August 20th, 2014


Volume 56
Number 1
   
 Editorial
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L. D. Devoe, M.D.


 Original Articles
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E. A. Erekson, M.D., MPH, V. W. Sung, M.D., MPH, and M. A. Clark, Ph.D.
A minority of providers in urogynecology reported having “a lot of knowledge” of the pay-for-performance reimbursement system.


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E. B. Johnston-MacAnanny, M.D., A. J. DiLuigi, M.D., L. L. Engmann, M.D., D. B. Maier, M.D., C. A. Benadiva, M.D., and J. C. Nulsen, M.D.
Clinical pregnancy and live birth rates are similar in anticipated good responders utilizing either a gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist or antagonist protocol during their first in vitro fertiization cycle.


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L. A. Pompeii, Ph.D., K. R. Evenson, Ph.D., and G. L. Delclos, M.D., Ph.D.
Obstetricians recommend avoiding lifting and ladder climbing at work during pregnancy, while fewer recommend avoiding prolonged standing, night/shift work and bending or twisting at the waist.


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J. H. Vardo, D.O., L. L. Thornburg, M.D., and J. C. Glantz, M.D., M.P.H.
Elective induction of labor is associated with increased rates of cesarean delivery, postpartum hemorrhage and length of hospital stay, with no improvement in neonatal outcomes.


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D. W. Warne, Ph.D., D. Tredway, M.D., Ph.D., J. C. Schertz, M.S., S. Schnieper-Samec, Ph.D., V. Alam, M.D., and A. Eshkol, Ph.D.
This analysis suggests that a midluteal progesterone concentration of at least 10 ng/mL may represent an appropriate threshold for predicting successful ovulation resulting in live birth.


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D. M. Haas, M.D., M.S., J. Weida, M.D., R. Smith and M. Pell Abernathy, M.D.
Depression is common in pregnant women and should be screened for and treated in all groups.


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G. H. Lipscomb, M.D., V. M. Givens, M.D., and W. E. Smith, M.D.
Incisional endometriomas developing after cesarean section primarily occur left of the midline, and whereas size can be accurately estimated preoperatively, need for mesh placement cannot.


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C. A. R. Lok, M.D., Ph.D., M. Donker, M.D., M. M. Calff, L. F. A. G. Massuger, M.D., Ph.D., and A. C. Ansink, M.D., Ph.D.
Patients with low-risk gestational trophoblastic disease experience psychological consequences due to weekly and monthly human chorionic gonadotropin measurements but accept the offered surveillance and often refrain from pregnancy during follow-up.


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A. Al-Khan, M.D., M. Shah, M.D., M. Altabban, M.D., S. Kaul, M.D., K. Y. Dyer, M.D., M. Alvarez, M.D., and S. Saber, M.D.
Pregnant patients at term have a median intraabdominal pressure measurement of 22 mm Hg.


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E. K. Chien, M.D., A. Jayakrishnan, M.D., M.P.H., T. L. Dailey, M.D., C. A. Raker, Sc.D., and M. G. Phipps, M.D., M.P.H.
The risk for preterm birth associated with male fetal sex differs by race and ethnicity.


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H. Coksuer, M.D., F. Ozcura, M.D., F. Oghan, M.D., B. Haliloglu, M.D., and S. Karatas, M.D.
Patients with polycystic ovary syndrome were found to have a potentially higher incidence of dry eye.


 Case Reports
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S. M. Temkin, M.D., J. R. Turner, M.D., Ph.D., and E. R. Lengyel, M.D.
We report an unusual case of an extensive, asceptic inflammatory reaction following hyaluronate-carboxymethylcellulose administration leading to small bowel obstruction following a laparotomy for bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.


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K. Takeuchi, M.D., K. Fujiwara, M.D., T. Tsujino, M.D., and H. Morita, M.D.
The early administration of octreotide is highly effective for chyloperitoneum following paraaortic lymphadenectomy in the treatment of gynecologic malignancies.


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K. Brown, M.D., A. Adhate, M.P.A., R.D.M.S., and J. Apuzzio, M.D.
This case report describes prenatal visualization of bilateral dacryocystocele using 3-D/4-D ultrasound technology.


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S. J. Cardenas-Goicoechea, M.D., and R. H. Debbs, D.O., F.A.C.O.G.
A pregnant woman who presented with meningioma was managed conservatively until 31 weeks and 4 days of gestation, when worsening symptoms prompted cesarean delivery.


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R. Malapati, M.D., G. Villaluna, PA-C, and T. M. Nguyen, M.D.
Three cases of pregnancy termination between 18 and 24 weeks’ gestation in women with previous classical cesarean deliveries are reported in which misoprostol was used successfully and without complications.


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T. M. Yalcinkaya, M.D., M. Erman-Akar, M.D., and J. Jennell, M.D.
A case of early pelvic infection subsequent to oocyte retrieval is presented.


 Letters to the Editor
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