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Diagnosis and management of female infertility.
INFERTILITY, DEFINED AS 1 YEAR OF attempted conception without success, is one of the most prevalent chronic health disorders involving young adults. Affecting 6 million or more US couples,… Expand
Sterol carrier protein 2: A role in steroid hormone synthesis?
- S. Pfeifer, E. Furth, T. Ohba, Y. Chang, J. Strauss
- Biology, Medicine
- The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular…
- 1 December 1993
The intracellular movement of cholesterol is an important regulated step in the process of steroidogenesis. However, the molecular mechanisms by which cholesterol is translocated to key organelles,… Expand
Reproductive technologies 1998: options available for the cancer patient.
Recent advances in the field of reproduction have potentially opened opportunities for the preservation of the reproductive potential of young cancer patients with good long-term prognosis for… Expand
Evaluation of adnexal masses in adolescents.
The detection of adnexal masses in adolescents is worrisome to patients, their families, and physicians. Reassurance can be given that the vast majority of these lesions are benign. Furthermore, a… Expand
Treatment of the adolescent patient with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Frequently, a multidisciplinary approach is needed in the management of the adolescent with PCOS. Treatment must be provided in a supportive environment. Because adolescent females are concerned… Expand
Polycystic ovary syndrome in the adolescent.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is now recognized as a heterogeneous disorder that results in overproduction of androgens, primarily from the ovary, leading to anovulation and hirsutism and is… Expand
Reproductive surgery for müllerian anomalies: a review of progress in the last decade.
Disorders of development, fusion, or resorption of paired müllerian ducts and urogenital sinus may cause various congenital malformations of the corpus uteri, cervix, vagina, and fallopian tubes.… Expand
Safety and efficacy of hysteroscopic sterilization compared with laparoscopic sterilization: an observational cohort study
Objective To compare the safety and efficacy of hysteroscopic sterilization with the “Essure” device with laparoscopic sterilization in a large, all-inclusive, state cohort. Design Population based… Expand
The structure of the human sterol carrier protein X/sterol carrier protein 2 gene (SCP2).
Sterol carrier protein X (SCPx) is a 58-kDa protein that is localized to peroxisomes. The amino acid sequence of the protein suggests that SCPx may function as a thiolase. The gene encoding SCPx also… Expand
Efficacy of frozen-section evaluation of uterine curettings in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy.
- S. Spandorfer, A. Menzin, K. Barnhart, V. Livolsi, S. Pfeifer
- American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
- 1 September 1996
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to examine the accuracy of frozen section for the identification of products of conception on curettage of patients undergoing surgery for suspected ectopic… Expand