November 15th, 2019

Volume 63
Number 4
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Original Articles
Alfred A. Rimm, Ph.D., and Alyce C. Katayama, J.D.
Meta-analyses of large studies on malformation in assisted reproductive technology offspring found an adjusted OR of 1.28. Longer follow-up found a 30% higher incidence of malformation, with intracytoplasmic sperm injection posing a higher risk (1.35 vs. 1.14) than in vitro fertilization.

Renata R. Urban, M.D., Laura Taouk, B.S., Viksa Mendiratta, M.D., Ellen Peters, Ph.D., and Jay Schulkin, Ph.D.
The authors surveyed obstetrician/gynecologists on their approach to obesity in patients with a new diagnosis of endometrial hyperplasia and carcinoma.

Sandra D. Dayaratna, M.D., Guy Hewlett, M.D., Beverly Vaughn, M.D., Dipak Delvadia, D.O., Catherine Salva, M.D., David K. Hadley, M.D., and Carmen Sultana, M.D.
Obstetrics and gynecology interns were taught selected surgical skills using simulation and were assessed for impact on cognitive knowledge and technical skills.

Manisha Gandhi, M.D., Pardis Hosseinzadeh, M.D., Bahram Salmanian, M.D., Amirhossein Moaddab, M.D., Hossein Golabbakhsh, MPH, Steven L. Clark, M.D., and Alireza A. Shamshirsaz, M.D.
Dietician consult in the first trimester improved attainment of the Institute of Medicine recommended weight gain goals in twin gestations.

Martin M. Grajower, M.D., FACP, FACE
Norethindrone acetate can be used as a simple, relatively short-lasting, guaranteed, and safe method for postponing the onset of menses until a more convenient time.

Cathy Hoi Sze Chung, M.B.Ch.B., Alice Wai Yee Wong, M.B.Ch.B., Queenie Sum Yee Yeung, M.S., Lai Ping Cheung, M.B.Ch.B., and Tin Chiu Li, M.D.
As intracytoplasmic sperm injection was not found to have better laboratory outcomes than conventional in vitro fertilization, its routine use in couples with unexplained infertility is not justified.

Noam Smorgick, M.D., Hilli Zur, M.D., Orna Levinsohn-Tavor, M.D., Moshe Betser, M.D., Yosef Tovbin, M.D., and Moty Pansky, M.D.
Retained products of conception following delivery by cesarean section, although rare, may be treated safely by hysteroscopic removal.

Lindsey L. Michaels, M.D., Colleen K. Stockdale, M.D., M. Bridget Zimmerman, Ph.D., and Abbey Hardy-Fairbanks, M.D.
Higher-than-national-average rates of contraceptive nonuse prior to abortion in a Midwest, nonurban population may be due to misconceptions about contraceptive options.

Funda Akpinar, M.D., Serap Tuncer, M.D., Deniz Esinler, M.D., Derya Akdag Cırık, M.D., Neslihan Yerebasmaz, M.D., and Serdar Yalvac, M.D.
Pregnant women experience, even if reversible, a decline in sexual function and rarely mention this issue or ask for help.

Monika Szafarowska, M.D., Ph.D., Artur Rogowski, M.D., Ph.D., Agnieszka Segiet, M.D., and Małgorzata Jerzak, M.D., Ph.D.
The results of the current study provide preliminary evidence that anti-Müllerian hormone and inhibin B may be related to pregnancy outcome in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

 Case Reports
dagh Mullen, M.D., Susan C. Tsai, M.D., Hyo K. Park, M.D., and Dana R. Gossett, M.D., MSCI
The authors present 2 cases of rare benign cystic mesothelioma tumors and alternatives to automatic surgical resection.

Chi-Yuan Liao, M.D., Fuh-Jinn Luo, M.D., and Hsin-Wen Huang, M.D.
authors report a rare case of endometriosis found in a paraaortic lymph node.

Qian Yin, M.D., Zhen-bo OuYang, M.D., Hong-wei Li, M.D., Mei Zhong, Ph.D., and Song Quan, Ph.D.
The authors present a case of heterotopic cesarean scar pregnancy treated successfully by expectant management and review published cases.

Isil Uzun, M.D., Cenk Sayın, M.D., Cihan I·nan, M.D., Selen Erzincan, M.D., and Fusun Varol, M.D., Ph.D.
Cesarean section is indicated in patients with a myoma obstructing the birth canal, and myomectomy during cesarean section is not only a reasonable option, but sometimes inevitable.


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