Letter Regarding “Cellular senescence in usual type uterine leiomyoma.”

27 04 2010

To the Editor:

We were very interested to find that Laser et al. found greater than 50% cellular senescence in 11% of their leiomyomata (1), similar to the 7% of tumors in the NIEHS fibroid growth study that were found to be rapidly shrinking (2).
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PCOS is common in patients undergoing bariatric surgery in a British center

20 04 2010

To the Editor:

We read with great interest the article by Gosman et al (1). The authors highlight that 13.1% of female patients undergoing bariatric surgery had already been diagnosed with PCOS by a health care provider. Data on the incidence of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in this population from outside the U.S. and the U.K. in particular are limited. Read the rest of this entry »





Pathogenesis of a Parauterine Uterus-like Mass: Developmentally Misplaced Müllerian Tissue – Müllerianosis

15 04 2010

To the Editor:

We read with great interest the case reported by Liang et al. of a uterus-like mass in a 17-year-old female – located in the left broad ligament immediately adjacent to the uterus – but “without definitive connection to the uterus.”(1) The uterus, uterine ligaments, fallopian tubes and ovaries were described as normal. The authors postulated coelomic metaplasia as the likely pathogenesis. Read the rest of this entry »





Forgetting RSPO1

9 04 2010

To the Editor:

We have read with much interest the article by Kim et al. (1) dealing with the clinical, cytogenetic and molecular analysis of a SRY-negative 46,XX sex reversal male. Read the rest of this entry »





Progesterone administration route in GnRH antagonist cycles

9 04 2010

To the Editor:

We read interest the paper of Kahraman et al. comparing the effectiveness of vaginal and intramuscular progesteron as luteal phase support among women undergoing IVF with intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) with gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist (1). Read the rest of this entry »