Subgroups of failure after surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and associations with quality of life outcomes: a longitudinal cluster analysis

Treatment outcomes after pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery are often presented as dichotomous ‘success or failure’ based upon anatomic and symptom criteria. However, clinical experience suggests some women with outcome ‘failures’ are asymptomatic and perceive their surgery to be successful,

Anti-Müllerian hormone levels among contraceptive users: evidence from a cross-sectional cohort of 27,125 individuals

Anti-Müllerian Hormone has become the clinical biomarker-based standard to assess ovarian reserve. As anti-Müllerian hormone testing becomes more common, more individuals are seeking to interpret values obtained while using contraceptives. To appropriately counsel women, a better understanding of anti-Müllerian hormone

Orbital Cowpox

A 28-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 5-day history of worsening redness, irritation, and discharge in the right eye. Examination of the eye showed periocular swelling, conjunctival injection, and chemosis as well as purulent discharge. She received

Merging Mortalities

I recently recalled a patient who was admitted to the hospital during my first medical school rotation in the late 1970s. He was a 25-year-old man with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Typically, medical students on call would eagerly divide up the newly

Hypertensive Heartbreak

Foreword. In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information by sharing relevant background and reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors’ commentary follows.

Experience of 300 cases of prenatal fetoscopic open spina bifida repair: Report of the International Fetoscopic Neural Tube Defect Repair Consortium.

The multicenter randomized control trial Management of Myelomeningocele Study (MOMS) demonstrated that prenatal repair of open spina bifida (OSB) via hysterotomy, compared with postnatal repair, decreases the need for ventriculoperitoneal shunting and increases the chances of independent ambulation. However, the

Addressing distress management challenges: Recommendations from the consensus panel of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society and the Association of Oncology Social Work

Abstract Distress management (DM) (screening and response) is an essential component of cancer care across the treatment trajectory. Effective DM has many benefits, including improving patients’ quality of life; reducing distress, anxiety, and depression; contributing to medical cost offsets; and

Addressing distress management challenges: Recommendations from the consensus panel of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society and the Association of Oncology Social Work

Abstract Distress management (DM) (screening and response) is an essential component of cancer care across the treatment trajectory. Effective DM has many benefits, including improving patients’ quality of life; reducing distress, anxiety, and depression; contributing to medical cost offsets; and

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