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Abstract | November 12, 2020

The Novel Use of a Bakri Postpartum Balloon for the Use of Puerperal Uterine Inversion Avoiding Emergency Laparotomy

Puerperal uterine inversion occurs when the fundus collapses into or even beyond the endometrial cavity, resulting in the uterus either partially or completely turning inside out. It is regarded as a life-threatening obstetric emergency due to severe hemorrhaging. The current treatment recommendations include manually manipulating the uterine inversion and surgical intervention.

Posted in: Obstetrics and Gynecology9 Mental Health5 Women’s & Children’s Health21

Abstract | November 12, 2020

A Unique Case of a Twin Gestation with Delayed Interval Delivery of Twin B at Full-term

The prevalence of twin pregnancies continues to increase. These pregnancies have higher rates of complications including cervical insufficiency, preterm prelabor rupture of membranes, preterm labor, and preterm birth. In cases of pre-viable or extreme preterm delivery of Twin A, attempts to prolong the pregnancy to improve outcomes for Twin B are reasonable. Optimal management of delayed interval delivery has not been established.

Posted in: Obstetrics and Gynecology9 Women’s & Children’s Health21

Abstract | November 12, 2020

Cerclage Management of Bleeding Cervical Varices During Pregnancy

Cervical varicosity is a rare complication of pregnancy. They present as painless vaginal bleeding, mostly during the second or third trimester, potentially leading to maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. There have only been 18 cases reported in the English literature with varying presentation, and there has been no consensus on the optimal approach to manage cervical varices.

Posted in: Surgery & Surgical Specialties23 Pregnancy3

Abstract | November 12, 2020

Gabapentin in post cesarean pain management

To determine whether adding gabapentin to standard post cesarean delivery (CD) pain regimen would decrease overall opioid usage.

Posted in: Obstetrics and Gynecology9 Women’s & Children’s Health21

Abstract | November 12, 2020

A Unique Case of Severe Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia presents as a common reason for admission to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia results from physiologic or pathologic causes and results in approximately 75% of cases.

Posted in: Obstetrics and Gynecology9 Women’s & Children’s Health21

Abstract | November 12, 2020

Wrestling Rickets: a rare case of hypocalcemic myopathy and hungry bone syndrome secondary to severe vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D, calcium, and/or phosphate deficiency can lead to metabolic bone disease and increased risk of fracture. Children and adolescents with dark skin pigmentation and those who lack exposure to sunlight are at greater risk for vitamin D deficiency. Myopathy due to vitamin D deficiency is common and often missed or masked by other diagnoses.

Posted in: Obstetrics and Gynecology9 Women’s & Children’s Health21

Abstract | November 12, 2020

Pheochromocytoma, a Mimicker of Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy, A Case Report

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease5 Obstetrics and Gynecology9 Women’s & Children’s Health21 Pregnancy3

Abstract | November 12, 2020

Fetal Growth Restriction at term: Outcomes After Labor Induction

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Posted in: Obstetrics and Gynecology9 Women’s & Children’s Health21

Abstract | October 29, 2020

Spontaneous Bilateral Ectopic Pregnancy: Diagnosis and Management

While bilateral ectopic pregnancy is increasing in prevalence with assisted reproductive technology use, spontaneous occurrence is less common. Estimated prevalence of spontaneous bilateral ectopic pregnancy is 1 in 200,000.

Posted in: Obstetrics and Gynecology9 Surgery & Surgical Specialties23 Women’s & Children’s Health21 Pregnancy3