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Gynecology, gynecological disease, and reproductive health

Section edited by Aleksandra Gentry-Maharaj, and Zephne van der Spuy

This section considers studies regarding all aspects of gynecology and reproductive health, including cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, fertility, contraception, abortion, menarche, menstruation, and menopause.

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  1. With the unacceptably high level of unmet need for family planning in Sub-Saharan Africa, reducing unmet need is paramount in the fight against the high levels of induced abortions, maternal and neonatal morbi...

    Authors: Atem Bethel Ajong, Philip Nana Njotang, Martin Ndinakie Yakum, Marie José Essi, Felix Essiben, Filbert Eko Eko, Bruno Kenfack and Enow Robinson Mbu

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:4

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  2. To study the prevalence of Chlamydia infection in women with primary and secondary unexplained infertility using ELISA technique for antibody detection and real time, fully automated PCR for antigen detection and...

    Authors: Rana M. A. Abdella, Hatem I. Abdelmoaty, Rasha H. Elsherif, Ahmed Mahmoud Sayed, Nadine Alaa Sherif, Hisham M. Gouda, Ahmed El Lithy, Maged Almohamady, Mostafa Abdelbar, Ahmed Naguib Hosni, Ahmed Magdy and Youssef MA

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:45

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  3. A subset of women with a tubal ectopic pregnancy can be safely managed expectantly. Expectant management involves a degree of disruption with hospital visits to determine serum β-hCG (β-human chorionic gonadot...

    Authors: D. Mavrelos, M. Memtsa, S. Helmy, G. Derdelis, E. Jauniaux and D. Jurkovic

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:43

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  4. Bacterial vaginosis, candidal, trichomonal and Gonococcal vaginal infections are a major health problems associated with gynecologic complications and increase in replication, shedding and transmission of HIV ...

    Authors: Wondemagegn Mulu, Mulat Yimer, Yohannes Zenebe and Bayeh Abera

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:42

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  5. Accurate and timely diagnosis of endometriosis is associated with confusion. Clinical manifestations, imaging techniques, biomarkers and surgical techniques are used as diagnostic approaches. This paper review...

    Authors: Hedyeh Riazi, Najmeh Tehranian, Saeideh Ziaei, Easa Mohammadi, Ebrahim Hajizadeh and Ali Montazeri

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:39

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  6. Little is known about the reproductive health of Roma women in Slovenia. The aim of this study is to present the standpoints of Roma women regarding reproductive health, the degree to which primary healthcare ...

    Authors: Marjeta Logar, Danica Rotar Pavlič and Alem Maksuti

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:38

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  7. Cervical cancer is the commonest cancer and the leading cause of cancer mortality in women in Gabon. The age-standardized incidence of cervical cancer is 19.9 per 100 000 women and the mortality rate is 8.4 pe...

    Authors: Samira Zoa Assoumou, Barthelemy Mabika Mabika, Angelique Ndjoyi Mbiguino, Mustapha Mouallif, Abdelkim Khattabi and My Mustapha Ennaji

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:37

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  8. Sensitized fluorescence diagnostics are based on selective accumulation of photosensitizer in the tissue where carcinogenesis has started. The present study compared topical 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA)-based...

    Authors: Rasa Vansevičiūtė, Jonas Venius, Olga Žukovskaja, Daiva Kanopienė, Simona Letautienė and Ričardas Rotomskis

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:35

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  9. Indigenous women in remote North Queensland have a high prevalence of unhealthy lifestyle behaviors and associated health conditions such as sexual transmitted infections (STI). The association of severe pelvi...

    Authors: Ming Li and Robyn McDermott

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:31

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  10. Adenomyomectomy has recently been considered the priority option for the treatment of adenomyosis, however, the surgical efficacy and modes are still debated. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of laparoscopic ...

    Authors: Xiufeng Huang, Qiongshi Huang, Shuyi Chen, Jing Zhang, Kaiqing Lin and Xinmei Zhang

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:24

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  11. Despite the fact that HIV-positive women carry an increased risk of developing cervical cancer (CC) in comparison with HIV-negative women, HIV and CC screening programs in many developing countries have remain...

    Authors: Edward Kumakech, Sören Andersson, Henry Wabinga and Vanja Berggren

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:23

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  12. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of ultrasound guided aspiration of hydrosalpinx fluid at the time of oocyte retrieval with salpingectomy in the management of patients with ultrasound visible ...

    Authors: Usama M Fouda, Ahmed M Sayed, Hatem I Abdelmoty and Khaled A Elsetohy

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:21

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  13. The objectives of this study were to determine the effectiveness the effectiveness of post-polypectomy hysteroscopic endometrial resection in preventing the recurrence of endometrial polyps in post-menopausal ...

    Authors: Jesus S Jiménez-Lopez, Ana Granado-San Miguel, Alvaro Tejerizo-Garcia, Jose L Muñoz-Gonzalez and Gregorio Lopez-Gonzalez

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:20

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  14. Concurrent infection with multiple types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is associated with an increased risk of cervical cancer; yet, little is known about risk factors for concurrent HPV infection in Vietnam. ...

    Authors: Ly Thi-Hai Tran, Loi Thi Tran, Thanh Cong Bui, Dung Thi-Kieu Le, Alan G Nyitray, Christine M Markham, Michael D Swartz, Chau Bao Vu-Tran and Lu-Yu Hwang

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:16

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  15. Symptomatic cervical cancer patients in low- and middle-income countries usually present with late stage disease and have poor survival. We explored the views of cervical cancer patients on their symptom appra...

    Authors: Amos Deogratius Mwaka, Elialilia Sarikiaeli Okello, Henry Wabinga and Fiona M Walter

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:15

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  16. Endometriosis nodes are observed in extra pelvic locations, particularly in gynaecological scars, with the abdominal wall being one of the most frequent locations. The main objective of the study is to review ...

    Authors: Rocío Vellido-Cotelo, Jose L Muñoz-González, Maria R Oliver-Pérez, Cristina de la Hera-Lázaro, Cristina Almansa-González, Concepción Pérez-Sagaseta and Jesús S Jiménez-López

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:13

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  17. The management of preinvasive cervical lesions has the objective to ensure the absence of invasive lesions and to prevent progression to cancer. Excisional procedures have been preferred to treat these lesions...

    Authors: Fábio Russomano, Maria Aparecida Pereira Tristao, Renata Côrtes and Maria José de Camargo

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:12

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  18. Uterine arteriovenous malformation is a rare but life-threatening condition that accounts for 1–2% of massive vaginal bleeding. Uterine arteriovenous malformations are less common after menopause. The conditio...

    Authors: Emi Sato, Kentaro Nakayama, Kohei Nakamura, Masako Ishikawa, Hiroshi Katagiri and Satoru Kyo

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:10

    Content type: Case report

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  19. Afghanistan has one of the world’s highest fertility rates and, related to this, an infant mortality rate far higher than its South Asian neighbors. Contraception enhances family spacing, improves women’s safe...

    Authors: Mohammad H Rasooly, Mohamed M Ali, Nick JW Brown and Bashir Noormal

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:9

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  20. This is a cross-sectional study carried out in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Kasr Al- Ainy Cairo University Hospitals.

    Authors: Ahmed Mahmoud, Nadine A Sherif, Rana Abdella, Amira R El-Genedy, Abdalla Y El Kateb and Ahmed NH Askalani

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:7

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  21. Uterine leiomyoma is the most common gynecological tumor in the reproductive years. However, it is extremely rare in adolescence (<1%), with few reports found in the literature. The biological behavior of such...

    Authors: Rafael Mendes Moroni, Carolina Sales Vieira, Rui Alberto Ferriani, Rosana Maria dos Reis, Antonio Alberto Nogueira and Luiz Gustavo Oliveira Brito

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:4

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