February 24th, 2021

Volume 65
Number 2
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Original Articles
Elizabeth Rice, D.O., Chase White, M.D., David Jaspan, D.O., and Jay Goldberg, M.D.
Operating room team members believe that prior consent should be—but is usually not—obtained from female patients regarding pelvic examinations under anesthesia by medical students.

MacKenzie P. Purdy, M.D., Matthew A. Hathcock, M.S., Tana Kim, M.D., Tiffanny L. Jones, M.D., Chandra C. Shenoy, M.D., and Charles C. Coddington, M.D.
Based on the 2014 SART CORS data, the highest number of mature oocytes retrieved in women with diminished ovarian reserve was with the agonist suppression protocol as compared to the antagonist or co-flare protocols.

Jennifer Y. Hsu, M.D., Irene Dimitriadis, M.D., Georgios Christou, M.D., Kristy Dickinson, B.S., Christine Veiga, B.S., and Charles L. Bormann, Ph.D.
The time interval between warming vitrified blastocysts and performing embryo transfer can vary without compromising clinical pregnancy outcomes.

Rose Maxwell, Ph.D., Jerome Yaklic, M.D., Janine Crantz, D.O., Katherine Abtahi, D.O., and Amol Malshe, M.D.
This article reviews the literature on access to contraception in the U.S. and summarizes areas for improvement for reaching women at risk for unintended pregnancy.

Michal Mára, M.D., Robert Hudecek, M.D., Elo Obieromah, M.D., Radim Marek, M.D., Jaroslav Klát, M.D., Peter Kašcák, M.D., Borek Sehnal, M.D., Zdenka Lisá, M.D., and Sona Pánková, M.D.
Among women of childbearing age, our definitive study substantiates a significantly higher post-laparoscopic myomectomy early pregnancy rate when compared to open myomectomy early pregnancy rate.

Huiqun Yin, Ph.D., Hong Jiang, Ph.D., Ruibing He, B.S., Cunli Wang, M.S., Jie Zhu, M.S., and Zhenyi Cao, B.S.
Clinical outcomes might not be improved by intracytoplasmic sperm injection in non–male factor infertility for women aged 40 years and over with 4 or fewer oocytes retrieved.

Ribo Xiong, Ph.D., Yan Liu, M.D., and Aiwen Deng, M.D.
The prevalence of repeat induced abortion in the target population was 30.1%. Older age, lower education, migrant status, higher parity, more contraceptive methods adopted, and preference for a son carried an increased risk of repeat induced abortion.

Yi Cao, M.D., Wei Chen, M.D., Zheng Hu, M.D., Ge Zhao, M.D., and Xin-hua Xie, M.D.
Cervical incompetence, familial history, abnormalities of chorionic membrane and amniotic membrane, and PROM for unknown reasons combined with mycoplasma colonization of the vagina might promote poor pregnancy outcome.

Junchu Bao, M.Med., and Qinghua Wang, B.Med.
A good quality hysterosalpingography can be obtained with a high-pressure syringe using low flow and low flow rate.

Wang Qin Feng, M.D., Su Wen Chen, M.D., Shu Ying Wu, M.D., Yan Ming Chen, M.D., and Cheng Hong Yin, M.D., Ph.D.
Miscarriage is caused mainly by embryonic chromosomal abnormalities; older maternal age and abnormal maternal/paternal karyotype may be responsible. CGG repeat length is not associated with trisomy risk of miscarriage in Chinese women.

 Case Reports
Abigail Armstrong, M.D., and Lindsay Kroener, M.D.
A patient with recurrent pregnancy loss developed a post-myomectomy arteriovenous malformation treated with embolization. She then became spontaneously pregnant and delivered a healthy neonate.

Anastasia Vatopoulou, M.D., Ph.D., and Grigoris Grimbizis, M.D., Ph.D.
Although rare, Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome should be considered in the differential diagnosis of dysmenorrhea, particularly during early adolescence.


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