January 1, 2016
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ABSTRACT & COMMENTARY: There was no difference in pain scores between the standard single-tooth tenaculum and the atraumatic vulsellum tenaculum.
Use of a gene-expression assay to predict prognosis may reduce the need for adjuvant chemotherapy in some women with early stage invasive breast cancer.
The interpretation of hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women has varied dramatically before and after the publication of the Women’s Health Initiative study in 2002. New studies question the validity of the conclusions reached by the investigators.
A study from the Netherlands involving more than 1 million patients has shown that recurrence of placental abruption happens more frequently in those patients whose first abruption occurred at term and/or in their first pregnancy, as well as in those with a history of hypertension.