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OBJECTIVE To investigate whether abdominal scar characteristics could predict the incidence and severity of intra-abdominal adhesions found at repeat cesarean delivery. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Delivery suite of a university-based obstetrics unit. PATIENT(S) Pregnant women with at least one previous cesarean delivery and who delivered(More)
BACKGROUND A prolonged latent phase is independently associated with an increased incidence of subsequent labor abnormalities. We aimed to compare between oxytocin augmentation, amniotomy and a combination of both on the duration of labor among women with a prolonged latent phase. METHODS Women with a singleton fetus in cephalic presentation who have a(More)
Pregnancy in a rudimentary horn occurs once in 76,000 pregnancies. The most significant threat of pregnancy in a rudimentary horn is the risk of rupture. With the use of ultrasound the diagnosis can be made before symptoms occur. Management usually consists of excision of the rudimentary horn with the pregnancy and the ipsilateral tube, traditionally by(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine predictive factors for the presence of malignant transformation in ovarian endometriotic cysts. STUDY DESIGN This was an IRB approved, case control study analyzing patient data from 2004 to 2013. Pathology database records were searched to identify patients with benign endometrioma and ovarian carcinoma arising in the background of(More)
Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and BMI were examined as pre-operative predictors for lymph node metastases in patients with low-risk endometrial cancer. The study was a retrospective analysis of 534 endometrial cancer patients that underwent hysterectomy and lymph node dissection. Included subjects had a preoperative diagnosis of a grade 1 or 2(More)
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