July 10th, 2020

Volume 51
Number 5
 Book Review

Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Original Articles
Asha Proctor, M.D., M.P.H., Todd R. Jenkins, M.D., Terri Loeb, M.S., Mollie Elliot, R.N., B.S.N., and Amy Ryan, M.S.
An organized program of postpartum contraceptive counseling resulted in excellent patient satisfaction, and physician involvement improved patient satisfaction.

Kevin S. Elliott, M.D., Mark E. Borowsky, M.D., Edmond S. Malka, M.P.H., Sidney A. Scudder, M.D., Gary S. Leiserowitz, M.D., and Anthony H. Russell, M.D.
In general, survival in these patients was similar to that in clinically similar patients treated with chemoradiation alone, and morbidity was significant.

Takumi Kurabayashi, M.D., Ph.D., Tetsuro Yahata, M.D., Ph.D., Jinhua Quan, M.D., and Kenichi Tanaka, M.D., Ph.D.
The polymorphism in codon 27 (Gln27Glu) of the b2 adrenoceptor gene is linked to the expression of polycystic ovary syndrome in Japanese women.

Eyal Sheiner, M.D., Iris Ohel, M.D., Amalia Levy, Ph.D., and Miriam Katz, M.D.
Pruritus gravidarum is significantly associated with multiple pregnancies, fertility treatments, diabetes mellitus and nulliparity, and the rates of labor induction and cesarean delivery are higher.

Kenneth J. Nelson, M.D., Arnold L. Wagner, Jr., M.D., Trent E. J. Gordon, M.S., and Richard K. Silver, M.D.
A voluntary, peer-reviewed preoperative submission program for elective gynecologic procedures demonstrated moderate compliance in a community-based hospital with a mixed-model staff.

Gary Steinman, M.D., Ph.D.
Genotypes favoring elevated IGF and diets including dairy products, especially in areas where growth hormone is given to cattle, appear to enhance the chances of multiple pregnancies due to ovarian stimulation.

Amen Ness, M.D., Jason Baxter, M.D., Terry Hyslop, Ph.D., and Vincenzo Berghella, M.D.
Over one third of board-certified maternal-fetal medicine specialists who responded to a questionnaire are prescribing progesterone to prevent preterm birth.

Vincenzo Berghella, M.D., Jacquelyn Pelham, M.D., Juan Carlos Sabogal, M.D., Anthony Sciscione, D.O., Jorge E. Tolosa, M.D., Shailen Shah, M.D., and Ronald J. Wapner, M.D.
MFM fellowship applicants who were ranked higher were more likely to publish more as compared to lower-ranked applicants.

Leyla Gulseren, M.D., Pinar Cetinay, M.D., Basak Tokatlioglu, M.D., Ozyil Ozturk Sarikaya, M.D., Seref Gulseren, M.D., and Sefa Kurt, M.D.
The mental health of infertile women should be followed closely at every stage of infertility diagnosis and therapy, and appropriate psychologic support should be provided.

 Case Reports
Eiji Ryo, M.D., Shigeki Takeshita, M.D., Masahiro Shiba, M.D., and Takuya Ayabe, M.D.
This was the first reported case of cystic adenomyosis treated with radiofrequency ablation.

Leyla Ghazi, M.D., Fred Ko, M.S., M.D., Susanne L. Bathgate, M.D., John W. Larsen, M.D., and Charles Macri, M.D.
An HIV-infected woman delivered a fetus with an unexpected sacrococcygeal teratoma.

Terry S. Dunn, M.D., Clay Cothren, M.D., Laura Klein, M.D., and Tara Krammer, M.D.
Pelvic actinomycosis is a rare but life-threatening complication of intrauterine device use.

Hsiu-Huei Peng, M.D., Chin-Jung Wang, M.D., Tzu-Hao Wang, M.D., Ph.D., and Shuenn-Dyh Chang, M.D.
Array-based comparative genomic hybridization is helpful in prenatal diagnosis because it can precisely locate the chromosome bands with copy number changes.

Nina H. Bjarnason, M.D., D.M.Sc., Line Rode, M.D., and Kim Dalhoff, M.D., D.M.Sc.
A 26-year-old woman with Tourette's syndrome who received pimozide during her first pregnancy delivered a healthy infant by emergency cesarean section at 36 weeks' gestation.


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