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Editor’s Pick: Recruitment of Minority Adolescents and Young Adults Into Randomised Clinical Trials: Testing the Design of the Technology Enhanced Community Health Nursing (Tech-N) Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Trial

Editor’s Pick: Recruitment of Minority Adolescents and Young Adults Into Randomised Clinical Trials: Testing the Design of the Technology Enhanced Community Health Nursing (Tech-N) Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Trial

August 18, 2016 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

Recruitment to randomised controlled trials (RCTs) is often difficult and this is particularly the case with adolescents and young adults (AYA), because they require a special approach. This fascinating paper by Trent et al. describes the research methods and preliminary effectiveness of recruitment in their trial, and demonstrates that AYARead More

Maternal Lifestyle Factors and Fetal Macrosomia Risk: A Review

Maternal Lifestyle Factors and Fetal Macrosomia Risk: A Review

August 18, 2016 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

*Kathy M. Redfern, Gail A. Rees, Jonathan H. Pinkney Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK *Correspondence to kathy.redfern@plymouth.ac.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 14.10.15 Accepted: 31.05.16 Citation: EMJ Repro Health. 2016;2[1]:52-58. Abstract Fetal macrosomia is associated with a number of healthRead More

Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: A Review of Technique and Outcomes

Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: A Review of Technique and Outcomes

August 18, 2016 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

Taner Kargi,1 *Nevzat Can Sener2 1. Department of Urology, Balikligol State Hospital, Sanliurfa, Turkey 2. Department of Urology, Numune Education and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey *Correspondence to cansener14@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 20.06.16 Accepted: 01.08.16 Citation: EMJ Repro Health. 2016;2[1]:59-63. Abstract There has beenRead More

Risk of Pregnancy in Breastfeeding Mothers: Role of the Progesterone Vaginal Ring on Birth Spacing

Risk of Pregnancy in Breastfeeding Mothers: Role of the Progesterone Vaginal Ring on Birth Spacing

August 18, 2016 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

*Regine Sitruk-Ware, Saumya Ramarao, Ruth Merkatz, John Townsend The Population Council, New York City, New York, USA *Correspondence to regine@popcbr.rockefeller.edu Disclosure: The authors are staff of the Population Council, a non-profit, non-governmental organisation who developed the progesterone vaginal ring for use during lactation. Received: 19.04.16 Accepted: 27.07.16 Citation: EMJ ReproRead More

Lipschütz Ulcers: A Literature Review Based on 79 Cases

Lipschütz Ulcers: A Literature Review Based on 79 Cases

August 18, 2016 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

*Balaji Govindan1,2 1. Department of STD, Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem, India 2. The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, India *Correspondence to ezhilbalaji@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 01.02.16 Accepted: 21.07.16 Citation: EMJ Repro Health. 2016;2[1]:73-78. Abstract Lipschütz ulcers (LU) are acuteRead More

Monozygotic Pregnancies Following Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Review

Monozygotic Pregnancies Following Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Review

August 18, 2016 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

*Mariano Mascarenhas,1 Keerthi Gnanaprabha2 1. Leeds Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Seacroft Hospital, Leeds, UK 2. Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK *Correspondence to docmariano@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 18.01.16 Accepted: 27.06.16 Citation: EMJ Repro Health. 2016;2[1]:79-85. Abstract Introduction:Read More

Cardiac Arrest in Labour Leading to Perimortem Caesarean Section in a Woman With a Body Mass Index >46 With a Successful Outcome

Cardiac Arrest in Labour Leading to Perimortem Caesarean Section in a Woman With a Body Mass Index >46 With a Successful Outcome

August 18, 2016 at 8:23 AM 0 comments

*Saadia Farrakh, Charles Bircher, Haroona Khalil Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich, UK *Correspondence to sfarrakh@doctors.org.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 08.04.16 Accepted: 25.07.16 Citation: EMJ Repro Health. 2016;2[1]:87-89. Abstract A 42-year-old primigravida was admitted to the delivery suite for induction of labour at termRead More

Patient Insight and Treatment Expectations in Erectile Dysfunction

Patient Insight and Treatment Expectations in Erectile Dysfunction

April 5, 2016 at 8:55 AM 0 comments

*Hartmut Porst Private Institute of Urology, Andrology and Sexual Medicine, Hamburg, Germany. *Correspondence to Porst20354@aol.com Disclosure: Hartmut Porst is an Investigator, Speaker, and Consultant for Auxilium, Eli Lilly, Menarini/Berlin Chemie, and Sanofi. Received: 11.01.16 Accepted: 29.03.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:34-41. Abstract In the literature, a strong preference towards pharmacological management withRead More

Human Sperm Cryopreservation

Human Sperm Cryopreservation

January 26, 2016 at 9:01 AM 0 comments

*Eva Mocé,1 Andrés J. Fajardo,1 James K. Graham2 1. Centro de Tecnología Animal-Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (CITA-IVIA), Segorbe (Castellón), Spain 2. Department of Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA *Correspondence to moce_eva@gva.es Disclosure: E. Mocé is supported by MICINN (RYC-2010-06162) and co-financed by FEDER funds. A.J.Read More

Cervical Carcinoma: Current Role of Laparoscopy

Cervical Carcinoma: Current Role of Laparoscopy

August 4, 2015 at 9:04 AM 0 comments

*Stefan Rimbach Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Kantonsspital Münsterlingen, Münsterlingen, Switzerland *Correspondence to stefan.rimbach@stgag.ch Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 12.12.14 Accepted: 25.03.15 Citation: EMJ Repro Health. 2015;1[1]:38-45. Abstract This review aims to analyse and describe the current role of laparoscopy in the treatment of cervical cancer. LaparoscopyRead More