Issue Contents

Volume 138, Issue 2

  • August 2017
  • Pages 133–236
Brief Detailed

CLINICAL ARTICLES

Obstetrics

Correlation between pre‐pregnancy body mass index and maternal visceral adiposity with fetal biometry during the second trimester

Authors
Karina R.M. Lopes, Alex Sandro R. Souza, José N. Figueiroa, João Guilherme B. Alves
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
133–137
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12202

Maternal visceral adiposity positively correlated with fetal biometry during the second trimester; however, pre‐pregnancy body mass index was not associated with any fetal variables assessed.

Profile and outcomes of women with pregnancy‐related acute kidney injury requiring dialysis at a center in Ethiopia

Authors
Delayehu Bekele, Momina Ahmed, Ahmed Ibrahim, Seman Kedir, Grace Chan
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
138–141
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12201

Pre‐eclampsia/eclampsia is a leading cause of pregnancy‐related acute kidney injury requiring dialysis, and could be prevented through improved prenatal care.

Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus evaluated by universal screening with a 75‐g, 2‐hour oral glucose tolerance test and IADPSG criteria

Authors
Deniz Karcaaltincaba, Pinar Calis, Nagehan Ocal, Aykut Ozek, Melis Altug Inan, Merih Bayram
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
148–151
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12205

Prevalence of gestational diabetes, and thus treatment need for glucose intolerance, was higher by IADPSG criteria than by other criteria and correlated with maternal age.

Randomized controlled trial of the effect of amniotomy on the duration of spontaneous labor

Authors
Malarvizhi Vadivelu, Swati Rathore, Santosh J. Benjamin, Anuja Abraham, Antonisamy Belavendra, Jiji E. Mathews
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
152–157
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12203

Amniotomy was associated with decreased labor duration when compared with conservative management in patients with singleton pregnancies in spontaneous labor.

Use of the 10‐Group Classification System to analyze how the population control policy change in China has affected cesarean delivery

Authors
Yihui Zhang, Ning Gu, Zhiqun Wang, Mingming Zheng, Yali Hu, Yimin Dai
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
158–163
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12210

Following the end of China's one‐child policy, single cephalic term pregnancies after previous cesarean delivery made the largest contribution to the increase in cesarean deliveries.

Use of a geographic information system to assess accessibility to health facilities providing emergency obstetric and newborn care in Bangladesh

Authors
Mahbub E. Chowdhury, Taposh K. Biswas, Monjur Rahman, Kamal Pasha, Mollah A. Hossain
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
164–170
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12196

By assessing geographic coverage of health facilities considering travel time, a geographic information system can aid health service delivery of emergency obstetric and newborn care.

Prognostic factors of maternal near miss events and maternal deaths in a tertiary healthcare facility in India

Authors
Tabassum Khan, Poonam Laul, Anish Laul, Mohammed Ramzan
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
171–176
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12208

Hemorrhage and hypertension were significant contributing factors to maternal near miss events; anemia and sepsis were associated with maternal death compared with near miss events.

Gynecology

Involvement and comfort of gynecologic oncologists in the treatment of pediatric, adolescent, and young adult patients with gynecologic malignancies

Authors
Ira Winer, Divya Patel, Vanessa Dalton, Carolyn Johnston, Elisabeth H. Quint, Melissa Zochowski, Adnan Munkarah, Robert Morris, Hope Haefner
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
177–182
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12200

Multidisciplinary care, formalized training, and dialogue between pediatric and adult physicians were identified as important in providing optimal care for pediatric patients with gynecologic malignancies.

Population‐based cohort study of the effect of endometrial cancer classification and treatment criteria on long‐term survival

Authors
Teresia Svanvik, Karin Sundfeldt, Ulf Strömberg, Erik Holmberg, Janusz Marcickiewicz
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
183–189
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12214

Increased individualization in classification and treatment was associated with improved relative survival in patients with non‐endometrioid adenocarcinoma but not in those with endometrioid adenocarcinoma.

A pilot study of community‐based self‐sampling for HPV testing among non‐attenders of cervical cancer screening programs in El Salvador

Authors
Bari Laskow, Ruben Figueroa, Karla M. Alfaro, Isabel C. Scarinci, Elizabeth Conlisk, Mauricio Maza, Judy C. Chang, Miriam Cremer
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
194–200
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12204

Community‐based HPV self‐sampling was an acceptable way for women who do not attend clinic‐based screenings to participate in a cervical cancer screening program.

Free

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its association with lifestyle and cardiovascular biomarkers among postmenopausal women in western Algeria

Authors
Ali Khalfa, Amina Tiali, Lakhdar Zemour, Azzedine Fatah, Khedidja Mekki
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
201–206
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12206

Metabolic syndrome was prevalent among postmenopausal Algerian women and was associated with an unhealthy lifestyle, inflammation, oxidative stress, and increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

Using propensity score matching to evaluate the effect of complementary medicine on clinical and embryologic outcomes of in vitro fertilization

Authors
Anat Porat‐Katz, Talia Eldar‐Geva, Arik Kahane, Ora Paltiel
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
212–218
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12212

Patients undergoing in vitro fertilization who were complimentary medicine users demonstrated thinner endometrium, and lower proportions and numbers of top‐quality embryos compared with non‐users.

Postpartum contraceptive choices among women attending a well‐baby clinic in Ghana

Authors
Emmanuel S.K. Morhe, Frank Ankobea, Gerald O. Asubonteng, Baafuor Opoku, Cornelius A. Turpin, Vanessa K. Dalton
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
219–224
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12216

Comprehensive educational intervention and increased referral are required to improve uptake of postpartum family planning among women attending maternity services in Ghana.

BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS

Obstetrics

Cross‐sectional study of the feasibility of urinating in a standing position among women in the third trimester of pregnancy

Authors
Pei‐Yu Yang, Chi‐Cheng Chen, Cherry Yin‐Yi Chang, Eric Chieh‐Lung Chou, Nai‐Hsin Meng
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
226–227
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12195

Using a homemade auxiliary device, urinating in a standing position was a feasible alternative to a seated position for women during pregnancy.

Gynecology

ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH