Kristen Lindsay

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of uterine adenomyosis diagnosed by transvaginal ultrasound on IVF/ICSI treatment outcome. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective cohort study of all women aged ≤ 42 years with infertility who underwent IVF/ICSI treatment at IVF Australia-East between January 2000 and June 2006. Patients were divided into two groups according to(More)
Serum levels of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in patients with threatened abortion are compared to the values in normal pregnancy. The predictive value was 93%, the sensitivity was 84%, and the prediction of gestational viability was 81% for the threatened group. These results compare favorably with urinary pregnancy testing and are similar to those(More)
The effect of sublingual captopril on the pressor response to intubation was studied in 40 patients. Captopril was used in one of two doses (12.5 mg and 25 mg) 25 minutes before tracheal intubation. Both doses were associated with a significant reduction in the pressor response to intubation (p less than 0.05) compared to placebo, but no significant(More)
Choledochal cysts, although more common in females than males, have only rarely been encountered in association with pregnancy. We report a patient with a large choledochal cyst that was excised at the time of cesarean section. Pathologically, the cyst wall was found to contain a focus of adenocarcinoma. The development of carcinoma is a recognized risk in(More)
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