Ian B Tilley

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BACKGROUND Although most myomas are asymptomatic, quality of life is compromised for many women with uterine fibroid disease. Twelve-month outcomes from the Halt Trial have been reported in the literature. Here we analyze the clinical success of radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation (RFVTA) of symptomatic uterine fibroids at two years of follow up. (More)
OBJECTIVE To measure infants' breast milk intake and infant growth when their mothers initiated either combined oral contraceptive (COC), levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system, or etonogestrel-releasing implant, or copper intrauterine device (IUD) as a reference group. DESIGN Prospective trial. SETTING University-based hospital. PATIENT(S) On(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine breastfeeding and contraceptive use after the lactational amenorrhea method (LAM) criteria were no longer met. METHODS Two hundred and thirty-three parous Egyptian women with unplanned pregnancies less than 2 years after delivery completed a questionnaire examining breastfeeding practice and contraceptive use. RESULTS The majority(More)
BACKGROUND This report evaluates the effects of hormonal contraceptive use among women with viral hepatitis or cirrhosis of the liver. METHODS PubMed and Cochrane databases were searched from inception to June 2008 for publications that examined the use of hormonal contraceptives among women with viral hepatitis or cirrhosis of the liver. RESULTS Six(More)
BACKGROUND The effects of subcutaneous depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-SC) injection on androgenic markers in obese women have not previously been studied. STUDY DESIGN Five normal-weight [body mass index (BMI)=18.5-24.9 kg/m²], five obese (BMI=30-39.9 kg/m²) and five extremely obese (BMI≥40 kg/m²) women were recruited for this prospective(More)
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