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  1. Unsafe abortion is one of the major public health problems in Thailand. Although the penal code of Thailand and the Thai Medical Council permit doctors to perform safe abortion in certain conditions, little is...

    Authors: Nithiwat Saengruang, Nisachol Cetthakrikul, Anond Kulthanmanusorn, Somtanuek Chotchoungchatchai, Nareerut Pudpong and Rapeepong Suphanchaimat

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:273

    Content type: Research

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  2. In 2016, the national user fee exemption policy for women and children under five was introduced in Burkina Faso. It covers most reproductive healthcare services for women including prenatal care, delivery, an...

    Authors: Camille Beaujoin, Alice Bila, Frank Bicaba, Véronique Plouffe, Abel Bicaba and Thomas Druetz

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:272

    Content type: Research

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  3. Malignant obstruction and associated hydronephrosis is a common complication of advanced cervical cancer. Percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) followed by antegrade stenting is often required to relieve obstruction ...

    Authors: Yi-Hsuan Chen, Marcelo Chen and Yu-Hsin Chen

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:270

    Content type: Case report

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  4. An adenomyoma is a well circumscribed form of adenomyosis and can be located within the myometrium, in the endometrium as a polyp, or extrauterine with the last being the rarest presentation amongst the three....

    Authors: Mohammed Nagdi Zaki, Aafia Mohammed Farooq Gheewale, Nada Ibrahim and Ibrahim Abd Elrahman

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:269

    Content type: Case report

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  5. The majority of postmenopausal breast cancer (PMBC) survivors do not adhere to lifestyle recommendations and have excess body weight. In this group, this is associated with poorer health-related quality of lif...

    Authors: Sandra J. M. van Cappellen-van Maldegem, Floortje Mols, Nicole Horevoorts, Anja de Kruif, Laurien M. Buffart, Dounya Schoormans, Hester Trompetter, Sandra Beijer, Nicole P. M. Ezendam, Michiel de Boer, Renate Winkels, Ellen Kampman, Jantine Schuit, Lonneke van de Poll-Franse, Jacob C. Seidell and Meeke Hoedjes

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:268

    Content type: Study protocol

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  6. Cervical cancer is the leading cause of female cancer mortality in Botswana with the majority of cervical cancer patients presenting with late-stage disease. The identification of factors associated with late-...

    Authors: Tara M. Friebel-Klingner, Rebecca Luckett, Lisa Bazzett-Matabele, Tlotlo B. Ralefala, Barati Monare, Mercy Nkuba Nassali, Doreen Ramogola-Masire, Memory Bvochora, Nandita Mitra, Douglas Wiebe, Timothy R. Rebbeck, Anne Marie McCarthy and Surbhi Grover

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:267

    Content type: Research

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  7. Robert’s uterus is a rare Mullerian anomaly, which can be described as an asymmetric, septate uterus with a non-communicating hemicavity. Herein, we present the case of a misdiagnosed Robert’s uterus, resultin...

    Authors: Iori Kisu, Kanako Nakamura, Tetsuro Shiraishi, Tomoko Iijima, Moito Iijima, Kiyoko Matsuda and Nobumaru Hirao

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:264

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Perimenopausal women experience a wide variety of systemic symptoms: hot flashes, sweating, mental health concerns and various oral sensory complaints (OSC). OSC in perimenopausal women include xerostomia, tas...

    Authors: Tomoharu Taga, Kayoko Ito, Kiyoshi Takamatsu, Mariko Ogawa, Saori Funayama and Makoto Inoue

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:262

    Content type: Research

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  9. The effective use of contraception among adolescents and young women can reduce the risk of unintended pregnancies. However, the prevalence of contraceptive use remains low in this age group. The objective of ...

    Authors: Adja Mariam Ouédraogo, Adama Baguiya, Rachidatou Compaoré, Kadari Cissé, Désiré Lucien Dahourou, Anthony Somé, Halima Tougri and Seni Kouanda

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:261

    Content type: Research

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  10. The influence of lifestyle factors on the quality of life, incidence and tumor recurrence has been evaluated in several studies and is gaining increasing importance in cancer research. However, the extent of t...

    Authors: Daniela Paepke, Clea Wiedeck, Alexander Hapfelmeier, Marion Kiechle and Christine Brambs

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:260

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Despite women are generally overrepresented in behavioral, mental, and musculoskeletal disorders, motherhood as a central part of women’s life is poorly understood in relation to exhaustion and long-lasting pa...

    Authors: Anja Gebhardt, Ann Langius-Eklöf, Susanne Andermo and Maria Arman

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:259

    Content type: Research

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  12. Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a significant public health issue that negatively affects the Quality of Life (QOL) of women in both low and high-income countries. About 20% of women will undergo surgery for PO...

    Authors: Musa Kayondo, Dan Kabonge Kaye, Richard Migisha, Rodgers Tugume, Paul Kalyebara Kato, Henry Mark Lugobe and Verena Geissbüehler

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:258

    Content type: Research

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  13. Colposcopy offers an accurate way to the diagnose of cervical precancerous lesions. However, the diagnostic accuracy of colposcopy is unsatisfied. This study was to evaluate colposcopic accuracy according to t...

    Authors: Bei Zhang, Shuhui Hong, Guihui Zhang and Fengnian Rong

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:257

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Iron deficiency anemia disrupts the concentration of adolescent girls; reduces their academic achievement, productivity, and physical strength, and increases the risk of infection. This research aim was to eva...

    Authors: Ali Khani Jeihooni, Sanaz Hoshyar, Pooyan Afzali Harsini and Tayebeh Rakhshani

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:256

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Female sex workers and addicted women are among the vulnerable groups who impose high costs on the health system of every society. They are prone to psychological problems such as anxiety, stress, and reduced ...

    Authors: Hamideh Adelian, Sedigheh Khodabandeh Shahraki, Sakineh Miri and Jamileh Farokhzadian

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:255

    Content type: Research article

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  16. In developing countries, 20,000 under 18 children give birth every day. In Ethiopia, teenage pregnancy is high with Afar and Somalia regions having the largest share. Even though teenage pregnancy has bad mate...

    Authors: Seblewongel Tigabu, Alemneh Mekuriaw Liyew and Bisrat Misganaw Geremew

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:254

    Content type: Research

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  17. Data on long-term cosmetic outcome, overall survival, and disease-free survival of endoscope-assisted partial mastectomy (EAPM) for breast cancer are scarce. Thus, we examined these outcomes after a 10-year fo...

    Authors: Nobuyuki Takemoto, Ai Koyanagi and Hiroshi Yamamoto

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:253

    Content type: Research

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  18. This study analyzed the changes of serum and pathological biomarkers during fertility-sparing therapy of endometrial cancer (EC) or endometrial atypical hyperplasia (EAH), to investigate their implications for...

    Authors: Yiqin Wang, Rong Zhou, Xiaobo Zhang, Huixin Liu, Danhua Shen and Jianliu Wang

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:252

    Content type: Research

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  19. Cervical cancer screening in sub-Saharan countries relies on primary visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA). Primary human papillomavirus (HPV)-based screening is considered a promising alternative. However,...

    Authors: Keitly Mensah, Charles Kaboré, Salifou Zeba, Magali Bouchon, Véronique Duchesne, Dolorès Pourette, Pierre DeBeaudrap and Alexandre Dumont

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:251

    Content type: Research

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  20. Relugolix is a once-daily, oral, nonpeptide, gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor antagonist. The aim of this study was to evaluate safety of relugolix over 24 weeks in women with endometriosis-associated p...

    Authors: Yutaka Osuga, Yoshifumi Seki, Masataka Tanimoto, Takeru Kusumoto, Kentarou Kudou and Naoki Terakawa

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:250

    Content type: Research

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  21. To evaluate the indications for admission and mortality rates of women of reproductive age admitted to a tertiary Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and to compare the outcomes of obstetric and non-obstetric admissions.

    Authors: Karishma P. Ramlakhan, Diederik Gommers, Carmen E. R. M. Jacobs, Khaoula Makouri, Johannes J. Duvekot, Irwin K. M. Reiss, Arie Franx, Jolien W. Roos-Hesselink and Jérôme M. J. Cornette

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:248

    Content type: Research

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  22. The aim of this study was to determine the reproducibility and tolerance of perianal ultrasound (PAUS) and detect differences in sphincter muscles between various measuring positions and different maneuvers. P...

    Authors: Miriam Hölscher, Charlotte Gräf, Anna-Lena Stickelmann, Elmar Stickeler and Laila Najjari

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:247

    Content type: Research

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  23. Elagolix is an oral, gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist, that significantly reduces dysmenorrhea and non-menstrual pelvic pain (NMPP) in women with moderate to severe endometriosis-assoc...

    Authors: Mauricio S. Abrao, Eric Surrey, Keith Gordon, Michael C. Snabes, Hui Wang, Horia Ijacu and Hugh S. Taylor

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:246

    Content type: Research

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  24. We aimed to investigate the risk factors of placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) disorder, management options and maternal and neonatal outcomes of these pregnancies in a resource-limited clinical setting.

    Authors: Maryam Kasraeian, Atefe Hashemi, Kamran Hessami, Shaghayegh Moradi Alamdarloo, Razie Vahdani, Homeira Vafaei, Fateme Sadat Najib, Zahra Shiravani, Behnaz Razavi, Nahid Homayoon, Mahsa Nayebi, Khadije Bazrafshan and Mojgan Akbarzadeh Jahromi

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:243

    Content type: Research

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  25. A persistent research finding in Finland and elsewhere has been variation in medical practices both between and within countries. Variation seems to exist especially if medical decision making involves discret...

    Authors: Tiina Vikstedt, Martti Arffman, Satu Heliövaara-Peippo, Kristiina Manderbacka, Eeva Reissell and Ilmo Keskimäki

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:242

    Content type: Research

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  26. Intimate partner violence (IPV) has been recognized as a defining human rights, development and public health issue of our time. Economic empowerment is one of the most promising interventions to reduce IPV i...

    Authors: Heidi Stöckl, Anushé Hassan, Meghna Ranganathan and Abigail M. Hatcher

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:241

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep-related disorder with breathing difficulties. Previous studies revealed that epicardial fat thickness (EFT) correlates with OSA severity. Interestingly, female patients...

    Authors: Yong Zhang, Jian Wang, Wen Shui, Zhenxia Zhang, Juan Li and Jin Ma

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:239

    Content type: Research

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  28. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Yasushi Kotani, Kosuke Murakami, Risa Fujishima, Akiko Kanto, Hisamitsu Takaya, Masao Shimaoka, Hidekatsu Nakai and Noriomi Matsumura

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:238

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Women's Health 2021 21:219

  29. Colorectal cancer is a condition which is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to assess urinary dysfunction and its effect on quality of life in women who underwent t...

    Authors: Henry H. Chill, Shani Y. Parnasa, Noam Shussman, Roie Alter, Briggite Helou, Adiel Cohen, Alon J. Pikarsky and David Shveiky

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:237

    Content type: Research

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  30. The basic principle of vaginal laser therapy is the rejuvenation of the affected tissue. Zinc and copper are essential nutritional trace elements and have a key role in connective tissue homeostasis. We aimed ...

    Authors: Attila G. Sipos, Krisztina Pákozdy, Szilvia Jäger, Kindra Larson, Peter Takacs and Bence Kozma

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:235

    Content type: Research

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  31. Defining the disrupted mothering would contribute to developing strategies to support mothers with breast cancer. The aim of this study was to analyze the concept of mothering disruption using a hybrid model.

    Authors: Effat Mazaheri, Akram Ghahramanian, Leila Valizadeh, Vahid Zamanzadeh and Tonia C. Onyeka

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:234

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a very common problem with symptoms that can negatively affect normal daily life. This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the prevalence of PMS symptoms and their relatio...

    Authors: Reem Abu Alwafa, Manal Badrasawi and Raheeq Haj Hamad

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:233

    Content type: Research

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  33. Achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment is a major global priority. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the Building the Resilience of Vulnerable Communities in Burkina Faso (BRB) proj...

    Authors: Benjamin T. Crookston, Josh H. West, Siena F. Davis, P. Cougar Hall, Greg Seymour and Bobbi L. Gray

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:230

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Sleep quality is among the indicators associated with the quality of life of patients with cancer. A multitude of factors may affect patient sleep quality and are considered as associated predictive factors. T...

    Authors: Amina Aquil, Ouassil EL Kherchi, Naoual EL Azmaoui, Mustapha Mouallif, Maroua Guerroumi, Aziz Chokri, Arumugam R. Jayakumar, Abdellatif Benider and Abdeljalil Elgot

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:229

    Content type: Research

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  35. Superwoman refers to the identity of a woman who performs several important roles simultaneously and full-time, such as being a wife, mother, and homemaker while holding a job. This study aims to examine the c...

    Authors: Maryam Nosrati Beigzadeh, Hossein Ghamari Givi, Ali Rezaei Sharif, Ali Sheykholeslami, Leila Reisy and Hadi Hassankhani

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:227

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Loneliness in mothers raising children under 3 years of age is a major challenge. The purpose of this study was to identify the individual, family, and community factors associated with loneliness among mother...

    Authors: Azusa Arimoto and Etsuko Tadaka

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:226

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Breast cancer subtypes are known to have different metastatic recurrence sites. Distant metastases are often observed during the post-operative course in patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 ...

    Authors: Koji Takada, Shinichiro Kashiwagi, Yuka Asano, Wataru Goto, Rika Kouhashi, Akimichi Yabumoto, Sae Ishihara, Tamami Morisaki, Masatsune Shibutani, Hiroaki Tanaka, Kosei Hirakawa and Masaichi Ohira

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:225

    Content type: Research article

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