Uterine myomas: clinical impact and pathophysiological bases
Publication date: Available online 30 January 2020Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): Meritxell Gracia, Francisco CarmonaAbstractUterine myomas (fibroids, leiomyomas) are the most common benign myometrial tumors in women of reproductive age. They are present in 5-70% of women (depending on different series), with at least one fibroid identified in 70% of women aged 40 to 60 years. Symptoms are present in 20-50% of women with uterine fibroids and include Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB), pelvic pain, Bulk-pressure symptoms and fertility problems depending on the size and location. Symptoms associated with myomas can negatively impact daily living and quality of life (QoL). However, most of women are asymptomatic. Fibroids are also the main cause of hysterectomy with a substantial impact in terms of health and quality of life in fertile women.Risk factors have been associated with the development of uterine fibroids ranging from genetic predisposition to variable lifestyle behaviours: black women have 3-fold increased relative risk and prevalence, are more likely to have severe symptoms and they tend to be younger at the time of diagnosis. Globally, uterine fibroids are associated with 10% of infertility cases and are the only identified cause of infertility in 1 to 3% of patients. The effect of uterine fibroids on infertility is largely dependent on the location of the fibroid, with submucosal and intramural fibroids having ...
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I'm a current fellow scheduled to graduate in July. After that, I'm joining a private practice located>1000 miles away from where I'm training. Until the pandemic hit, the plan was to fly out there next month to start looking for housing. In addition to the inherent risk of travel right now, my hospital just implemented a policy that if you leave the state you have to self-quarantine for 2 weeks (and they count that as vacation time). Not sure what I'm going to do to find housing in time... Finding housing during pandemic
Publication date: Available online 5 April 2020Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Ayala Zilberman, Vered Eisenberg, Rakefet Yoeli, David Soriano, Eyal Sivan, Gil Golan, Roy Mashiach
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Dr. Akshita Panwar, Dr. Kusum Lata, Dr. Amenda Ann Davis, Dr. Alka Kriplani
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Case Reports in Women's HealthAuthor(s): Peter Khamvongsa, Naiya Patel, Ayesha Aziz Ali, Nikita Bodoukhin, Octavio Carreno
As much of the world settles into a new routine of social distancing, couples are likely to have a lot more free time to snuggle at home together. But there could be a number of risks in trying to get pregnant right now.
In this study, we aimed to assess the possible association between affective temperaments and GH.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on women with GH hospitalized in hospitals affiliated with Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, compared with healthy women admitted for normal delivery in the same centers during the study. Data were collected via Temperament Evaluation of Memphis, Pisa, Paris, and San Diego-Auto-questionnaire (TEMPS-A) and Depression Anxiety Stress Scale (DASS) 21.Results: TEMPS-A revealed that scores anxious (P
Conclusion: This study provides evidence for blood pressure management in Chinese pregnant women. PMID: 32243195 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Contributor : Daniel VaimanSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Homo sapiensThe STOX1 transcription factor has been involved in a complex human disease of pregnancy, preeclampsia, in human families, and mouse models. However, its mode of action is still largely unknown. Overexpression of either the long (STOX1A) or the short (STOX1B) isoform was obtained in the BeWo villous trophoblast model, a cell line able to fuse in syncytiotrophoblast following induction by forskolin treatment. The effects at the transcriptional level are evaluated in every condition.
CONCLUSIONS: In EUA, physical and mood disorders are associated with new and old inflammatory serological, clinical and imaging biomarkers. HLA-DRB1*11-positivity may be protective against these disease-related features. PMID: 32242813 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]