Research and Scholarly Activity

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology provides ample opportunities for student and residents to participate with faculty in research and scholarly activities.  We offer experiences that enable discovery and promote creativity.  As a department we are committed to pursuing inquiry, disseminating knowledge, and fostering critical thinking that encourages lifelong learning.

Research and Scholarly Activity, 2011-16

Obstetrics and Gynecology Research Chart

Recent Publications

Baseline anatomical assessment of the uterus and ovaries in infertile women: a systematic review of the evidence on which assessment methods are the safest and most effective in terms of improving fertility outcomes.
Armstrong SC, Showell M, Stewart EA, Rebar RW, Vanderpoel S, Farquhar CM
Hum Reprod Update. 2017 Sep 1; 23:5:533-547
PMID: 28903473

Management of ovarian stimulation for IVF: narrative review of evidence provided for World Health Organization guidance.
Farquhar C, Marjoribanks J, Brown J, Fauser BCJM, Lethaby A, Mourad S, Rebar R, Showell M, van der Poel S
Reprod Biomed Online. 2017 Jul; 35:1:3-16
PMID: 28501428

Transversus abdominis plane block with liposomal bupivacaine compared to oral opioids alone for acute postoperative pain after laparoscopic hysterectomy for early endometrial cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis.
Seagle BL, Miller ES, Strohl AE, Hoekstra A, Shahabi S
Gynecol Oncol Res Pract. 2017; 4:12
PMID: 28852531

Epithelioid angiosarcoma of the vulva: A case report.
Yost S, Bradish J, Grossheim L, Hoekstra A
Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2017 Aug; 21:91-93
PMID: 28795130

Social and ethical implications of fertility preservation.
Rebar RW
Fertil Steril. 2016 Jun; 105:6:1449-51
PMID: 26896821

Survival impact of cytoreduction to microscopic disease for advanced stage cancer of the uterine corpus: a retrospective cohort study.
Alagkiozidis I, Grossman A, Tang NZ, Weedon J, Mize B, Salame G, Lee YC, Abulafia O
Int J Surg. 2015 Feb; 14:61-6
PMID: 25576762

Extent of lymph node dissection and overall survival in patients with uterine carcinosarcoma, papillary serous and endometrioid adenocarcinoma: A retrospective cohort study.
Alagkiozidis I, Weedon J, Grossman A, Wang P, Mize B, Wilson K, Shah T, Economos K, Salame G, Abulafia O, Lee YC
Int J Surg. 2015 Dec; 24:Pt A:9-13
PMID: 26476418

Gastrointestinal distress in pregnancy: prevalence, assessment, and treatment of 5 common minor discomforts.
Zielinski R, Searing K, Deibel M
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2015 Jan-Mar; 29:1:23-31
PMID: 25633397

Glassy cell carcinoma of the cervix: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Guitarte C, Alagkiozidis I, Mize B, Stevens E, Salame G, Lee YC
Gynecol Oncol. 2014 May; 133:2:186-91
PMID: 24503463

Why the product labeling for low-dose vaginal estrogen should be changed.
Manson JE, Goldstein SR, Kagan R, Kaunitz AM, Liu JH, Pinkerton JV, Rebar RW, Schnatz PF, Shifren JL, Stuenkel CA, Gass ML, Utian WH, Working Group on Women’s Health and Well-Being in Menopause
Menopause. 2014 Sep; 21:9:911-6
PMID: 25140698

Keeping clinicians in research: the Clinical Research/Reproductive Scientist Training Program (CREST) strategy, 2006-2012.
Usadi RS, Alvero R, Armstrong AY, Rebar RW, DeCherney AH, Maddox YT
Fertil Steril. 2014 Dec; 102:6:1542-4
PMID: 25439798

Prenatal smoke exposure: effects on infant auditory system and placental gene expression.
Katbamna B, Klutz N, Pudrith C, Lavery JP, Ide CF
Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2013 Jul-Aug; 38:61-71
PMID: 23665419

The impact of lecture attendance and other variables on how medical students evaluate faculty in a preclinical program.
Martin SI, Way DP, Verbeck N, Nagel R, Davis JA, Vandre DD
Acad Med. 2013 Jul; 88:7:972-7
PMID: 23702517

What the American Society for Reproductive Medicine does for you.
Rebar RW
Semin Reprod Med. 2013 May; 31:3:226-9
PMID: 23609155