Issue Contents

Volume 136, Issue 3

  • March 2017
  • Pages 253–361
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SPECIAL COMMUNICATION

C I W H

REVIEW ARTICLES

Gynecology

Meta‐analysis comparing the safety of laparoscopic and open surgical approaches for suspected adnexal mass during the second trimester

Authors
Yi‐Xuan Liu, Yang Zhang, Jin‐Feng Huang, Li Wang
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
272–279
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12069

The present meta‐analysis indicated that laparoscopic surgery could be preferable to open surgery for adnexal masses during the second trimester of pregnancy.

CLINICAL ARTICLES

Assessment of the body composition of patients with polycystic ovary syndrome using dual‐energy X‐ray absorptiometry

Authors
Carolina F. Macruz, Sônia M.R.R. Lima, João E.N. Salles, Gustavo M.D. da Silva, Nilza M. Scalissi
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
285–289
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12066

Increased truncal fat was observed among non‐obese patients with polycystic ovary syndrome compared with patients without polycystic ovary syndrome.

Intimate partner violence and constraints to reproductive autonomy and reproductive health among women seeking abortion services in Bangladesh

Authors
Erin Pearson, Kathryn L. Andersen, Kamal Biswas, Rezwana Chowdhury, Susan G. Sherman, Michele R. Decker
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
290–297
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12070

Intimate partner violence was associated with multiple threats to women's reproductive autonomy; the findings identify potential strategies to control fertility in the presence of violence.

Open Access

Maternal serum amyloid A level as a novel marker of primary unexplained recurrent early pregnancy loss

Authors
Moustafa I. Ibrahim, Ahmed R. Ramy, Ahmed S. Abdelhamid, Mohamed I. Ellaithy, Amna Omar, Rany M. Harara, Hayam Fathy, Ashraf S. Abolouz
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
298–303
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12076

Serum amyloid A could represent a novel marker of primary unexplained recurrent early pregnancy loss because affected women exhibited elevated levels of this protein.

Clinical outcomes for couples containing a reciprocal chromosome translocation carrier without preimplantation genetic diagnosis

Authors
Biao Yin, Yuanchang Zhu, Tonghua Wu, Shuqiu Shen, Yong Zeng, Desheng Liang
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
304–308
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12062

Couples containing a reciprocal chromosome translocation carrier had acceptable clinical outcomes after in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection without preimplantation genetic diagnosis.

Uptake of cervical cancer screening among the migrant population of Prato Province, Italy

Authors
Ciro Comparetto, Cristina Epifani, Maria C. Manca, Abdelghani Lachheb, Stefano Bravi, Francesco Cipriani, Francesco Bellomo, Simone Olivieri, Chiara Fiaschi, Laura Di Marco, et al
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
309–314
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12067

Poor participation in cervical cancer screening was observed among the migrant population of Prato Province, Italy, possibly owing to low health and prevention priorities.

Comparison of three surgical approaches for staging lymphadenectomy in high‐risk endometrial cancer

Authors
Katherine J. Pulman, Ebernella S. Dason, Lauren Philp, Marcus Q. Bernardini, Sarah E. Ferguson, Stéphane Laframboise, Eshetu G. Atenafu, Taymaa May
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
315–319
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12073

High‐risk endometrial cancer was adequately staged using laparotomy, laparoscopy, and robotic surgery. The results suggest that a minimally invasive approach should be applied when feasible.

Prospective observational study comparing traditional laparoscopy and three‐dimensional laparoscopy in gynecologic surgery

Authors
Maria D. Lara‐Domínguez, Araceli López‐Jiménez, Jacek P. Grabowski, Jose E. Arjona‐Berral, Ignacio Zapardiel
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
320–324
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12078

Perioperative parameters were similar between two‐ and three‐dimensional laparoscopy for gynecologic surgery.

Obstetrics

A multistate population‐based analysis of linked maternal and neonatal discharge records to identify risk factors for neonatal brachial plexus injury

Authors
Michael D. Freeman, Shaun M. Goodyear, Wendy M. Leith
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
331–336
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12059

Maternal obesity and diabetes, fetal macrosomia, and externally applied traction (use of vacuum assistance and forceps) are significant risk factors for neonatal brachial plexus injury.

BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS

Gynecology

Long hospitalization for severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome with persistent right hydrothorax and two occurrences of pneumonia

Authors
Jinli Lin, Xueying Li, Linhao Zhang
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
350–352
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12079

During prolonged hospitalization for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, a patient experienced persistent right hydrothorax and repeated pneumonia. More aggressive treatment should be considered for such patients.

Comparison of the effect of sperm collection by condom or masturbation on the outcome of in vitro fertilization

Authors
Michael Gal, Michal Fertouk, Alexander Volodarsky‐Perel, Orna Reichman, Hananel E.G. Holzer, Talia Eldar‐Geva
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
352–353
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12060

Improved total motile sperm count on oocyte pick‐up day was observed with condom‐collected semen compared with masturbation‐collected semen; pregnancy and fertilization rates did not differ.

Obstetrics

Evaluating vaginal‐delivery rates after previous cesarean delivery using the Robson 10‐group classification system at a tertiary center in Brazil

Authors
Jose P.S. Guida, Rodolfo C. Pacagnella, Maria L. Costa, Elton C. Ferreira, Jose G. Cecatti
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
354–355
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12082

Previous cesarean delivery is associated with an increased likelihood of further cesarean deliveries. The Robson classification system can be used to study cesarean‐delivery rates.

Vaginal delivery with prior cesarean delivery following appendix rupture and diffuse purulent peritonitis in a patient with complete wound dehiscence

Authors
Jozef Zahumensky, Michal Braticak, Robert Hlavek, Marek Bucko
First Published:
Vol:
136,
Pages:
355–356
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12081

A patient with wound dehiscence and a history of cesarean delivery successfully underwent vaginal delivery following laparotomy owing to diffuse peritonitis.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING