Issue Contents

Volume 138, Issue 3

  • September 2017
  • Pages 237–366
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SPECIAL EDITORIAL

CIWH

Contemporary Issues in Women's Health

Authors
Vincent Boama, Valerie T. Guinto, Claudio G. Sosa
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
239–241
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12221
  • How effective is progesterone, pessary, or cerclage in preventing preterm birth in singleton and twin pregnancies?
  • Associations between maternal body mass index and neonatal cerebral palsy
  • Salpingectomy for ovarian cancer prevention
  • Resources for Women's Health
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REVIEW ARTICLES

Gynecology

CLINICAL ARTICLES

Family planning knowledge and use among women in camps for internally displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Authors
Rogatien M. Kisindja, Christophe Kimona, Modestine Etoy, Florby Dorme, Nerys Benfield
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
256–260
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12220

Internally displaced women in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo report moderate contraceptive awareness and low use, and history of unintended pregnancy/induced abortion is common.

Effect of extended oral contraception use on the prevalence of fetal trisomy 21 in women aged at least 35 years

Authors
Dániel Horányi, Lilla Éva Babay, János Rigó Jr., Balázs Győrffy, Gyula R. Nagy
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
261–266
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12238

Among patients of advanced reproductive age, a lower estimated ovulation number and longer oral contraceptive use were associated with fewer fetal trisomies during pregnancy.

Comparison of complications associated with induction by misoprostol versus dilation and evacuation for second‐trimester abortion

Authors
Sarita Sonalkar, Shannon N. Ogden, Linda K. Tran, Angela Y. Chen
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
272–275
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12229

Compared with induction using misoprostol, uterine evacuation by dilation and evacuation resulted in fewer overall complications, but not serious complications.

A cross‐sectional analysis of Kenyan postabortion care services using a nationally representative sample

Authors
Michael M. Mutua, Thomas N.O. Achia, Beatrice W. Maina, Chimaraoke O. Izugbara
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
276–282
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12239

Improving capacity of level‐2 and level‐3 facilities to offer quality postabortion care through skill development, including effective family planning, enhances quality of services.

Open Access

Prediction of thrombophilia in patients with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss using a statistical model

Authors
Tongfei Wang, Xiaomin Kang, Liying He, Zhilan Liu, Haijing Xu, Aimin Zhao
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
283–287
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12213

Thrombophilia was associated with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss (URPL). We built an effective statistical model for the prediction of thrombophilia in patients with URPL.

Retrospective study of the prognostic significance of neutrophil‐to‐lymphocyte ratio for postsurgical outcomes of patients with endometrial carcinoma

Authors
Ling Ding, Yi Ding, Xiao‐hua Mao, Jian‐fei Zhao, Huai‐jun Zhou
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
311–319
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12230

Preoperative and postoperative neutrophil‐to‐lymphocyte ratios were associated with disease free survival following surgery for endometrial cancer and demonstrated prognostic value.

Obstetrics

Maternal near miss in low‐resource areas

Authors
Robert L. Goldenberg, Sarah Saleem, Sumera Ali, Janet L. Moore, Adrien Lokangako, Antoinette Tshefu, Musaku Mwenechanya, Elwyn Chomba, Ana Garces, Lester Figueroa, et al
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
347–355
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12219

The Global Network Near‐Miss Maternal Mortality System found that 4% of pregnant women experienced a near‐miss event; there were 26 events for each maternal death.

BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS

Gynecology

Obstetric outcomes following fertility‐preserving management of gynecologic malignancies

Authors
Bindhu P. Narigapalli, Sirisha R. Gundabattula, Manjula Pochiraju, Lakshmi R. Marakani, Shashikala Dasari, Kameswari Surampudi
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
357–360
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12224

Fertility‐preserving management of gynecologic malignancies was associated with good obstetric outcomes; multicenter studies are needed to investigate further.

Obstetrics

Two‐tourniquet sequential blocking as a simple intervention for hemorrhage during cesarean delivery for placenta previa accreta

Authors
Jin‐Lai Meng, Wei‐Yan Gong, Shan Wang, Xiao‐Jing Ni, Chang‐Ting Zuo, Yong‐Zhong Gu
First Published:
Vol:
138,
Pages:
361–362
DOI:
10.1002/ijgo.12199

A two‐tourniquet sequential blocking technique as a simple intervention for hemorrhage during cesarean delivery for placenta previa accreta is described.

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