April 26th, 2018

Volume 58
Number 5
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Original Articles
David Seil Kim, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., Alison Madden, M.D., Carolyn Alexander, M.D., Michael Zois, B.S., M.B.A., Dotun Ogunyemi, M.D., and Ricardo Azziz, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
Implementation of a voluntary faculty teaching service may improve training experience and increase obstetrical and gynecologic case volume for residents.

Paula C. Brady, M.D., Lynn L. Simpson, M.D., Sharyn N. Lewin, M.D., Dorothy Smok, M.D., Jodi P. Lerner, M.D., Mary E. D’Alton, M.D., Thomas J. Herzog, M.D., and Jason D. Wright, M.D.
Ovarian masses identified during pregnancy have a low risk of malignancy. The majority of women can be serially monitored without intervention.

Michelle H. Moniz, M.D., Wendy S. Vitek, M.D., Aletha Akers, M.D., Leslie A. Meyn, M.S., and Richard H. Beigi, M.D., M.Sc.
Most pregnant women will accept vaccination if recommended by their obstetrician, despite low perceptions of need and concerns about vaccine safety.

Behzad Heidari, M.D., Parnaz Heidari, Haj Ghorban Nourooddini, M.D., and Karim Ollah Hajian-Tilaki, Ph.D.
Parity >7 decreases spinal trabecular bone mass in young postmenopausal women but exerts an osteoprotective effect against age-related bone loss at a later postmenopausal stage, compensating for its early deleterious effect.

Leandros Lazaros, Ph.D., Elissavet Hatzi, Ph.D., Nectaria Xita, M.D., Ph.D., Atsushi Takenaka, M.D., Ph.D., Nikolaos Sofikitis, M.D., Ph.D., Konstantinos Zikopoulos, M.D., Ph.D., and Ioannis Georgiou, Ph.D.
FSHR diplotypes constitute potential informative tools for ovarian stimulation outcome and the selection of the proper stimulation protocol before IVF or ICSI procedures.

Tiffany H. Kenny, M.S.N., Jacqueline M. Nicodemo, Bradford W. Fenton, M.D., Ph.D., and Vivian E. von Gruenigen, M.D.
Mother-infant dyads meeting the elective induction “bundle” have better clinical outcomes and hospital costs when favorable cervix rather than documentation of Bishop score is required.

Dani Ejzenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Sérgio Podgaec, M.D., Ph.D., João Antônio Dias, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Ricardo Manoel de Oliveira, M.D., Ph.D., Edmund Chada Baracat, M.D., Ph.D., and Maurício Simões Abrão, M.D., Ph.D.
Increased peritoneal amyloid protein A concentration in patients with endometriosis corroborates the inflammatory nature of the disease and may be useful for its diagnosis.

Mohamed Mabrouk, M.D., Nadine Di Donato, M.D., Giulia Montanari, M.D., Luca Savelli, M.D., Giulia Ferrini, M.D., and Renato Seracchioli, M.D.
This study evaluates tubal morphology and patency in patients with deep infiltrating endometriosis using a tubal morphology scoring system.

Tito Silvio Patrelli, M.D., Laura Franchi, M.D., Salvatore Gizzo, M.D., Maria Antonietta Salvati, M.D. Roberto Berretta, M.D., Ph.D., Giovanni Piantelli, M.D., and Alberto Bacchi Modena, M.D.
A comprehensive study on 8 years of hospitalized pelvic inflammatory disease patients in a northern Italy tertiary hospital is reported.

 Brief Communication
David F. Lewis, M.D., Susan L. Baker, M.D., and Robert Stauffer, M.D.
Vaginally administered progesterone prevents preterm delivery in patients with a short cervix. Processes used to discover this finding should serve as a model to conquer preterm labor.

 Case Reports
Janette Zuk Davison, M.D., Terri-Ann Bennett, M.D., and Ira M. Jaffe, D.O.
We describe a case of hemoperitoneum secondary to bleeding from a uterine leiomyoma with an attendant tubal abortion and offer minimally invasive, fertility-preserving management.

Jonathan M. Fussey, M.B.Ch.B.(Hons), David M. Luesley, M.D., M.A., FRCOG, and Guy D. Sterne, M.D., FRCS(Plast)
A modified technique for McIndoe vaginoplasty is described. Fibrin tissue sealant and topical negative pressure are used to improve split-thickness skin graft survival.

Ivan Anev, M.R.C.O.G., Jean Wang, M.R.C.O.G., Manisha Palep-Singh, M.D., M.R.C.O.G., and Mourad W. Seif, M.D., F.R.C.O.G.
This case report describes a rare type and location of twin ectopic pregnancy and the management dilemmas it imposes, including discussion of various management options applied elsewhere in similar clinical situations.

Guoyan Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Bibo Yuan, M.D., Ph.D., and Yingmei Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Exaggerated placental site is a benign lesion related to pregnancy which can lead to postpartum hemorrhage.

Vidhi Chaudhary, D.G.O., D.N.B., Poonam Sachdeva, D.G.O., D.N.B., Devender Kumar, M.D., Raksha Arora, M.D., Jyoti Banavaliker, M.S., and Muntaha Khan, M.D.
Cervical pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic gestation. Current management favors a conservative approach to prevent hemorrhage and preserve reproductive potential.

Katherine Apostolakis-Kyrus, M.D., Megan D. Indermaur, M.D., and Jose Prieto, M.D., M.P.H.
A teratoma in pregnancy that could limit fetal growth, is suspected for rupture or torsion, causes severe pain, and/or is suspicious for malignancy should be excised.


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