April 5th, 2020

Volume 45
Number 7
Alex C. Vidaeff, M.D., and Catherine Racowsky, Ph.D.
Day 5 blastocyst transfers are recommended for patients at increased risk of high-order multiple gestations, whereas for poor-prognosis patients, day 3 embryo transfer is still advisable.

William F. Rayburn, M.D.
Day 5 blastocyst transfers are recommended for patients at increased risk of high-order multiple gestations, whereas for poor-prognosis patients, day 3 embryo transfer is still advisable.

John J. Klutke, M.D., Jonathan Bergman and Carl G. Klutke, M.D.
Transvaginal bladder neck suspension with Cooper's ligament fixation is an effective surgical option in the treatment of genuine stress incontinence.

Peter S. Bernstein, M.D., M.P.H., Tani Sanghvi, M.D., M.P.H., and Irwin R. Merkatz, M.D.
The combination of education about preconception care and insertion of a standardized form into a patient's chart led to a clear improvement in the documentation of preconception care.

Gary M. Horowitz, M.D., Scott Christensen, M.D., Caroline Kennebeck, M.D., and R. Leon Graham, M.D.
This animal model suggests that endometrial ablation does not decrease the risk of endometrial carcinoma in patients at high risk of developing endometrial pathology.

Margaret Echt, M.D., Wallace Begneaud, M.D., and Douglas Montgomery, M.D.
Elective epidural analgesia for labor pain relief was associated with no increase in the primary cesarean delivery rate and increases in the forceps delivery and vaginal birth after cesarean rates.

Brendan C. Carroll, M.D., and Joseph P. Bruner, M.D.
Avoiding intervention in pregnancies with oligohydramnios and normal umbilical artery Doppler velocimetry may decrease iatrogenic morbidity due to prematurity by as much as 26%.

JosČ L. Bartha, M.D., Rafael Comino-Delgado, M.D., Pilar Martinez-Del Fresno, M.D., MarĖa J. Ortega, M.D., JosČ R. Fernandez-Lorente, M.D., and Juan M. Cabello, M.D.
The percentage of B lymphocytes was lower in primiparas who had normal pregnancies in comparison to women who had never been pregnant.

Capt Cynthia Goldstein McNally, MC, USAF, Maj Thomas C. Krivak, MC, USAF, and Turgut Alagoz, M.D.
After a hysterectomy, conservative management of an isolated postoperative fever is safe.

Jennifer Cassisi, M.D., John D. Davis, M.D., Barbara B. Bennett, M.D., Frederick W. McLean, M.D., and Robert B. Marcus, Jr., M.D.
For rare patients with dysfunctional uterine bleeding, intracavitary radiotherapy may be a treatment option.

Vern L. Katz, M.D., Richard Farmer, M.D., Ph.D., John York, M.D., and John D. Wilson, M.D.
When chronic parenteral therapy is required for hyperemesis gravidarum, indwelling catheters should be removed as soon as possible.

Elyce H. Cardonick, M.D., Jaan Naktin, M.D., and Vincenzo Berghella, M.D.
This patient's biopsy was performed without intraoperative or postoperative complications and aided her diagnosis and therapy.

Limor Gortzak-Uzan, M.D., Eyal Sheiner, M.D., and Josef Gohar, M.D.
Early-first-trimester prenatal diagnosis by first-trimester chorionic villus sampling or second-trimester measuring of alkaline phosphatase activity in the amniotic fluid is required to exclude this lethal disease in subsequent pregnancies.

Franco Causio, M.D., Domenico Canale, M.D., Luca Maria Schonauer, M.D., Rita Fischetto, M.D., Teresa Leonetti, M.D., and Nicoletta Archidiacono, Ph.D.
This is the first report documenting a chromosomal pericentric inversion with disruption in the DAZ gene area.

John C. Riggs, M.D., Antoine Jahshan, M.D., and Henry J. Schiavello, M.D.
Foley balloon tamponade in conjunction with uterine eversion, placental site excision and methotrexate was successful in treating intraoperative hemorrhage from placenta accreta.

Vidya Soundararajan, M.D., and Jodie Rai, M.D.
A rudimentary uterine horn presented during pregnancy, mimicking ectopic pregnancy, and was removed laparoscopically.

Richard L. Harvey, M.D., George Mychaskiw II, D.O., Vishal Sachdev, M.D., and Bobby J. Heath, M.D.
All women with myocardial abnormalities and a history of squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix should be suspected of developing a myocardial metastasis until proven otherwise.

Jason H. Collins, M.D.



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