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)
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)
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)
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