexual functioning in women with different stages of prolapse.


499
Alexandros Rodolakis, M.D., Ph.D., Nikolaos Thomakos, M.D., Ph.D., Demetrios Haidopoulos, M.D., Ph.D., and Aris Antsaklis, M.D., Ph.D.
Relapsing cervical intraepithelial neoplasia creates difficulties in management; we recommend that patients should be treated in tertiary centers with high expertise and availability of laser CO2 therapy.


506
Prabhakaran Nair Rema, M.D., Sambasivan Suchetha, M.D., Arun Peter Mathew, M.S., Aleyamma Mathew, Ph.D., and Paul Sebastian, M.S.
Our experience seems to confirm that a macroscopically complete salvage surgical cytoreduction significantly improves further survival of ovarian cancer patients who recur at least 6 months after the completion of primary treatment, and that with currently available facilities secondary cytoreduction can be done with acceptable morbidity.


511
Assaf Ben-Meir, M.D., Yair Erez, M.D., Tomer Feigenberg, M.D., Yaron Hamani, M.D., Neri Laufer, M.D., and Nathan Rojansky, M.D.
Mifepristone followed by a high-concentration oxytocin drip is highly effective and shortens the initiation-to-evacuation time for induction of second-trimester abortion.


 Case Reports
517
Karen S. Ballard, D.O., Brian C. Thurston, M.D., Michael D. Sennett, M.D., and Sean S. Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H.
A rare case of invasive Brenner tumor of the ovary occurred in a 77-year-old woman.


520
Gayle B. Harris, M.D., and Meghan Markowski, DPT
Specialized physical therapy is a noninvasive form of treatment for some types of pelvic pain related to intercourse.


523
Jacqueline Sidman, Ph.D., Max D. Lechtman, Ph.D., and Elizabeth G. Lyster, M.D.
An advanced form of hypnotherapy resulted in complete relief for at least 5 years in a client with a medically refractory case of interstitial cystitis.


525
Jason D. Retzke, M.D., Nicole M. Book, M.D., and Laurence E. Stempel, M.D.
Uterine rupture is a rare, catastrophic event in obstetrics and should be considered in patients even without risk factors, regardless of gestational age.


 Letters to the Editors
529
Graeme J. Dennerstein, F.R.C.O.G., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O.G.


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