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Transplantation of cryopreserved tissue from patients with cancer may carry the risk of reactivation or redissemination of micrometastases. This prospective study was conducted to evaluate the potential involvement of micrometastases in ovarian tissue in cancer patients. Ovarian biopsies were collected from patients who underwent ovarian tissue(More)
OBJECTIVE We sought to assess the modern prevalence and risk factors for third- and fourth-degree perineal tears. STUDY DESIGN The study population comprised 38,252 women who delivered in one medical center, from January 2005 through December 2009, and met the following inclusion criteria: singleton pregnancy, vertex presentation, and vaginal delivery. Of(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine if a computer-directed weaning system could wean patients with complex medical problems from mechanical ventilation and appropriately respond to signs of respiratory failure more effectively than traditional physician-directed weaning methods. In a prospective, randomized, controlled study, we tested the system in(More)
Although juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNAF) usually presents as a mass in the nasopharynx, the primary manifestation may, in rare instances, occur intraorally. We observed such a case in a 12-year-old boy. The clinical finding of hemorrhage from the nasopharynx or contiguous areas in a male adolescent is an important diagnostic clue which should(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess risk factors, clinical findings and mode of diagnosis and treatment in premenarchal children with surgically verified ovarian torsion (OT). STUDY DESIGN A retrospective case review (Canadian Task Force Classification II-2). SETTING Teaching and research hospital, a tertiary center. PATIENTS Premenarchal children with surgically(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare pregnancy complications, obstetrical and neonatal outcome of twin pregnancies reduced to singleton, with both non-reduced twin pregnancies and singleton pregnancies. METHODS A retrospective case-control study was performed at the Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound unit of a tertiary referral medical center. Patient's population(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether cabergoline (Cb2), a dopamine agonist, reduces ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) in high-risk women undergoing assisted reproductive technology (ART), and to analyze whether cabergoline affects the outcome of ART. STUDY DESIGN Forty infertile women at risk of developing OHSS were enrolled in the trial. The inclusion(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)