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BACKGROUND Hyperparathyroidism is seldom encountered during pregnancy. Moreover, when the disease does occur, it is typically masked until late pregnancy or after delivery. CASE A previously healthy multiparous woman presented with sudden-onset severe preeclampsia with hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets syndrome at 37 weeks of gestation.(More)
OBJECTIVE For clinical study of minute human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA such as those in plasma, a sensitive method that can detect a broad spectrum of HPV type is needed. METHOD A nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method which utilized a consensus primer set nested to the widely utilized MY09/MY11 primer set was developed. The HPV genotype was(More)
OBJECTIVES To study the surgical morbidity associated with laparoscopic management of tubal ectopic pregnancy compared with that of open laparotomy. METHODS A retrospective study in an academic tertiary obstetrics and gynecology referral center was conducted from 2005 through 2007. Forty-nine patients who had pathology-confirmed tubal ectopic pregnancies(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to analyze short-term outcomes of pelvic prolapse surgery using Prolift transvaginal mesh in a teaching hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-four patients who received prolapse surgery with Prolift were followed up for 7-26 months. Assessment included pre- and postoperative Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification(More)
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