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225 women aged less than 18 years of age at the start of their pregnancies were seen in the Saint Antoine Hospital between July 1977 and December 1983 (1.2%). These pregnancies were studied using data-processing. From the sociological angle there were two main groups. There were on-dwelling French women (29.3%) and African women (27.1%). These groups could(More)
The authors describe this operation, which is carried out as a single procedure which they have been doing since 1982. Then the results in 90 patients are studied. The post-operative controls carried out on the clinical state of the patient and on the urodynamic tests show that this operation is very successful, both in curing stress incontinence and in(More)
The potential tocolytic effect of natural progesterone administration on premature labor was investigated in a double-blind study. An oral progesterone formulation was used because its ability to increase both plasma and myometrial concentration of progesterone in pregnant women had been previously demonstrated. Furthermore, no commercial intravenous or(More)
A study on dietary and smoking behavior during pregnancy was performed between January, 1976, and September, 1979, at the St. Antoine Maternity Hospital in Paris. In addition to the routine clinical examinations at the third, sixth, eight, and ninth months of pregnancy, the women were systematically questioned about their dietary and tobacco habits. No(More)
The effects of oral micronized progesterone on the endometrium and bleeding pattern have been assessed in a multicenter study of 101 postmenopausal patients. During a minimum of 6 cycles, the participants received either percutaneous 17 beta-estradiol (1.5 mg/day) associated with micronized progesterone (100 mg/day), given at bedtime for 21/28 days or 25(More)
Platelet serotonin content was measured by high pressure liquid chromatography in 56 peri- and postmenopausal women, in order to study variations of this parameter with hormonal status and depressive mood symptoms. Clinical symptoms were assessed by a self-report depression symptom scale (CES-D of NIMH). Thirty-eight women with a score of 16 or more were(More)
Breast tissue samples were taken during surgery in premenopausal women with various benign breast diseases. Surgery was scheduled between day 11 to 13 of their menstrual cycle, before presumed ovulation and endogenous production of progesterone. Each patient was treated 11 to 13 days before surgery by daily percutaneous topical application on breast of(More)
Plasma luteinizing hormone (LH-human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and beta-hCG activities were measured during the late luteal phase in 321 cycles of 147 infertile women. In 71 cycles the hCG measurement permitted the diagnosis of pregnancy between the 10th and 14th days after the thermal nadir. The slope of the regression line derived from hCG levels(More)
The Norwegian return codes, used within an Internet voting project piloted in September 2011, intend to simultaneously achieve both receipt-freeness and individual verifiability. They are delivered as text messages with a code representing the value of a voter's cast ballot, but, accordingt o the Norwegian Government, they would not breach the principle of(More)