Iranian Society of Gynecology Oncology
A Comparative Study of Vaginal, Sublingual, Buccal Misoprostol in Induction of Labor in Term Pregnancy

Razieh Akbari; Ezat-Sadat Haj-seyed Javadi; Zahra Panahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 May 2023

  Background and Objective: The aim of labor induction is to stimulate uterine contractions before the spontaneous onset of labor, resulting in vaginal delivery. Misoprostol is used off-label for a variety of indications in the practice of obstetrics and gynecology. Regarding the importance and lack of ...  Read More

Maternal Fetal Medicine
Correlation of Apgar score and umbilical artery pH in full-term newborns delivered by Caesarean section due to decreased fetal heart rate

Zahra Panahi; Sedigheh Hantoushzadeh; Soudabeh Kazemi Aski,; Saeede Eslami Khotbesara; Mamak Shariat; Fahimeh Ghotbizadeh; Razieh Akbari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 May 2023

  Introduction: Despite the high efficacy of the Apgar score to find respiratory distress, a low Apgar score doesn’t necessarily indicate fetal hypoxia-asphyxia. Umbilical Artery pH (UApH) is one the best indicator of fetal hypoxia. Therefore it’s so beneficial to consider these criteria and ...  Read More

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal Health Literacy and Pregnancy Outcomes: Does any Association Exist?

Fahimeh Ghotbizadeh; Zahra Panahi; Azam Tarafdari Manshadi; Saeed Soltani; Razieh Akbari; Mahdieh Parsapur

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January and February 2023, , Pages 68-75

  Background & Objective: Social factors which are integrated with health status are considered crucial in pregnancy morbidity. Mothers with a developed level of health literacy (HL) experience a lower risk of preterm delivery. This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between maternal HL ...  Read More

Maternal Fetal Medicine
Maternal Vitamin D Concentration in Mid-pregnancy and Its Effect on Fetal Thymus Size: A Report from a Tertiary Center in Iran

Zahra Panahi; Seyedeh Noushin Ghalandarpoor-Attar; Azade Shabani; Mamak Shariat; Fahimeh Ghotbizadeh; Sedigheh Hantoushzadeh; Elham Feizabad; Seyedeh Mojgan Ghalandarpoor-Attar

Volume 7, Issue 6 , September and October 2022, , Pages 536-542

  Background & Objective: The thymus gland significantly affects fetal immune system maturation. Additionally, there is a linear association between thymus gland size and its performance. Given the high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Iran and scarce studies with conflicting results, subjecting ...  Read More

Cesarean Hysterectomy due to Abnormal Placentation: Mortality and Morbidity in a Tertiary Center

Fahimeh Ghotbizadeh Vahdani; Sedigheh Hantoushzadeh; Maryam Deldar Pasikhani; Azin Ghamari; Maryam Hajatpour; Zahra Panahi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , May and June 2019, , Pages 51-56

  Background & Objective: Due to increased rate of risk factors, the incidence of placenta accreta (PA) is increasing worldwide. This study aimed to investigate the important factors regarding the occurrence of PA, as well as outcomes and complications of Trans Abdominal Hysterectomy (TAH) in the patients ...  Read More