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OBJECTIVE This study aims to identify favorable preoperative characteristics and examine the impact of secondary cytoreductive surgery on survival for patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian carcinoma. METHODS Patients who underwent cytoreductive surgery for recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer were identified in our surgical database for the period… (More)
An infant born in a compound presentation had ischemic forearm necrosis requiring amputation. Bilateral renal vein thrombosis predating labor and delivery was also diagnosed. The possibility of congenital ischemic necrosis in an extremity should not affect the obstetrical management of compound presentation, but if this complication occurs a search for an… (More)
A case of a uterine rupture in a grand multiparous patient with an unscarred uterus at 19 weeks' gestation secondary to placenta increta and cocaine abuse is presented. This was a diagnostically difficult case where abnormal implantation of the placenta, grand multiparity, and cocaine abuse were all contributors to the uterine rupture.
OBJECTIVE Multiple studies suggest that bacterial vaginosis (BV) causes preterm labor; yet its routine treatment remains controversial. In order to help to elucidate this controversy, we performed a thorough review of studies with levels of evidence ranging from I to II-II. METHODS We searched for all of the studies from the years 1994 to 2001 via… (More)