June 6th, 2020

Volume 64
Number 1
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Original Articles
Patricia L. Hudson, M.D., Wendy Y. Craig, Ph.D, and John S. Pulvino, M.D.
Among patients who did not receive intrapartum antibiotics, prophylactic antibiotics after a vaginal delivery with uterine exploration was associated with decreased incidence of postpartum endometritis.

Eden R. Cardozo, M.D., Mckenna M. Longacre, M.A., Anatte E. Karmon, M.D., and Mary E. Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D.
Among cancer patients who present for fertility preservation consultation, demographic or diagnosis variables do not predict who pursues fertility preservation options.

Sarah W. Prager, M.D., M.A.S., Sarah Averbach, M.D., M.A.S., Elizabeth M. Roberts, M.D., Ijeoma Okeigwe, M.D., M.P.H., Abby Sokoloff, M.P.H., Eleanor A. Drey, M.D., Ed.M., and Jody E. Steinauer, M.D., M.A.S.
Immediate initiation of oral contraceptive pills following abortion does not improve contraceptive continuation at 6 months.

Zhan-Fei Li, M.D., Hui-Bing Liu, M.M., Jing Li, M.M., Jing-He Lang, M.D., Guo-Rui Zhang, M.D., and Zheng-Xing He, M.D.
Letrozole treatment induced a polycystic ovary–like syndrome in a rat endometriosis model.

David A. Ossin, M.D., Christopher L. Dixon, M.D., Christopher S. Bryant, M.D., and Veronica L. Schimp, D.O.
Management of pregnancies complicated by placenta percreta with interval hysterectomy may result in a reduction in total blood loss and peripheral organ damage.

Serenat Eris Yalcin, M.D., Yakup Yalcin, M.D., Mehmet Ozgur Akkurt, M.D., And Yavuz, M.D., and Mekin Sezik, M.D.
Removal of an adnexal mass ≥5 cm in diameter during cesarean operation is not associated with increased morbidity, with the exception of longer operative length.

Li Yang, M.M., Chunyan He, M.D., Aihua Gao, M.M., Ling Xu, M.M., Zhenzhen Xu, M.M., and Hong Zhang, Ph.D., M.D.
Overaccumulation of CD56+CD16+NK cells may be related to unexplained recurrent miscarriage, and subsequent pregnancy should be scheduled after the regression of peripheral blood natural killer cells.

Erika L. Mowers, M.D., Katherine Pasque, M.D., Jason Bell, M.D., M.P.H., Giselle Kolenic, M.A., and Vanessa K. Dalton, M.D., M.P.H.
The authors report on a retrospective chart review comparing complications of uterine evacuation in the office versus the operating room for patients with undiagnosed complete or partial molar pregnancy.

Jin-tao Peng, M.D., Ting-ting Li, M.Sc. Med., Xiao-li Zhang, M.Sc. Med, Jing-jie Li, M.D., Ph.D., and Xiao-yan Liang, M.D., Ph.D.
Acupuncture was found to have no significant positive effect on in vitro fertilization outcomes.

 Case Reports
Matthew J. Blitz, M.D., M.B.A., and Burton Rochelson, M.D.
Significant aberrations in maternal physiology may occur in association with fetal hydrous, even in the absence of clinically recognized maternal edema.

Kimberlyn Detrick, D.O., Steve Landas, M.D., and Shawky Z. A. Badawy, M.D.
A 23-year-old woman presenting with secondary infertility treated by salpingectomy after hysterosalpingogram revealed left hydrosalpinx. Histopathology revealed absent fimbriae, without evidence of inflammatory process.

Jean-Huei Yau, M.D., Daniel Chilcote, M.D., and Catherine Eppes, M.D., MPH
Hepatocellular carcinoma during pregnancy is a rare occurrence and may be diagnosed in the context of markedly elevated alpha fetoprotein on genetic screening tests.

Hisashi Masuyama, M.D., Ph.D., Izumi Suzui, M.D., Kei Hayata, M.D., Ph.D., Yosuke Washio, M.D., Ph.D., Junko Yoshimoto, M.D., and Yuji Hiramatsu, M.D., Ph.D.
Multidisciplinary management throughout the perinatal period should be provided for pregnancy with anti-MuSK-positive myasthenia gravis.

Haoxu Dong, Ph.D., Dongmei Huang, M.D., Ph.D., and Guangying Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
A 24-year-old PCOS patient with a 4-year history of amenorrhea had a positive outcome after receiving sham acupuncture.

Ange Wang, M.D., Prachi Godiwala, M.D., Pejman Ghanouni, M.D., and Lynn M. Westphal, M.D.
The authors describe a rare case of recurrent isolated fallopian tube torsion and the usefulness of different imaging modalities in diagnosis, including both ultrasound and MRI.

Theresa Kuhn, M.D., Tina Musa, D.O., Abdulla Al-Khan, M.D., and Jesus Alvarez-Perez, M.D.
The authors describe myoadenylate deaminase deficiency, a metabolic myopathy, during pregnancy complicated by rhabdomyolysis, for which a decision for cesarean delivery was made.


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