Alisa B Goldberg

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Manual versus electric vacuum aspiration for early first-trimester abortion: a controlled study of complication rates
    Alisa B Goldberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:101-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Cervical dilation before first-trimester surgical abortion (<14 weeks' gestation). SFP Guideline 20071
    Rebecca H Allen
    Contraception 76:139-56. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Misoprostol in gynecology
    Alisa B Goldberg
    Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, 1055 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 3:475-83. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Misoprostol compared with laminaria before early second-trimester surgical abortion: a randomized trial
    Alisa B Goldberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:234-41. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Buccal misoprostol compared with synthetic osmotic cervical dilator before surgical abortion: a randomized controlled trial
    Deborah Bartz
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology and the Center for Clinical Investigation, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 122:57-63. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Medical abortion follow-up with serum human chorionic gonadotropin compared with ultrasonography: a randomized controlled trial
    Ila Dayananda
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:607-13. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Can women accurately assess the outcome of medical abortion based on symptoms alone?
    Andrea V Jackson
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Contraception 85:192-7. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine adhesions as a risk factor for failed first-trimester pregnancy termination
    Janelle Luk
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Contraception 76:331-3. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Intramuscular ketorolac versus oral ibuprofen for pain relief in first-trimester surgical abortion: a randomized clinical trial
    Kari P Braaten
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 02215, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 89:116-21. 2014
  10. pmc Male perpetration of intimate partner violence and involvement in abortions and abortion-related conflict
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1415-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Manual versus electric vacuum aspiration for early first-trimester abortion: a controlled study of complication rates
    Alisa B Goldberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:101-7. 2004
    ..These studies proved the methods to be equally effective and acceptable but were too small to adequately compare safety. We compared immediate complication rates for abortions performed by manual and electric vacuum aspiration...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cervical dilation before first-trimester surgical abortion (<14 weeks' gestation). SFP Guideline 20071
    Rebecca H Allen
    Contraception 76:139-56. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Misoprostol in gynecology
    Alisa B Goldberg
    Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, 1055 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 3:475-83. 2003
    ..Most studies have not demonstrated a benefit for using misoprostol as a cervical ripening agent in postmenopausal women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Misoprostol compared with laminaria before early second-trimester surgical abortion: a randomized trial
    Alisa B Goldberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:234-41. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy and acceptability of same-day misoprostol and overnight laminaria for cervical ripening before early second-trimester surgical abortion...
  5. doi request reprint Buccal misoprostol compared with synthetic osmotic cervical dilator before surgical abortion: a randomized controlled trial
    Deborah Bartz
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology and the Center for Clinical Investigation, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 122:57-63. 2013
    ..To compare the efficacy and acceptability of buccal misoprostol or a synthetic osmotic cervical dilator for cervical preparation before same-day late first-trimester and early second-trimester surgical abortion...
  6. doi request reprint Medical abortion follow-up with serum human chorionic gonadotropin compared with ultrasonography: a randomized controlled trial
    Ila Dayananda
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:607-13. 2013
    ..To estimate whether follow-up with serum human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) results in fewer unplanned visits and interventions than follow-up with ultrasonography...
  7. doi request reprint Can women accurately assess the outcome of medical abortion based on symptoms alone?
    Andrea V Jackson
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Contraception 85:192-7. 2012
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to evaluate whether women undergoing medical abortion can accurately assess abortion outcome based on symptoms alone. Our secondary aim was to identify predictors of medical abortion failure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine adhesions as a risk factor for failed first-trimester pregnancy termination
    Janelle Luk
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Contraception 76:331-3. 2007
    ..This report introduces intrauterine adhesions as an additional risk factor...
  9. ncbi request reprint Intramuscular ketorolac versus oral ibuprofen for pain relief in first-trimester surgical abortion: a randomized clinical trial
    Kari P Braaten
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 02215, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 89:116-21. 2014
    ..This study was designed to compare oral ibuprofen to intramuscular ketorolac for pain management during first-trimester surgical abortion...
  10. pmc Male perpetration of intimate partner violence and involvement in abortions and abortion-related conflict
    Jay G Silverman
    Department of Society, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1415-7. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Pain management of first-trimester surgical abortion: effects of selection of local anesthesia with and without lorazepam or intravenous sedation
    Rebecca H Allen
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Contraception 74:407-13. 2006
    ..This prospective observational study compared the effectiveness and acceptability of three commonly used regimens to reduce pain during first-trimester surgical abortion with local anesthesia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Induction of labor: the misoprostol controversy
    Alisa B Goldberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gyenecology, Brigham and Wowen s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 48:244-8. 2003
    ..Whether misoprostol will prove to be the most cost-effective agent for inducing labor in women with an unfavorable cervix remains to be determined...
  13. ncbi request reprint Emergency contraception: a clinical review
    Rebecca H Allen
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 50:927-36. 2007
    ..It is not yet known whether the increased availability of emergency contraception will decrease unintended pregnancy and induced abortion rates...
  14. doi request reprint Expanding access to intrauterine contraception
    Rebecca H Allen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:456.e1-5. 2009
    ..Barriers to intrauterine contraception such as requiring cervical cancer screening before insertion, routine testing for gonorrhea and chlamydial infection in low-risk women, or scheduling insertion only during menses are unnecessary...
  15. doi request reprint Malpositioned intrauterine contraceptive devices: risk factors, outcomes, and future pregnancies
    Kari P Braaten
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1014-20. 2011
    ..To assess possible risk factors, management, and outcomes for women with malpositioned intrauterine contraception devices (IUDs)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Misoprostol administered by epithelial routes: Drug absorption and uterine response
    Karen R Meckstroth
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:582-90. 2006
    ..To quantify and compare serum levels and uterine effects following vaginal (dry), vaginal (moistened), buccal, and rectal misoprostol administration...
  17. ncbi request reprint Post-abortion depot medroxyprogesterone acetate continuation rates: a randomized trial of cyclic estradiol
    Alisa B Goldberg
    The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, 94110, USA
    Contraception 66:215-20. 2002
    ..Cyclic transdermal estradiol use is an unacceptable regimen for preventing the irregular bleeding associated with DMPA initiation...