Laparoscopic Versus Laparotomy Approach in Surgical Treatment of Endometrial Cancer: Pelvic Lymphadenectomy Results
Eduardo Gonzalez-Bosquet and Carlos Lozada
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 25, 2017
Case control retrospective study of 226 women treated of early endometrial cancer. 79 patients in the laparoscopy group and 147 in the laparotomy group. Variables analyzed in both groups were patient age, body mass index, duration of follow-up, FIGO 2009 surgical stage, tumor grade, histopathologic type, number of lymph nodes yielded, operating time, postoperative hospital admission, perioperative and postoperative complications, conversion to laparotomy, recurrence, and survival....
Psychosocial Well-Being Indicators of Pregnant Women of the Ethnic Mexican Teenek
RA Castillo-Reyther, SI Lara-Rodriguez, M Galarraga-Robledo, J Lumbreras-Marques, M Salas-Barraza, YI Hernandez-Rayon and F Vazquez-Alaniz
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 18, 2017
Pregnancy is a period of physiologic and physics changes in addition of cultural, social, religious and emotional influences. The type of violence during pregnancy period can be physical, sexual, emotional or psychological. ...
The Design and Application of Health Asset Practice Methods and Tools: A Case Study
Irene Podolak, Marion Birnstill, Karen Manson, and Gaurav Mehta
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 31, 2017
Health systems in the developed world are becoming unsustainable and health inequalities continue to widen around the globe. Applying asset-based approaches offers a new way of enhancing tangible and intangible collective attributes, such as: building capacity, strengthening resilience, and empowering individuals, communities and systems to promote women's and men's health and impact social change....
Disrespectful Maternity Care: A Threat to the Maternal Health 2030 Agenda in Jamaica
Cynthia Pearl Pitter, Sandra Latibeaudiere, Tania Rae and Lorna Owens
Article Type: Opinion | First Published: August 18, 2017
Amidst advance action to increase positive pregnancy outcomes globally, sufficient focus and considerations have not being given to the human element, specifically the interpersonal relationships between care providers and the childbearing family. The attitude and behaviours of healthcare practitioners are critical to the overall delivery of quality maternity care and the mother's experience during childbirth....