C‐reactive protein and the treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease

@article{Relji1998CreactivePA,
  title={C‐reactive protein and the treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease},
  author={Marija Relji{\'c} and Borut Gori{\vs}ek},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecology \& Obstetrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={60}
}

Monitoring parameters in the management of patients with tubo‐ovarian complexes

  • M. ReljićI. But
  • Medicine
    International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • 1999

Can the impact of pelvic inflammatory disease on fertility be prevented? Epidemiology, clinical features and surgical treatment: evolution over 8 years.

TLDR
Clinical presentation is fundamental in diagnostic counseling but should be supplemented with further laboratory tests to detect inflammation and sonograms, and c-reactive protein (CRP) and D-dimer values may represent useful parameters to consider when planning patient management.

The Impact of Age and Intrauterine Contraception on the Clinical Course of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

TLDR
Age over 35 years and IUD use, independently of each other, were factors strongly associated with an increased risk of surgery for PID as a result of failed conservative treatment.

The value of C-reactive protein in emergency medicine

Relationships between transvaginal colour Doppler findings, infectious parameters and visual analogue scale scores in patients with mild acute pelvic inflammatory disease.

Triple Therapies Versus Clindamycin Plus Gentamicin in The Treatment of Acute Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, A Randomized Controlled Trial

TLDR
For the treatment of acute PID, triple therapies and clindamycin plus gentamicin were not significantly different in the response rate at 72 hours, but the need for surgical intervention was higher in the triple therapies group.

Reduction in hospitalized women with pelvic inflammatory disease in Oslo over the past decade

TLDR
The aim of the study was to identify changes during the last 10 years in the number of women hospitalized with PID in Oslo, as well as a change regarding the frequencies of the subdiagnoses salpingitis and tuboovarian abscess.

Letter by Cheong regarding article, "Association between stroke and patients with pelvic inflammatory disease: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan".

TLDR
The study demonstrated that women between age 18 to 60 years with PID were more likely to have ischemic strokes than were the control population in a 3-year follow-up period based on a nationwide population-based database.

The Clinical Appearance of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Relation to Use of Intrauterine Device in Latvia : A Study with Special Emphasis on Factors Influencing the Clinical Course of PID in IUD Users

TLDR
The objectives of this case-control study, investigating 51 in-patient women with acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and 50 healthy women attending for routine gynecological check-up, were to investigate the role of EMTs in the development of pelvic organ prolapse preoperatively and in women with PID.

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