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Low dose mifepristone and two regimens of levonorgestrel for emergency contraception: a WHO multicentre randomised trial
TLDR
The three regimens studied are very efficacious for emergency contraception and prevent a high proportion of pregnancies if taken within 5 days of unprotected coitus, and most women menstruated within 2 days of the expected date. Expand
Overt and subclinical thyroid dysfunction among Indian pregnant women and its effect on maternal and fetal outcome
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Prevalence of thyroid disorders, especially overt and subclinical hypothyroidism (6.47%) was high in this study, and significant adverse effects on maternal and fetal outcome were seen emphasizing the importance of routine antenatal thyroid screening. Expand
Moving beyond essential interventions for reduction of maternal mortality (the WHO Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health): a cross-sectional study
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High coverage of essential interventions did not imply reduced maternal mortality in the health-care facilities the authors studied, and the maternal severity index (MSI) had good accuracy for maternal death prediction in women with markers of organ dysfunction. Expand
Prevalence & susceptibility to fluconazole of Candida species causing vulvovaginitis.
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The findings suggest a low prevalence of fluconazole resistance in vaginal candida isolates in the population of symptomatic women in north India, however, a high prevalence of non-albicans candida species and increased dose-dependent resistance in these isolates necessitates vigilance. Expand
Genital tuberculosis in Indian infertility patients
TLDR
A combination of clinical and laparoscopic diagnoses, along with endometrial histopathologic studies, acid‐fast bacillus culture, and polymerase chain reaction assays provides the best available method for the diagnosis of genital tuberculosis in infertile women. Expand
Maternal complications and perinatal mortality: findings of the World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health
TLDR
This study aimed to determine the prevalence and risks of late fetal deaths and early neonatal deaths in women with medical and obstetric complications and to investigate the links between these deaths and maternal mortality. Expand
Genital tuberculosis: a leading cause for infertility in women seeking assisted conception in North India
TLDR
The incidence of tubal factor infertility in an infertile population seeking assisted reproduction and the prevalence of genital tuberculosis in this sub-group of patients and their symptomatology are determined. Expand
Interobserver variation in the interpretation of Nugent scoring method for diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis.
TLDR
Nugent scoring system appears to be a reliable and convenient method for laboratory evaluation of cases of vaginal infection and an important cause of morbidity in women of reproductive age in north India. Expand
Genital tuberculosis: an important cause of Asherman’s syndrome in India
TLDR
Genital tuberculosis appears to be an important and common cause of Asherman's syndrome in India, causing oligomenorrhoea or amenorrhOEa with infertility. Expand
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