Edward G Hughes

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A pilot study assessing art therapy as a mental health intervention for subfertile women
    Edward G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Hum Reprod 26:611-5. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Cross-border fertility services in North America: a survey of Canadian and American providers
    Edward G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fertil Steril 94:e16-9. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint A multicentre randomized controlled trial of expectant management versus IVF in women with Fallopian tube patency
    E G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Reprod 19:1105-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Using evidence from randomized trials in fertility practice
    Edward G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 10:7-12. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Funding in vitro fertilization treatment for persistent subfertility: the pain and the politics
    E G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fertil Steril 76:431-42. 2001
  6. doi request reprint Art therapy as a healing tool for sub-fertile women
    Edward G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Med Humanit 31:27-36. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Stimulated intra-uterine insemination is not a natural choice for the treatment of unexplained subfertility. 'Effective treatment' or 'not a natural choice'?
    Edward G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Room 4D14, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Hum Reprod 18:912-4. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Levels of environmental contaminants in human follicular fluid, serum, and seminal plasma of couples undergoing in vitro fertilization
    E V Younglai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Room 3N52, Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 43:121-6. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Dinoprostone vaginal insert for cervical ripening and labor induction: a meta-analysis
    E G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Room 4D14, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 97:847-55. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of a "stage-of-change" oriented smoking cessation intervention in infertile and pregnant women
    E G Hughes
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fertil Steril 74:498-503. 2000

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint A pilot study assessing art therapy as a mental health intervention for subfertile women
    Edward G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Hum Reprod 26:611-5. 2011
    ..It also provides insight into the meaning and emotional implications of subfertility for patients and caregivers. This pilot study highlights the need for further research in this field...
  2. doi request reprint Cross-border fertility services in North America: a survey of Canadian and American providers
    Edward G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fertil Steril 94:e16-9. 2010
    ..To identify the scope and volume of cross-border fertility services in Canada and the U.S. and to evaluate the three-way communication between patients and their service providers in 2008...
  3. ncbi request reprint A multicentre randomized controlled trial of expectant management versus IVF in women with Fallopian tube patency
    E G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Reprod 19:1105-9. 2004
    ..Although observational studies suggest that IVF is more effective than no treatment for women with Fallopian tube patency, this has not been tested rigorously in a randomized controlled trial (RCT)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Using evidence from randomized trials in fertility practice
    Edward G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 10:7-12. 2007
    ..With these principles in mind, this brief article reviews key questions to pose while deciding whether new evidence from RCTs should influence subfertility patient care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Funding in vitro fertilization treatment for persistent subfertility: the pain and the politics
    E G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fertil Steril 76:431-42. 2001
    ..To consider the arguments for and against funding for in vitro fertilization (IVF) and to explore potential avenues for policy change...
  6. doi request reprint Art therapy as a healing tool for sub-fertile women
    Edward G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Med Humanit 31:27-36. 2010
    ..This form of art therapy also provides a joyful social experience of sharing with other women, who are dealing with these issues...
  7. ncbi request reprint Stimulated intra-uterine insemination is not a natural choice for the treatment of unexplained subfertility. 'Effective treatment' or 'not a natural choice'?
    Edward G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Room 4D14, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Hum Reprod 18:912-4. 2003
    ..For these as well as physical and spiritual reasons, OI/IUI is often a natural starting point for couples, especially when female age and duration of subfertility are favourable...
  8. ncbi request reprint Levels of environmental contaminants in human follicular fluid, serum, and seminal plasma of couples undergoing in vitro fertilization
    E V Younglai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Room 3N52, Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 43:121-6. 2002
    ..Of the chemical contaminants detected in the serum and follicular fluid of these women, p,p'-DDE was the most frequently detected, had the highest residue levels, and was associated with failed fertilization...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dinoprostone vaginal insert for cervical ripening and labor induction: a meta-analysis
    E G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Room 4D14, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 97:847-55. 2001
    ..To compare dinoprostone 10 mg controlled-release vaginal insert with other forms of vaginal or cervical prostaglandin for cervical ripening...
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of a "stage-of-change" oriented smoking cessation intervention in infertile and pregnant women
    E G Hughes
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fertil Steril 74:498-503. 2000
    ..To assess a "stage-of-change" oriented smoking cessation intervention for infertile and pregnant women, compared with standard of care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sidestream smoking is equally as damaging as mainstream smoking on IVF outcomes
    Michael S Neal
    Reproductive Biology Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Reprod 20:2531-5. 2005
    ..Our objective was to measure the effects of CS on the fertility of mainstream (MS) or sidestream (SS) smoke-exposed women compared to their non-smoking (NS) counterparts...
  12. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trials: the meeting place of medical practice and clinical research
    Edward G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Reprod Med 21:55-64. 2003
    ..By providing clinical decision-makers with numbers needed to treat or harm, decisions may be better informed and easier to understand, than if proportions alone are used...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does cigarette smoking impair natural or assisted fecundity?
    E G Hughes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fertil Steril 66:679-89. 1996
    ..To assess the effects of female and male smoking on natural and assisted fecundity...
  14. ncbi request reprint The routine use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists prior to in vitro fertilization and gamete intrafallopian transfer: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    E G Hughes
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fertil Steril 58:888-96. 1992
    ..To assess the efficacy of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists (GnRH-a) used in ovulation induction for in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET) and gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Patient predictors for outcome of gonadotrophin ovulation induction in women with normogonadotrophic anovulatory infertility: a meta-analysis
    Annemarie G M G J Mulders
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 9:429-49. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the best available evidence, though limited, suggests that the most clinically useful predictors of gonadotrophin ovulation induction outcome in normogonadotrophic women are obesity and insulin resistance...