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OVARIAN TUMOR Mar 22nd, 2018

Dr. Lev Kandinov removes a 4 lb ovarian tumor, which had cancerous cells inside. This tumor was removed intact and there was no spread of the cancerous cells.

HYSTEROSCOPIC MYOMECTOMY Mar 22nd, 2018

Dr. Lev Kandinov removes a large fibroid which was obstructing the entrance into the uterine cavity causing infertility. Hysteroscopic resection of the fibroid will allow this patient to conceive. This was done as an outpatient procedure using the latest technology.  

FERTILITY PRESERVING SURGERY TO REMOVE FIBROID TUMORS Mar 8th, 2018

Large fibroid tumors removed from a young woman with infertility.

VARICELLA ZOSTER VIRUS INFECTION DURING PREGNANCY Mar 3rd, 2005

QUESTIONI have an antenatal mother in her 75th day since her last menstrual period with confirmed pregnancy test. She also is manifesting classic herpes zoster infection in the left intercostal zone. What are the effects of the infection on the fetus? What is the appropriate course for managing the infection?A....

PERICONCEPTUAL EXPOSURE TO ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES AND RISK FOR DOWN SYNDROME Feb 11th, 2005

QUESTIONIs there a relationship between the recent use of oral contraceptives (OCs) and finding of chromosomal abnormalities (eg, Down syndrome) in subsequent pregnancy? RESPONSE FROM LEV D. KANDINOV, MDMany studies have analyzed the relationship between prenatal exposure to OCs and Down syndrome; the results are conflicting. One of the earliest...

USE OF MISOPROSTOL FOR LABOR INDUCTION IN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE PRE-ECLAMPSIA Aug 31st, 2004

QUESTIONWill use of Cytotec (misoprostol) for induction of a severely pre-eclamptic woman potentially worsen her blood pressure?O. Sijin, MD RESPONSE FROM PETER S. BERNSTEIN, MD, MPH, FACOG AND LEV D. KANDINOV, MDMisoprostol is a synthetic prostaglandin E1 analog. During clinical trials, misoprostol has been shown to induce or augment uterine...