Sen-Wen Teng

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Birth certificates are a major source of population-based data often used in maternal and child health research, but their value depends upon the level of accuracy of the data. The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of the birth registry data in Taiwan. METHODS Obstetric records of a total of 2779 infants born at a(More)
One recent publication from Wang et al [1] attracted our attention. This article gave an echo in our heart, since both articles discussed a very important, but often neglected issuedthe risk of late preterm births. The risk of these late preterm births, defined as infants born at 34e37 weeks of gestation or 35e38 weeks of gestation, was often overlooked,(More)
OBJECTIVE Many preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative methods have been described that improve the outcomes of women with severe Asherman syndrome, and it is likely that an integrated application of all of these methods may provide better reproductive outcomes; however, there is as yet no report on this type of integrated approach. MATERIALS AND(More)
Primary fallopian tube carcinoma (PFTC) is a rare gynecological malignancy with the following characteristics: its preoperative diagnosis is easy to miss or delay because of a lack of specific symptoms and signs; it is difficult to distinguish from serous epithelial ovarian cancer or primary peritoneal serous carcinoma during or even after operation because(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare differences between laparoscopy and laparotomy in managing women ruptured corpus luteum with hemoperitoneum. DESIGN Three-year, prospective, nonrandomized study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING University-affiliated regional hospital. PATIENTS Sixty hemodynamically stable women. INTERVENTION Laparoscopic(More)
We report a fetus with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) first diagnosed by ultrasound in routine prenatal examination and further evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Fetal MRI was undertaken with a 1.5-T magnet using a body-phased array coil and an ultrafast imaging technique, half-Fourier single-shot turbo spin-echo (HASTE). Radiological examination(More)
Endometriosis, defined by the presence of viable extrauterine endometrial glands and stroma, can grow or bleed cyclically, and possesses characteristics including a destructive, invasive, and metastatic nature. Since endometriosis may result in pelvic inflammation, adhesion, chronic pain, and infertility, and can progress to biologically malignant tumors,(More)