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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)
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)
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 To determine the preferred treatment modality in patients with PCOS who experienced premature luteinization during CC treatment. DESIGN Prospective randomized study. SETTING Tertiary medical center. PATIENTS Twenty-two infertile women with PCOS demonstrating premature luteinization during at least two consecutive CC cycles. INTERVENTIONS(More)
Of 10,122 singleton babies born from January 1, 1984 to March 31, 1988, we compared 1,154 term infants with high serum bilirubin levels (greater than 12.9 mg/dl) to 1,154 infants with low serum bilirubin levels (less than or equal to 12.9 mg/dl) randomly selected from the remaining 8,968 subjects. We found that a high bilirubin level was significantly(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)
OBJECTIVE To examine the reproductive outcome after operative hysteroscopic resection of submucous myomas in women for whom no other infertility factor was identified. DESIGN Fifteen infertile women with submucous myomas underwent an intensive workup to exclude other causes of infertility. Operative hysteroscopy for resection of the submucous myomas was(More)
The obstetric risk associated with congenital uterine malformations was studied in a group of 67 women who had undergone hysterosalpingography (HSG) during an eight-year period. HSG was performed to investigate primary (21% of the cases) and secondary (19%) infertility (group 1) or recurrent early fetal loss (60%) (group 2). The study group was compared(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of the laparoscopic approach for the diagnosis and treatment of severe urinary tract endometriosis. DESIGN Retrospective review of 28 cases of severe urinary tract endometriosis. SETTING Center for Special Pelvic Surgery, a tertiary referral center. PATIENT(S) Between October 1989 and September 1994, we treated 28(More)