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OPEN ACCESS NEWS

Watch out for our new journal "RBGO Gynecology and Obstetrics / Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetrícia"! RBGO is a double-blinded peer-reviewed open access journal published monthly to obstetricians, gynecologists, and kindred professionals. It has the purpose of publishing original contributions on relevant themes about Gynecology and Obstetrics in all its fields such as primary care, high risk pregnancy, fetal medicine and many others multidisciplinary related areas. Open to Brazilian and international contributions, the journal accepts and publishes papers in English only.
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Determining Tarsus Curvature in Relation To Direction of Gaze Using Non-contact Ultrasound Video Assistance (Ultrasound International Open)

T. Schrom, R. Amberg, F. Bast

Plastic surgery on the eyelids for the purpose of aesthetic or functional correction requires precise knowledge of lid anatomy. Changes in the tarsal curvature of the upper eyelid relative to line of vision are important, particularly when a surgical correction of paralytic lagophthalmos is undertaken. Read more.

Histological Appearance of Placental Solomonization in the Treatment of Twin–Twin Transfusion Syndrome (American Journal of Perinatology Reports)

Stephen P. Emery, Lananh Nguyen, W. Tony Parks

Placental laser equatorialization or "solomonization" during treatment for twin–twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is associated with improved pregnancy outcomes. Read more.

The value of KRAS mutation testing with CEA for the diagnosis of pancreatic mucinous cysts (Endoscopy International Open)

Abdurrahman Kadayifci, Mohammad Al-Haddad, Mustafa Atar, John M. Dewitt, David G. Forcione, Stuart Sherman, Brenna W. Casey, Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo, C. Max Schmidt, Martha B. Pitman, William R. Brugge

Pancreatic cyst fluid (PCF) CEA has been shown to be the most accurate preoperative test for detection of cystic mucinous neoplasms (CMNs). This study aimed to assess the added value of PCF KRAS mutational analysis to CEA for diagnosis of CMNs.  Read more.

 

Macroprolactin: the Role of Serial Measurement Throughout Pregnancy (Endocrinology & Diabetes Reports)

M. Livingston, S. Nair, D. Radford, J. Kane, A. H. Heald

Prolactin circulates predominantly as a 23 kDa monomer, and a high molecular weight form largely consisting of a complex of prolactin and anti-prolactin IgG autoantibody called macroprolactin.  Read more.

Anterior Cervical Reconstruction Using Free Vascularized Fibular Graft after Cervical Corpectomy (Global Spine Journal)

Ahmad Ibraheem Addosooki, Mohamed Alam-Eldin, Mohamed El-Sayed Abdel-Wanis, Mohamed Abdelhamid Ali Yousef, Paolo Dionigi, Mohamed Omar Kenawey

The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and radiologic results of using free vascularized fibular graft (FVFG) for anterior reconstruction of the cervical spine following with varying levels of corpectomy.  Read more.

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