Affiliation: University of California
- Maternal versus paternal orphans and HIV/STI risk among adolescent girls in ZimbabweM Kang
University of California Programme in Women s Health, University of California San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
AIDS Care 20:214-7. 2008..Our findings suggest that maternal care and support is important for HIV prevention. This finding corroborates previous research in Zimbabwe and has implications for intervention strategies among orphan girls...
- The importance of discreet use of the diaphragm to Zimbabwean women and their partnersMi Suk Kang
UZ UCSF Collaborative Research Programme in Women s Health, Harare, Zimbabwe
AIDS Behav 11:443-51. 2007..However, many were concerned that use without partner approval could lead to marital problems. Discreet use should be considered in development of barrier methods and in diaphragm promotion, if proven effective against HIV/STI...
- Pharmacokinetic evaluation of the effects of ribavirin on zidovudine triphosphate formation: ACTG 5092s Study TeamF T Aweeka
Drug Research Unit, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0622, USA
HIV Med 8:288-94. 2007..We sought to investigate the potential antagonism between RBV and ZDV by evaluating the impact of RBV on the formation of intracellular ZDV triphosphate (TP) in HIV-infected patients receiving ZDV who were treated for HCV infection...
- Manual versus electric vacuum aspiration for early first-trimester abortion: a controlled study of complication ratesAlisa 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...
- Contraceptive intentions among adolescents after abortionHong Ha M Truong
Department of Medicine, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
J Adolesc Health 39:283-6. 2006..The intention to preferentially adopt hormonal methods as the primary contraceptive, especially among adolescents counseled and tested for HIV, is discouraging for STD and HIV prevention efforts in this adolescent population...
- Barrier method preferences and perceptions among Zimbabwean women and their partnersJessica Buck
Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 30 East Huron 4601, Chicago, Illinois, USA
AIDS Behav 9:415-22. 2005..Female condoms were least preferred because of obviousness and partial coverage of outer-genitalia that interfered with sexual pleasure...
- Introducing diaphragms into the mix: what happens to male condom use patterns?Samuel F Posner
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease, Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, 4770 Buford Highway MS K 20, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
AIDS Behav 9:443-9. 2005..Introducing the diaphragm increased the overall proportion of protected acts. The proportion of acts where a male condom was used did not change. Female condoms use declined because concurrent use with the diaphragm is not possible...
- HIV sentinel surveillance among women seeking elective pregnancy termination, San FranciscoEleanor A Drey
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
Sex Transm Dis 32:590-2. 2005..The objective of this study was to measure HIV prevalence, HIV incidence, and risk factors for infection among women seeking elective pregnancy termination in San Francisco...
- Improving the accuracy of fetal foot length to confirm gestational durationEleanor A Drey
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, 94110, USA
Obstet Gynecol 105:773-8. 2005..To establish normative fetal foot length ranges using last menstrual period (LMP) and ultrasound dating by biparietal diameter and to examine variations in these ranges by ethnicity...
- Female condom uptake and acceptability in ZimbabweSue Napierala
Women s Global Health Imperative, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 20:121-34. 2008..Though FC may not be the preferred method for the majority of women, with access, proper education, and promotion they may be a valuable option for some Zimbabwean women...
- Misoprostol compared with laminaria before early second-trimester surgical abortion: a randomized trialAlisa 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...
- Abortion attitudes of pregnant women in prenatal careLee A Learman
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1939-45; discussion 1945-7. 2005..This study was undertaken to describe abortion attitudes in a diverse cohort of pregnant women enrolled in prenatal care...