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This study analyzed the effect of visceral manipulation on dysmenorrhea, irregular, delayed, and/or absent menses, and premenstrual symptoms in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Cervical cancer screening among women with comorbidities: a cross-sectional examination of disparities from the behavioral risk factor surveillance system
This study aims to analyze whether cervical cancer screening rates differ among women with comorbidities—body mass index (BMI) ≥30 kg/m2, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, arthritis, kidney disease, depression, or skin cancer—compared to women without these comorbidities.
Preoperative gabapentin decreases postoperative pain but can be associated with prolonged postoperative somnolence and respiratory depression risk. Although it is known that gabapentin affects the postoperative course, it is unclear if the timing of preoperative administration affects this finding. This study aims to assess the optimal preoperative timing for gabapentin administration in patients undergoing gynecologic surgery to minimize postoperative somnolence risk.
Upgrade rate of percutaneously diagnosed pure flat epithelial atypia: systematic review and meta-analysis of 1,924 lesions
Management remains controversial due to the risk of upgrade for malignancy from flat epithelial atypia (FEA). Data about the frequency and malignancy upgrade rates are scant. Namely, observational follow-up is advised by many studies in cases of pure FEA on core biopsy and in the absence of an additional surgical excision. For cases of pure FEA, the American College of Surgeons no longer recommends surgical excision but rather recommends observation with clinical and imaging follow-up. The aim of this study is to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to calculate the pooled upgrade of pure FEA following core needle biopsies.
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Extensive benefits of breastfeeding have been identified and although many women initiate breastfeeding, discontinuation is common when problems arise. In this article, the authors review the pertinent anatomy of the breast with osteopathic considerations to help osteopathic physicians identify myofascial, vascular, lymphatic, or innervation somatic dysfunctions to support the breastfeeding mothers’ long term breastfeeding goals, optimize breastmilk supply, and potentially prevent or treat problems that could interfere with lactation.
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J Osteopath Med; 109(4): 234-236