March 23rd, 2018

Volume 62
Number 5
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Original Articles
Iffath Abbasi Hoskins, M.D., Thomasena Ellison, M.D., and Ralph Ruggiero, M.D.
Implementing a multi-strategy approach during the antepartum and intrapartum periods which involved both clinicians and patients helped reduce the cesarean section rate.

Tianyang Gao, M.D., Haiyu Tang, M.D., Yan Quan, M.D., Xin Ren, Jin Wu, M.D., Jin Li, M.D., and Yihua Wu
Dual trigger in combination with GnRHa and low-dose hCG could optimize clinical pregnancy rates in PCOS patients undergoing AIH and does not increase the risk of OHSS.

Ankita Patel, M.D., Ashley Eskew, M.D., Paul Marshburn, M.D., Brad Hurst, M.D., Rebecca Usadi, M.D., and Michelle Matthews, M.D.
Web-based video teaching of injection administration is as effective as one-on-one patient education in an infertility population.

Daniel Weinberg, M.D., Nathan Blue, M.D., Bradley Holbrook, M.D., and William Rayburn, M.D., M.B.A.
Outpatient preinduction cervical ripening with a balloon catheter shortens hospital time to delivery and may be an acceptable alternative for low-risk pregnancies at term.

Shiping Liu, M.D., Chenchen Fan, M.S., Fengzhi Feng, M.D., Yang Xiang, M.D., Xirun Wan, M.D., and Tong Ren, M.D.
No clinical variables have been identified to predict gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, making preoperative diagnosis difficult. Laparoscopic resection may be a practical diagnostic and treatment modality.

Ahmet Zeki Isik, M.D., and Funda Gode, M.D.
Follicular flushing during oocyte retrieval does not affect the cycle outcome in poorest-responder patients.

Xin Chen, M.D., M.Sc., Li-Juan Xu, M.D., Xiao-Long Tian, M.D., Yu-Dong Liu, M.D., Ping-Ping Guo, M.D., De-Sheng Ye, Ph.D., and Shi-Ling Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Transferring day 5 blastocyst generating from a low-quality day 3 embryo results in normal pregnancy and live birth rates.

Hasan Onur Topçu, M.D., Ali Sertaç Batioglu, M.D., and Mine Islimye, M.D.
Tamoxifen is not superior to clomiphene but is as effective as clomiphene for ovulation induction in terms of clinical pregnancy rates and live birth rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Guang-lan Zhang, M.D., Zhi-ming He, M.D., Xiao-mei Shi, M.D., M.S., Chen-yu Gou, M.D., Ph.D., Yu Gao, M.D., and Qun Fang, M.D.
Oxidative stress at low oxygen tension differentially regulates HERVWE1 and GCM1 expression in extravillous trophoblast cells.

Thomas Q. Zheng, M.D., and Dean V. Coonrod, M.D., M.P.H.
Extraperitoneal cesarean delivery can be performed in an educational setting without an increase in surgical complications.

Priscilla de Nazaré Silva dos Santos, Ph.D., M. Valeria Bahamondes, M.D., Ph.D., Waleska Oliveira Modesto, Ph.D., Luis Bahamondes, M.D., Ph.D., and Arlete Maria dos Santos Fernandes, M.D., Ph.D.
When initiating use, new depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate users should be counseled regarding possible changes in dietary intake.

Roberto German Tobar Ponce, M.D., MPH, MHA
This study describes the demography and clinical features of gestational trophoblastic disease in a tertiary referral hospital in El Salvador over a 10-year period.

Yigit Cakiroglu, M.D., Emek Doger, M.D., Fisun Vural, M.D., Sule Yildirim Kopuk, M.D., and Birol Vural, M.D.
Surgery and bilaterality of endometriomas diminish ovarian reserve and response without affecting pregnancy rates.

Li-Li Cao, M.M., Hui-Ling Qiu, M.D., Ying Wang, M.M., Yan Xu, M.D., and Hui-Cheng Xu, M.D., Ph.D.
Laparoscopic surgery can accurately diagnose rectovaginal septum endometriosis, safely and effectively remove all visible lesions, and improve patients’ postoperative health-related quality of life.

Esra Bahar Gur, M.D., Ozlem Ince, M.D., Mehmet Serkan Gur, M.D., Guluzar Arzu Turan, M.D., Sumeyra Tatar, M.D., Esin Kasap, M.D., Mine Genç, M.D., Saban Adakan, M.D., and Serkan Guclu, M.D.
Impaired pelvic venous circulation may be a contributing factor to infertility in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Ya Chen, M.D., Chun Zhou, Ph.D., Ling Ma, Ph.D., Su-qing Wang, Ph.D., and Zhi-dan Hong, M.D.
Endometrial thickness is not a good predictor of clinical pregnancy and cannot establish a true cutoff value below which pregnancy would not occur.

 Case Reports
Sneha Shahane, M.D., Brennan C. Lang, M.D., and Steven L. Clark, M.D.
Life-threatening complications of cesarean delivery performed at the time of primary herpes simplex virus infection necessitate caution with the peripartum management of such patients.

Nina Reza Pour, M.D., Janet Crofts, M.B.Ch.B., FRANZCOG, and Farhad Rahimpanah, M.B.B.S., FRANZCOG
Hemoperitoneum resulting from rupture of the uteroovarian vessels and broad ligament is a rare complication of pregnancy.

Jillian Kurtz, D.O., James Kurtz, D.O., Jennifer Papp, D.O., and Stephen Glatz, M.D.
A giant splenic cyst incidentally found in a third trimester pregnancy was successfully managed with cesarean delivery and splenectomy.

Sang Wook Yi, M.D.
A 23-year-old woman with a preoperative presumptive diagnosis of tubal pregnancy was diagnosed with cornual pregnancy in the rudimentary horn and successfully underwent single-port laparoscopy.

Sarah Woodman, M.D., Avni Segal, M.D., and Jay Goldberg, M.D.
The authors present a case of twin reversed arterial perfusion diagnosed at the time of delivery.

Elsy Thomas, M.D., Vaibhav Londhe, M.D., and Leena Robinson Vimala, M.D.
The authors report the management of a patient with an unscarred uterus who had pre labor uterine rupture in consecutive pregnancies and had a favorable outcome in the second pregnancy.

Sefa Kelekcı, M.D., Serpıl Aydogmus, M.D., Emre Ekmekcı, M.D., and Mustafa Sengül, M.D.
The authors present 3 cases illustrating the problems that can result when pregnancy complicates hyperlipidemia.

Lauren Zakarin Safier, M.D., and Mark V. Sauer, M.D.
This is a unique case of a successful pregnancy using thawed oocytes cryopreserved for over 11 years for fertility preservation.



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