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What Works for Breastfeeding Peer Support – Time to Get Real

What Works for Breastfeeding Peer Support – Time to Get Real

December 10, 2013 at 1:43 AM 0 comments

Gill Thomson,1 Heather Trickey2 1. Senior Research Fellow, MAINN, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK 2. Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement (DECIPHer), Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, UK; Research Manager, NCT, Alexandra House, Oldham Terrace, London, UK Disclosure: No potential conflictsRead More

An Overview of Clinical and Physiopathological Features of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura During Pregnancy

An Overview of Clinical and Physiopathological Features of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura During Pregnancy

December 3, 2013 at 1:39 AM 0 comments

Ernesto González-Mesa, Marta Blasco-Alonso, Sara Pérez-Torres, Marta Martínez-Díez, Jose Herrera-Peral Research Group in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IBIMA-Carlos Haya University Hospital, Malaga, Spain Disclosure: No potential conflicts of interest. Received: 10.09.13 Accepted: 03.12.13 Citation: EMJ Gyn Obs. 2013;1:6-14. Abstract Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), haemolytic-uraemic syndrome (HUS),Read More

Fertility Preservation Options for Cancer Patients

Fertility Preservation Options for Cancer Patients

November 21, 2013 at 1:49 AM 0 comments

Justo Callejo Olmos,1 Laura Almeida Toledano2 1. Professor and Clinical Chief of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona, Spain 2. Physician, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona, Spain Disclosure: No potential conflicts of interest. Received: 04.09.13 Accepted: 21.11.13 Citation: EMJRead More

Vaginal pH Self-Screening as a KISS Regimen in Prevention of Early Preterm Birth

Vaginal pH Self-Screening as a KISS Regimen in Prevention of Early Preterm Birth

December 29, 2012 at 2:11 AM 0 comments

Udo B. Hoyme Citation: EMJ Gyn Obs. 2012:1:44-47. Abstract Self-measurement of vaginal pH is an established screening procedure for prevention of premature birth due to abnormal vaginal flora and bacterial vaginosis. In the Erfurt and Thuringia studies women were instructed to see their physician immediately if their vaginal pH wasRead More

Risk of Ovarian Malignancy (ROMATM) – Determining the Likelihood of Malignancy in Women with Pelvic Mass

Risk of Ovarian Malignancy (ROMATM) – Determining the Likelihood of Malignancy in Women with Pelvic Mass

December 29, 2012 at 2:09 AM 0 comments

Zivjena Vucetic Citation: EMJ Gyn Obs. 2012:1:40-43. Abstract Ovarian cancer is a malignancy with poor prognosis and is still the leading cause of death from gynecological malignancies worldwide. A contributing factor to this has been the lack of reliable diagnostic tools for the detection of ovarian cancer. This review focusesRead More

Primary Screening for Human Papillomavirus in Cervical Cancer Prevention

Primary Screening for Human Papillomavirus in Cervical Cancer Prevention

December 29, 2012 at 2:00 AM 0 comments

Mieke Vandecasteele, Willy Poppe Citation: EMJ Gyn Obs. 2012:1:34-38. Abstract Acquisition of a high risk Human Papillomavirus (hr HPV) infection is a necessary step in the pathogenesis of cervical cancer. Hr HPV detection has a significantly higher sensitivity in the early detection of cervical precancerous lesions than cytology, but aRead More

Management of Recurrent Cystitis in Women: Role of the Non-Antimicrobial Prophylaxis

Management of Recurrent Cystitis in Women: Role of the Non-Antimicrobial Prophylaxis

December 29, 2012 at 1:53 AM 0 comments

Summary of Presentations given at OM Pharma Lunch Symposium at the XX FIGO World Congress in Gynecology and Obstetrics, Rome, 9th October 2012 Matteo Bassetti, Diana Mansour and Harald Meden Citation: EMJ Gyn Obs. 2012;1:26 –33.