Effect of Maternal Mental Illness on Pregnancy Outcomes
Could mental disorders influence pregnancy outcomes? What is the prevalence of mental illness during pregnancy? What are the principles of treatment of psychiatric disorders during pregnancy?
Sexual Function in Gynecologic Cancer Survivors
Serious concerns regarding sexual functioning affect 50% of women who have had breast or gynecologic cancer. How should the comprehensive care of these patients be evaluated and managed?
Laparoscopic Treatment of Endometriosis Focusing on Fertility Outcomes
Laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis is of uncertain efficiency in achieving better fertility results. This infertility treatment is reviewed for peritoneal, ovarian, and deep infiltrating disease.
Third-Generation Oral Contraceptives: Future Implications of Current Use
Regarding development of third-generation oral contraceptives, what is the current knowledge concerning risks and benefits of these compounds and potential future health care specificities in users?
Current Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
What are the current recommendations for the management of gestational diabetes mellitus from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Diabetes Association?
Ovarian Tumor Vasculature as a Source of Biomarkers for Diagnosis and Therapy
Do tumor vascular-specific antigens have the potential to act as biomarkers for ovarian cancer screening and diagnosis, bio-imaging, and targeted therapy?
Proteomic Biomarkers of Adverse Pregnancy Outcome in Preterm Birth: A Theranostics Opportunity
The pathophysiologic events leading to preterm birth often are elusive but newly discovered biomarkers may potentially revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of women at risk of preterm parturition
Vasculitis in Pregnancy
Vasculitis in pregnancy is rare and evidence on how best to manage it is limited. What are the recent developments, current therapeutic practice, management approaches, and future challenges?
Bioidentical Estradiol Gel for Hormone Therapy in Menopause
Recently, bioidentical estradiol therapy at low dosage has been proposed as an alternative to standard hormone therapy in treating menopausal symptoms. Elestrin, a new percutaneous gel, is discussed.