Martha A Monson

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BACKGROUND Provoked vestibulodynia is a poorly understood disease that affects 8-15% of women in their lifetime. There is significant inflammation and nerve growth in vestibular biopsies from affected women treated by vestibulectomy compared with matched female population controls without vestibulodynia. The triggers leading to this neurogenic inflammation(More)
OBJECTIVE To characterize subsequent pregnancy outcomes among women with a history of previable, preterm prelabor rupture of membranes (PROM) and assess factors associated with recurrent preterm birth. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study of women cared for with a history of one or more singleton pregnancy complicated by preterm PROM at less than(More)
Bariatric surgery is the most effective weight loss treatment available for morbidly obese patients. The majority of bariatric surgery cases are now performed on reproductive-aged women. The pregnant bariatric surgery patient is unique, with specific care needs that often require a multidisciplinary approach. Here, we will review the rationale for bariatric(More)
The incidence of twin, triplet, and higher-order multifetal gestations, has increased dramatically in the recent years. Rates of cesarean delivery for multiple gestations also have risen, largely due to the perception that cesarean delivery improves neonatal outcomes. Until recently, data to support the "best" mode of delivery for multifetal gestations was(More)