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Volume 136, Issue 1

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  • January 2017
  • Pages 1–111
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EDITORIAL

SPECIAL COMMUNICATION

REVIEW ARTICLES

Gynecology

A systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing hysteroscopic morcellation with resectoscopy for patients with endometrial lesions

Authors
Chunbo Li, Zhiyuan Dai, Yuping Gong, Bingying Xie, Bei Wang
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
6–12
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12012

Hysteroscopic morcellation is associated with a higher operative success rate and a shorter operative time among patients with endometrial lesions than is resectoscopy.

Obstetrics

A systematic review of implementation strategies to deliver guidelines on obstetric care practice in low‐ and middle‐income countries

Authors
Mari Imamura, Lovney Kanguru, Suzanne Penfold, Tim Stokes, Janette Camosso‐Stefinovic, Beth Shaw, Julia Hussein
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
19–28
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12005

Moderate‐to‐low‐quality evidence suggests that interventions to implement guidelines could improve obstetric care in low‐ and middle‐income countries.

CLINICAL ARTICLES

Gynecology

Factors influencing HPV vaccine delivery by healthcare professionals at public health posts in São Paulo, Brazil

Authors
Daniella Figueroa‐Downing, Maria Luiza Baggio, Misha L. Baker, Ellen Dias De Oliveira Chiang, Luisa L. Villa, Jose Eluf Neto, Dabney P. Evans, Robert A. Bednarczyk
First Published:
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136,
Pages:
33–39
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12004

Community health agents are crucial for HPV vaccine promotion and essential for the sustained success of HPV immunization efforts in Brazil.

Prevalence and 3‐year persistence of human papillomavirus serotypes in asymptomatic patients in Northern Mexico

Authors
Oscar R. Fajardo‐Ramírez, María C. Barboza‐Cerda, Rocío Ortiz‐López, Augusto Rojas‐Martínez, María L. Garza‐Rodríguez, Abel Sepúlveda‐Flores, Juan F. González‐Guerrero, Sofía Bernal‐Silva, Ricardo M. Cerda‐Flores, Itzel E. Calleja‐Macías, et al
First Published:
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136,
Pages:
40–46
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12009

HPV prevalence in Monterrey, Mexico, was 20.1%; the most prevalent form was HPV‐59. Of patients attending 3‐year follow‐up, 19.4% had continuing HPV infections.

High‐risk human papillomavirus infection clearance following conization among patients with cervical intraepithelial neoplasm grade 3 aged at least 45 years

Authors
Guorui Zhang, Jinghe Lang, Keng Shen, Lan Zhu, Yang Xiang
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
47–52
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12000

Age was a prognostic factor for post‐operative clearance of human papillomavirus. Human papillomavirus clearance was significantly decreased among patients aged at least 55 years.

Applicability of the modified ACOG/SGO referral criteria for adnexal mass within a limited‐resource setting

Authors
Ashley Battarbee, Anna Strohl, Lindsay Zimmerman, Ashlesha Patel, Radha Burtch
First Published:
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136,
Pages:
53–57
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12006

The modified American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists/Society of Gynecologic Oncology referral guidelines for adnexal mass lack sufficient specificity in a high‐risk, limited‐resource setting.

Predictive value of serum HE4 and CA125 concentrations for lymphatic metastasis of endometrial cancer

Authors
Yingmei Wang, Cha Han, Fei Teng, Zhaoyi Bai, Wenyan Tian, Fengxia Xue
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
58–63
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12010

The combined preoperative evaluation of serum HE4 and CA125 results in better prediction of lymphatic metastasis in endometrial cancer than evaluation of either measure alone.

Randomized controlled trial comparing operative times between standard and robot‐assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy

Authors
Timothy A. Deimling, Jennifer L. Eldridge, Kristin A. Riley, Allen R. Kunselman, Gerald J. Harkins
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
64–69
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12001

The operative time of robot‐assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy was non‐inferior to that of standard laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Evaluation of sonographic endometrial patterns and endometrial thickness as predictors of ectopic pregnancy

Authors
Poonam Yadav, Anshuja Singla, Anu Sidana, Amita Suneja, Neelam B. Vaid
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
70–75
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12020

Transvaginal ultrasonography evaluation of the endometrial thickness and pattern can help to identify women with a pregnancy of unknown location who should be closely monitored.

Obstetrics

Low maternal pregnancy‐associated plasma protein A during the first trimester of pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes

Authors
Marja Kaijomaa, Leena Rahkonen, Veli‐Matti Ulander, Esa Hämäläinen, Henrik Alfthan, Helene Markkanen, Seppo Heinonen, Vedran Stefanovic
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
76–82
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12002

Low maternal pregnancy‐associated placental protein A was associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes and could be a beneficial indicator for increased patient follow‐up during pregnancy.

Association between previous spontaneous abortion and pre‐eclampsia during a subsequent pregnancy

Authors
Mahdi Sepidarkish, Amir Almasi‐Hashiani, Saman Maroufizadeh, Samira Vesali, Reihaneh Pirjani, Reza O. Samani
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
83–86
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12008

A previous history of spontaneous abortion was associated with greater odds of patients experiencing pre‐eclampsia during a subsequent pregnancy.

Preliminary study of the effects of furosemide on blood pressure during late‐onset pre‐eclampsia in patients with high cardiac output

Authors
Péter Tamás, Eszter Hantosi, Bálint Farkas, Zsolt Ifi, József Betlehem, József Bódis
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
87–90
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12019

Using diuretics to lower blood volume resulted in decreased blood pressure in patients with pre‐eclampsia who had high cardiac output.

Safety of vaginal delivery among dichorionic diamniotic twins over 10 years in a UK teaching hospital

Authors
Ewelina Rzyska, Bini Ajay, Edwin Chandraharan
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
98–101
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12017

Vaginal delivery of dichorionic diamniotic twins was generally safe; however, training in internal podalic version and cardiotocography could further reduce need for emergency cesarean delivery.

BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS

Comparison of selective and non‐selective internal iliac artery embolization for abnormal placentation with major postpartum hemorrhage

Authors
Tsz‐Kin Lo, Chun‐Hong So, Sik‐Wing Yeung, Mimi Fung, Kwai‐Ying Lui, Nin‐Yuan Pan
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
103–104
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12014

Non‐selective internal iliac artery embolization for abnormal placentation and postpartum hemorrhage resulted in ischemic skin necrosis whereas selective embolization did not; unilateral embolization was ineffective.

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