May 29th, 2022

Volume 43
Number 5
 Original Articles
Lynda D. Roman, M.D., Laila I. Muderspach, M.D., Alexander F. Burnett, M.D., and C. Paul Morrow, M.D.
Preoperative serum carcinoembryonic antigen determination in women with isolated pelvic masses is not useful.

Fred C. Blair, M.D., Shawn A. Tassone, M.D., Carla R. Pearman, M.D., Mark B. St. Cyr, R.Ph., M.P.H., and William F. Rayburn, M.D.
This sustained-release PGE2 vaginal insert, inserting and removed by nurses, has very low rates of uterine hyperstimulation and failed labor induction.

Ania Kowalik, M.D., Larry Barmat, M.D., Mark Damario, M.D., Hung-Ching Liu, Ph.D., Owen Davis, M.D., and Zev Rosenwaks, M.D.
In women undergoing controlled ovarian stimulation for IVF, reducing the dosage of leuprolide allowed the development of higher estradiol levels.

John P. Elliott, M.D., Brian Gilpin, M.D., Thomas H. Strong, Jr., M.D., and Harris J. Finberg, M.D.
Chronic abruption-oligohydramnios sequence can occur in pregnancies complicated by abruptio placentae; if it develops, the mean gestational age at delivery is 28 weeks.

David Bick, M.D., Edward F. Fugger, Ph.D., Stephen H. Pool, Ph.D., W. Brent Hazelrigg, M.S., Karen N. Yadvish, B.S., W. Christine Spence, Ph.D., Anne Maddalena, Ph.D., Patricia N. Howard-Peebles, Ph.D., and Joseph D. Schulman, M.D.
Screening semen donors for a number of genetic diseases that are passed silently from generation to generation is warranted since family history alone cannot identify them.

Alex C. Wang, M.D., F.I.C.S., and Tsia S. Lo, M.D.
Although the follow-up period was short, the TVT procedure seemed to be a safe and effective method for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence.

Yuval Yaron, M.D., Dov Schwartz, M.Sc., Mark I. Evans, M.D., Joseph B. Lessing, M.D., and Varda Rotter, Ph.D.
Altered hormone-binding affinity can serve a regulatory purpose, such as decreasing hormone binding affinity.

Joseph P. Bruner, M.D., Susan B. Drummond, R.N., M.S.N., Anna L. Meenan, M.D., and Ina May Gaskin, M.A., C.P.M.
The all-fours maneuver appears to be a rapid, safe and effective technique for reducing shoulder dystocia in laboring women.


Ernest M. Graham, M.D., Louis J. Freedman, M.D., and Iraj Forouzan, M.D.
Since pregnancies complicated by primary maternal hyperparathyroidism may be at risk for fetal compromise, antenatal testing and serial ultrasonography to evaluate fetal growth should be considered.

Patrick S. Ramsey, M.D., Jo T. Van Winter, M.D., Thomas A. Gaffey, M.D., and Kirk D. Ramin, M.D.
Development of preeclampsia/eclampsia prior to 20 weeks of gestation should prompt a clinical evaluation to exclude the possibility of an underlying hydatidiform molar pregnancy.

Gennaro Cormio, M.D., Giuseppe Loverro, M.D., Michela Iacobellis, M.D., Loredana Mei, M.D., and Luigi Selvaggi, M.D.
Hemangiomas should be considered when a richly vascularized tumor with prominent blood flow is detected on color Doppler sonography or magnetic resonance imaging.

Shyla Vengalil, M.D., Joaquin Santolaya-Forgas, M.D., Ph.D., William Meyer, M.D., and Thomas Myles, M.D.
A detailed ultrasonographic evaluation should be undertaken should dense amniotic fluid be detected early in pregnancy.

Victor Y. Fujimoto, M.D., Nancy A. Klein, M.D., and Paul B. Miller, M.D.
Consideration of prophylactic resection of a noncommunicating uterine horn with a cavity should be considered in an asymptomatic, reproductive-age patient with this rare m¸llerian anomaly.

Yao-Yuan Hsieh, M.D., Chi-Chen Chang, M.D., Horng-Der Tsai, M.D., Lian-Shun Yeh, M.D., Tai-Yen Hsu, M.D., and Tung-Chuan Yang, M.D.
With the sonographic appearance of intramural gestational sac-like growth, the clinician should be alert to the possibility of intramural pregnancy.


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