Daniel S. Seidman

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OBJECTIVE To review the clinical presentations of and management options for diaphragmatic endometriosis. DESIGN Retrospective review. SETTING Referral center. PATIENT(S) Twenty-four women with endometriosis of the diaphragm. INTERVENTION(S) Surgical management. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Diagnostic accuracy and therapeutic feasibility of operative(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine our experience with laparoscopic and laparoscopically assisted management of bowel endometriosis and to recommend treatment approaches, considering patient goals for both pain mitigation or fertility, or both. METHODS The medical records of 187 women treated laparoscopically for intestinal endometriosis(More)
OBJECTIVE The study was aimed to identify obstetric risk factors for early postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) in singleton gestations and to evaluate pregnancy outcome. STUDY DESIGN A comparison between consecutive singleton deliveries with and without early PPH was performed. Deliveries occurred during the years 1988-2002 in a tertiary medical center. A(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine outcomes of pregnancies in women at least 44 years of age and to determine factors predicting cesarean delivery in these patients. METHODS Between January 1988 and December 1995, 109 women at least 44 years old delivered in our medical center. These women were matched to a group of 309 women 20-29 years of age. Multiple logistic(More)
The reproductive outcome of women with repeated abortions or infertility was assessed following treatment by operative hysteroscopy for an intrauterine septum or adhesions. A prospective follow-up study (mean +/- SD, 21.1 +/- 10.3 months) of 47 patients with an intrauterine septum (36 suffering from infertility and 11 from recurrent abortions) and 36(More)
The objective of the study was to assess the effect of growth hormone (GH) supplementation to a combined gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist/human menopausal gonadotrophin (GnRHa/HMG) treatment protocol on ovarian response in 'poor responders' undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF). GH or a placebo were administered in a prospective randomized(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare clinical manifestations, treatment, and pregnancy outcome of adnexal torsion in pregnant and nonpregnant women. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a retrospective case-control study in the Departments of Gynecology at 2 tertiary centers between 1999-2008. Forty-one pregnant and 77 nonpregnant women with surgically(More)
Exertional heatstroke (EH) occurs when heat production, generated by muscular exercise, exceeds the body's heat dissipation capacities. This illness has been reported among young, active individuals, laborers, and religious pilgrims. Although EH includes a rectal temperature above 39.5 degrees C (depending on the timing of the measurement) and elevation of(More)
BACKGROUND We evaluated interactions between perinatal outcome after oocyte donation and various maternal factors. METHODS The study included 134 parturients after oocyte donation. Data were collected from medical files and personal interviews. Stepwise logistic regression analyses were used to evaluate associations between perinatal outcomes and selected(More)