Bahram Salmanian

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Tubal sterilization during the immediate postpartum period is 1 of the most common forms of contraception in the United States. This time of the procedure has the advantage of 1-time hospitalization, which results in ease and convenience for the woman. The US Collaborative Review of Sterilization Study indicates the high efficacy and effectiveness of(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that a standardized multidisciplinary treatment approach in patients with morbidly adherent placenta, which includes accreta, increta, and percreta, is associated with less maternal morbidity than when such an approach is not used (nonmultidisciplinary approach). STUDY DESIGN A retrospective(More)
BACKGROUND Morbidly adherent placenta (MAP) is a serious obstetric complication causing mortality and morbidity. OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether outcomes of patients with MAP improve with increasing experience within a well-established multidisciplinary team at a single referral center. STUDY DESIGN All singleton pregnancies with pathology-confirmed MAP(More)
We aimed to determine the prevalence of mild stress urinary incontinence (SUI) 1 year postpartum in relation to mode of delivery and pre-pregnancy SUI. This cohort study was performed on 618 primiparous women who delivered by elective cesarean section and NVD. Development of SUI during pregnancy till 12 months after delivery was studied. Frequency of mild(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to investigate the effect of betamethasone treatment on the endocervical concentration of IL-1β, IL-4, IL-6, and TNF-α in preterm labor patients. STUDY DESIGN We studied 68 prime-gravid women in preterm labor between 34 and 37 weeks of gestation without clinical infection. Endocervical concentrations of inflammatory cytokines(More)
BACKGROUND Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common disease among women in fertility ages and cause severe insulin resistance. Hyperhomocysteinaemia is said to be among the features of PCOS that could influence its outcome. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to investigate whether hyperhomocysteinaemia exists in PCOS and if it is related to insulin(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of our study was to compare outcomes following laparoscopically assisted procedure (LAP group) with those seen following a standard approach used in patients with either an anterior placenta (SAP group) or posterior placenta (SPP group). METHOD This was a retrospective review of all the cases of twin-twin transfusion syndrome(More)
BACKGROUND There are strong evidences suggesting the secretion of different cytokines in cervical fluid during preterm labor. Betamethasone is widely administered for several reasons in preterm conditions. OBJECTIVE To Investigate the possible effect of betamethasone on endocervical cytokine concentration of women at risk of preterm labor. METHODS In a(More)
OBJECTIVE Nuchal translucency (NT) thickness is one of the major screening markers during the first trimester that could be influenced by several factors. Here, we investigated the association between NT thickness and thyroid related hormones. METHODS NT thickness was measured with transabdominal ultrasound in 643 pregnant women between 11 and 13 weeks of(More)