Transcervical Foley catheter should be used in preference to intravaginal prostaglandins for induction of labor with an unfavorable cervix

Jun 5, 2017 by in GYNECOLOGY Comments Off on Transcervical Foley catheter should be used in preference to intravaginal prostaglandins for induction of labor with an unfavorable cervix

We have read with interest the review by Vaknin et al of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing the transcervical balloon catheter with vaginal prostaglandins in your November issue. Since the…

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Reflections and potential clinical implication for the article “Separated from birth: an initial examination suggested Asherman’s syndrome”

Jun 5, 2017 by in GYNECOLOGY Comments Off on Reflections and potential clinical implication for the article “Separated from birth: an initial examination suggested Asherman’s syndrome”

I want to congratulate Drs Oakes and Fisseha for their elegant presentation. The authors presented an incidental case (with excellent pictures) of an attenuated (dehiscence) uterine scar in a nonpregnant…

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Skin closure at cesarean section

Jun 5, 2017 by in GYNECOLOGY Comments Off on Skin closure at cesarean section

I read with interest the article by Basha et al. Their manuscript has significant implication for patient care and clinical practice; however, absence of the following details questions the validity…

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Of parachutes and patient care: a call to action

Jun 5, 2017 by in GYNECOLOGY Comments Off on Of parachutes and patient care: a call to action

Obstetric caregivers are plagued with lawsuits alleging negligence for suboptimal outcomes. Some of those claims are unjustified, but many have merit. We are obligated to create systems designed to minimize…

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Bloody tests

Jun 5, 2017 by in GYNECOLOGY Comments Off on Bloody tests

Antenatal management of women who suffered a prior adverse pregnancy outcome or who have an inherited thrombophilia is not currently guided by a high level of scientific evidence (no well-conducted…

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