April 4th, 2020

Volume 44
Number 11
Jaroslaw J. Oleszczuk, M.D., Donald M. Keith, M.B.A., Lt Col (Ret), and Louis G. Keith, M.D. William F. Rayburn, M.D. Section Editor
The purpose in constructing our model is to call attention to the urgent need to reexamine attitudes toward the production of iatrogenic twins and high-order multiples.

Ru-fong Joanne Cheng, M.D., Enrique Hernandez, M.D., Lisa L. Anderson, M.D., Paul B. Heller, M.D., and Rachel Shank, R.N.

Hirohiko Tanaka, M.D., Noritaka Futamura, M.D., Shinichiro Takubo, M.D., and Nagayasu Toyoda, M.D.
Gasless laparoscopy, without general anesthesia, was successful for removing adnexal cysts in pregnant women.

Dale Brown, M.D., Milan R. Henzl, M.D., Raymond H. Kaufman, M.D., and the Gynazole 1 Study Group
Butoconazole 1-BSR is an effective and safe alternative to longer-term therapy with miconazole nitrate (seven days) for vulvovaginal candidiasis.

Jack Atad, M.D., Mordechai Hallak, M.D., M.P.A., Avi Sharon, M.D., Ruth Kitzes, M.D., Yanina Kelner, M.D., and Haim Abramovici, M.D.
Based on experience with 11 cases, a shorter period of antibiotic therapy for patients with pelvic actinomycosis is effective.

Anthony R. Scialli, M.D., for the Pelvic Pain Expert Working Group
A comprehensive approach to chronic pelvic pain includes consideration of multiple organ systems, with empiric therapy appropriate after a thorough history and physical examination.

Ismail A. Al-Badawi, M.B., Ch.B., Margo R. Fluker, M.D., and Michael W. Bebbington, M.D., M.H.Sc.
In this study, a history of dysmenorrhea and dyspareunia significantly increased the likelihood of abnormal laparoscopy.

T. Justin Clark, MB ChB, I. J. Etherington, MRCOG, and David M. Luesley, M.D.
Symptomatic remission was significantly easier to achieve in patients with vulvar lichen sclerosus than in those with squamous cell hyperplasia after treatment with graduated topical steroids.

Martha F. Goetsch, M.D.
Dyspareunia appears to be unexpectedly common and long lasting in women after delivery of their first and second infants.

Suneet P. Chauhan, M.D., James A. Scardo, M.D., Nancy W. Hendrix, M.D., Everett F. Magann, M.D., and John C. Morrison, M.D.
The accuracy of estimating birth weight and detecting fetal growth restriction is similar among those with oligohydramnios versus adequate amniotic fluid.

Shing-Kai Yip, MBChB, MRCOG, Shu-Pong Wong, MBChB, MRCOG, Tak-Yuen Fung, MBBS, MRCOG, and Christopher John Haines, FRACOG, M.D.
A normal pregnancy outcome is possible in a woman with active endometrial tuberculosis who conceives.

Katherine Look, M.D., Bridget Sanders, M.D., Marvin Eastlund, M.D., and Gregory Sutton, M.D.
Patients with reassuring endometrial stripes and no focal abnormalities can forego annual endometrial biopsy.

Sachiko Matsuzaki, M.D., Takao Fukaya, M.D., Takashi Murakami, M.D., and Akira Yajima, M.D.
In this case, minilaparoscopy was useful in the diagnosis and treatment of interstitial pregnancy.

Brent A. Hemelt, M.D., and Michael A. Finan, M.D.
An end-to-end anastomotic sizer should be used to elevate the vaginal cuff during abdominal sacral colpopexy to reduce the risk of foreign body complications.

Yik Ming Chan, MBBS, MRCOG, FHKAM, Suk Wai Ngai, MBBS, MRCOG, FHKAM, and Terence T. Lao, MBBS, FRCOG, FHKAM
Early recognition and diagnosis are the only possibility for a good outcome of gastric cancer in pregnancy.

Dineo Khabele, M.D., and Stephen Chasen, M.D.
This case underscores the potential for breast cancer to reach an advanced stage in a young, pregnant woman, particularly with cardiac tamponade as the presenting diagnosis.




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