Ashlesha Patel

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adequacy and safety of buccal misoprostol for cervical preparation prior to termination of second-trimester pregnancy
    Ashlesha Patel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 73:420-30. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Decreased waiting periods in a public pregnancy termination clinic
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 77:105-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Reproductive health and endocrine disruption in women with breast cancer: a pilot study
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk St, Room 435, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    Support Care Cancer 23:411-8. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Assessing the extent of provision of comprehensive medical care management for female sexual assault patients in US hospital emergency departments
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, USA Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA Planned Parenthood Federation of America, NY, USA Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 123:24-8. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency contraception after sexual assault: changes in provision from 2004 to 2009
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger, Jr, Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Reprod Med 57:98-104. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Reproductive health assessment for women with cancer: a pilot study
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk St, Room 1217, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:191.e1-4. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Drape estimation vs. visual assessment for estimating postpartum hemorrhage
    A Patel
    John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:220-4. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Comprehensive medical care for victims of sexual assault: a survey of Illinois hospital emergency departments
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger, Jr, Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 77:426-30. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Under-use of emergency contraception for victims of sexual assault
    Ashlesha Patel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 49:269-73. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Buccal misoprostol for cervical ripening prior to first trimester abortion
    Hemang B Panchal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 81:161-4. 2010

Collaborators

  • Julie Chor
  • Louis Keith
  • Shanthi Ramesh
  • Helen E Cejtin
  • E Steve Lichtenberg
  • N Moss
  • Shivaprasad S Goudar
  • S E Geller
  • Radha Malapati
  • Constance A Griffin
  • M R Whitehouse
  • Emily M Godfrey
  • Alicia Roston
  • Lindsay Zimmerman
  • Emily N Prendergast
  • Radha Burtch
  • Varija Bhogireddy
  • Shobhana S Patted
  • Richard J Derman
  • Ashley Battarbee
  • JeeYoon Park
  • Kelly Stempinski
  • Melissa Keene
  • Rachel Perry
  • Stanley A Edlavitch
  • Vijaya A Naik
  • Amber N Watters
  • Emily Misch
  • Yun An Chou
  • Kemi M Doll
  • Renata Scott-Ram
  • Hemang B Panchal
  • Bhalchandra S Kodkany
  • Hrishikesh Chakraborty
  • Mrutyunjaya B Bellad
  • Bhalachandra S Kodkany
  • H Abujudeh
  • Anna Strohl
  • Rebecca Bridge
  • Chantal Scott
  • Julie E Hoover-Fong
  • Aisha Fatima
  • Iman Al-Saden
  • Allison Cowett
  • Katie Suleta
  • Sandra Tilmon
  • Tomas Mackevicius
  • Emma L Barber
  • Stephan Krotz
  • Urjeet A Patel
  • Roman Puliaev
  • M B Bellad
  • Tyler Hartwell
  • R Huggins
  • E W Jabs
  • J Cai
  • C B Cargile
  • A Hamosh
  • G H Thomas
  • Sanjay Ghandi
  • Javier Fajardo

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Adequacy and safety of buccal misoprostol for cervical preparation prior to termination of second-trimester pregnancy
    Ashlesha Patel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 73:420-30. 2006
    ..The objective of this retrospective, descriptive study is to assess the adequacy and safety of buccal misoprostol with and without laminaria for cervical preparation prior to second-trimester abortion...
  2. doi request reprint Decreased waiting periods in a public pregnancy termination clinic
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 77:105-7. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Reproductive health and endocrine disruption in women with breast cancer: a pilot study
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk St, Room 435, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    Support Care Cancer 23:411-8. 2015
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Assessing the extent of provision of comprehensive medical care management for female sexual assault patients in US hospital emergency departments
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, USA Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA Planned Parenthood Federation of America, NY, USA Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 123:24-8. 2013
    ..To describe medical services provided to sexual assault patients in US emergency departments and to identify the percentage of hospitals always providing the 10 elements of comprehensive medical care management (CMCM)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency contraception after sexual assault: changes in provision from 2004 to 2009
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger, Jr, Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Reprod Med 57:98-104. 2012
    ..A random sample (20%) of U.S. and territorial emergency departments were surveyed in 2004 and again in 2009 to obtain information about provision and counseling of emergency contraception (EC) to sexual assault victims...
  6. doi request reprint Reproductive health assessment for women with cancer: a pilot study
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk St, Room 1217, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:191.e1-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to pilot a survey instrument and to develop descriptive data about the reproductive goals of reproductive-aged women (15-44 years) with cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Drape estimation vs. visual assessment for estimating postpartum hemorrhage
    A Patel
    John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:220-4. 2006
    ..To compare (1) visual estimation of postpartum blood loss with estimation using a specifically designed blood collection drape and (2) the drape estimate with a measurement of blood loss by photospectrometry...
  8. doi request reprint Comprehensive medical care for victims of sexual assault: a survey of Illinois hospital emergency departments
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger, Jr, Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 77:426-30. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Under-use of emergency contraception for victims of sexual assault
    Ashlesha Patel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 49:269-73. 2004
    ..Between 1% and 5% of sexual assaults result in pregnancy, for a total of 32,000 pregnancies per year. Of these, 14,000 are aborted because of incest or rape...
  10. doi request reprint Buccal misoprostol for cervical ripening prior to first trimester abortion
    Hemang B Panchal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 81:161-4. 2010
    ..Our objective was to assess the necessity of manual dilation of the cervix when buccal misoprostol is used for cervical priming prior to first trimester uterine aspiration procedures...
  11. doi request reprint Misoprostol 1 to 3 h preprocedure vs. overnight osmotic dilators prior to early second-trimester surgical abortion
    Shanthi Ramesh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Contraception 92:234-40. 2015
    ..We sought to compare the effectiveness of at least 1 h of 400 mcg of buccal misoprostol to overnight osmotic dilators for early second-trimester surgical abortion cervical preparation...
  12. doi request reprint Endometrial biopsy results in women with abnormal uterine bleeding: a county hospital experience
    Emily N Prendergast
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Obstet Gynecol 123:31S-2S. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the endometrial biopsy patterns in an indigent population of women with abnormal uterine bleeding...
  13. doi request reprint Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and cancer in women 35 years and older
    Varija Bhogireddy
    1Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL and 3Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 18:41-5. 2014
    ..To evaluate the distribution of abnormal cytohistopathology among low-income women 35 years and older compared with women younger than 35 years...
  14. doi request reprint Contraceptive choices of overweight and obese women in a publically funded hospital: possible clinical implications
    Renata Scott-Ram
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Contraception 86:122-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the contraception methods selected by normal weight, overweight and obese women...
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae genital infections in a publicly funded pregnancy termination clinic: empiric vs. indicated treatment?
    Ashlesha Patel
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 78:328-31. 2008
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Side effects of oral misoprostol for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage: results of a community-based randomised controlled trial in rural India
    Shobhana S Patted
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jawaharal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, India
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:24-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the side effects of 600 microg oral misoprostol given for the mother and the newborn to prevent postpartum hemorrhage (PPH)...
  17. ncbi request reprint The necessity of routine post-thoracostomy tube chest radiographs in post-operative thoracic surgery patients
    M R Whitehouse
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW
    Surgeon 7:79-81. 2009
    ..From observation of our practice, we hypothesised that chest radiographs did not need to be performed routinely post-operatively and after removal of thoracostomy tubes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Emergency transjugular liver biopsies in post-liver-transplant patients: technical success and utility
    H Abujudeh
    Department of Radiology, UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School, UH C135, 150 Bergen St, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Emerg Radiol 10:268-9. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Facial dysgenesis: a novel facial syndrome with chromosome 7 deletion p15.1-21.1
    Julie E Hoover-Fong
    McKusick Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 117:47-56. 2003
    ..Haploinsufficiency or complete loss of the HOXA1 gene also does not appear to cause this patient's severe phenotype. Previous reports of chromosome 7p15-21 deletions do not have phenotypes similar to this patient...
  20. pmc Women's experiences with doula support during first-trimester surgical abortion: a qualitative study
    Julie Chor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Chicago, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 93:244-8. 2016
    ..To explore how doula support influences women's experiences with first-trimester surgical abortion...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of Parental Notification on Illinois Minors Seeking Abortion
    Shanthi Ramesh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 58:290-4. 2016
    ..To describe the impact of the Illinois Parental Notification of Abortion Act on minors presenting for first-trimester abortion at an urban clinic in Chicago, Illinois...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in an urban public hospital pregnancy termination clinic
    JeeYoon Park
    1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Int J STD AIDS . 2017
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Staying on track: a cluster randomized controlled trial of automated reminders aimed at increasing human papillomavirus vaccine completion
    Ashlesha Patel
    Planned Parenthood Federation of America, 434 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001, United States Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 West Polk Street, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60612, United States Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:2428-33. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether automated reminders increase on-time completion of the three-dose human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series...
  24. ncbi request reprint Blood Loss as a Function of Body Surface Area: Redefining Parameters of Obstetric Blood Loss
    Radha Burtch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    Obstet Gynecol 128:1274-1280. 2016
    ..To identify average blood loss in vaginal and cesarean deliveries in a cohort of women based on body surface area and compare this with the standard definitions...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of previous induced abortions on postabortion contraception selection
    Melissa Keene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    Contraception 91:398-402. 2015
    ..We hypothesized that women undergoing repeat abortions will select highly effective contraceptives (intrauterine device, subdermal implant, tubal ligation) more often than patients undergoing their first abortion...
  26. doi request reprint Get Yourself Tested 2011-2012: findings and prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae at an urban public health system
    Alicia Roston
    Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 26:322-8. 2015
    ..Get Yourself Tested is an important campaign to encourage wider spread testing among populations at risk in Cook County. ..
  27. doi request reprint One-hour buccal misoprostol compared with osmotic dilators for cervical preparation in early surgical abortion
    Shanthi Ramesh
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Obstet Gynecol 123:108S-10S. 2014
    ..We sought to compare the effectiveness of 1 hour of 400 micrograms buccal misoprostol with overnight osmotic dilators in early second-trimester surgical abortion...
  28. doi request reprint Detection of gynecologic cancers in indigent women in an urban inner-city hospital
    Kemi M Doll
    John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, IL, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 22:1113-7. 2012
    ..Our goal was to compare the stage at detection of common gynecologic cancers at an urban county hospital with national estimates, and to describe the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of this population...
  29. pmc Factors associated with acute postpartum hemorrhage in low-risk women delivering in rural India
    Stacie E Geller
    University of Illinois, Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 101:94-9. 2008
    ..This study examined the sociodemographic, clinical, and perinatal characteristics of low-risk women who experienced PPH...
  30. doi request reprint Applicability of the modified ACOG/SGO referral criteria for adnexal mass within a limited-resource setting
    Ashley Battarbee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 136:53-57. 2017
    ..To evaluate the performance of the modified American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)/Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) referral guidelines in a high-risk limited-resource setting...
  31. doi request reprint Predictors of Persistent or Recurrent Disease After Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
    Helen E Cejtin
    1John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL and 2John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 21:59-63. 2017
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the importance of these findings in predicting recurrent/persistent (r/p) disease in a sample of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-seropositive and -negative patients...
  32. doi request reprint Prevalence of rape-related pregnancy as an indication for abortion at two urban family planning clinics
    Rachel Perry
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 91:393-7. 2015
    ..We sought to estimate the prevalence of rape-related pregnancy as an indication for abortion at two public Chicago facilities and to describe demographic and clinical correlates of women who terminated rape-related pregnancies...
  33. pmc Doula support during first-trimester surgical abortion: a randomized controlled trial
    Julie Chor
    Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 212:45.e1-6. 2015
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the impact of doula support on first-trimester abortion care...
  34. doi request reprint Insufficient endometrial biopsy results in women with abnormal uterine bleeding
    Emily N Prendergast
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Obstet Gynecol 123:180S-1S. 2014
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate factors and outcomes associated with insufficient endometrial biopsy in low-income women with abnormal uterine bleeding...
  35. doi request reprint Methotrexate: an appropriate treatment for ectopic pregnancy in an inner-city population?
    Amber N Watters
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Obstet Gynecol 123:130S-1S. 2014
    ..To assess the success of methotrexate in treating ectopic pregnancy in a disadvantaged inner-city population...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hypertensive disease in twin pregnancies: a review
    Stephan Krotz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, USA
    Twin Res 5:8-14. 2002
    ..Because the literature is relatively silent on specific management of hypertensive disease in twin pregnancies, general management recommendations for singleton gestations should be used by practitioners caring over twin gestations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Conducting international collaborative research in developing nations
    S E Geller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:267-71. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Initiating a novel therapy in preventing postpartum hemorrhage in rural India: a joint collaboration between the United States and India
    Bhalachandra S Kodkany
    Human Reproduction Research Collaborating Center ICMR, J N Medical College, Balgaum, Karnataka, India
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 49:91-6. 2004
    ..While the import for testing the effectiveness of this intervention may be readily obvious, the elements essential for the conduct of a scientific study in rural areas served by indigenous health workers may not be as evident...
  39. doi request reprint Variation in the postpartum hemorrhage rate in a clinical trial of oral misoprostol
    Shivaprasad S Goudar
    Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:559-64. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that this was due to the changing skills of the auxiliary nurse midwives (ANMs) over the course of the study...
  40. ncbi request reprint Oral misoprostol in preventing postpartum haemorrhage in resource-poor communities: a randomised controlled trial
    Richard J Derman
    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, MO, USA
    Lancet 368:1248-53. 2006
    ..We aimed to investigate whether oral misoprostol, a potential alternative to oxytocin, could prevent postpartum haemorrhage in a community home-birth setting...