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Congenital anomalies of the uterine cervix: lessons from 30 cases managed clinically by a common protocol.
OBJECTIVES To outline the anatomic variations of malformations of the uterine cervix and to discuss the clinical management of cervical agenesis and dysgenesis. DESIGN Thirty patients who wereExpand
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Vaginal creation for müllerian agenesis.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of passive vaginal dilation and McIndoe vaginoplasty in the creation of a neovagina for patients with müllerian agenesis. Expand
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Surgical methods in the treatment of congenital anomalies of the uterine cervix
Purpose of review Cervical agenesis is an extremely rare congenital anomaly of the female reproductive tract. There are many anatomical forms that constitute this type of cervical abnormality and theExpand
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Differential effects of oral estrogen versus oral estrogen-androgen replacement therapy on body composition in postmenopausal women
A decrease in lean body mass and increased fat characterize menopause, related to both aging and likely decreased hormone secretion. Estrogen/androgen (E/A) treatment not only relieves vasomotorExpand
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Vaginal Creation for Müllerian Agenesis
From 1983 to 1998 at Johns Hopkins Hospital or Emory University Hospital, vaginal dilation using the method of Ingram was offered to 51 women with miillerian agenesis who wished to create aExpand
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Differential effects of oral estrogen versus oral estrogen-androgen replacement therapy on body composition in postmenopausal women.
Menopause is associated with decreased lean body mass and increased fat due to aging and declining hormone secretion. Estrogens or estrogen-progestins have been used to alleviate vasomotor symptoms.Expand
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The current staging system for endometriosis: does it help?
A multicenter collaboration for data collection and statistical analysis may be necessary to establish and validate a classification system based on empirically derived scores for specific pathologicExpand
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Endocrinopathies associated with recurrent pregnancy loss.
Repeated pregnancy wastage is defined as the loss of three consecutive pregnancies at less than 20 weeks of gestation andfetal weight less than 500 g. This article provides guidelines to evaluateExpand
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The effect of RU 486 and related compounds on cultured macrophage differentiation and function.
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to examine RU 486 and related compounds on macrophage scavenger receptors and cellular adhesion. STUDY DESIGN THP-1 cells were activated with phorbol myristate acetate andExpand
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Effect of RU‐486 and Related Compounds on the Proliferation of Cultured Macrophages
PROBLEM: Macrophages are implicated in the pathophysiology of endometriosis and are influenced by anti‐inflammatory steroids as well as anti‐oxidants.
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