April 23rd, 2019


Volume 54
Number 2
   
 Editorial
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Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.


 Original Articles
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Charles Rittenberg, M.D., Roger B. Newman, M.D., Niki B. Istwan, R.N., Debbie J. Rhea, M.P.H., and Gary J. Stanziano, M.D.
There is no difference in recurrent spontaneous preterm delivery rates between women receiving weekly 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate and those receiving daily perinatal nursing surveillance.


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Mira Lal, M.D., Helen M. Pattison, Ph.D., Teresa F. Allan, M.Sc., and Roger Callender, F.R.C.O.G.
Pelvic floor dysfunction was similar following elective or emergency cesarean; associated biopsychosocial morbidity when quantified was occasionally severe and comparable with that following vaginal delivery.


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Cynthia Okoduwa and Debra S. Heller, M.D.
Vulvar diseases impair reproductive and sexual health, and because women constitute the majority of the poor in the tropics, a large percent of the population in these regions are at risk for communicable and noncommunicable diseases of the vulva.


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Meredith K. Martin-Johnston, D.O., Meike L. Uhler, M.D., H. Edward Grotjan, Ph.D., Aaron S. Lifchez, M.D., Jane M. Nani, M.D., and Angeline N. Beltsos, M.D.
Successful outcome declined with each additional IVF cycle, with the largest decrease in pregnancy rates after the third cycle.


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John M. O‘Brien, M.D., and David F. Lewis, M.D.
Recent trials evaluating progestins for preterm birth prevention provide insight into indications for use, mechanisms of action, safety concerns and the direction for future research.


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Ying Zhao, M.D., Weiyuan Zhang, M.D., and Wei Duan, M.D.
5-Fluorouracil and actinomycin D can be used as the primary chemotherapy regimen in patients with high-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, except in the case of extensive metastases.


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Hanes M. Swingle, M.D., M.P.H., Tarah T. Colaizy, M.D., M.P.H., M. Bridget Zimmerman, Ph.D., and Frank H. Morriss, Jr., M.D., M.P.H.
Induced and spontaneous abortions are associated with increased odds ratios for preterm birth, and they vary inversely with baseline preterm birth rates.


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Hilary A. Sargeant, M.Clin.Psych., and Frances O‘Callaghan, Ph.D.
The mental health-related quality of life of women with vulval pain is significantly influenced by levels of social support, emotion-focused coping strategies and illness perceptions.


 Letters to the Editors
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