Publications

2019

Gandhi C, Butler E, Pesek S, Kwait R, Edmonson D, Raker, C, Clark MA, Stuckey, A, Gass, J. Sexual Dysfunction in Breast Cancer Survivors: Is it Surgical Modality or adjuvant Therapy?  Am J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jun;42(6):500-506. PMID:  31094713

Narvaez JL, Chang J, Boulet S, Davies M, Kissin DM. Trends and correlates of the sex distribution among US assisted reproductive technology births. Fertil Steril. 6.2019; pii: S0015-0282(19)30317-6. Doi:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2019.03.034; 

M. Little, MD, Sebastian Z. Ramos, MD, Heather Link, MD, MPH, and Nancy C. Cheseir, MD  connect the Dots-april 2019        

Free, L., Ruhotina,M., Napoe,G., Beffa, L., Wohlrab,K. Uterine Inversion Presenting as Pelvic Organ Prolapse in a Patient with Leiomyosarcoma" The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 3.2019. Ref. No. JMIG-D-19-00224

Dutta, EH, Burns RN, Pacheco LD, Marrs CC, Koutrouvelis A, Koutrouvelis GLO. “Lower extremity blood flow velocity in obese versus non obese pregnant women.” Amer J Perinatol. Feb 19, 2019. ePub ahead of print 

2018

Shivika Trivedi, MD, MSc, Lisa B. Haddad, MD, MS, MPH, Jenniver Narvaez, MD, Elizabeth Walker, MSc, Sameer Kapadia,  MD, Denise J. Jamieson, MD, MPH and Eva Lathrop, MD, MPH  A Comprehensive Evaluation of Ob/Gyn Residencies' Global Health Training Programs 11.2018 ACOG I SSN: 0029-7844/18

Ruhotina, M., Burrell D. “A Melting Pot of Medical Education: Challenges, solutions, and opportunities for improving trainee feedback and education in the ED.” R I Med J (2013) 2018 Oct 1;101(8):37-40. Epub 2018 Oct 1                               

Ghidei, L, Ramos SZ, Brousseau EC, Clarke JG. Prison: Pipeline to Women's Preventative Health. RI Med J. 2018 Oct 1; 101(8): 23-26. PMID 30278597

Spelke B, Ramos S, Yu, H, Cohen, M, Booker, TL.  On the Future of Maternal Mortality Review in Rhode Island.  RI Med J (2013). 2018 Oct 1;101(8):34-36.  PMID:  30278600

Free L, MD; Kathleen Cohen, MD; Rebecca H. Allen, MD, MPH Perspective: Current Threats to Contraceptive Access ,  Rhode Island Medical Journal in October 2018.    

Cohen, KE, Has P, Allen RH, Matteson KA. "An exploratory study of the perception of contraceptive safety and impact on lactation among postpartum nurses at women and infants hospital in 2017" Contraception. 2019 Apr 15.      

Kathleen E. Cohen, Phinnara Has, Rebecca H. Allen, Kristen A. Matteson  An exploratory study of the perception of contraceptive safety and impact on lactation among postpartum nurses at Women and Infants Hospital in 2017   (in press) 6.2019

Spelke MB, Hardy EJ, Phipps MG. Vaccinations/Immunizations During Pregnancy. Medscape Drugs & Diseases. Updated April 23, 2018.

Mercado MC, Sumner SA, Spelke MB, Bohm MK, Sugerman DE, Stanley C.  Increase in Drug Overdose Deaths Involving Fentanyl-Rhode Island, January 2012-March 2014.  Pain Med. 9.2017. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnx 015.  [Epub ahead of print] PMID:28340233 

Spelke MB, Hardy EJ, Phipps MG. Vaccinations/Immunizations During Pregnancy. Medscape Drugs & Diseases. Updated April 23, 2018.

2017

Kulkarni A, Tran T, Luis C, Raker CA, Cronin B, Robison K.  Understanding Women’s Sexual Behaviors That May Put Them at Risk for Human Papillomavirus-Related Neoplasias:  What Should We Ask?  J Low Genit Tract Dis.  2017 Jul;21(3):184-188.  PMID:  28514239. 

Gass JS, Onstad M, Pesek S, Rojas K, Fogarty S, Stuckey A, Raker C, Dizon DS.  Breast-Specific Sensuality and Sexual Function in Cancer Survivorship: Does Surgical Modality Matter?  Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28608119.

Yu H, Vrees R, Frishman GN.  Infertility, the Basics.  Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery:  A Practical Guide,  Tomasso Falcone and William W. Hurd, eds.  Springer International Publishing.  Third Edition, June 2017

Shinnick JK, Kumar N, Beffa L, Miller K, Friedman MA, Kalife E, DiSilvestro P, Mathews C. Management of Low-Grade Cervical Müllerian Adenosarcoma in a 14-Year-Old Girl.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2017 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID:  28578185.

Dolinko AV, Vrees RA, Frishman GN.  Non-Tubal Ectopic Pregnancies:  an Overview and Treatment via Local Injection.  J Minim Invasive Gynecol.  2017 Jul 19. [Epub ahead of print].  Review.  PMID:  28734972.

Dolinko AV, Farland LV, Kaser DJ, Missmer SA, Racowsky C. National survey on use of time-lapse imaging systems in IVF laboratories. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2017 Jun 10.  doi:10.1007/s10815-017-0964-9.  [Epub ahead of print].  PMID:  28600620.

Friedman MA, Theva M, Hampton BS, “Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Improving Perioperative Care,” Topics in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 37(8):6, May 30, 2017.

Sudduth CL, Shinnick JK, Geng Z, McCracken CE, Clifton MS, Raval MV. Optimal surgical technique in spontaneous pneumothorax:  a systematic review and meta-analysis.  J. Surg Res. 2017 Apr;210;32-46.  [Epub 2016 Nov 3].  PMID:  28457339.

Rojas K, Onstad M, Raker C, Clark MA, Stuckey A, Gass J.   The Impact of mastectomy type on the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI), satisfaction with appearance, and the reconstructed breast’s role in intimacy.  Breast Cancer Res Treat.  2017 Jun;163(2):273-279.  Epub 2017 Mar 4.  PMID:  28260139.

Friedman MA, Shaw JS, McGarry K, Wohlrab K.  Vesicovaginal fistula:  an unexpected consequence of changing sexual practices.  Sex Health.  2017 Apr 7 [Epub ahead of print].  PMID:  28384429.

Mercado MC, Sumner SA, Spelke MB, Bohm MK, Sugerman DE, Stanley C. Increase in Drug Overdose Deaths Involving Fentanyl-Rhode Island, January 2012-March 2014.  Pain Med. 2017 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:28340233.

Datkhaeva I, Dray D, Has P, Stifani B, Hughes BL, Rouse DJ.  Uptake of a Guideline for the Administration of a Rescue Course of Antenatal Corticosteroids. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Mar. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID:  28277360.

Ramos, Sebastian Z. MD; Waring, Molly E. PhD; Leung, Katherine MPH; Amir, Nili S. BS; Bannon, Annika L. BS; Moore Simas, Tiffany A. MD, MPH, MEdAttempted and Successful Vacuum-Assisted Vaginal Delivery by Prepregnancy Body Mass Index. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Feb;129(2):311-320. PMID: 28079766

Connor EV, Raker CA, Clark MA, Stuckey AR.  Obesity risk awareness in women with endometrial cancer.  Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2017 Apr;295(4):965-969.  [Epub 2017 Feb 6].  PMID:  28168655.

Albright CM, MacGregor C, Sutton D, Theva M, Hughes BL, Werner EF.  Group B Streptococci Screening Before Repeat Cesarean Delivery:  A Cost Effectiveness Analysis. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jan:129(1):111-119. PMID: 27926650

Goulet D, Danilack V, Matteson KA.  Enhanced Recovery Pathways for Improving Outcomes After Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Oncology Surgery. Obstet Gynecol.  2017 Jan;129(1):207. No abstract available.  PMID:  28002297.

Knies J, Cai F, Weinreich DM.  Enzyme efficiency but no thermostability drives cefotaxime resistance evolution in TEM-1 β-lactamase. Mol Biol Evol.  2017 Jan 12 [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 28087769.

2016

Rojas K, Stuckey A.  Breast Cancer Epidemiology and Risk Factors. Clin Obstet Gynecol.  2016 Dec:59(4):651-672.  PMID:  27681694.

Kole, M, Villavicencio J, Cronin B. Approach to Gynecologic Surgery in Patient with Obesity. Topics in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  31 October 2016; 36(15)1-8.

Spelke B, Zertuche A, Rochat R. Obstetric Provider Maldistribution –Georgia, USA, 2011. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul;20(7):1333-40.  PMID: 27084367.

Pinto M, Rochat R, Hennink M, Zertuche A, Spelke B. Bridging the Gaps in Obstetric Care: Perspectives of Service Delivery Providers on Challenges and Core Components of Care in Rural Georgia. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul 20(7):1349-57.

Zertuche A, Spelke B, Julian Z, Pinto M, Rochat R. Georgia Maternal and Infant Health Research Group (GMIHRG): Mobilizing allied health students and community partners to put data into action. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul;20(7):1323-32. PMID: 27072049.

Meyer E, Hennink M, Rochat R, Julian Z, Pinto M, Zertuche A, Spelke B, Dotta A, Cotta P. Working towards safe motherhood: Delays and barriers to prenatal care for women in rural and peri-urban areas of Georgia.  Matern Child Health J. 2016; July;20(1):1358-65.

Shinnick J, Spelke MB, Martinez AR. Student-led Training Day Increases Medical Student Confidence in Women’s Health. Fam Med. 2016 July;48(7):551-5.

Sumner SA, Mercado-Crespo MC, Spelke MB, Paulozzi L, Sugerman DE, Hillis SD, Stanley C. Use of Naloxone by Emergency Medical Services during Opioid Drug Overdose Resuscitation Efforts. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2016 Mar-Apr;20(2):220-5. [Epub 2015 Sep 18]. PMID: 26383533.

Weston E, Wheeler C. Pediatric Gynecology:  How to Evaluate and Manage Common Problems of Vulvovaginitis, Labial Adhesions, and Lichen Sclerosis.  Topics in Obstetrics & Gynecology.  2016 Apr;36:6,1-6.

Kole MB, Frishman GN, Werner EF. Minimally Invasive Management of Ovarian Cysts During Pregnancy Using Ethanol Sclerosis. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 23 (3): 450-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2015.12.018. PMID: 26855099.

Villavicencio J, Vrees R. Diagnosis and Management of Septic Abortion.  Postgraduate Obstetrics and Gynecology.  28 Feb 2016; 36(3)1-8

Emerson J, Robison K.  Update on Sentinel Lymph Node Evaluation in Gynecologic Malignancies.  World J Obstet Gynecology 5():78-86.  Feb 10, 2016

MacGregor C, Cronin B. Evaluation and management of adnexal masses.  Postgraduate Obstetrics and Gynecology Journal.  31 January 2016; 36(2)1-6.

Sperling JD, Dahlke, JD, Sibai BM.  Restriction of oral intake during labor:  Whither are we bound?  Am J Obstet Gynecol.  2016 Jan 23 [Epub ahead of print].  PMID:   26812080

2015

Rojas K, Onstad M, Raker C, Clark MA, Stuckey A, Gass J.   The Impact of mastectomy type on the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI), satisfaction with appearance, and the reconstructed breast’s role in intimacy.  Breast Cancer Res Treat.  2017 Jun;163(2):273-279.  Epub 2017 Mar 4.  PMID:  28260139.

Rougas S, Gentilesco B, Green E, Flores L. Twelve tips for addressing medical student and resident physician lapses in professionalism. Med Teach. 2015;37(10):901-7. Epub 2015 Feb 10. PMID: 25665630

Hill EK, Rachel Blake BA, Emerson JB, Svider P, Eloy JA, Raker C, Robison K, Stuckey A. Gender Differences in Scholarly Productivity within Academic Gynecologic Oncology Departments. Obstet Gynecol.  2015 Nov 5 [Epub ahead of print].  PMID:  26551177.

Connor EV, Raker C, Wohlrab KJ. Effects of Repetition and Inactivity on Laparoscopic Skills Training. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2015 Sep 21. pii: S1553-4650(15)01549-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2015.09.008. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26391057.

Albright CM, Emerson JB, Werner EF, Hughes BL.  Third-trimester prenatal syphilis screening:  A cost-effectiveness analysis.  Obstet Gynecol.  2015 Sept;126(3):479-85.  PMID:  26244531

Sperling JD, Dahlke JD, Huber WH, Sibai BM. The Role of headache in the Classification and Management of Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy.  Obstet Gynecol.  2015 August; 126(2):297-302.  PMID. 26241418.

Connor EV, Disilvestro PA (2015) Diagnosis and Management of EmbryonalRhabdomyosarcoma in a Woman with Prolapsing Cervical Mass. Obstet Gynecol Cases Rev 2:050  7.2015

Browning K, Flores V, Robison K. Salpingectomy for Sterilization: A new standard of care? Postgraduate Obstetrics and Gynecology. 31 July 2015; 35(14).

Singer J, Fiascone S, Huber WJ, Hunter T, Sperling J.  Four Residents’ Narratives on Abortion Training:  A Residency Climate of Reflection, Support, and Mutual Respect.  Obstet & Gynecol.  2015 July 126(1):55-60.  PMID:  26241256

Hartnett EG, Cronin B. Cervical Cancer Screening: What Do I Need to Know? Update on Guidelines Changes and Review of Complications of Treatment. Postgraduate Obstetrics & Gynecology. Feb 2015: Vol 35(4). Pgs 1-8.

2014

Hamel MS, Hughes BL, Rouse DJ. Reply: Letter to the Editor re: Oxygen for Intrauterine Resuscitation. Am J Obstet Gynecol. Nov 2014. doi: 10.1016/j. ajog.2014.11.005

Smithling KR, Savella G, Raker CA, Matteson KA. Preoperative uterine bleeding pattern and risk of endometrial ablation failure.  Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Nov;211(5):556. Epub 2014 Jul 11. PMID: 25019488

Bregar A, Robison K, Dizon DS. Update on the chemotherapeutic management of endometrial cancer. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2014 Oct;12(10):659-65. PMID: 25658891

Dray D, Dahlke JD, Rouse DJ. Recurrent pancreatitis in pregnancy after preconception Whipple for pseudopapillary pancreatic tumor. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Aug;124(2 Pt 2 Suppl 1):469-71. PMID: 25004329

Hamel MS, Anderson, BL, Rouse DJ. Oxygen for intrauterine resuscitation: Of unapproved benefit and potentially harmful.  Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Aug;211(2):124-7. PMID: 24412117

2013

Clark LE, Allen RI, Goyal V, Raker C, Gottlieb AS.  Reproductive coercion and co-occurring intimate partner violence in obstetrics and gynecology patients.  Am J Obstet Gynecol.  2013 Sept 18.  PMID:  24055583

Tower AM,  Frishman GN.  Cesarean Scar Defects: An underrecognized cause of abnormal uterine bleeding and other gynecologic complications.  J Minim Invasive Gynecology.  2013 Sept-Oct; 20(5):562-72.  PMID:  23680518

Ring, Kari L. MD*; Connor, Elizabeth V. MD†; Atkins, Kristen A. MD‡; Ricketts, William PhD§; Kashlan, Basel MD§; Modesitt, Susan C. MD, FACOG, FACS  Women 50 Years Or Younger With Endometrial Cancer: The Argument for Universal Mismatch Repair Screening and Potential for Targeted Therapeutics.  International Journal of Gynecological Cancer & Volume 23, Number 5, June 2013

Gibbins KJ, Browning KR, Lopes VV, Anderson BL, Rouse DJ. Evaluation of the clinical use of magnesium sulfate for cerebral palsy prevention.  Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Feb; 121 (2Pt1) 235-40.  PMID:  23344271

Dario R. Roque, MD, Shannon MacLaughlan, MD, and Trevor Tejada-Berges, MD.  Necrotizing Infection of the Breast after Core Needle Biopsy.  The Breast Journal, 2013 1–2

2012

Clark LE, Bhagavath B, Wheeler CA, Frishman, G, Carson, CA.  Role of routine monitoring of Liver and Renal Function during treatment of ectopic pregnancies with single dose Methotrexate protocol.  Fertility and Sterility.  2012 July 98(1):84-88

Catherine M. Albright, Gary N. Frishman, Bala Bhagavath.  Surgical aspects of removal of Essure microinsert. Received 16 July 2012; revised 26 November 2012; accepted 26 November 2012

Karen J. Gibbins, MD; Catherine M. Albright, MD; Dwight J. Rouse, MD.  Postpartum hemorrhage in the developed world: whither misoprostol? MONTH 2012 American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Fenderson J, Washington B, Hampton BS, Myers DL: “Unrecognized bladder perforation leading to severe progressive cellulitis and candidal infection,” Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 2012; 18(2): 130-131

2011

Albright, Catherine, Rouse, Dwight J,   Adhesion Barriers at Cesarean Delivery. Am. College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Vol. 118, No. 1, Jul 2011, 

Roque DR, Dizon DS. New advances in the treatment of endometrial cancer. Clinical Investigation. Future Science Ltd. , Clinical Investigation, (2011) 1 (3), 413-422 3.2011 

Archabald K, Lundsberg L, Triche E, Norwitz E, Illuzzi J. Women's prenatal concerns regarding breastfeeding: are they being addressed?. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2011 Jan-Feb;56(1):2-7. PMID:21323844

Holman LL, Lu KH. Genetic Risk and Gynecologic Cancers. Hematology/oncology clinics of North America. 2012;26(1):13-29. doi:10.1016/j.hoc.2011.11.003.

2010

Orezzoli, J, Russell A; Oliva E; Del Carmen M; Eichhorn, J; Fuller  AF   Prognostic implication of endometriosis in clear cell carcinoma of the ovary  GynOncology 110 (2008) 336-344                                                                        

Jorge P. Orezzoli, MD, John C. Wain, MD, and Arian F. Fuller Jr, MD. Surgical Management of the Subdiaphragmatic Mass.  Int'l Jnl of Gyn Ca., Vol. 19, #2, pgs. 294-297  Feb 2009 PMID:19396012                                                                 

Jorge P. Orezzoli, MD, Stefano Sioletic, Alexander Olawaiye, Esther Oliva, Marcels G del Carmen   Stage II endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the endometrium: Clinical implications of the cervical stromal invasion, GynOncology, 113 (2009) 316-323;    Use of multimedia as an educational tool to improve human papillomavirus vaccine acceptability-A pilot study, GynOncology 118 (2010) 103-107                                                                                          

Jorge P. Orezzoli, Alexander B. Olawaiye, Marcela G. Del Carmen, Annekathryn Goodman, and Arlan F. Fuller,   Double-Barreled Ileocolostomy Technique for the Treatment of Bowel Obstruction Secondary to Ovarian Cancer Recurrence.  Journal of Gynecologic Surgery December 2010, Vol. 26, No. 4: 283-287.

Archabald K, Friedman A, Aneja S, Raker C, Anderson, B. Impact of trimester on morbidity of acute pyelonephritis in pregnancy. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008;199(6, Supplement 1):S145-S.

Kassis N, Heard A, Sprawka N, Cu-Uvin S, Anderson B. Antiretroviral-induced hepatotoxicity presenting as nonreassuring fetal testing. Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Aug;116(2 Pt 2):515-7,

Aine Clements, Katina Robison, Cornelius Granai, Margaret Steinhoff, Jennifer Scalia-Wilber, Richard Moore.  a Case of Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome With Breast Ca, Bilateral Sex Cord Tumor with Annular Tubules, and adenoma Malignum Caused by STK11 Gene Mutattion, Int'l Jnl of Gyn Ca, Vol 19, Num 9, Dec 2009;

Critchfield AS, Lievense SP, Raker CA, Matteson KA. Group B Streptococcus prophylaxis in patients who report a penicillin allergy: a follow-up study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Feb;204(2):150.e1-8. Epub 2010 Dec 17. PubMed PMID:21167472; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3038425. 

Richio LJ, Phipps MG, Raker CA. Repeat teen birth: does delivery mode make a difference? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Nov;203(5):453.e1-5.