Issue Contents

Volume 140, Issue 2

  • February 2018
  • Pages e1–e4, 135–258
Brief Detailed

Issue Information

SPECIAL EDITORIAL

REVIEW ARTICLES

Obstetrics

Systematic review and meta‐analysis of the performance of second‐trimester screening for prenatal detection of congenital heart defects

Authors
Christine L. van Velzen, Johannes C.F. Ket, Peter M. van de Ven, Nico A. Blom, Monique C. Haak
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
137–145
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12373

The prenatal detection rate of congenital heart defects by second‐trimester anomaly scan showed a strong correlation with the severity of the defect.

CLINICAL ARTICLES

An assessment of depression, psychosocial factors, and resilience among women seeking prenatal care at an urban community health center

Authors
Katherine M. Johnson, Frances M. Paley, Anna M. Modest, Michele R. Hacker, Sabine Shaughnessy, Hope A. Ricciotti, Jennifer Scott
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
153–158
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12358

Depression history, prior medication use, religious affiliation, and financial security are important variables affecting resilience in pregnancy.

Factors associated with patients with gestational diabetes in Japan being at increased risk of requiring intensive care

Authors
Hiroshi Yamashita, Ichiro Yasuhi, Yukari Kugishima, So Sugimi, Yasushi Umezaki, Sachie Suga, Masashi Fukuda, Nobuko Kusuda
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
170–174
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12354

Japanese patients with gestational diabetes who are obese or have elevated fasting hyperglycemia should be considered at high risk of requiring intensive care during pregnancy.

Resource availability for the management of maternal sepsis in Malawi, other low‐income countries, and lower‐middle‐income countries

Authors
Mohammed Abdu, Amie Wilson, Chisale Mhango, Fatima Taki, Arri Coomarasamy, David Lissauer
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
175–183
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12350

Limited resources make the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines unsuitable for maternal care in low‐income countries; new maternal sepsis guidance specific to low‐income countries is required.

Open Access

Disrespect and abuse during childbirth in fourteen hospitals in nine cities of Peru

Authors
Reneé Montesinos‐Segura, Diego Urrunaga‐Pastor, Giuston Mendoza‐Chuctaya, Alvaro Taype‐Rondan, Luis M. Helguero‐Santin, Franklin W. Martinez‐Ninanqui, Dercy L. Centeno, Yanina Jiménez‐Meza, Ruth C. Taminche‐Canayo, Liz Paucar‐Tito, et al
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
184–190
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12353

Almost all women who were interviewed had experienced at least one form of disrespect and abuse during childbirth care.

image This article includes a Spanish translation of the Abstract, available in the Supporting Information section.

Cesarean rates and severe maternal and neonatal outcomes according to the Robson 10‐Group Classification System in Khon Kaen Province, Thailand

Authors
Natthapong Kankoon, Pisake Lumbiganon, Chumnan Kietpeerakool, Ussanee Sangkomkamhang, Ana P. Betrán, Michael Robson
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
191–197
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12372

The overall rate of cesarean was high; three of four procedures were performed for women in Robson groups 5, 1, and 2.

Maternal morbidity after implementation of a postpartum hemorrhage protocol including use of misoprostol

Authors
Ricardo Savirón‐Cornudella, Luis M. Esteban, Ramiro Laborda‐Gotor, Belén Rodríguez‐Solanilla, Bremen De Mucio, Gerardo Sanz, Sergio Castán‐Mateo
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
198–204
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12361

Implementation of a postpartum hemorrhage protocol including use of misoprostol among high‐risk patients decreased the rate of postpartum anemia.

image This article includes a Spanish translation of the Abstract, available in the Supporting Information section.

Gynecology

Randomized controlled trial of the effect of endometrial injury on implantation and clinical pregnancy rates during the first ICSI cycle

Authors
Ahmed M. Maged, Hamsa Rashwan, Suzy AbdelAziz, Wafaa Ramadan, Walaa A.I. Mostafa, Ahmed A. Metwally, Maha Katta
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
211–216
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12355

Endometrial injury in the menstrual cycle preceding ovarian stimulation improves implantation and clinical pregnancy rates among women undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection.

Randomized trial of combined cabergoline and coasting in preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome during in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles

Authors
Yasmin A. Bassiouny, Dina M.R. Dakhly, Yomna A. Bayoumi, Noha M. Salaheldin, Hisham M. Gouda, Ayman A. Hassan
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
217–222
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12360

Combining cabergoline with coasting was associated with reduced rates of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome among patients undergoing in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles.

Association between grade of referral smear and high‐grade disease among women with biopsy samples showing cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2

Authors
Emmanuel Hakem, Elzahra Ibrahim, Emmanuel Tanyous, Katharine Astbury, Nikhil Purandare
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
223–227
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12357

Consideration should be given before performing large loop excision on a young woman (<30 years) with a low‐grade smear whose histology is incidentally CIN2.

Highly active antiretroviral therapy and cervical cytologic abnormalities among women with HIV infection in a limited‐resource setting

Authors
Joseph O. Ugboaja, Charlotte Blanche Oguejiofor, Onyecherelam M. Ogelle
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
228–232
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12369

The use of highly active antiretroviral therapy for at least 2 years significantly reduced the odds of cervical cytologic abnormalities among women with HIV infection.

Cross‐sectional study of anal intraepithelial lesions in women with cervical neoplasia without HIV

Authors
Sandra A. Heráclio, Alex S.R. de Souza, Paulo R.E. de Souza, Leila Katz, Sergio F. Lima Junior, Melania M.R. Amorim
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
233–240
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12367

Anal intraepithelial neoplasia prevalence was high among patients with cervical neoplasia; age, education, anal cytology, and anoscopy findings were associated with anal intraepithelial neoplasia.

Comparison of the Copenhagen Index versus ROMA for the preoperative assessment of women with ovarian tumors

Authors
Lubos Minar, Michal Felsinger, Zdenka Cermakova, Filip Zlamal, Julie Bienertova‐Vasku
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
241–246
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12371

The Copenhagen Index is a simple tumor index applicable to the preoperative assessment of women with ovarian tumor in settings of basic medical care.

The prognostic value of perioperative, pre‐systemic therapy CA125 levels in patients with high‐grade serous ovarian cancer

Authors
Taymaa May, Jocelyn M. Stewart, Marcus Q. Bernardini, Sarah E. Ferguson, Stephane Laframboise, Haiyan Jiang, Barry Rosen
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
247–252
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12376

CA125 demonstrated prognostic value for patients with high‐grade serous ovarian cancer in the immediate perioperative period, prior to exposure to any systemic chemotherapy.

BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS

Obstetrics

Gynecology

Case report of treatment with a sigmoid neovagina for a patient with vesicovaginal fistula and gynatresia

Authors
Ileogben Sunday‐Adeoye, Uche E. Eni, Kenneth C. Ekwedigwe, Babafemi A.C. Daniyan, Olusola N. Abodunrin, Maradona E. Isikhuemen, Monday O. Eliboh, Sunday M. Uguru
First Published:
Vol:
140,
Pages:
255–257
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12364

A patient experienced severe gynatresia 11 months after vesicovaginal fistula repair. A sigmoid neovagina was included in the surgical repair.

ERRATUM