August 9th, 2022

Volume 66
Number 2
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Clinical Perspectives
Patrick S. Ramsey, M.D., M.S.P.H., and Sarah M. Page-Ramsey, M.D.
Unique situations exist in obstetrics and gynecology which impact decisions of when to designate procedures as elective during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 Original Articles
D. Yvette LaCoursiere, M.D., M.P.H., Ramez Eskander, M.D., Christine Miller, M.D., and Linda Brubaker, M.D.
Academic Obstetrics and Gynecology departments can capitalize on the breadth of their clinician workforce to implement a staged, multilevel, strategic plan during a pandemic.

Elliot M. Levine, M.D., Leah N. Delfinado, M.D., Madeleine Durand, M.D., David Rojas, M.D., and Stephen Locher, M.D.
The duration of parturition may be relevant for the risk of obstetric anal sphincter injury.

Lin Liang, M.D., Shilei Hou, B.S., Xiujuan Chen, Ph.D., and Xiaoxi Zhao, Ph.D.
In this investigation into how 3 specific sexually transmitted infections (STIs) affect implantation in IVF-ET, the authors consider and test the new paradigm that these STIs should not be considered as strict contraindications to IVF-ET and examine their exact negative contribution to IVF-ET in order to contribute to personalized recommendations and patient management.

Hanna Grundström, R.M., R.N., Ph.D., Klara Stenberg, M.S.-IV, Anna Malmquist, Ph.D., Tova Roos, M.S.-IV, and Katri Nieminen, M.D., Ph.D.
Although the women reported high levels of fear of childbirth postpartum, they were satisfied with the support they received from obstetricians, midwives, and assistant nurses during childbirth.

Wei Ren, M.D., Weixin Cui, M.D., Chengcheng Zhang, M.D., Xu Liu, M.D., and Bo Wang, M.D.
The authors provide data to help expand the genotypic and phenotypic spectrum of Waardenburg syndrome type I and demonstrate that a combination of prenatal ultrasound, conventional karyotyping, and array comparative genomic hybridization will lead to a more accurate and precise prenatal risk assessment for this disorder.

Kuniaki Ota, M.D., Ph.D., Toshifumi Takahashi, M.D., Ph.D., Mikiko Katagiri, M.D., Hideki Miznuma, M.D., Ph.D., and Hiroaki Yoshida, M.D., Ph.D.
Hatha Yoga decreased gonadotropin levels but did not affect assisted reproductive technology outcomes in women with infertility.

 Case Report
Jung In Kim, M.D., Ji Soo Um, M.D., Il Jung Kim, M.D., and Jae Eun Shin, M.D.
The authors describe three cases of massive postpartum bleeding and unstable vital signs after emergency cesarean delivery. Active bleeding from the inferior epigastric artery was identified and controlled using transcatheter arterial embolization, averting a potentially fatal outcome.


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