Peter Chedraui

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intravenous nitroglycerin in the management of retained placenta
    Peter A Chedraui
    Labor Unit of the Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Institute of Biomedicine, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 56:61-4. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Effect of Trifolium pratense-derived isoflavones on the lipid profile of postmenopausal women with increased body mass index
    Peter Chedraui
    Institute of Biomedicine, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:620-4. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Perceived control over menopausal hot flushes in mid-aged women
    Peter Chedraui
    Research Group for the Ecuadorian Climacteric and Menopause Society SECLIM, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 26:607-11. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and practice of family planning and HIV-prevention behaviour among just delivered adolescents in Ecuador: the problem of adolescent pregnancies
    P Chedraui
    Labor Unit, Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, P O Box 09 01 4671, Pedro Pablo Gómez y 6 de Marzo, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 276:139-44. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing menopausal symptoms among healthy middle aged women with the Menopause Rating Scale
    Peter Chedraui
    Institute of Biomedicine, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 57:271-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Menopausal symptoms and associated risk factors among postmenopausal women screened for the metabolic syndrome
    P Chedraui
    Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Institute of Biomedicine, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 275:161-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Red clover extract (MF11RCE) supplementation and postmenopausal vaginal and sexual health
    P Chedraui
    Foundation for Health and Well Being in the Climacteric FUCLIM Guayaquil Ecuador
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 95:296-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life among postmenopausal Ecuadorian women participating in a metabolic syndrome screening program
    Peter Chedraui
    Institute of Biomedicine, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, PO Box 09 01 4671, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 56:45-53. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Hyperglycemia in postmenopausal women screened for the metabolic syndrome is associated to increased sexual complaints
    Peter Chedraui
    Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Institute of Biomedicine, Universidad Católica de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 26:86-92. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Pregnancy among young adolescents: trends, risk factors and maternal-perinatal outcome
    Peter Chedraui
    Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    J Perinat Med 36:256-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Intravenous nitroglycerin in the management of retained placenta
    Peter A Chedraui
    Labor Unit of the Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Institute of Biomedicine, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 56:61-4. 2003
    ..Intravenous nitroglycerin at a dose of 200 microg or less is safe, effective and predictable in the management of retained placenta and could obviate the need of general anesthesia...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of Trifolium pratense-derived isoflavones on the lipid profile of postmenopausal women with increased body mass index
    Peter Chedraui
    Institute of Biomedicine, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:620-4. 2008
    ..Since current clinical evidence indicates that conventional estrogen hormone therapy (HT) increases cardiovascular risk, alternatives to estrogens are growing in popularity, especially among high-risk populations...
  3. doi request reprint Perceived control over menopausal hot flushes in mid-aged women
    Peter Chedraui
    Research Group for the Ecuadorian Climacteric and Menopause Society SECLIM, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 26:607-11. 2010
    ..Hot flushes (HFs) and night sweats are frequent complaints among both peri- and postmenopausal women. Perceived control of this complaint may vary from one population to another...
  4. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and practice of family planning and HIV-prevention behaviour among just delivered adolescents in Ecuador: the problem of adolescent pregnancies
    P Chedraui
    Labor Unit, Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, P O Box 09 01 4671, Pedro Pablo Gómez y 6 de Marzo, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 276:139-44. 2007
    ..Adolescents constitute a high risk population for the spreading of sexually transmitted diseases, among them HIV/AIDS. Knowledge regarding reproductive issues among them is a key point in order to establish appropriate prevention programs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing menopausal symptoms among healthy middle aged women with the Menopause Rating Scale
    Peter Chedraui
    Institute of Biomedicine, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 57:271-8. 2007
    ..The frequency and intensity of menopausal symptoms within a given population, as assessed by several tools, vary and depend on several factors among them age, menopausal status, chronic conditions and socio-demographic profile...
  6. ncbi request reprint Menopausal symptoms and associated risk factors among postmenopausal women screened for the metabolic syndrome
    P Chedraui
    Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Institute of Biomedicine, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 275:161-8. 2007
    ..Although the frequency of menopausal symptoms may vary according to the studied population, in general severe intensity has been related to lower quality of life...
  7. ncbi request reprint Red clover extract (MF11RCE) supplementation and postmenopausal vaginal and sexual health
    P Chedraui
    Foundation for Health and Well Being in the Climacteric FUCLIM Guayaquil Ecuador
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 95:296-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life among postmenopausal Ecuadorian women participating in a metabolic syndrome screening program
    Peter Chedraui
    Institute of Biomedicine, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, PO Box 09 01 4671, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 56:45-53. 2007
    ..Quality of life decreases after the menopause as it has been assessed by several designed tools. Despite this, few studies have reported correlations between quality of life and the metabolic syndrome and its determinants...
  9. doi request reprint Hyperglycemia in postmenopausal women screened for the metabolic syndrome is associated to increased sexual complaints
    Peter Chedraui
    Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Institute of Biomedicine, Universidad Católica de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 26:86-92. 2010
    ..Postmenopausal metabolic changes increase cardiovascular risk and impair quality of life (QoL). Despite this, few reports have addressed the association of these changes with female sexuality...
  10. doi request reprint Pregnancy among young adolescents: trends, risk factors and maternal-perinatal outcome
    Peter Chedraui
    Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    J Perinat Med 36:256-9. 2008
    ..Regardless, adverse outcomes were identified in the mother (high cesarean section rates, puerperal infections, intrapartum complications) and in the fetus (preterm birth, low birth weight and small for gestational age)...
  11. doi request reprint Beliefs regarding menopausal hot flushes among climacteric women as assessed with the Hot Flush Beliefs Scale
    Peter Chedraui
    Research Group for the Ecuadorian Climacteric and Menopause Society SECLIM, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 66:298-304. 2010
    ..Hot flushes (HFs) and night sweats are frequent complaints among both peri- and postmenopausal women. Beliefs regarding these complaints may vary from one population to another...
  12. doi request reprint Risk factors related to the presence and severity of hot flushes in mid-aged Ecuadorian women
    Peter Chedraui
    Research Group for the Ecuadorian Climacteric and Menopause Society SECLIM, Ecuador
    Maturitas 65:378-82. 2010
    ..However up-to-date risk factors for their presence and severity have not been assessed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Determinant factors in Ecuador related to pregnancy among adolescents aged 15 or less
    Peter A Chedraui
    Labor Unit of the Enrique C Sotomayor, Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital Guayaquil, Ecuador
    J Perinat Med 32:337-41. 2004
    ..Determine social factors related to pregnancy among young adolescents...
  14. ncbi request reprint A case of leptospirosis and pregnancy
    Peter A Chedraui
    High Risk Pregnancy Unit, Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 269:53-4. 2003
    ..We present a case of leptospirosis presenting with jaundice at 28 weeks' gestation. We will discuss the clinical course and review the world literature...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fatal intracranial hemorrhage in a pregnant patient with autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura
    Peter A Chedraui
    High Risk Pregnancy Unit of the Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil Ecuador
    J Perinat Med 31:526-9. 2003
    ..The clinical course and treatment of this unusual clinical complication is discussed in relation to the world literature...
  16. doi request reprint Assessment of insomnia and related risk factors in postmenopausal women screened for the metabolic syndrome
    Peter Chedraui
    Institute of Biomedicine, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 74:154-9. 2013
    ..Sleep disturbances are common during female mid-life. Nevertheless, there is limited available information linking sleep characteristics to the menopause and the metabolic syndrome (METS)...
  17. doi request reprint Assessment of sexual function of mid-aged Ecuadorian women with the 6-item Female Sexual Function Index
    Peter Chedraui
    Research Group for the Ecuadorian Climacteric and Menopause Society SECLIM, Ecuador
    Maturitas 71:407-12. 2012
    ..Assessing sexuality is a difficult task, hence used tools should be straight forward and easy to use...
  18. doi request reprint Sexual dysfunction in middle-aged women: a multicenter Latin American study using the Female Sexual Function Index
    Juan E Blumel
    Institute of Biomedicine, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, PO Box 09 01 4671, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Menopause 16:1139-48. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of sexual dysfunction (SD) and associated risk factors among middle-aged Latin American women using one validated instrument...
  19. doi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and its components in postmenopausal women
    Peter Chedraui
    Institute of Biomedicine, Research Area for Women s Health, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:563-8. 2013
    ..Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (METS) increases significantly after the menopause...
  20. doi request reprint Resilience and related factors during female Ecuadorian mid-life
    Peter Chedraui
    Instituto Para Salud de Mujer, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Vélez 616 y García Avilés, PO Box 09 02000 70 A, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 72:152-6. 2012
    ..Studies reporting on resilience (capacity to overcome life adversity) and the menopausal transition are scarce...
  21. doi request reprint Assessment of self-esteem in mid-aged women
    Peter Chedraui
    Academic and Research Department, Hospital Gineco Obstétrico Enrique C Sotomayor, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Católica de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 66:77-82. 2010
    ..To assess self-esteem and affecting factors in a middle-aged Ecuadorian female population using the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES)...
  22. doi request reprint Nitric oxide and pro-inflammatory cytokine serum levels in postmenopausal women with the metabolic syndrome
    Peter Chedraui
    Institute of Biomedicine, Medical Faculty, Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:787-91. 2012
    ..The metabolic syndrome (METS) increases after the menopause which may enhance cardiovascular risk in part explained by a pro-inflammatory state...
  23. doi request reprint Optimal waist circumference cutoff value for defining the metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal Latin American women
    Juan E Blumel
    Instituto de Biomedicina, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Menopause 19:433-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine an optimal waist circumference (WC) cutoff value for defining the metabolic syndrome (METS) in postmenopausal Latin American women...
  24. doi request reprint Factors relating to insomnia during the menopausal transition as evaluated by the Insomnia Severity Index
    Masumi Arakane
    Departamento de Docencia e Investigación, Hospital Gineco Obstétrico Enrique C Sotomayor, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 69:157-61. 2011
    ..Although the menopause associates to poor sleep quality, insomnia severity data in the menopausal transition is scarce or lacking...
  25. ncbi request reprint Quality of life impairment during the female menopausal transition is related to personal and partner factors
    Peter Chedraui
    Collaborative Group for Research of the Climacteric in Latin America REDLINC, Ecuador Group 1, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 25:130-5. 2009
    ..To assess the female quality of life (QoL) during the menopausal transition and determine factors (personal and partner) related to its impairment. The frequency of menopausal symptoms was also assessed...
  26. doi request reprint Assessing predictors of sexual function in mid-aged sexually active women
    Peter Chedraui
    Instituto para la Salud de la Mujer, Vélez 616 y García Avilés, Guayaquil, PO Box 09 02000 70 A, Ecuador
    Maturitas 68:387-90. 2011
    ..To assess predictors of sexual function in mid-aged women...
  27. doi request reprint Hormone therapy for the management of the menopause in Ecuador: perception, use and knowledge among middle-aged women
    Patricia León-León
    Ecuadorian Climacteric and Menopause Society SECLIM Nucleo Guayas, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:580-5. 2008
    ..There is scant data on social and personal aspects related to the use of menopausal hormone therapy (HT) in Latin America...
  28. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence and psychoemotional disturbance among pregnant women admitted to hospital with prenatal complications
    Danny Salazar-Pousada
    Antenatal High Risk Pregnancy Unit, Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:194-7. 2012
    ..To assess intimate partner violence (IPV) and psychoemotional disturbance among pregnant women in a low-income setting...
  29. doi request reprint Factors related to increased daytime sleepiness during the menopausal transition as evaluated by the Epworth sleepiness scale
    Peter Chedraui
    Academic and Research Department, Hospital Gineco Obstétrico Enrique C Sotomayor, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 65:75-80. 2010
    ..The menopause, regardless of age, is associated to poor sleep quality and daytime sleepiness that can lead to impaired quality of life, and reduced productivity and functioning...
  30. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene (C677T and A1298C) in nulliparous women complicated with preeclampsia
    Peter Chedraui
    Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 30:392-6. 2014
    ..To determine the prevalence of C677T and A1298C Single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of the MTHFR gene in nulliparous women complicated with preeclampsia (PE)...
  31. doi request reprint Severe menopausal symptoms in middle-aged women are associated to female and male factors
    Peter Chedraui
    Academic and Research Department, Hospital Gineco Obstétrico Enrique C Sotomayor, Pedro Pablo Gómez s n y 6 de Marzo, and Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Católica de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 281:879-85. 2010
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Impaired quality of life among middle aged women: a multicentre Latin American study
    Peter Chedraui
    Instituto para la Salud de la Mujer, Vélez 616y García, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 61:323-9. 2008
    ..Several studies indicate that quality of life (QoL) is impaired in middle aged women. Assessment of QoL using a single validated tool in Latin American climacteric women has not been reported to date at large scale...
  33. doi request reprint The effect of soy-derived isoflavones over hot flushes, menopausal symptoms and mood in climacteric women with increased body mass index
    Peter Chedraui
    Instituto para la Salud de la Mujer, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 27:307-13. 2011
    ..Despite this, data regarding the effect of soy isoflavones over mood and menopausal symptoms in high risk populations is still lacking...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pro-inflammatory cytokine levels in postmenopausal women with the metabolic syndrome
    Peter Chedraui
    Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Instituto de Biomedicina, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 27:685-91. 2011
    ..Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (METS) and its components significantly increase after the menopause. Related increased cardiovascular risk may partially be explained by a pro-inflammatory state...
  35. ncbi request reprint The clinical utility of fetal fibronectin in the prediction of pre-term birth in a low socio-economic setting hospital in Ecuador
    Jeaneth Díaz
    Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:89-93. 2009
    ..Pre-term birth is a world wide health problem, and although fetal fibronectin (fFN) testing has proven its clinical utility in developed countries, this remains to be determined in the developing world...
  36. ncbi request reprint Educational and organizational interventions used to improve the knowledge of metabolic syndrome among postmenopausal women
    Jose Barriga
    Institute of Biomedicine of the Medical Faculty of the Universidad Católica of Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Fertil Steril 90:444-6. 2008
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Angiogenesis, inflammation and endothelial function in postmenopausal women screened for the metabolic syndrome
    Peter Chedraui
    Institute of Biomedicine, Research Area for Women s Health, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador Electronic address
    Maturitas 77:370-4. 2014
    ..Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (METS) increases after the menopause; nevertheless, concomitant vascular, inflammatory and endothelial changes have not been completely elucidated...
  38. doi request reprint Inhaled intrapartum analgesia using a 50-50 % mixture of nitrous oxide-oxygen in a low-income hospital setting
    Celia P Pita
    High Risk Pregnancy Labor and Delivery Unit, Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Pedro Pablo Gómez s n y 6 de Marzo, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 286:627-31. 2012
    ..To analyze the benefits of an inhaled analgesia procedure over intrapartum pain and the degree of satisfaction of using this method...
  39. doi request reprint Molecular identification of endocervical Chlamydia trachomatis infection among gestations at risk for preterm birth in Ecuador
    Marcela Medina
    Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:9-10. 2009
    ..To identify Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) endocervical infection among gestations at risk for preterm birth by means of DNA amplification...
  40. doi request reprint Plasma and placental nitric oxide levels in women with and without pre-eclampsia living at different altitudes
    Enrique Teran
    Biomedical Center, Central University of Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 104:140-2. 2009
    ..To investigate the nitric oxide (NO) levels in the plasma and the placentas of pregnant women with pre-eclampsia and women without pre-eclampsia, and to determine the effect of high or low altitude of residence...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vacuum assisted delivery in Ecuador for prolonged second stage of labor: maternal-neonatal outcome
    Xavier Chang
    Labor Unit, Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:381-4. 2007
    ..The associated increases in maternal morbidity and healthcare costs indicate the need for alternative strategies. Operative vaginal delivery is minimally utilized in Ecuador, as neither vacuum nor forceps have been available...
  42. ncbi request reprint Perceptions and attitudes toward the menopause among middle aged women from Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Patricia Leon
    Ecuadorian Climacteric and Menopause Society SECLIM Nucleo Guayas, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Maturitas 57:233-8. 2007
    ..Studies reporting the perspective of Latin American women, Ecuador, included, regarding the menopausal phenomena are scarce or lacking...
  43. doi request reprint Assessment of sexuality among middle-aged women using the Female Sexual Function Index
    P Chedraui
    Collaborative Group for Research of the Climacteric in Latin America REDLINC, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Climacteric 12:213-21. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present investigation was to assess sexual function among middle-aged women and determine related risk factors (personal and partner) for sexual dysfunction...
  44. doi request reprint Resilience, depressed mood, and menopausal symptoms in postmenopausal women
    Faustino R Pérez-López
    From the 1Red de Investigación en Ginecología, Obstetricia y Reproducción, Zaragoza, Spain 2Departamento de Obstetricia y Ginecología, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain 3Departamento de Obstetricia y Ginecología, Hospital de Cabuenes, Gijon, Asturias, Spain 4Departamento de Obstetricia y Ginecología, Hospital Torrecardenas, Almeria, Spain 5Instituto de Biomedicina, Área de Investigación para la Salud de la Mujer, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador and 6Departamento de Obstetricia y Ginecología, Hospital Central de Asturias, Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain
    Menopause 21:159-64. 2014
    ..This study aims to assess resilience, depressed mood, and menopausal symptoms in postmenopausal women...
  45. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with inadequate prenatal care in Ecuadorian women
    I Paredes
    Labor Unit, Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 88:168-72. 2005
    ..Although inadequate prenatal care has been associated with adverse perinatal outcomes, reports on the factors associated with poor prenatal care in developing Latin American countries are scarce...
  46. ncbi request reprint The effect of malarial infection on maternal-fetal outcome in Ecuador
    E Espinoza
    High Risk Pregnancy Unit of the Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 18:101-5. 2005
    ..To describe maternal and fetal outcome among pregnancies complicated with malarial infection...
  47. ncbi request reprint Obstetrical and neonatal outcome in young adolescents of low socio-economic status: a case control study
    Luis A Hidalgo
    Labor Unit, Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:207-11. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine obstetrical and neonatal outcome among early adolescent pregnancies (< or =15 years)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Measuring climacteric symptoms in an Ecuadorian population with the Greene Climacteric Scale
    Bresilda Sierra
    Enrique C Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil Ecuador
    Maturitas 51:236-45. 2005
    ..Measure climacteric symptoms in a low socio-economic Ecuadorian population with the Greene Climacteric Scale and determine factors involved with higher scorings...
  49. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome among postmenopausal women in Ecuador
    Luis A Hidalgo
    Institute of Biomedicine, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:447-54. 2006
    ..The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome increases with age and after the onset of menopause, and may explain in part the apparent acceleration of cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women...
  50. ncbi request reprint The effect of red clover isoflavones on menopausal symptoms, lipids and vaginal cytology in menopausal women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Luis A Hidalgo
    Foundation for Health and Well Being in the Climacteric FUCLIM, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Gynecol Endocrinol 21:257-64. 2005
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Patients' and clinicians' attitudes after the Women's Health Initiative study
    Juan Enrique Blümel
    Department of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile Hospital Barros Luco Trudeau, Santiago, Chile
    Menopause 11:57-61. 2004
    ..To assess the effect of the publication of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study on patients' and physicians' attitudes in relation to hormone therapy (HT)...