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CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY (ISSN 0390-6663) publishes
original peer-reviewed work, preferably brief reports, in the fields of
Gynecology, Obstetrics, Fetal Medicine, Gynecological Endocrinology, Fertility
and Sterility, Menopause, Uro-gynecology, Ultrasound diagnosis in Obstetrics
and Gynecology, Sexually transmitted diseases and related topics. It is indexed
in INDEX MEDICUS, MEDLINE, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica.
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and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology - Vol. XXXV, n. 2, 2008
|A 59-year-old woman gives birth to twins - when should a fertility specialist refuse treatment?
|J.H. Check - Camden, NJ (USA)
Several successful cases are described where couples with low odds of successful outcomes were willing to subject themselves to personal risk or risks to the fetus to achieve their dream of having a baby.
|Placenta percreta presenting in the first trimester: Review of the literature
|J.C. Papadakis, N. Christodoulou - Crete, GREECE
A review of all reported cases of placenta percreta presenting in the first trimester with emphasis on diagnosis and management is presented.
|Intrauterine devices and extrauterine pregnancy. A literature review
|C. Iavazzo, N. Salakos, N. Vitoratos, K. Bakalianou, E. Deligeoroglou, H. Dalainas, A. Kondi-Pafiti, A. Malamitsi-Puchner - Athens, GREECE
A literature review organized to clarify the relationship between the use of intrauterine devices and ectopic pregnancy is presented.
|Analysis of perioperative morbidity according to whether the uterine cavity is opened or remains closed during abdominal myomectomy - results of 423 abdominal myomectomy cases
|M. Gavai, E. Berkes, T. Fekete, L. Lazar, Z.F. Takacs, Z. Papp - Budapest, HUNGARY
An analysis of perioperative morbidity according to whether the uterine cavity is opened or remains closed during abdominal myomectomy is presented.
|Autofluorescence reveals menstrual phase in the endometrium
|A.C.Y. Chen, H.K. Chiang,W.Y. Liang, C.C. Yuan - Taipei City, TAIWAN (R.O.C.)
The capability and reliability of autofluorescence phase determination in samples of human endometrium are explored..
|Study of pubertal development in Abruzzo (Italy) and analysis of factors implicated in puberty variability
|G. Mascaretti, C. Di Berardino - L’Aquila, ITALY
Changes in pubertal development and the relationship with age at menarche are analyzed..
|An objective measurement to diagnose micrognathia on prenatal ultrasound
|G. Palit,Y. Jacquemyn, M. Kerremans - Edegem, BELGIUM
The frontal naso-mental angle is described as a practical and objective tool to diagnose retrognathia in the foetus.
|Laparoscopic treatment of ovarian dermoid cysts
|P. Tsikouras, V. Liberis, G. Galazios, A. Savidis, A.T. Teichmann, T. Vogiatzaki, S. Zervoudis, G. Maroulis - Athens, GREECE
Laparoscopic dermoid cyst enucleation is the most commonly applied procedure and is a safe, effective method in the management of dermoid cysts.
|Misoprostol use as a method of medical abortion
|N. Salakos, C. Iavazzo, K. Bakalianou, O. Gregoriou, G. Paltoglou, K. Kalmantis, D. Botsis - Athens, GREECE
The effectiveness of misoprostol in medical abortions with the use of ultrasound screening is reported..
|“Chromohysteroscopy” for evaluation of endometrium in recurrent miscarriage
|T. Küçük, S. Deveci - Ankara, TURKEY
The efficacy of hysteroscopy in recurrent miscarriages is improved by chromohysteroscopy.
|CA 19-9 can be a useful tumor marker in ovarian dermoid cysts
A. Coskun, G. Kiran, O. Ozdemir - Kahramanmaras, TURKEY
The importance of CA 19-9 as an aiding tool in the diagnosis of mature cystic teratomas is evaluated.
|Neurofibroma of the vaginal wall
|S. Baulies, M.T. Cusidó, P.J. Grases, B. Úbeda, M.A. Pascual, R. Fábregas - Barcelona, SPAIN
Periodical check-ups are recommended in asymptomatic vaginal neurofibroma whereas radical excision of a vaginal neurofibroma should be avoided as such surgery is highly aggressive.
|Mucinous cystadenoma in a female patient with 45,X/46,XY karyotype
|T. Bulakbasi, S. Erkanli, O. Ozer, F. Bolat, Z. Yilmaz, F.I. Sahin - Ankara, TURKEY
A case of mucinous cystadenoma with a mosaic karyotype of 45,X/46,XY is presented.
|Secondary amenorrhea with normal ovulatory cycles in a young virgin with normal follicle stimulating hormone levels - a case report
|B. Katsoff, J.H. Check - Camden, N.J. (USA)
A 17-year-old virgin with normal sexual development and secondary amenorrhea failed to menstruate despite proven ovulation, progesterone withdrawal and even exposure to pharmacologic levels of estrogen (oral contraceptives).
|Tuberculosis of the cervix and infertility: report of a rare case
|P. Guié, P. Iovenitti, K. N’guessan, J. Tegnan, K. Koffi, G. Carta, S. Anongba - L’Aquila, ITALY
A rare case of cervical tuberculosis in a young woman diagnosed in the Ivory Coast is presented.
|Irregular dental structures in a benign ovarian cystic teratoma (dermoid cyst): case report
|V. Liberis, P. Tsikouras, E. Sivridis, M. Dadidou, N. Koutlaki, G. Galazios - Thrace, GREECE
The simultaneous appearance of two teeth and dermoid cysts is a rare event.
|Prenatal diagnosis of type I sacrococcygeal teratoma and its management
|E.S. Saygili-Yilmaz, K.K. Incki, M. Turgut, S. Kelekci - Adana, TURKEY
A case of type I sacrococcygeal teratoma diagnosed prenatally and successfully managed surgically in the neonatal period is presented.
|Uterus didelphys with blind hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis complicated by pyocolpos and presenting as acute abdomen 11 years after menarche: presentation of a rare case with review of the literature
|M. Varras, Ch. Akrivis, St. Karadaglis, G. Tsoukalos, Ch. Plis, I. Ladopoulos - Ioannina, GREECE
A unique clinical syndrome in a patient with uterine didelphys, blind hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis presenting with acute abdomen secondary to pyocolpos 11 years after menarche is reported.