Marc R Laufer

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ovarian tissue autologous transplantation to the upper extremity for girls receiving abdominal/pelvic radiation: 20-year follow-up of reproductive endocrine function
    Marc R Laufer
    Division of Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 23:107-10. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Current approaches to optimizing the treatment of endometriosis in adolescents
    Marc R Laufer
    Division of Gynecology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 66:19-27. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Management strategies for Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser related vaginal agenesis: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Jonathan C Routh
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 184:2116-21. 2010
  4. pmc Electrodermal measures of Jing-Well points and their clinical relevance in endometriosis-related chronic pelvic pain
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive Suite 22A West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1293-305. 2009
  5. pmc Japanese-style acupuncture for endometriosis-related pelvic pain in adolescents and young women: results of a randomized sham-controlled trial
    Peter M Wayne
    Harvard Medical School, Osher Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 21:247-57. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Poor adherence to staging guidelines for children with malignant ovarian tumors
    Arin L Madenci
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Department of Surgery, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 51:1513-7. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome: fertility counseling and treatment
    David E Reichman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:1941-3. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Persistence of endometriosis after correction of an obstructed reproductive tract anomaly
    Sharon A Silveira
    Division of Gynecology, Department of Surgery, Boston Children s Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 26:e93-4. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Management of lower vaginal agenesis in a patient with unicornuate uterus
    Rebecca H Jessel
    Division of Gynecology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 26:e21-3. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The clinical presentation and surgical management of adnexal torsion in the pediatric and adolescent population
    Brooke V Rossi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 25:109-13. 2012

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Ovarian tissue autologous transplantation to the upper extremity for girls receiving abdominal/pelvic radiation: 20-year follow-up of reproductive endocrine function
    Marc R Laufer
    Division of Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 23:107-10. 2010
    ..Upper-extremity ovarian autologous transplantation was first used for girls undergoing abdominal/pelvic radiation therapy; long-term follow-up is provided...
  2. doi request reprint Current approaches to optimizing the treatment of endometriosis in adolescents
    Marc R Laufer
    Division of Gynecology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 66:19-27. 2008
    ..BMD should continue to be carefully monitored after the initial 6-8 month period of therapy and then approximately every two years in adolescent patients (over age 16) receiving long-term GnRH agonist with add-back therapy...
  3. doi request reprint Management strategies for Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser related vaginal agenesis: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Jonathan C Routh
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 184:2116-21. 2010
    ..Progressive perineal dilation is a minimally invasive method with high success rates. However, the economic merits of progressive perineal dilation compared to surgical vaginoplasty are unknown...
  4. pmc Electrodermal measures of Jing-Well points and their clinical relevance in endometriosis-related chronic pelvic pain
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive Suite 22A West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1293-305. 2009
    ..To determine whether electrodermal measures at Jing-Well acupuncture points, "indicator" points located at the tips of fingers and toes are associated with clinical measures in adolescent women with chronic pelvic pain...
  5. pmc Japanese-style acupuncture for endometriosis-related pelvic pain in adolescents and young women: results of a randomized sham-controlled trial
    Peter M Wayne
    Harvard Medical School, Osher Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 21:247-57. 2008
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  6. doi request reprint Poor adherence to staging guidelines for children with malignant ovarian tumors
    Arin L Madenci
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Department of Surgery, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 51:1513-7. 2016
    ..We sought to characterize the operative management of pediatric ovarian lesions and adherence to COG surgical staging guidelines...
  7. doi request reprint Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome: fertility counseling and treatment
    David E Reichman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:1941-3. 2010
    ..This article is presented as a guide to practitioners in the counseling of patients with varying Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser phenotypes regarding individual reproductive potential...
  8. doi request reprint Persistence of endometriosis after correction of an obstructed reproductive tract anomaly
    Sharon A Silveira
    Division of Gynecology, Department of Surgery, Boston Children s Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 26:e93-4. 2013
    ..This study highlights 5 patients who had persistent pain and a diagnosis of endometriosis following correction of their anomaly...
  9. doi request reprint Management of lower vaginal agenesis in a patient with unicornuate uterus
    Rebecca H Jessel
    Division of Gynecology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 26:e21-3. 2013
    ..Absence of the lower vagina occurs from abnormal development of the sinovaginal bulbs and vaginal plate...
  10. doi request reprint The clinical presentation and surgical management of adnexal torsion in the pediatric and adolescent population
    Brooke V Rossi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 25:109-13. 2012
    ..To determine the history, clinical presentation, physical exam, and laboratory findings of ovarian and/or tubal torsion in the pediatric and adolescent population and to examine the surgical management of adnexal torsion...
  11. doi request reprint Endometriomas in adolescents
    Kelly Nicole Wright
    Division of Gynecology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:1529.e7-9. 2010
    ..To report a rare presentation of bilateral endometriomas in an adolescent and describe characteristics of endometriomas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Childhood asymmetric labium majus enlargement: mimicking a neoplasm
    Sara O Vargas
    Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 29:1007-16. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Adolescent endometriosis: diagnosis and treatment approaches
    Marc R Laufer
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:S3-11. 2003
    ..To review the etiologies, diagnosis, and treatment options of adolescent endometriosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic Impact of Peritoneal Fluid Cytology in the Setting of Pediatric Uterine Adnexal Biopsy or Resection
    Zareen Vadva
    1 Department of Pathology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 19:401-408. 2016
    ..Our findings provided benchmark data in an area dominated by adult studies. Furthermore, they may guide recommendations for cytologic fluid collection and processing tailored for pediatric populations...
  15. pmc Hormonal Add-Back Therapy for Females Treated With Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonist for Endometriosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, the Division of Gynecology, and the Clinical Research Program, Children s Hospital Boston, the Boston Center for Endometriosis, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the Divisions of Adolescent Medicine and Endocrinology, Hasbro Children s Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island
    Obstet Gynecol 126:617-27. 2015
    ..Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists are associated with deleterious effects on bone. Hormonal add-back may mitigate these effects...
  16. doi request reprint The use of gonadotropin releasing hormone analogues in adolescent and young patients with endometriosis
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 25:287-92. 2013
    ..Long-term effects of GnRHa treatment for endometriosis are of concern when treating adolescents...
  17. doi request reprint Endometriosis for the primary care physician
    Michal Youngster
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 25:454-62. 2013
    ..This review will empower the primary care provider (PCP) to evaluate, manage, and refer as needed adolescents with dysmenorrhea and/or chronic pelvic pain (CPP) who are suspected to have endometriosis...
  18. doi request reprint Obstructed uteri with a cervix and vagina
    Kelly Nicole Wright
    Division of Gynecology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:290.e17-9. 2011
    ..To describe a rare anomaly of the female reproductive tract and review the embryology associated with the defect...
  19. doi request reprint Leiomyomas in adolescents
    Kelly Nicole Wright
    Division of Gynecology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:2434.e15-7. 2011
    ..To describe a rare finding of a large leiomyoma and recurrence in an adolescent...
  20. doi request reprint Obstructed hemivagina and ipsilateral renal anomaly (OHVIRA) syndrome with a single uterus
    Divya K Shah
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:e39-41. 2011
    ..To describe an unusual case of obstructed hemivagina and ipsilateral renal anomaly (OHVIRA) syndrome with a single uterus...
  21. pmc Bone density in adolescents treated with a GnRH agonist and add-back therapy for endometriosis
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:293-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the bone density of adolescents with endometriosis treated with a GnRH-agonist and "add-back" therapy with norethindrone acetate...
  22. doi request reprint Progression of endometriosis in non-medically managed adolescents: a case series
    Cecile A Unger
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Gynecology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 24:e21-3. 2011
    ..A combined medical-surgical approach is the best method to slow the progression of endometriosis. Adolescents who are not maintained on a medical regimen postoperatively may be at risk for disease progression...
  23. doi request reprint Increased diagnostic accuracy of laparoscopy in endometriosis using indigo carmine: a new technique
    J Alejandro Rauh-Hain
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:1113-4. 2011
    ..To report the technique and outcome of laparoscopy in endometriosis using indigo carmine...
  24. pmc Hormonal contraception and thrombotic risk: a multidisciplinary approach
    Cameron C Trenor
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 127:347-57. 2011
    ..Our multidisciplinary group has found that knowledge of the guidelines and individualized management plans have been particularly useful for informing discussions about hormonal and nonhormonal options across varied indications...
  25. pmc Salivary progesterone levels before menarche: a prospective study of adolescent girls
    Susan H Gray
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3507-11. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine the frequency of ovulatory salivary progesterone levels before menarche in healthy girls...
  26. doi request reprint Congenital uterine anomalies affecting reproduction
    David E Reichman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 24:193-208. 2010
    ..The following review delineates the existing literature regarding such outcomes and indicates therapies, where applicable, to optimise the care of such patients...
  27. doi request reprint Endometriosis in a patient with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome and complete uterine agenesis: evidence to support the theory of coelomic metaplasia
    Evelyn Y Mok-Lin
    Division of Gynecology, Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 23:e35-7. 2010
    ..Most theories, including retrograde menstruation, require the existence of a uterine structure and endometrial tissue. We report endometriosis with the absence of a uterus. This finding supports the theory of coelomic metaplasia...
  28. doi request reprint Does the fimbria have an embryologic origin distinct from that of the rest of the fallopian tube?
    Leslie A Garrett
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gynecology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:2008.e5-8. 2008
    ..To propose a new theory describing the development of the fallopian tube fimbria...
  29. ncbi request reprint Adolescent endometriosis-related pelvic pain treated with acupuncture: two case reports
    Ellen Silver Highfield
    Integrative Therapies Team, Center for Families, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:317-22. 2006
    ..To date, there has been no published research investigating the use of acupuncture for adolescents with chronic pelvic pain and/or endometriosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Endometriosis in premenarcheal girls who do not have an associated obstructive anomaly
    Erica E Marsh
    Division of Gynecology, Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:758-60. 2005
    ..To identify endometriosis as a cause of chronic pelvic pain in premenarcheal girls without an obstructive anomaly of the reproductive tract...
  31. pmc A prospective study of body size during childhood and early adulthood and the incidence of endometriosis
    Allison F Vitonis
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:1325-34. 2010
    ..An inverse association between adult body mass index (BMI) and risk of endometriosis has frequently been reported. However, the association between body size during childhood and early adulthood and endometriosis is not as well documented...
  32. doi request reprint Preoperative risk stratification of children with ovarian tumors
    Arin L Madenci
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Department of Surgery, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 51:1507-12. 2016
    ..We evaluate preoperative risk of malignancy in order to more precisely guide treatment, so as to err on the side of ovarian preservation if at all possible...
  33. doi request reprint Should progressive perineal dilation be considered first line therapy for vaginal agenesis?
    Patricio C Gargollo
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 182:1882-9. 2009
    ..We report our 12-year experience with this technique...
  34. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic oophoropexy prior to radiation for pediatric brain tumor and subsequent ovarian function
    Wendy Kuohung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 23:117-21. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine whether laparoscopic unilateral oophoropexy prior to radiotherapy effectively preserves ovarian function...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sonographic findings of ovarian torsion in children
    Sabah Servaes
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 37:446-51. 2007
    ..The clinical diagnosis of ovarian torsion is challenging and findings on pelvic sonography can be pivotal in making the correct diagnosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint The manchester-fothergill procedure as a fertility sparing alternative for pelvic organ prolapse in young women
    Christine C Skiadas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 19:89-93. 2006
    ..The Manchester Fothergill procedure is an additional fertility-sparing surgical approach to treatment of pelvic organ prolapse...
  37. ncbi request reprint Ovarian bivalving after detorsion
    Aaron K Styer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 77:1053-5. 2002
    ..To assess the efficacy of a new technique, ovarian bivalving, on facilitating adnexal recovery after adnexal torsion...