June 20th, 2018

Volume 62
Number 1
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Original Articles
Sara Mazzoni, M.D., M.P.H., Sarah Brewer, M.P.A., Josh Durfee, M.S.P.H., Jennifer Pyrzanowski, M.S.P.H., Juliana Barnard, M.A., Amanda F. Dempsey, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., and Sean T. O’Leary, M.D., M.P.H.
Many women consider their ob-gyn their primary care provider, feel comfortable receiving preventive services from them, and rate their primary care performance highly.

Heidi K. Leftwich, D.O., Weihua Gao, M.S., and Judith U. Hibbard, M.D.
Social interest in trial of labor after cesarean section is increasing. This study shows no change in the success rates when induction of labor is employed.

Karin Grossman, M.D., Mark Cordina, M.D., and Jackie A. Ross, M.D.
Hyperglycosylated hCG is elevated in underlying ectopic pregnancy and initially non diagnostic ultrasound scans but is not sufficiently discriminatory for a single measurement to be clinically useful.

Xudong Dong, M.D., Yanxue Cai, M.D., Ye Li, Ph.D., Jiang Jiang, M.D., Yinping Wu, M.D., Tao Lv, Ph.D., Yuemei Feng, Ph.D., and Jie Bai, Ph.D.
This study showed that the mRNA level of thioredoxin-1 binding protein–2 (TBP-2) was increased in placentas in preeclampsia. TBP-2 may be a potential therapeutic target for preeclampsia.

Mustafa Ulubay, M.D., Mustafa Öztürk, M.D., Fahri Burcin Firatligil, M.D., Ulas Fidan, M.D., Riza Efendi Karaca, M.D., and Müfit Cemal Yenen, M.D.
Levonorgestrel contraceptive IUD had positive effects on patients with female sexual dysfunction.

Amy Kaing, M.D., Anupama S. Q. Kathiresan, M.D., Daniel Dumesic, M.D., and Mousa Shamonki, M.D.
Program directors value candidates who trained at a competitive obstetrics and gynecology residency, have research experience, and have superior personal interviews.

Gun Oh Chong, M.D., Yoon Hee Lee, M.D., Yoon Soon Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Young Lae Cho, M.D., Ph.D., Ji Young Park, M.D., Ph.D., and Dae Gy Hong, M.D., Ph.D.
The conservative treatment of conized SCIS lesions with CIS-positive margins is described.

Julie Z. DeCesare, M.D., Dawn Hannah, D.O., and Raid Amin, Ph.D.
Patients in the CenteringPregnancy program had a 20% higher follow-up rate for postpartum contraception and a significant increase in methods of long-acting reversible contraception.

Yangyang Zhang, M.D., Yang Xu, M.D., Qing Xue, M.D., Yanrong Kuai, Ph.D., Sheng Wang, Ph.D., and Jing Shang, M.D.
Expression of gap junction protein correlates with number of oocytes retrieved and pregnancy outcome.

Hoon Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Seung-Yup Ku, M.D., Ph.D., Seok Hyun Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Young Min Choi, M.D., Ph.D., and Jung Gu Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Ovarian volume–related dynamic parameters play an important role in predicting ovarian response and in vitro fertilization outcomes.

Bulent Urman, M.D., Serdar Celik, M.D., Kayhan Yakin, M.D., Ebru Alper, M.D., Basak Balaban, B.Sc., and Baris Ata, M.D., MCT
Twice-daily dosing of progesterone vaginal gel is associated with a nonsignificant trend towards higher implantation rates as compared to once-daily dosing.

Abayomi N. Ogunwale, M.D., M.P.H., Matthew L. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., and Haleh Sangi-Haghpeykar, Ph.D.
Intimate partner violence in pregnancy affects maternal and neonatal health outcomes.

 Case Reports
Ahmed Namazov, M.D., Joseph Mishal, M.D., Eyal E. Anteby, M.D., and Ofer Gemer, M.D.
An unusual case of septic shock with multiorgan failure after pipelle endometrial biopsy.

Hyojin Chae, M.D., Myungshin Kim, M.D., Sa Jin Kim, M.D., and Min Jeong Kim, M.D.
The authors present the first case of mirror syndrome associated with 18p deletion.

Sheila A. Connery, M.D.
frequently bilateral vision loss in the postpartum period with an unpredictable recovery of vision.

Theodore Tsaltas, M.D.
Bladder injury in even complex surgical conditions can be effectively closed using endoloops.

Serpil Aydogmus, M.D., Huseyin Aydogmus, M.D., Emre Ekmekci, M.D., Sefa Keleckci, M.D., and Serenat Eris, M.D.
The authors successfully treat a rare, solid tumor of unknown etiology: paraurethral leiomyoma.

Shelly W. Holmström, M.D., Christina Paidas-Teefey, M.D., and Eric Sellers, M.D.
Patients with previous bladder injury should be carefully inspected at time of cesarean delivery.

Prabhat C. Mondal, MS, DGO, Barunoday Chakraborty, M.D., DGO, DNB, FICOG, Debdulal Mandal, MS, Debasish Char, MS, Ramkrishna Sahana, M.D., and Shib Sankar Murmu, MS
The diagnosis of vulvar pyogenic granuloma is commonly missed due to altered morphology.


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