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Paraovarian/paratubal cysts: comparison of transvaginal sonographic and pathological findings to establish diagnostic criteria
To describe the sonographic features of paraovarian cysts and to compare these features with pathological findings in order to define the best treatment options (surgical vs. conservative).
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Transvaginal Doppler study of uterine artery blood flow in in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer cycles.
OBJECTIVE To verify whether uterine artery impedance, measured as pulsatility index and resistance index is related to the outcome of in IVF-ET cycles. DESIGN Prospective study of infertile womenExpand
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Transvaginal sonography and hysteroscopy in postmenopausal bleeding
We compared transvaginal sonography and hysteroscopy with dilatation and curettage findings in 45 women with atypical postmenopausal bleedings. The histological diagnosis was atrophy in eight (17.8%)Expand
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Serum luteinizing hormone concentrations increase 100-fold in females from 7 years to adulthood, as measured by time-resolved immunofluorometric assay.
The increases in serum immunoreactive (RIA) LH and FSH concentrations during puberty are small and of limited value in the evaluation of pubertal development. We, therefore, used highly sensitiveExpand
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Early screening for ectopic pregnancy in high-risk symptom-free women
We screened 225 symptom-free pregnant women at increased risk for ectopic pregnancy with transvaginal sonography and human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) assays. Among 55 (24.4%), who proved to have anExpand
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Effects of ospemifene, a novel SERM, on vascular markers and function in healthy, postmenopausal women
ObjectiveOspemifene, a novel selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), shows promise for bone preservation in postmenopausal women. This study examined the effects of ospemifene on differentExpand
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Transvaginal power Doppler findings in laparoscopically proven acute pelvic inflammatory disease
To evaluate the usefulness of power Doppler transvaginal sonography (TVS) in the diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and to assess the diagnostic reliability of specific sonographicExpand
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Autoinhalation of nitric oxide after endogenous synthesis in nasopharynx
normal in more than half of our asymptomatic ectopic pregnancies, suggesting that trophoblasts grow "normally" early in many such pregnancies.7 Nevertheless, hCG assay is useful for the assessmentExpand
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Diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy by vaginal ultrasonography in combination with a discriminatory serum hCG level of 1000 IU/1 (IRP)
Summary. The diagnostic value of vaginal sonography in combination with a discriminatory serum hCG level of 1000 iu/1 (International Reference Preparation) was tested prospectively in 200 pregnantExpand
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Vaginal Clindamycin in Preventing Preterm Birth and Peripartal Infections in Asymptomatic Women With Bacterial Vaginosis: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
Objective To determine whether treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV) in early pregnancy decreases the risk of preterm delivery and peripartum infectious morbidity. Methods In this multicenter,Expand
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