Lisa N. Gittens

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OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical effectiveness and safety of outpatient administration of intracervical prostaglandin (PG) E2 gel with expectant treatment for women desiring vaginal births after cesareans. METHODS This was a randomized, multicenter investigation involving term pregnant women who each had one previous low-transverse cesarean and an(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the epidemiology of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among pregnant adolescents. METHODS Charts of all patients (n = 735) who attended the Maternal and Infant Care Clinic at University Hospital, Newark, NJ, between July 1, 1991, and June 30, 1992, were reviewed for STDs which included gonorrhea,(More)
To determine whether the effect of endothelin upon in vitro uterine contractility requires estrogen, immature female Long Evans rats were subcutaneously injected daily for 3 days with either estradiol benzoate or vehicle. The uterine contractile response to endothelin (5 or 100 nM) was measured. A response to endothelin in vehicle-treated animals exposed to(More)
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