Michael J. Slowey

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy in women of reproductive age. New treatment approaches resulting from a refined understanding of the pathophysiology are evolving. The literature shows that PCOS is an endocrinopathy resulting from insulin resistance and the compensatory hyperinsulinemia. This results in adverse effects on(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the cost-effectiveness, safety, and success of microsurgical tubal anastomoses performed by minilaparotomy as an outpatient. DESIGN Retrospective. SETTING Military tertiary care medical center. PATIENT(S) Seventy consecutively seen women of reproductive age who were undergoing surgical reversal of sterilization from August 1,(More)
When an obstetrical patient was referred for inability to auscultate fetal heart tones at 18 weeks' gestation, ultrasound identified a single living fetus in the maternal right upper quadrant. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ruled out a suspected uterine ectopic pregnancy and avoided laparotomy. The patient experienced an uncomplicated term delivery. MRI(More)
ney of the fertilized ovum. This transport may be thwarted when the tubes are dysfunctional, favoring ectopic implantation. Therefore, attempts should be focused on preventing embryos from entering the tubes. This may possibly be achieved by ET using a fixed-length transfer site as suggested previously (2). Alternatively, we suggest that the volume of fluid(More)
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