May 29th, 2022

Volume 53
Number 5
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Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Original Articles
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Paul B. Miller, M.D., David A. Forstein, D.O., and Sheena Styles, R.N.
In this prospective, cohort study of obese, infertile women, favorable metabolic and menstrual changes occurred after 12 weeks.

Craig V. Towers, M.D.
The freezing of amniotic fluid does not significantly affect the detection of phosphatidylglycerol by a rapid assay of fetal lung maturity.

John Morrison, M.D., Snehal T. Patel, M.D., M.H.S., Wendy Watson, B.S., Qasim R. Zaidi, B.S., Antoinette Mangione, M.D., Pharm.D., and Thomas F. Goss, Pharm.D.
Increased awareness of anemia in women hospitalized for gynecologic conditions associated with heavy uterine bleeding is warranted to identify opportunities to reduce blood transfusion and other medical resource use.

Teresa M. Erb, M.D., and Anthony N. G. Wakim, M.D.
There is no question that the learning curve is steep, and refinements will be made in the timing, dosing and frequency of GnRH antagonist administration.

Nobutaka Suzuki, M.D., Ph.D., Kazuo Uebaba, M.D., Ph.D., Takafumi Kohama, M.D., Ph.D., Nobuhiko Moniwa, M.D., Ph.D., Naohiro Kanayama, M.D., Ph.D., and Koji Koike, M.D., Ph.D.
A multicenter, randomized, double-blind study revealed that French maritime pine bark extract significantly lowers the requirement for analgesic medication in dysmenorrhea.

Abraham Debby, M.D., Abraham Golan, M.D., Oscar Sadan, M.D., Marek Glezerman, M.D., and Haim Shirin, M.D.
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy in the first trimester of pregnancy is safe and helpful when performed in cases of vomiting and gastrointestinal bleeding.

Amy B. Levine, M.D., Erika Z. Aaron, M.S.N., C.R.N.P., and Shannon M. Criniti, M.P.H.
Women with HIV infection should routinely be screened for depression during pregnancy because of the high prevalence of depressive symptomatology.

 Case Reports
Jennifer B. Merriman, M.D., Juan M. Gonzalez, M.D., Jack Rychik, M.D., and Serdar H. Ural, M.D.
Prenatal administration of digoxin and sotalol can successfully reverse fetal hydrops due to tachyarrhythmias such as supraventricular tachycardia and allow successful pregnancy outcomes.

John P. Geisler, M.D., Georgiann C. Linnemeier, M.D., and Kelly J. Manahan, M.D.
Use of rFVIIA in the acute management of radiation-induced hemorrhagic cystitis is controversial mainly because of expense and its role in intraoperative hemorrhage.

John L. Washington, M.D.
In a case of delayed hydronephrosis following anterior repair and a transobturator sling, intraoperative cystoscopy was not helpful.

Lynn Bentley Davis, M.D., Ruth B. Lathi, M.D., Amin A. Milki, M.D., and Michael H. Dahan, M.D.
Placement of cervical sutures and injection of a vasoconstrictor agent may achieve hemostasis until definitive management of a bleeding cervical pregnancy can be performed.

Gyorgy L. Vegh, M.D., Ph.D., Ivan Szigetv·ri, M.D., D.Sc., Ibolya Soltesz, M.D., Katalin Major, M.D., Jozsef Batorfi, M.D., Ph.D., Janos Dancso, M.D., Ph.D., Laszlo Zsirai, M.D., and Vilmos Fulop, M.D., D.Sc.
A young woman with primary pulmonary choriocarcinoma was successfully treated with surgical resection and combination chemotherapy.

Tai-Jan Chiu, M.D., Yi-Ju Chen, M.D., and Cheng-Hua Huang, M.D.
Chemotherapy and local irradiation prolonged the survival of a patient who acquired a massive, inoperable chest wall tumor as a late metastasis of ovarian cancer.

LCDR R. Lee Biggs, MC, USN, CAPT Everett F. Magann, MC, USNR, and CDR John D. O‘Boyle, MC, USN
Interstitial ectopic pregnancy can be medically treated successfully even if concurrent abdominal pathology requires surgical intervention.


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