September 1, 2019
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Should Obesity Be a Contraindication to Postpartum Tubal Sterilization?
In this retrospective cohort study of 279 women undergoing postpartum partial salpingectomy after vaginal delivery, the mean operative time for women with a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2 was only 5.5 minutes longer than the time for women with a BMI < 30 kg/m2.
Patients' Views on Adverse Events Following Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Patients see poor functional outcomes as severe adverse events following pelvic floor surgery.
Identify and Treat Urologic Injuries at Hysterectomy to Reduce Fistulas
In a large population-based cohort study, genitourinary fistulas were increased significantly if ureteral and/or bladder injuries were not identified and treated at the time of hysterectomy.
Hormonal Contraception and HIV: Does DMPA Increase Risk of Transmission?
This special feature includes a review of the evidence for the effect of hormonal and nonhormonal methods on HIV risk.