Issue Contents

Volume 139, Issue 1

  • October 2017
  • Pages e1–e4, 1–120
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Issue Information

SPECIAL COMMUNICATION

CLINICAL ARTICLES

Obstetrics

Shock progression and survival after use of a condom uterine balloon tamponade package in women with uncontrolled postpartum hemorrhage

Authors
Thomas F. Burke, Sandra Danso‐Bamfo, Moytrayee Guha, Monica Oguttu, Vincent Tarimo, Brett D. Nelson
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
34–38
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12251

An ultra‐low‐cost postpartum package with condom uterine balloon tamponade averts deaths of women in advanced shock from postpartum hemorrhage caused by uterine atony.

Evaluation of a multifaceted postpartum hemorrhage‐management intervention in community hospitals in Southern Thailand

Authors
Tippawan Liabsuetrakul, Kanokporn Palanukunwong, Anan Chinduereh, Nurlisa Oumudee
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
39–44
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12253

The implementation of a multifaceted intervention was associated with improved management of postpartum hemorrhage in community hospitals in Southern Thailand.

The effect of prophylactic antibiotic treatment for manual removal of the placenta on frequency of postpartum endometritis

Authors
Myriam Safrai, Doron Kabiri, Rani Haj‐Yahya, Adi Reuveni‐Salzman, Michal Lipschuetz, Yossef Ezra
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
45–49
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12254

The use of prophylactic antibiotics before manual removal of the placenta did not decrease the odds of postpartum endometritis among women who underwent vaginal delivery.

Signs of eclampsia during singleton deliveries and early neonatal mortality in low‐ and middle‐income countries from three WHO regions

Authors
Saverio Bellizzi, Howard L. Sobel, Mohamed M. Ali
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
50–54
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12262

The incidence of eclampsia differed across the regions investigated. Convulsions indicative of eclampsia were associated with a two‐fold increased risk of early neonatal mortality.

Gynecology

Assessment of sexually related personal distress accompanying premenopausal sexual dysfunction with an Arabic version of the Female Sexual Distress Scale

Authors
Magdy R. Ahmed, Mohamed M. Shaaban, Heba K. Meky
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
65–70
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12255

Female sexual dysfunction and sexually related personal distress were found to be prevalent in Egypt. An Arabic Female Sexual Distress Scale was validated.

The impact of an increased progesterone‐to‐follicle number ratio on live delivery rates in women with normal ovarian reserve

Authors
Ya Chen, Ling Ma, Suqing Wang
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
84–89
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12256

Progesterone–follicle number ratios of at least 0.11 were associated with lower live delivery rates among women undergoing cleavage‐stage embryo transfer with long GnRH‐agonist cycles.

Potential impact of nonavalent HPV vaccine in the prevention of high‐grade cervical lesions and cervical cancer in Portugal

Authors
Angela Pista, Carlos Freire de Oliveira, Carlos Lopes, Maria J. Cunha, the CLEOPATRE Portugal study group
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
90–94
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12243

Secondary analysis of CLEOPATRE II Portugal study data demonstrated that the nonavalent HPV vaccine could prevent 94.7% of high‐grade cervical lesions and invasive cervical cancers.

Free

Postoperative pain and perceptions of recuperation after suture‐ and mesh‐based apical sacrospinous ligament suspension

Authors
Carolyn Botros, Juraj Letko, Adam Gafni‐Kane, Sylvia Botros, Svjetlana Lozo, Peter Sand
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
95–99
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12246

There was no difference in postoperative pain between mesh‐based and suture‐based sacrospinous ligament suspension; this finding should be considered during preoperative counseling.

BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS

Atypical uterine cervix metastases from invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast

Authors
Carmen Parrilla, Israel Barco, Ares Pedrerol, Antoni Pessarrodona, Nuria Giménez, Antonio García‐Fernández
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
103–105
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12250

Invasive lobular carcinoma exhibits considerable differences from invasive ductal carcinoma; its potential to spread to uncommon locations should be born in mind.

Transvaginal mesh removal with native‐tissue repair for mesh shrinkage and recurrent uterovaginal prolapse following vaginal mesh‐augmented surgery

Authors
Rodolfo Milani, Matteo Frigerio, Stefania Palmieri, Stefano Manodoro
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
105–106
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12248

Proper surgical technique and adequate knowledge of native‐tissue repair can facilitate the successful treatment of recurrent prolapse and mesh repair‐related adverse events.

SPECIAL ARTICLE

Obstetrics

Improving the quality of maternity services in Uganda through accelerated implementation of essential interventions by healthcare professional associations

Authors
Cintia Spira, Amata Kwizera, Sue Jacob, Dinah Amongin, Joseph Ngonzi, Charles P. Namisi, Romano Byaruhanga, Hamid Rushwan, Peter Cooper, Frances Day‐Stirk, et al
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
107–113
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12241

A package of activities led by three healthcare professional associations improved the use of essential interventions related to childbirth and neonatal health in Uganda.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Gynecology

Standardizing bimanual vaginal examination using cognitive task analysis

Authors
Isabella Plumptre, Omar Mulki, Alejandro Granados, Claudine Gayle, Shahla Ahmed, Naomi Low‐Beer, Jenny Higham, Fernando Bello
First Published:
Vol:
139,
Pages:
114–119
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12260

Through novel pelvic simulation and cognitive task analysis, bimanual vaginal examination was deconstructed into a core schema of 30 standardized steps.

ANNOUNCEMENT

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