Glycemic control following two regimens of antenatal corticosteroids in mild gestational diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
AbstractPurposeTo compare 3 consecutive days of hyperglycemic response following antenatal dexamethasone regimens of 12-mg or 6-mg doses 12 hourly in diet-controlled gestational diabetes.MethodsA randomized controlled trial was carried out in a university hospital in Malaysia. Women with lifestyle-controlled gestational diabetes scheduled to receive clinically indicated antenatal corticosteroids (dexamethasone) were randomized to 12-mg 12 hourly for one day (2  × 12-mg) or 6-mg 12-hourly for two days (4 × 6-mg). 6-point (pre and 2-h postprandial) daily self-monitoring of capillary bl...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 16, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Association of metabolic and inflammatory markers with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS): an update
ConclusionInflammatory markers have a significant role in regulating the ovary. This manuscript highlights the significance of metabolic and inflammatory markers with PCOS. Since PCOS is always considered as a metabolic disorder, researchers can also consider focusing on the relationship between the inflammatory markers in PCOS to establish a new treatment or management of the disease and to improve women's health. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Loss of stromal CD73 expression plays a role in pathogenesis of polypoid endometriosis
AbstractPurposeTo investigate whether CD73 had a role in the pathogenesis of polypoid endometriosis.MethodsOur study included 15 cases of polypoid endometriosis, which were diagnosed between 2005 and 2019. Clinical findings were gathered from archive files of relevant clinics and pathology reports. All glass slides were re-examined for confirmation of the diagnosis and the detection of additional microscopic findings. An immunohistochemical examination was performed using anti CD73 antibodies in 15 cases of polypoid endometriosis, and also in a control group that contained 9 cases of endometrial polyps and 9 cases of ovari...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 12, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Anxiety, depression and concerns of pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic
ConclusionWe conclude that in future pandemics, communications and reassurance of the patients should be prioritized upon their routine ante-natal care to avoid increased levels of anxiety and even depression. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 12, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Effectiveness of progesterone-primed ovarian stimulation in assisted reproductive technology: a systematic review and meta-analysis
AbstractPurposeProgestin-primed ovarian stimulation (PPOS) is a new ovarian stimulation protocol that has been used over the last decade to enhance reproductive function. The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether PPOS is as effective as conventional protocols (without GnRHa downregulation).MethodSearch terms included “medroxyprogesterone”, “dydrogesterone”, “progestin-primed ovarian stimulation”, “PPOS”, “oocyte retrieval”, “in vitro fertilization”, “IVF”, “ICSI”, “ART”, and “reproductive”. The sel...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 12, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Does methylphenidate use affect sperm parameters in patients undergoing infertility investigation? A retrospective analysis of 9769 semen samples
ConclusionsIn the present study, we could not demonstrate a negative impact of methylphenidate treatment on sperm parameters in adults with ADHD. Hence, we may assume that methylphenidate does not negatively affect male fertility. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 12, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Placenta accreta spectrum: “placenta accreta” is still used
(Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 12, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Distinctive pattern of left –right asymmetry of ovarian benign teratomas in Chinese population: a 12-year-long cross-sectional study
AbstractPurposeGiven the lack of research on the left –right asymmetry of ovarian teratoma among Chinese patients, this study aimed to determine the lateral distribution and related clinical characteristics of Chinese ovarian teratoma patients treated at a single center.MethodsWe conducted a cross-sectional study of surgical patients pathologically diagnosed with ovarian teratomas in the gynecology inpatient department of the International Peace Maternity and Child Health Hospital in Shanghai between July 2006 and July 2018.ResultsOf the 4417 patients with ovarian teratoma, 3835 were finally analyzed. There were 2030...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 11, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Genital tuberculosis role in female infertility in Portugal
ConclusionDespite being one of the European countries with the highest prevalence of tuberculosis, genital TB does not appear to have a significant impact on the etiology of female infertility in Portugal. Nevertheless, it is a diagnosis to be considered in selected patients. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 10, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Meta-analysis of GnRH-antagonists versus GnRH-agonists in poor responder protocols
AbstractPurposeConsidering the insufficient evidence supporting an ideal protocol for poor responder management in IVF/ICSI cycles, the aim of the current meta-analysis was to compare GnRH-antagonist versus GnRH-agonist protocols in poor responders, evaluating effectiveness and safety.MethodsMeta-analysis was conducted using Medcalc 16.8 version software. Standardized mean differences (SMD), odds ratios (OR), and the respective 95% confidence intervals (CI) were determined appropriately. The CochranQ statistic and theI2 test were used to assess studies ’ heterogeneity.ResultsGnRH-agonists were shown to correlate with...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 10, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Opioid use in pregnant women with mental health-related disabilities
ConclusionsClinicians should consider screening for both opioid use and mental health conditions and related disabilities using screening tools such as the WHODAS during the initial prenatal visits. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 10, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

A risk factor analysis of complications after surgery for vulvar cancer
ConclusionFIGO stage at diagnosis influences the risk of postoperative complications. The use of SNB minimized postoperative complications. Correlations between the free microscopic resection margin distance and the risk of postoperative wound dehiscence must be investigated further. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 9, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Transferability of the early-stage ovarian malignancy (EOM) score: an external validation study that includes advanced-stage and metastatic ovarian cancer
ConclusionsThe EOM score had consistent diagnostic performance in the external validation data. It is recommended for use as a triage tool in patient referrals instead of the RMI in settings where experienced sonographers are not available. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 9, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Randomized control trial on effectiveness and safety of direct trocar versus Veress needle entry techniques in obese women during diagnostic laparoscopy
ConclusionsDirect trocar technique may be an effective alternative to Veress needle for pneumoperitoneum in obese women for diagnostic laparoscopy. It has a comparable rapid laparoscopic entry time but a significantly lower duration of the procedure and shorter exposure to anesthesia. Both methods are equally effective as there was no significant difference in the complications recorded. A greater sample trial may be essential for more corroborative substantiation.Clinical trial registration: PACTR201510000999192. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 8, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Expression of COX-2 and Nrf2/GPx3 in the anterior vaginal wall tissues of women with pelvic organ prolapse
AbstractPurposeTo evaluate COX-2 and Nrf2/GPx3 expressions in the lamina propria of the anterior vaginal wall tissues of women with and without pelvic organ prolapse (POP).MethodsTissue samples of anterior vaginal wall were examined using HE staining, immuohistochemical staining and Western blot for the expressions of COX-2/PGE2, Nrf2/GPx3, MMP2, TIMP1, collagen I and collagen III (n = 35, per group).ResultsCompared with control group, collagen fibers of the anterior vaginal wall were disorganized and discontinuous. Expressions of Nrf2, GPx3, TIMP1, collagen I and collagen III were found significantly lower i...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 7, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Does the appearance of the cutaneous scar after cesarean section reflect the residual myometrial thickness?
AbstractPurposeThe aim of this study is to utilize the Manchester scar scale (MSS) and ultrasound in investigating the association between uterine wall defects and cutaneous scar characteristics after cesarean section (CS).MethodsThis is a prospective cohort study. The degree of myometrial loss was quantified by calculating a residual myometrial thickness (RMT) ratio as a percentage of RMT to the pre-cesarean anterior uterine wall thickness. Cutaneous scar assessment was performed according to the MSS. Spearman ’s correlation and the Kruskal–Wallis test with a cut-off value ofp 
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 7, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Correction to: Evaluation of the efficacy of fractional CO 2 laser in the treatment of vulvar and vaginal menopausal symptoms
Patients characteristic and previous therapy for genitourinary syndrome of menopause. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 7, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Correction to: Efficacy and safety of an adsorbent and anti-oxidative vaginal gel on CIN1 and 2, on high-risk HPV, and on p16/Ki-67: a randomized controlled trial
In the original article published, there was an error in the Fig.  2 (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 7, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Evaluation of fetal cardiac function in pregnancies with well-controlled gestational diabetes
AbstractObjectiveTo evaluate fetal ventricular diastolic function in pregnancies of women with gestational diabetes (GD), to determine whether minimal anomalies of glucose metabolism may influence fetal cardiac function.Study designFetal ventricular filling time was measured by transabdominal ultrasound in singleton pregnancies between 34 and 37  weeks of gestation. We used a measurement which consists in the ratio between the diastolic time and the whole cardiac cycle time.ResultsThe study included 35 women with a GD and 217 non-diabetic. Right ventricular filling time (RVFT) was significantly lower in the GD group (...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 7, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Cancer-related cognitive impairment (CRCI), depression and quality of life in gynecological cancer patients: a prospective study
AbstractPurposeCancer-related cognitive impairment (CRCI) has been reported in non-central nervous system neoplasms survivors. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the perception of cognitive decrement in patients undergoing surgical and / or medical therapy for gynecological cancers.MethodsAll women diagnosed with primary gynecological cancer and undergoing active medical treatment have been enrolled in a prospective study. Before starting treatment (T1) and 6  months after the end of treatment (T2), patients were interviewed to evaluate the effects of cancer treatment on perceived cognitive function (using FACT...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 6, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

The effect of folate on ischemia/reperfusion injury in a rat adnexal torsion model
ConclusionFolic acid in 2  mg/kg dose might improve the ovarian I/R injury though this was not statistically significant. Further studies are required to reach a definitive conclusion about the protective effect of folic acid in I/R injury. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 5, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Frozen-thawed embryo transfer is an independent risk factor for third stage of labor complications
This study aimed to evaluate these complications in pregnancies conceived through frozen-thawed embryo transfer (FET), in which endometrial preparation differs from fresh cycles.MethodsA cohort study of all singleton pregnancies conceived through IVF-FET who delivered vaginally at a tertiary medical center during 2007 –2017. The study group consisted of 88 IVF-FET gestations (cases) that were matched to 176 spontaneous pregnancies based on age, gravidity, parity and gestational week at delivery (controls). The association between mode of conception and third stage of labor complication rate was examined.ResultsBaseli...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Lung neoplasm mimicking as ectopic pregnancy due to paraneoplastic secretion of human chorionic gonadotropin: a case report and literature review
ConclusionThe present systematic review shows the need to re-awaken awareness and high index of suspicion to lung neoplasm diagnosis in patients with positive pregnancy test. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Optimisation and evaluation of the random forest model in the efficacy prediction of chemoradiotherapy for advanced cervical cancer based on radiomics signature from high-resolution T2 weighted  images
ConclusionThe random forest model showed potential in predicting the treatment effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy –radiation therapy based on high-resolution T2WIs for advanced cervical cancer (>  IIb). (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Dydrogesterone in the treatment of endometriosis: evidence mapping and meta-analysis
ConclusionsThe amount and quality of evidence evaluating the effects of dydrogesterone for the treatment of endometriosis is generally very low. Limited evidence suggests that dydrogesterone may have some advantages over gestrinone, GnRH agonists, and other therapeutic interventions in treating endometriosis. However, this conclusion should be interpreted with caution. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Comparative analyses of attitude, knowledge, and recollection of preoperative counseling regarding pelvic mesh among women with or without a mesh-related complication
AbstractPurposeOur objective was to compare the recollection of preoperative counseling regarding mesh for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and/or stress urinary incontinence (SUI) among women with or without a mesh-related complication (MRC). We hypothesized that the patients who had MRC would better recollect counseling regarding complications associated with mesh.MethodsWe conducted a retrospective cohort study among women who had prior implantation of synthetic, non-absorbable mesh for POP and/or SUI at least 3  months prior who presented with or without a MRC. The primary outcome was the proportion of women who recall...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Surgical outcomes of cesarean scar pregnancy: an 8-year experience at a single institution
ConclusionsThese data indicated the safety and efficiency of ultrasound-guided curettage, laparoscopy-monitored curettage, and laparoscopic CSP resection for the treatment of CSP. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

High-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma versus undifferentiated uterine sarcoma: a Turkish uterine sarcoma group study-001
ConclusionsUUS has a more aggressive behavior than HGESS. While no significant predictor of prognosis was found for UUS, LVSI is the sole independent prognostic factor for HGESS, with patients 9.3 times more likely to experience refractory/progressive disease, recurrence or death. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

CD34 and Bcl-2 as predictors for the efficacy of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in cervical cancer
AbstractBackgroundSuccessful neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) could improve the surgical resection rate and radical curability of patients with cervical cancer, but only a subset of patients benefits. Therefore, identifying predictive biomarkers are urgently needed. The aim of this study was to evaluate the predictive value of CD34 and Bcl-2 in the NACT effectiveness of cervical cancer.MethodsSixty-seven patients with locally advanced cervical cancer (FIGO stages IB3, IIA2 or IIB) were classified into two groups based on effective (n = 48) and ineffective (n = 19) response to NACT. Immunohistoche...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Concordance of laparoscopic and laparotomic peritoneal cancer index using a two-step surgical protocol to select patients for cytoreductive surgery in advanced ovarian cancer
ConclusionConcordance between laparoscopic PCI assessment and PCI score at the end of CRS is fair within a two-step surgical management. Laparoscopic assessment underestimates final PCI score by two points, and this difference increases with the delay between both surgeries. Diagnostic laparoscopy can adequately select patients for CRS, and optimal time to perform it is no more than 10 days after laparoscopy. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Poor maternal –neonatal outcomes in pregnant patients with confirmed SARS-Cov-2 infection: analysis of 145 cases
ConclusionCOVID-19 infection in pregnant women seems to negatively affect both maternal and neonatal outcomes. However, it is important to emphasize that most of the cases of maternal death occurred in patients with severe symptoms and highly altered parameters related to SARS-CoV-2 infection. In the future, larger studies are warranted in order to validate these findings. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

A comparison of oral versus injectable ovarian stimulation in IUI in women ≥38 years of age with decreased ovarian reserve
ConclusionThis is the first study to compare CC, letrozole, and gonadotropins in older reproductive age women with decreased ovarian reserve. The findings reveal that COH/IUI in older women with decreased ovarian reserve is a viable option (clinical pregnancy rate of 7.5% per cycle), and suggest that oral stimulation agents may be the first-line option, with letrozole having conferred the highest clinical pregnancy rate, 9.1%, which is notable given the typical poor fecundability of this population. However, larger population studies are needed to support this. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Trial of labor after previous single cesarean delivery in grand-multiparous women: a retrospective cohort study
ConclusionGrand-multiparous women with and without previous uterine scar have comparable pregnancy outcomes. Additionally, after the first VBAC, additional successful VBACs do not improve the success rate in the next TOLAC. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Icb-1 expression inhibits growth and fulvestrant response of breast cancer cells and affects survival of breast cancer patients
AbstractPurposeHuman gene icb-1 recently has been reported to be part of a gene expression score predicting response to antiestrogen fulvestrant in breast cancer patients. In the present study, we examined to what extent icb-1 expression would affect the response of breast cancer cells to this antiestrogen in vitro and investigated underlying molecular mechanisms. Using open access mRNA data, we elucidated the significance of icb-1 expression for survival of breast cancer patients.MethodsIcb-1 gene expression was knocked down by RNAi. Breast cancer cell growth after treatment with fulvestrant was assessed using the Cell Ti...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Simultaneous correction of a pectus excavatum with tubular breast deformity using a custom-made silicone implant
This article describes the simultaneous correction of a PE combined with tubular breast deformity using this minimally invasive technique. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Single- versus multiple-dose methotrexate in cesarean scar pregnancies management: treatment and reproductive outcomes
ConclusionBoth single- and multiple-dose MTX treatment protocols offer high success rate with a relatively low complication rate in the treatment of CSP. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Effects of epigallocatechin gallate-enriched green tea extract capsules in uterine myomas: results of an observational study
ConclusionWomen who took GTE capsules showed a significant improvement in their physical cumulative score on the SF-12, but not in the global QoL score. Myoma size or other objective parameters did not change. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Maternal and fetal outcomes of dengue fever in pregnancy: a large prospective and descriptive observational study
ConclusionsDengue in pregnancy adversely affects maternal and fetal outcomes with high maternal mortality of 15.9%. Prematurity and postpartum haemorrhage are significant risks to mother and baby. Vector control strategies should be implemented with vigour in affected areas. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Survival outcomes of neoadjuvant chemotherapy-related strategies compared with concurrent chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced cervical cancer: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
ConclusionBased on traditional meta-analysis, CRT was better than NAC  + RT in terms of OS. Carboplatin instead of cisplatin as part of the NAC + RT strategy or gemcitabine use in NAC + CRT may not be a good choice. An increased total dosage of paclitaxel and/or cisplatin as part of NAC + CRT and CRT strategies may improve the survival outcome of LACC patients. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Histopathological correlation of cervical biopsy and tissue after excision in patients with precancerous lesions of the cervix
ConclusionA statistically significant accuracy of biopsy was noted in examined group of patients. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

What happens after randomised controlled trials? Uterine fibroids and ulipristal acetate: systematic review and meta-analysis of & quot;real-world & quot; data
ConclusionsOur findings are consistent with previously reported data that UPA is an acceptable management option for women with fibroids. However, it provides limited benefits when used as a pre-operative adjunct, in terms of blood loss and surgical time. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

10 cases of umbilical cord thrombosis in the third trimester
ConclusionWe have observed  that umbilical structural dysplasia, maternal coagulation disorder, vascular endothelial injury and elevated blood glucose may lead to the formation of thrombosis. Focus on specific signs during a prenatal ultrasound, EFM monitoring and counting fetal movements can help in early identification of umbilical cord thrombi. Our results support the more effective approach of emergency cesarean section during the third trimester. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Opioid effect on the autonomic nervous system in a fetal sheep model
ConclusionMaternal nalbuphine use during labour may lead to fetal heart changes that are caused by the effect of opioid on the autonomic nervous system; these fluctuations do not reflect acidosis. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Safety of lymphocytes immunotherapy during the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China
(Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Safety of medical second trimester abortions for women with prior cesarean sections
ConclusionMedical second-trimester abortions for women with prior CS should be considered a safe and effective procedure, with a low complication rate. The most serious complication is uterine rupture, which is uncommon; we recorded one case only. Misoprostol protocol should be preferred.Clinical trial number and dateIRB 0177-17-HMO, 5/2014. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Does the sexual function of the spouses change after the TOT procedure?
AbstractAimThis prospective study aimed to evaluate sexual function in women who underwent transobturator tape (TOT) sling surgery and their male sexual partners compared to before the procedure.Materials and methodsThe study included a total of 202 women with stress urinary incontinence who underwent the TOT procedure between April 2018 and February 2020, and their partners. All of the women completed the Incontinence Impact Questionnaire (IIQ-7), Urogenital Distress Inventory (UDI-6), and Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) questionnaire while their partners completed the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5)...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

A comparison of pregnancy outcome of emergency modified transvaginal cervicoisthmic cerclage performed in twin and singleton pregnancies
AbstractPurposeTo compare the pregnancy outcome of emergency cerclage performed in twin and singleton pregnancies.MethodsA retrospective trial was carried out in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital in Zhejiang, China, from January 2013 to December 2018. A total of 89 women with acute cervical incompetence underwent the emergency cerclage. Main outcome measures were gestational age at delivery and the fetal outcome.ResultsThere were 31 twin and 58 singleton pregnancies that underwent emergency cerclage. In singleton pregnancies, gestational age at delivery (31.57  ± 6....
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

A systematic review and meta-analysis on the prevalence of Escherichia coli and extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in pregnant women
ConclusionAccording to the results of this study, the prevalence ofE. coli and ESBLE. coli is high in pregnant women. Also, the overuse of antibiotics was higher in European and Asian pregnant women than other continents. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Effect of types of placenta previa on maternal and neonatal outcomes: a 10-year retrospective cohort study
ConclusionComplete PP and low-lying placenta were associated with the highest and lowest risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes, respectively, whereas clinically similar outcomes were observed between marginal and partial PP. The three-classification of PP may be practical from the clinical perspective. (Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes after single-versus double-embryo transfers in women with adenomyosis: a retrospective study
AbstractBackgroundAdenomyosis affects the outcomes of spontaneous fertility and assisted reproductive technology. The single blastocyst embryo transfer (SBT) policy is an effective strategy known to minimize the risk of multiple pregnancy for non-adenomyosis women. However, little is known about its applicability to women with adenomyosis. The purpose of this study is to compare pregnancy outcomes between SBT, double-blastocyst embryo transfer (DBT), single-cleavage-stage embryo transfer (SET) and double-cleavage-stage embryo transfer (DET) in the frozen –thawed embryo transfer cycles among adenomyosis patients.Metho...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - January 2, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research