May 29th, 2022

Volume 66
Number 5
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Clinical Perspectives
Elliot M. Levine, M.D., Carlos M. Fernandez, M.D., and Rosally Starr, M.D.
Algorithms that are used to predict success of vaginal trial of labor after cesarean section may have a questionable use of race and ethnicity.

 Original Articles
Catherine Callinan, M.D., Bryan Knepper, M.P.H., Deborah Aragon, M.P.H., Kent Heyborne, M.D., Meredith Alston, M.D., Karen A. Ryall, Ph.D., and Stefka Fabbri, M.D., M.P.H.
This study adds to the growing body of literature supporting surgical site infection prevention bundles by demonstrating a benefit in a large, diverse population at a safety net institution undergoing cesarean delivery.

Victoria Vallejo, M.D., Weiwei Shan, Ph.D., John G. Ilagan, M.D., and Gary L. Goldberg, M.D.
The use of marijuana is associated with an increase of recurrent bacterial vaginosis in women of reproductive age.

Dora J. Melber, M.D., and D. Yvette LaCoursiere, M.D., M.P.H.
The Clerkship Passport is an activity checklist that delineates core experiences that students are expected to participate in during the two-week rotation on Labor and Delivery. It was designed to define expectations, facilitate formative feedback, and increase student participation.

Yanhong Mao, M.M., Zhidan Hong, M.M., Chun Zhou, M.D., Bo Zhang, M.M., Ming Zhang, M.D., and Ling Ma, M.D.
Frozen embryo transfer for day 5 blastocyst undertaken on the 7th day of progesterone supplementation as compared with on the 6th day could increase the live birth rate.

Ugurkan Erkayiran, M.D., and Tufan Arslanca, M.D.
Long-term magnetic exposure affected fetal neural degeneration more than did short-term exposure. Omega-3 showed a protective effect on the exposure, but only on short-term magnetic field exposure.

Xinmei Wang, M.M., Juan Xu, M.M., Hongyuan Zhang, M.D., and Pengpeng Qu, M.D.
In this retrospective analysis of 488 cases of endometrial typical polypoid adenomyoma, the authors explore the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of the disease as well as its pathogenesis and treatment.

Honghong Liu, M.M., Kun Qiao, M.M., Qiaoli Li, M.M., and Guimei Li, M.M.
This study on the influence of delivery mode (vaginal, planned cesarean section, induced cesarean section after a trial of labor) on child sensory integration finds that birth by vaginal delivery and trial of vaginal labor could significantly decrease the risk of sensory integration dysfunction.

Junita Indarti, M.D., OBGYN (C), Ph.D., Seprializa Ria, M.D., Fita Maulina, M.D., Biancha Andardi, M.D., Jessica Octavianti, M.D., and Victor Prana Andika Santawi, M.D., M.Res.
This study investigates maternal demography in addition to maternal and fetal outcomes of pregnancy complicated by cardiovascular disease.

Mahin Badakhsh, M.Sc., Mehrbanoo Amirshahi, M.Sc., Zohreh Sadat Hashemi, Ph.D., Sanaz Nehbandani, B.Sc., and Mohammad Reza Firouzkouhi, Ph.D.
This study showed the importance of the father’s role in supporting a woman in a high-risk pregnancy. His participation contributes to better maternal and fetal health, provides stability for the family, adds to the quality of life, and strengthens the marital bond.

 Case Reports
Habibah Abdul Hamid, M.D., Reanugah Thyagarajan, M.B.B.S., Victor Chin, M.B.B.S., Ngan Kah Wai, M.D., and Amilia Afzan Mohd Jamil, M.B.B.S.
The authors describe a rare case of an abscess arising from the Bartholin’s gland which developed into a huge mass called gigantic Bartholin’s cyst mimicking a vulvar tumor.

Begzudin Ahmetovic, M.D., Ph.D., Milenko Kolarski, M.D., Ph.D., Jasmina Katanic, M.D., Ph.D., and Milos Pantelic, M.D., Ph.D.
This report describes the very rare condition of the parapagus variety of conjoined twins and presents a case diagnosed by ultrasound at 12 weeks’ gestation.


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