June 16th, 2019

Volume 63
Number 1
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Brief Communication
Nancy Sokkary, M.D., Cristina Murray-Krezan, M.S., and William Rayburn, M.D., M.B.A.
The number of applicants from all medical school backgrounds, especially U.S. medical graduates, has increased in recent years, prompting more competition for ob-gyn residency positions.

 Original Articles
Xian-Qing Wu, Ph.D., Hui Ding, M.D., Mei-Fang Nie, Ph.D., Longzhu Piao, Ph.D., Hong-Wen Zhang, M.D., and S. Joseph Huang, Ph.D.
Risk factors for postmenstrual spotting in women with cesarean scar defect included retroflexed uterus, closed cervix prior to cesarean, and cesarean performed at lower-level hospitals.

Gyozo Petrányi, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Péter Simsa, M.Sc., Ágnes Padányi, Ph.D.,† Beatrix Kotlán, Ph.D., Judit Jakab, M.D., and Vilmos Fülöp, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.
The success of immunotherapies with thrombocyte suspension and/or intravenous immunoglobulin inimmunologically related recurrent miscarriages is based on the diagnostic selection of proper alloimmune recurrent miscarriage cases.

Tarek Khalife, M.B.B.Ch., Daniel T. Myers, M.D., Shobhana Talukdar, M.D., and Adnan R. Munkarah, M.D.
Ovarian vein thrombosis after oophorectomy is not common, as reported in the limited literature, and does not seem to impose increased risk of adverse outcomes.

Pinar Gulsen Coban, M.D., Ayla Sargin Oruc, M.D., M. Gulnur Ozaksit, M.D., Aysegul Demirtas, M.Sc., Fatma Helvacioglu, Ph.D., Pinar Ayran Fidan, M.D., Levent Sirvan, M.D., and Semra Eroglu, M.D.
Cabergoline has a detrimental effect on endometrial pinopode expression, whereas bromocriptine regards different structural features and vacuolization of pinopodes of yet undetermined significance in OHSS treatment.

Sabrina Soen, M.D., Jeanne Perrin, M.D., Ph.D., Irène Sari-Minodier, M.D., Ph.D., Elisabeth Jouve, M.D., Ph.D., Audrey Gnisci, M.D., and Blandine Courbiere, M.D., Ph.D.
Among the many factors affecting pregnancy rates in women undergoing in vitro fertilization, we showed that women with elementary occupations had a significantly lower pregnancy rate.

Fanni Rebeka Eros, M.D., Zsolt Tidrenczel, M.D., István Szabó, M.D., Ph.D., Ágnes Harmath, M.D., Ph.D., János Rigó, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., and Artur Beke, M.D., Ph.D.
Fetal duodenal atresia, gastroschisis, omphalocele, and hernia diaphragmatica can be detected with high efficiency in fetuses. Conversely, esophageal atresia and other bowel atresias are detected at a lower rate.

Kamba Ryu, M.D., Hideo Matsui, M.D., Ph.D., Toshiyuki Kanno, M.D., Hirokazu Usui, M.D., Ph.D., and Makio Shozu, M.D., Ph.D.
The median gestational ages at complete and partial hydatidiform mole evacuation declined, but the rate of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia after complete hydatidiform mole did not decline during the 35 years.

Shuwei Yang, M.D., Shuyi Guo, M.D., Ling Yang, Ph.D., Liya Su, Ph.D., and Xingguang Zhang, Ph.D.
The prevalence of neural tube defects is high in Inner Mongolia of China.

Nesin Apaydın, M.D., Emrah Töz, M.D., Bahadır Saatli, M.D., Namık Demir, M.D., Feriha Özkaya, Ph.D., and Gamze Tuna, Ph.D.
Gestation duration was significantly longer in mice receiving anti-macrophage migration inhibitory factor antibody 2 hours before lipopolysaccharide injection than in those receiving lipopolysaccharide alone.

Fangfang Lang, M.D., Xiaoxia Che, M.D., Zhenghui Fang, M.D., Zhe Li, M.D., Yang Weng, M.D., and Jie Jiang, Ph.D.
DACH1 is less frequently expressed in endometriosis and suppresses the function of ERα, factors which are important for the study and diagnosis of endometriosis occurrence and recurrence.

 Case Reports
Amber M. Klimczak, M.D., and John R. Crochet, M.D.
Cesarean scar pregnancies are on the rise, and providers should be up-to-date on current management options. This case report demonstrates a successful robotic resection.

Jamie M. Massie, M.D., Roland G. Nador, M.D., and Michael H. Dahan, M.D.
Hormone therapy should be avoided in women with menorrhagia and lymphangioleiomyomatosis.

Dong-wook Kim, M.D., Woo Gyeong Kim, M.D., and Gyun-Ho Jeon, M.D.
It is important to bear in mind that implantation sites can exist in unusual locations, and thorough examination of the omentum should be emphasized when tubes and ovaries are intact during surgical exploration.

Sara Jane Cromer, M.D., Karen S. Sargent, M.D., Steven Clark, M.D., and Catherine S. Eppes, M.D., M.P.H.
Untreated chronic renal failure in pregnancy leads to metabolic acidosis in mothers and infants, which can complicate labor management.

Xiaming Liu, M.D., Yan Yang, M.D., Ph.D., Fuqiong Chen, M.D., Ph.D., and Shuhong Hu, M.D., Ph.D.
For girls with declining growth velocity, Turner syndrome should be considered.

Tao Lu, M.D., and Hong Pu, M.D.
Chronic ectopic pregnancy is rare, and it is unusual for chronic ectopic pregnancy to be manifested as huge pelvic masses and bilateral hematosalpinx.



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