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Background: To determine German obstetricians' self-perceived experience with vacuum and forceps deliveries.Patients and methods: Using a web-based survey, German obstetricians were invited to participate in a survey. This survey was approved by the…

A fluid-filled sac in the ovarian tissue. The cyst may be unilocular or multilocular. The causes may be physiologic, infectious, benign neoplastic, malignant neoplastic, or metastatic. The most important step in management is assessing the risk of…

A twisting of the ovary and/or fallopian tube on its vascular and ligamentous supports, blocking adequate blood flow to the ovary. Rapid diagnosis and intervention are necessary to preserve ovarian function. Most often seen in women of reproductive…

Background Mechanical ventilation is a complex topic that requires an in-depth understanding of the cardiopulmonary system, its associated pathophysiology and comprehensive knowledge of equipment capabilities. Introduction The use of telepresent…

Objective Ectopic pregnancy leads to approximately 3% of deaths in pregnancy. Surgical management is indicated when patients are hemodynamically unstable or have signs of a ruptured ectopic pregnancy. Salpingectomy is more commonly performed, but…

Eclampsia is a uniquely pregnancy-related disorder that manifests as new onset of generalized tonic colonic seizures. It typically occurs after 20 weeks of concluded gestation, although it may occur sooner with plural gestations or molar pregnancies,…

Uterine atony refers to the corpus uteri myometrial cells inadequate contraction in response to endogenous oxytocin that is released in the course of delivery. It leads to postpartum hemorrhage as delivery of the placenta leaves disrupted spiral…

Twin births account for approximately 3% of live births and 97% of multiple bouts in the United States. In the absence of assisted reproductive technology, dizygotic twins are far more common than monozygotic twins and account for 70% of all twin…

Normal labor is characterized by regular and painful uterine contractions that conclude in progressive in labor. A discussion on abnormal labor patterns is reviewed as abnormalities of the first stage (cervical dilation to complete cervical dilation)…

This article reviews of methodologies for the induction of uterine contractions so that labor may occur. Physicians induce labor to promote vaginal delivery and to prevent complications of obstetric intervention. These complications are diverse and…

Objectives: A CBC with leukocyte differential (CBC-DIFF) is a frequently ordered emergency department (ED) test. The DIFF component often does not add to clinical decision making. Our objective was to evaluate the impact of a performance improvement…
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