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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Obstetrics\Gynecology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Obstetrics\Gynecology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Hematometrocolpos in a Teenager
01/01/70 - A 19-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 7-year history of periodic lower abdominal and pelvic pain. She reported no fever, chills, or dysuria. She had not had the onset of menses and had no history of vaginal intercourse. Physical examination revealed a distended lower…

Placing a Lumbar Epidural Catheter
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Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in Ovarian Cancer
01/01/70 - Ovarian cancer is associated with the highest mortality of all gynecologic cancers in the western world. The majority of patients receive a diagnosis of advanced disease that has spread beyond the ovaries to the peritoneal surface. The most effective treatment for advanced disease involves a…

Long-Term Effects of Inhaled Budesonide for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
01/01/70 - Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is the most common chronic complication of extremely preterm birth, and rates of this complication have remained stable or increased among extremely preterm infants in the past two decades. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is associated with higher mortality rates, and among…

Transfer of Fresh versus Frozen Embryos in Ovulatory Women
01/01/70 - In vitro fertilization (IVF) has evolved rapidly since its inception 40 years ago. Advancements include controlled ovarian stimulation with gonadotropin, which multiplied the number of oocytes retrieved, and embryo cryopreservation, which made it possible to conserve surplus embryos for further…

IVF Transfer of Fresh or Frozen Embryos in Women without Polycystic Ovaries
01/01/70 - Since its successful introduction in 1978, in vitro fertilization (IVF) has traditionally been performed by the transfer of fresh embryos. In the first decades of IVF, the use of ovarian hyperstimulation allowed for the development and transfer of multiple embryos. As IVF technology improved, the…

Poland Syndrome
01/01/70 - An 86-year-old man presented to the dermatology clinic for a routine full-body skin examination and was noted to have an absent right pectoralis major muscle (Panel A) and brachydactyly of the right hand (Panel B). The patient reported that these findings had been present since birth. He noted no…

Case 40-2017: A 32-Year-Old Woman with Headache, Abdominal Pain, Anemia, and Thrombocytopenia
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Emer McGrath (Neurology): A 32-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital in the fall because of severe headache and loss of peripheral vision. The patient had been in her usual state of health until 4 weeks before admission to this hospital, when she underwent elective…

Delayed versus Immediate Cord Clamping in Preterm Infants
01/01/70 - Delaying the time of umbilical-cord clamping costs nothing and may benefit preterm infants by increasing the amount of placental blood received or the time for the physiological transition from fetal to newborn life. In the past, immediate cord clamping was normal practice in preterm infants…

The Timing of Cord Clamping for Preterm Infants
01/01/70 - Umbilical cords have been divided hundreds of thousands of times a day for hundreds of thousands of years. One might expect, then, that the timing of division would not be contentious. The question, however, balances the interests of two patients (mother and baby) that may be viewed differently by…

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