Issue Contents

Volume 138, Issue 1

  • July 2017
  • Pages 1–132
Brief Detailed

EDITORIAL

REVIEW ARTICLES

Obstetrics

Meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing 17α‐hydroxyprogesterone caproate and vaginal progesterone for the prevention of recurrent spontaneous preterm delivery

Authors
Elizabeth Oler, Ahizechukwu C. Eke, Ashley Hesson
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
12–16
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12166

Vaginal progesterone was comparable to 17α‐hydroxyprogesterone for the prevention of recurrent spontaneous preterm delivery in patients with singleton pregnancies.

CLINICAL ARTICLES

Gynecology

Genital Mycoplasma infection among Mexican women with systemic lupus erythematosus

Authors
Socorro Méndez‐Martínez, Mario García‐Carrasco, María L. Cedillo‐Ramírez, Claudia Mendoza‐Pinto, Ivet Etchegaray‐Morales, Constantino Gil‐Juárez, Álvaro J. Montiel‐Jarquín, Alejandro Taboada‐Cole, Erick A. Jiménez‐Herrera, Margarita Muñóz‐Guarneros, et al
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
17–22
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12154

Ureaplasma urealyticum was frequently detected in the genital tract of Mexican women with systemic lupus erythematosus; infection with this microorganism was associated with multiparity.

Misoprostol use for second‐trimester termination of pregnancy among women with one or more previous cesarean deliveries

Authors
Martin Cuellar Torriente, Wilhelm J. Steinberg, Gina Joubert
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
23–27
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12168

The local misoprostol regimen used for second‐trimester termination of pregnancy was found to be safe among patients with previous cesarean deliveries, but showed reduced efficacy.

Acceptance of peer navigators to reduce barriers to cervical cancer screening and treatment among women with HIV infection in Tanzania

Authors
Alaya Koneru, Pauline E. Jolly, Shaundra Blakemore, Renicha McCree, Nedra F. Lisovicz, Eric A. Aris, Thereza Mtesigwa, Safina Yuma, Julius D. Mwaiselage
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
53–61
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12174

Women with HIV infection in Dar es Salaam were positive about peer navigators to assist in scheduling and accompany them for cervical screening and treatment.

Retrospective study of the influence of HPV persistence on outcomes among women with high‐risk HPV infections and negative cytology

Authors
Giorgio Bogani, Francesca Taverna, Claudia Lombardo, Chiara Borghi, Fabio Martinelli, Mauro Signorelli, Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore, Valentina Chiappa, Cono Scaffa, Antonino Ditto, et al
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
62–68
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12170

Persistent HPV infections were associated with post‐treatment outcomes, regardless of cytology findings.

Correlations between intimate partner violence and spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, and neonatal death in rural Malawi

Authors
Nisha Rao, Abigail Norris Turner, Bryna Harrington, Patrick Nampandeni, Venson Banda, Alison Norris
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
74–78
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12173

Physical IPV was significantly associated with adverse delivery outcomes—a composite outcome of spontaneous abortions, stillbirths, and neonatal deaths—among women in rural Malawi.

Obstetrics

A cross‐sectional comparison of three guidelines for intrapartum cardiotocography

Authors
Meena Bhatia, Kamal R. Mahtani, David Nunan, Aparna Reddy
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
89–93
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12161

Cardiotocography classification requires standardization. The 2015 FIGO intrapartum cardiotocography guidelines displayed good interobserver agreement, high perceived ease of use, and a moderate intervention rate.

Observational study of associations between gestational weight gain and perinatal outcomes in dichorionic twin pregnancies

Authors
Katarzyna Kosinska‐Kaczynska, Iwona Szymusik, Bartosz Kaczynski, Miroslaw Wielgos
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
94–99
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12171

Increased gestational weight gain during dichorionic twin pregnancy was associated with increases in the incidence of very preterm delivery, pre‐eclampsia, and perinatal mortality.

Fetal foot length at delivery as a tool for determining gestation length in non‐macerated stillbirths

Authors
Elaine Geldenhuys, Jean Coldrey, Colleen Wright, Daan Nel, Drucilla J. Roberts, Theonia K. Boyd, Hein Odendaal, the PASS Network
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
107–112
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12177

A correlation was found between using early ultrasonography and fetal foot length to calculate the length of gestation at stillbirth; fetal maceration compromised this.

A mixed‐methods study of maternal near miss and death after emergency cesarean delivery at a referral hospital in Somaliland

Authors
Hamda A. Abdillahi, Khadra A. Hassan, Jonah Kiruja, Fatumo Osman, Jama A. Egal, Marie Klingberg‐Allvin, Kerstin Erlandsson
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
119–124
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12176

Safe and timely emergency cesarean deliveries were hindered in Somaliland owing to required family consent, which led to increased maternal near misses and deaths.

BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS

Gynecology

Obstetrics

Status update on women's reproductive health care and obstetrics/gynecology postgraduate training in post‐Ebola Sierra Leone

Authors
Rachel Chan Seay, Alimamy P. Koroma, Jenell Coleman, Clark T. Johnson, Emmanuel A. Ugwa, Jean Anderson
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
130–131
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12159

Academic partnership is needed to expand Sierra Leone's reproductive healthcare workforce after the Ebola virus disease epidemic.

ANNOUNCEMENT