June 6th, 2020

Volume 64
Number 5
Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.

 Clinical Perspectives
Tierney Wolgemuth, B.S., and Joseph S. Sanfilippo, M.D., M.B.A.
This series of cases in adolescent gynecology seeks to improve both the clinical knowledge base and confidence of providers addressing common adolescent gynecologic complaints.

 Original Articles
Emerly Luong, B.S., Jody Lynee Madeira, J.D., Ph.D., Miryoung Lee, Ph.D., J. Preston Parry, M.D., M.P.H., Veerle Provoost, Ph.D., Guido Pennings, Ph.D., and Steven R. Lindheim, M.D., M.M.M.
Partner relationship status and other factors can translate into meaningful differences in patients’ decisions about supernumerary embryos.

Simone Elder, M.D., Mohamed Irani, M.D., Dimitrios Nasioudis, M.D., Steven S. Witkin, Ph.D., and Steven Spandorfer, M.D.
Higher levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor are associated with negative IVF outcomes. Black women were found to have higher levels than those of White women at the start of the cycle.

Fumihiko Yoshikawa, M.D., Ph.D., Yahiro Netsu, M.D., Tsuyoshi Shimizu, M.D., Ph.D., and Akihiko Ishihara, Ph.D.
Exposure to mild hyperbaric oxygen at 1,266 hPa with 36% oxygen has a significant effect for improving the outcome of in vitro fertilization.

Na Li, Ph.D., Ze-hui Yang, Ph.D., Fan-qing Li, M.D., Yu Lei, M.D., Si-rao Qu, Ph.D., and Man-man Zhao, M.D.
miR-208a could promote the biological functions of trophoblast cells and may also serve as a potential therapeutic target in the clinical treatment of preeclampsia.

Lei Li, M.D., Ph.D., Qian Zhou, M.D., Ph.D., Yue-Ran Zhao, Ph.D., Yu-Lian Jiao, Ph.D., Lai-Cheng Wang, Ph.D., and Shan Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Genetic variations at the killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor locus influence susceptibility to unexplained recurrent spontaneous abortion in the Chinese population.

Ling Liu, M.D., Yanhua Zhou, M.Med., Xiaohan Wang, M.D., Zhiyan Xu, M.D., Xiangqing Hou, B.Med., Guangzhong Jiao, M.D., and Cuifang Hao, M.D.
Platelet-rich plasma combined with endometrial microstimulation can increase endometrial thickness in patients with thin endometrium and improve the clinical pregnancy outcome.

Faryal A. Khan, M.D., Isamme Al Fayyad, R.N., M.A., Mohamad Al-Tannir, D.M.D., M.P.H., Shehnaz Hansoti, M.D., Roua Ali, M.D., and Dania Al-Jaroudi, M.D., M.H.A.
Three-dimensional saline contrast sonohysterography detects both congenital uterine anomalies and uterine pathologies in subfertile and abnormal uterine bleeding patients and is a tool to be used when there is a suspicion of uterine pathology.

Jieping Song, M.D., Fei Yu, M.D., Mingxia Xie, M.D., Bo Wang, M.D., and Chuanjun Zeng, M.D.
Chromosomal microarray analysis has a higher detection rate of chromosomal abnormalities than does conventional karyotyping and should be used as a first-line test in patients with early spontaneous miscarriages.

 Case Reports
Mirella Mourad, M.D., Annie Fu, M.D., Paula M. Castaño, M.D., Mary D’Alton, M.D., and Anne Davis, M.D.
Dilation and evacuation represents a cornerstone of safe and expeditious treatment of intrauterine infection with septic shock in the second trimester.

Amy Boone, M.D., and Bassam H. Rimawi, M.D.
The authors describe a rare case of renal coloboma syndrome during pregnancy in a woman who underwent a donor kidney transplant with subsequent post-transplant B-cell primary lymphoproliferative disorder.

Alexandra Wilson, M.D., Michael Kelly, M.D., Bansari Patel, M.D., and Erika Johnston-MacAnanny, M.D.
The authors describe the diagnosis of an ovarian dysgerminoma in a karyotypically normal female with a history of primary ovarian insufficiency.

Erika P. Navarro, M.D., Mónica Urbano, M.D., Fabio Bonilla-Abadía, M.D., Gabriel J. Tobón, M.D., Ph.D., and Carlos A. Cañas, M.D.
The authors present the case of a young woman with coexistent Marfan syndrome, seronegative spondyloarthropathy, and pregnancy- and lactation-associated osteoporosis.

Ying Ou, M.M., Xiao-ping Yang, M.M., Song Quan, M.D., and Yong-tong Zhu, M.D.
A Chinese man presenting with secondary infertility was found to have non-mosaic Klinefelter syndrome. This is the first fertile case of non-mosaic Klinefelter syndrome in China reported in the literature.


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