Artículos Científicos

Effect of oophorectomy on survival after breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.

20 MARZO 2016
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Importance Women who carry a germline mutation in either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene face a lifetime risk of breast cancer of up to 70%, and once they receive a diagnosis of breast cancer, they face high risks of both second primary breast and ovarian cancers. Preventive bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy is recommended to women with a BRCA mutation at age 35 years or thereafter to prevent breast and ovarian cancer, but it is unclear whether oophorectomy has an impact on survival in women with BRCA-associated breast cancer. Leer más→

Characteristics and Management of Ovarian Torsion in Premenarchal Compared With Postmenarchal Patients

19 MARZO 2016
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Ovarian torsion is the fifth most common gynecologic emergency and is caused by the twisting of an ovary on its pedicle with subsequent lymphatic and venous stasis, leading to ischemia, potential necrosis, and loss of function.1,2 Although ovarian torsion is most common in women of childbearing age, nearly 30% of cases are in females younger than 20 years. Leer más→

Practice Bulletin No 156: Obesity in Pregnancy

18 MARZO 2016
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Obstetrician–gynecologists are the leading experts in the health care of women, and obesity is the most common health care problem in women of reproductive age. Obesity in women is such a common problem that the implications relative to pregnancy often are unrecognized, overlooked, or ignored because of the lack of specific evidence-based treatment options.Leer más→

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Syndromes in Obstetrics

17 MARZO 2016
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Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)—also known variably as consumptive coagulopathy, defibrination syndrome, and generalized intravascular coagulation—is not a disease per se, but rather a clinicopathologic syndrome that can be initiated by a myriad of underlying diseases, conditions, or disorders. Specific to the obstetric arena, some form of consumptive coagulopathy continues to be a concern after more than a century after DeLee's description of “temporary hemophilia” that developed in women with a placental abruption or a long-dead fetus in 1901.Leer más→

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