June 30th, 2022

Volume 50
Number 11
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Original Articles
Mario Sideri, M.D., Ronald W. Jones, M.D., Edward J. Wilkinson, M.D., Mario Preti, M.D., Debra S. Heller, M.D., James Scurry, M.D., Hope Haefner, M.D., and Sallie Neill, M.D.
The term vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN) should include only high grade squamous lesions (previously VIN 2 and 3), subdivided into VIN, usual type, and VIN, differentiated type.

Leena Hilakivi-Clarke, Ph.D., Riitta Luoto, M.D., Timo Huttunen, Ph.D., and Markku Koskenvuo, M.D.
Pregnancy weight gain did not affect premenopausal breast cancer risk in this study population.

Limor Gortzak-Uzan, M.D., Daphna Mezad, B. Med.Sc., Ana Smolin, M.D., Michael Friger, Ph.D., Mahmoud Huleihel, Ph.D., and Mordechai Hallak, M.D., M.P.A.
Maternal MgSO4 administration resulted in stable maternal serum magnesium levels, while concentrations in amniotic fluid continued to rise over time but never exceeded serum levels.

Karen M. Schneider, M.D., and Manju Monga, M.D.
Former-resident self-assessment may be useful in modifying the residency training curriculum.

Haim Krissi, M.D., Mordechay Pansky, M.D., Reuvit Halperin, M.D., and Rami Langer, M.D.
Maximal urethral closure pressure measured in the supine position alters the cutoff point for diagnosis of intrinsic sphincteric deficiency from 20 to 35 cm H2O

William Kobak, M.D., Jing Lu, M.D., Anne Hardart, M.D., Chunying Zhang, M.D., Frank Z. Stanczyk, Ph.D., and Juan Carlos Felix, M.D.
mRNA expression of lysyl oxidase is decreased in the uterosacral ligament in women with severe pelvic organ prolapse.

Amnon Hadar, M.D., Alex Rabinovich, M.D., Eyal Sheiner, M.D., Daniela Landau, M.D., Mordechai Hallak, M.D., M.P.A., and Moshe Mazor, M.D.
Unplanned out-of-hospital birth is an important risk factor for such complications as postpartum hemorrhage, low birth weight and adverse neonatal outcomes.

Ahmed Shafik, M.D., Ph.D., Olfat El-Sibai, M.D., Ph.D., Ismail Shafik, M.D., M.Ch., and Ali A. Shafik, M.D., M.Ch.
Cervical stimulation diminishes corpus uteri electrical activity and pressure; that presumably indicates uterine wall relaxation and assists with semen siphonage from vagina to uterus.

Jonathan J. Trambert, M.D., Mark H. Einstein, M.D., Erika Banks, M.D., Andrei Frost, M.D., and Gary L. Goldberg, M.D.
For cervical ectopic pregnancy presenting with vaginal bleeding, selective arterial embolization is effective in providing hemostasis in conjunction with medical treatments.

Geeta K. Swamy, M.D., Hyagriv N. Simhan, M.D., M.S.C.R., Hilary S. Gammill, M.D., and R. Phillips Heine, M.D.
Fetal fibronectin predicts preterm birth in symptomatic patients and reduces exposure to potentially harmful medical interventions.

 Case Reports
James L. Whiteside, M.D., and Matthew D. Barber, M.D., M.H.S.
After cesarean section, right ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric neurectomy was performed for resolution of intractable right lower quadrant pain.

LCDR Grainger S. Lanneau, MS, USN, LT Donna McLaughlin, MC, USNR, CDR John O'Boyle, MC, USN, CAPT Everett F. Magann, MC, USNR, and John C. Morrison, M.D.
This case illustrates the importance of a thorough examination of the pelvic cavity during cesarean section as well as a complete pathologic assessment.

Georgios Lialios, M.D., Athanasios Kallitsaris, M.D., Konstantinos L. Bourantas, M.D., and Ioannis E. Messinis, M.D.
Recombinant human erythropoietin may be an effective option in preventing a need for transfusion in a pregnant woman with severe anemia.

Paul A. Kaplan, D.O., Mark D. Griffo, M.D., and Alberto A. Diaz-Arias, M.D.
Melanosis encompasses a spectrum of melanocytic lesions, including blue nevi and primary melanomas, known to occur within the cervix proper.

Chao-Nin Wang, M.D., Chyong-Huey Lai, M.D., Swei Hsueh, M.D., and Hung-Hsueh Chou, M.D.
Salmonella enteritis caused an ovarian abscess in a preexisting endometrioma through a fistula from the gastrointestinal tract.

Sahin Zetero?glu, M.D., Hasmet Bayrakli, M.D., Yuksel Yilmaz, M.D., and H. Guler Sahin, M.D.
After a normal, spontaneous vaginal delivery at home, combined bladder, urethral and uterine rupture occurred in an unscarred uterus.

 The Calcium Connection to Bone Health Across a Woman‘s Lifespan
Robert P. Heaney, M.D.

Steven M. Weisman, Ph.D.
This journal supplement serves to educate health care professionals about the importance of adequate calcium as well as the current underutilization and lack of calcium compliance amongwomen of all age groups.

Randall S. Stafford, M.D., Ph.D., Rebecca L. Drieling, B.A., Rachel Johns, M.P.H., and Jun Ma, M.D., Ph.D., R.D.
Both the frequency of calcium supplementation reported by physicians and the quantity of calcium intake reported by patients suggest that this component of osteoporosis management has been neglected.

Deborah T. Gold, Ph.D.
Many gaps exist in developing effective strategies for treatment and prevention of osteoporosis, but health practitioners can help persuade women that calcium and vitamin D are important throughout their lives.

Gloria Bachmann, M.D.
There are many opportunities during the routine office visit to positively affect bone health in the female patient.

Susan J. Blalock, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Osteoporosis was considered a disease of elderly, white women, but we now know that maintaining an adequate calcium intake is important for all people, of all ages.


The opinions and statements in this journal are those of the authors and are not attributable to the sponsor, publisher, editors or editorial board of JRM. Product dosages, indications and methods of use referred to in the papers and discussions reflect the authors' clinical experience or are derived from other professional sources.